Public Programs & Events

Brimming with tales from Legendary and historic Cumberland the CMA’s programs and events bring to life stories of Cumberland’s past into the present.

Upcoming Events


Sunday, July 7, 14, 28

Join Ian Bowles of Black Cat Skateboards as he demonstration the pressing of raw maple boards into a skateboard deck. Drop in between 11 – 11:30 am.

Community Walking Tours

Saturday July 27, 2024

Join a heritage walk at the Cumberland Cemetery on the anniversay of Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin’s death.

Upcoming Museum Tours

Thursday March 21

Join us for a 30-minute tours of the featured gallery. A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia is an award-winning exhibition that explores historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging.

Annual Events


Sat, November 16 & Sun, November 17, 2024

Support local artisans and gifted makers at The Cumberland Museum & Archives Winterfaire, November 18 & 19 2023

Bean Dinner

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Revival of The Annual Bean Dinner Wednesday, May 1, 2024 | 5 pm – 7 pm Location: Cumberland Community Schools’ Beaufort Gym 2674 Windermere Ave, Cumberland, BC V0R 1S0 After a long hiatus, the Cumberland Museum & Archives is reviving the annual traditional Bean Dinner in collaboration with the

Miners Memorial

Weekend of June 14-16, 2024

Miners Memorial hosts a gathering for Song of the Workers and a graveside vigil commemorating the lives lost.

Bookable Programs

Private Museum Tour

Book a Private Tour

Learn the stories behind the legends of Cumberland on a private museum tour. Cost: admission + $20 guide fee.
Book Club

Book Club Sets

Take a literary tour, the CMA hosts a special venue rental package for the historical fiction crowd complete with books! Host your next book club at the Museum. CMA has a series of historical fiction and non-fiction book club sets available to borrow. $10 per person. Click here to

Cumberland Cemetery Guided Walk

OCTOBER 13, 14, 21, 22, 2023

Come and learn about the ordinary people who did extraordinary things.  Join us for a 90-minute guided walk at the Cumberland Cemetery.