On September 3, 1939, the Athenia was sunk by a U-boat U30. Of the 1,103 passengers and 305 crew, 112 people died. In their own words, Vivian Hunt and Philip Gunyon recount their ordeal and rescue →
As part of Culture Days 2016, Pier 21 is excited to turn up the beat and host our first-ever Cross-Cultural Drumming Circle!
Many immigrants feel like they really belong in Canada after receiving their citizenship. This specific moment holds a lot of power for many people, and we wanted to find a way to share that with our visitors. Would you pass the citizenship test?
Nocturne 2016 at the Museum will highlight issues in immigration, migration and naval immigration history. The three artists participating at the Museum will each provide a unique perspective and vision to frame these subjects inspired by the theme “Motive”.