Laurance Playford-Beaudet: Under the Floorboards

April 2018 Under the Floorboards featured Emily Carr University student Laurance Playford-Beaudet’s research on the posters from 1927 discovered under the Blue Cabin floorboards during the remediation. Laurance created a series of six (six) well-researched blog and social media posts that delved into the histories of the now vanished Vancouver theatres featured on the posters, as […]

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Spring Break Camp presented by North Vancouver Arts Council

March 2018 Photo: Mike Wakefield, Maplewood Farm The Blue Cabin partnered with North Vancouver Arts Council and their Spring Break Camp Program to tour three separate student groups through the remediated cabin at Maplewood Farm. Blue Cabin’s Development Director, Marlene Madison, spoke with students about the cabin’s many histories, including the squatters that once lived […]

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Blue Cabin Remediation Talk with Jeremy Borsos

October 3, 2017 Seymour Art Gallery Artist Jeremy Borsos, who worked on the Blue Cabin remediation with his partner, Sus Borsos, spoke about the restoration, from taking the cabin apart board by board to the discovery of a series of cultural posters from 1927 hidden under the cabin’s floorboards. Jeremy also talked about the cabin’s […]

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Water’s Edge: The Changing Shore

April 2016 – April 2017 North Vancouver Museum and Archives Organized by NVMA Director Nancy Kirkpatrick, “Water’s Edge” explored the impact of human activity on North Vancouver’s shore over the past two centuries and the interrelated history and changing natural environment of the shore. The Blue Cabin component comprised of a short video by video […]

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