Category Archives: Exhibition

Seeking Photographers for Call for Entry

Call for Entry

The Kitimat Museum & Archives is seeking photographers to participate in an upcoming photography exhibition of  ‘Local Lens: an exhibition of Northwest Photographers’ to run from August 9 to September 28, 2019.

The exhibition will showcase local photography by Northwest photographers. Artists are encouraged to include a written statement to accompany their pieces. Download a copy of the entry form to register by Friday, July 26, 2019.


  • Entry Forms must be received by Friday, July 26, 2019, the deadline for the pieces to be received at the Kitimat Museum for installation is August 2, 2019.
  • The Museum will accept the entry of three pieces per artist; if the response to the Call for Entry is greater than expected, only two pieces will be installed. Please indicate on the form what pieces you prefer to have entered.
  • The Museum encourages an accompanying statement about the submission
  • The submitted pieces must follow the Kitimat Museums hanging requirements.
  • These pieces may be for sale if the artist wishes.
  • All pieces must be original work of the artist, copyrighted material is not accepted.

All details can be found on the Call for Entry Form

Entry forms may be emailed to

or mailed to:

Kitimat Museum & Archives
293 City Centre
Kitimat, B.C. V8C 1T6

For more information call 250-632-8950 or visit

Kitimat Museum is seeking photographers for Call for Entry for Local Lens Exhibition


Photos from the North West Photo Exhibition opening Thursday, August 9, 2018

Photos from the opening reception for the North West Photo Fest exhibition. The Wilderness Around us by northwest local photographers combined with award-winning photos from 2017 from the News Photographers Association of Canada. The Exhibit is at the Kitimat Museum & Archives until September 8, 2018.

Thanks to Bandstra Transportation Systems, the News Photographers Association of Canada and Ali Ledgerwood for making Kitimat part of the NPAC national tour.


Here’s the schedule for the NWPF Festival Weekend

Tickets are
$15 adults, $7.50 students for one day
$25 adults, $10 students for two days

Available via Eventbrite, at the Kitimat Museum & Archives or at the door.

Thursday August 9

Kitimat Museum & Archives – Free
Opening Reception 7:30 pm
The Wilderness Around Us
The Best of Canadian Photojournalism 2017

Saturday August 11

Various locations

Bird photography with Jason Kazuta and Kitimat naturalist Walter Thorne.
Meet at Minette Bay Lodge at 9:30 am on Saturday April 11. Low tide is at 7:56 am. The bird workshop will then go looking for the best site that day.

Camera and Light with Craig Minielly
Meet at Minette Bay Lodge at 9:30 am. Developing a comfort with camera settings and light opportunities can lead to a more enjoyable experience in the field, and more dynamic results in your captures. Items such as exposure modes, optic selections, ISO conditions, aperture / shutter speed relationships and strategies are just some of what we’ll dive into.

Basic Photo Processing with Ab Morrision-Hayward
Kitimat Public Libary 1 pm to 4 pm
This workshop will be about basic photo editing. Using two simple programs, Ab will demonstrate the techniques that I use to edit my photographs and give them a finishing touch.

Sunday August 12

Riverlodge Recreation Centre Activity Room

9 am

Morning Theme: From beginner to skilled amateur to professional
Gear and how to use it for bird, wildlife and landscape photography
Jason Kazuta
Craig Minielly

10:30 Coffee break

10:45 Mike Ambach Some lessons I have learned and ideas about keeping one’s photography practice fresh, creative and challenging.

11:30 Ab Morrison-Hayward Northern Exposure Thoughts on an exhibition

12:15 to 1:30 lunch

Afternoon Theme: Presentations and How I did it.

1:30 Talon Gillis Taking your skills to the next level. How I am learning new things

2:15 Craig Minielly The Unusual Suspects – Tips for expanding visual creativity.

3:00 Coffee Break

3:15 Jason Kazuta Vancouver Wildlife Photography

4:00 Audience How do I do this? QnA with all panelists

5:00 End of Day