The People’s Gallery
This exhibition takes a look at the way our community comes together by sharing stories.
In these galleries you will find stories of grit, resistance, resilience, conflict, and community. Then and now, we are all connected by this place.
Step back in time to the thriving coal town of Cumberland in the early 1900s. Explore the hotels and bars where miners and loggers grabbed a beer and a bath after a hard day’s work digging for coal or felling timbers. Experience a day in the life of a
Resistance and Resilience
“The people on this land fight for their beliefs and are bound by their collective strength”, learn more about the Resilience and Resistance of our communities.
People connect in many ways—through food and drink, arts and culture, events and celebrations, hobbies and recreation. Explore objects that highlight Cumberland’s diverse communities and cultures, then and now.
People on the Land
Since time immemorial, Ancestors of the people called K’ómoks today have been the caretakers of this land, which they called the “Land of Plenty.” Follow the path of water from the mountains to the wetlands in this experiential journey that highlights the overlapping values we place on this land.