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Roedde House Museum January 2020 Newsletter
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January 2020

New Years postcard featuring a punch bowl party from a Victorian scrapbook in the Roedde House Museum collection.

Dear Friends of Roedde House,

Happy New Year! We at Roedde House wish you all the best for the new decade ahead.

We are very excited to introduce our new Community Engagement Coordinator, Sheila! You will also find information about our upcoming jazz and classical concerts in this newsletter.

Hope to see you at the museum soon!

Sincerely,

Sara & Sheila


Our January Newsletter Features:

  • Upcoming Classical and Jazz Concerts
  • Welcome, Sheila!
  • Become a Friend of Roedde House

Roedde House Museum Hours


The museum will be open Tuesday through Friday from 1-4pm and on Sundays from 1-4pm for tea and tour. 

We will be open on Friday, January 31st by donation.
Upcoming Classical and Jazz Concerts
On January 19th, the Roedde House Classical Series will kick off the new year with new talent.  As part of our young artist mentorship initiative, we host a yearly Rising Stars concert, and this year we welcome the very talented Artemisia Duo: Emily Richardson, flute, and Susan Xia, piano.  Both recent graduates of UBC, they will perform a water-themed program inspired by rain and the ocean and featuring repertoire by Debussy, Fauré, Mouquet, Barber, Piazzolla, and Ian Clarke.

The classical concert is on January 19th at 4pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and members. Show begins at 4 pm. Please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance for seat selection. 

*These concert series would not be possible without the generous support of the McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund and several private donors.*
Join us Thursday, January 9th from 7-9 PM in our historic parlour as we kick off a new year of our Jazz Concert Series with a performance by Bernie Arai's trio project: Much Wabi, with Chad Makela on bari sax and Chris Gestrin on piano.

The jazz concert is on Thursday January 9th at 7pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and members. Please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance for seat selection.

*These concert series would not be possible without the generous support of the McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund, several private donors and the Metro Vancouver Cultural Grant.*
 
Get your Classical Ticket!
Get your Jazz Ticket!


Welcome, Sheila!


Hi folks,

I’m Sheila Grant Duff, the new Community Engagement Coordinator here at Roedde House Museum. I am thrilled to be working in this interactive Victorian house museum. Roedde will provide me with the chance to apply my volunteer coordination experience from the Vancouver International Film Festival's 2019 season. I have been an active volunteer with Ivan Sayers and the Society for the Museum of Original Costume (SMOC) since 2013 and the Old Hastings Mill Store Museum since 2016. I began volunteering during tea and tours at Roedde House Museum in October, 2019 and was impressed with how dedicated and diligent the volunteers are here.

I am currently studying History at Langara College with the aspiration of transferring into UBC's Museum studies program. My focus lies in family and Vancouver history as told through artefacts and media. This makes Roedde House such a perfect fit for my passion for museums and interest in the stories that relate to Roedde house, the West End and early Vancouver history. I am also passionate about analogue photography, silent films and vintage fashion. 
I look forward to meeting everyone!

Become a Friend of Roedde House Museum!

 


Volunteers and staff of Roedde House Museum. Photo by Florian Garrone.

Volunteer

Roedde House Museum is looking for friendly, responsible, and outgoing individuals to join our supportive team of heritage enthusiasts! A variety of volunteer opportunities are available including tour guides, event and concert hosts, administrative and collection assistants! Contact Montanna at 604-684-7040 or coordinator@roeddehouse.org for more information!
 

Memberships

Are you interested in becoming a friend of the Museum? Then we’d love for you to be a part of the Roedde House Preservation Society! Society Members receive free entry with a plus one to the museum, concert discounts, news and invites to our special events, and a discount on house rentals. For more information, look to our membership page here.

Individual - $15 | Seniors & Students - $10 | Family (2 Adults, 2 Youth) - $25
 

Donate

Thank you for supporting Roedde House Museum – whether you go on tours, visit exhibitions, enjoy concerts, belong as a member, volunteer as a docent, serve on the Board, or rent our space.

Please consider also showing your support by making a donation! Roedde House Museum is a non-profit organization and tax receipts will be issued for donations of $25 or more.

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