Artifact Chats

April 3, May 5, and June 2, 2018
10:00 am + 1:00 pm + 3:00 pm
Free with admission

Did you know that we only have about 20% of our collection on display in the museum? Join us on the first Saturday of every month as we facilitate a 15 minute chat about an artifact from the vaults.

Saturdays on Seymour

March 24, May 26, and June 23, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All ages

Course Numbers:  284082 (Mar. 24), 284084 (May 26)and 284085 (June 23)

Join us for Saturdays on Seymour on the last Saturday of the month. Crafts and activities for the whole family connected to our latest exhibits, current events, and local history.


Object Handling Session

Friday, March 16, 2018
2:00 pm
Course 279999

This session will allow visitors to get up-close to artifacts in the KMA collection – to handle, examine, and discuss objects. This activity is designed for those with low vision but is open to all.


March Break at the Museum

Join us during Spring Break for fun activities connected to our current exhibition, Powder Keg.


Family Backpack Launch | 11:00 | Free

We’ve created backpacks stuffed with activities and new ways to explore the museum and our temporary exhibits. Come be one of the first to test out this new program!

Hand-drawn Repeating Patterns | 1:30-3:00 | Free

Inspired by SKSS students installation in our bay window, come and learn how to create hand-drawn continuous patterns that can be used for a variety of projects.


Olympic Flag Banner | 10:00-12:00 | Free

Help us decorate our staircase with a flag banner filled with flags from the 92 countries that participated in the Winter Olympics this year in Pyeongchang.

Mountain Pillow | 1:30-3:30 | $10 | Course #287282

If you can’t be up on the mountain, at least you could have a cute pillow in your house! Come make a cute hand sewn mountain pillow. All supplies provided.


Design Your Ski Suit | 10:00-12:00 | Free

Inspired by local skier “The flying Scotsman” Ian McLaren’s hand painted downhill ski suit, come and design your own ski suit.

Powder Keg Ski Pass | 2:00-3:00 | Free

Join us as we explore our latest exhibition and get your own personalized Powder Keg ski pass.


Powder Keg The Ski Game! | 11:00-12:00 | Free

Join us on the exhibit floor and learn how to play Powder Keg The Ski Game! Can you make a trail down the mountain without getting stuck in the trees?

Ski Stories and Colouring | 2:00-3:00 | Free

Join us in the Children’s Museum for ski stories and colouring. Kids are never too young to get excited about going down the slopes!


Saturdays on Seymour | 10:00-12:00 | $5

For this month’s Saturday on Seymour, we’re getting ready for Easter by testing out different egg decorating and dyeing techniques. All supplies provided.

Ukulele Orchestra of Kamloops | 2:00 | Free

Drop by the Children’s Museum on Saturday afternoon of family friendly music.

Riverside Park Tour

July 6, 2018 | 10:00-11:30 | Course #284095

July 20, 2018 | 2:00-3:30 | Course #284096

August 3, 2018 | 10:00-11:30 | Course #284097

August 17, 2018 | 2:00-3:30 | Course #284098

August 31, 2018 | 10:00-11:30 | Course #284098

Join KMA for a tour of this local gem. Delve into the history of the land and shoreline and its many uses over the years. We will also be exploring the public art that currently beautifes this downtown landmark. Meet at Heritage House.