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Stained glass window featuring skunk cabbage detail from 1901.

Join us from the comfort of home to enjoy fascinating pieces of Vancouver’s history with a selection of speakers. These illustrated lectures take a look at the history of Vancouver, covering the events, movements and people that have shaped our city from a diverse range of perspectives.

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Streetscape of Gastown heritage buildings, looking towards steam clock and Harbour Centre tower

Join local historian, author and seasoned walking tour guide, John Atkin to explore local heritage from home on a virtual walking tour. Experience the streets of Vancouver’s neighbourhoods and discover some of the history and places important to Vancouver's diverse communities.

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Dome of Sun Tower building.

Learn about the state of heritage and conservation projects in Vancouver today with experts in architecture and design, conservation, city planning and other related fields. Our virtual heritage lunch and learns discuss issues, local projects and topics that are relevant to the future of Vancouver’s historic neighbourhoods and buildings.

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Please be aware that designated VHF photographers will take photographs and/or live recordings at events. These materials are the sole property of Vancouver Heritage Foundation and will not be sold or otherwise redistributed, however they may be utilized without notification in Vancouver Heritage Foundation communications including, but not limited to, print materials and social media. If you have concerns about how your likeness may be utilized, please speak with Vancouver Heritage Foundation staff.

Details of how to join webinars will be provided to registered participants. If you have not received the connection email two days before the virtual event, please let us know at

Those wishing to purchase tickets for multiple events can do so over the phone. Please contact to schedule a time for a call.

Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

VHF is currently offering events and workshops in a virtual format only. We hope to return to in-person events in the future when the public health situation allows.

Please note that the VHF office is closed to visitors at this time. The staff team are fully operational, mostly working remotely but with a regular presence in the office. If you have any questions regarding upcoming events, please contact us via email.