Located at the Legacy Sports Centre at Abbotsford Exhibition Park, The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame was created after the successful 1995 Western Canada Summer Games in Abbotsford. Each year, the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame welcomes a new class of permanent inductees and new Wall of Fame recipients at its annual Celebration of Excellence.
Located in Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford, British Columbia, the Kariton Art Gallery is an initiative of the Abbotsford Arts Council, providing a resource for local artists to exhibit and sell their work. The gallery features 10-12 exhibitions per year that showcase the works of over 100 local artists, ranging from emerging to professional. The gallery also has a boutique gift shop where the work of local artisans can be purchased year-round. The Abbotsford Arts Council has operated the Kariton Art Gallery since 1995 and has showcased over 3,000 artists during this time. All of the exhibitions at the Kariton Gallery are juried. Although their physical location is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19, please visit their website for their virtual offerings.
The Mennonite Heritage Museum is owned by the Mennonite Museum Society and was established in 2011. The site shares the Mennonite story through a variety of mediums, including both permanent and temporary exhibits, films and interactive digital displays.
The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford is located on unceded Stó:lō territory. The 20,000 square foot facility opened in September 2008 and has since become a hub for excellence in arts and culture in the Fraser Valley. It is a not-for-profit organization legislated into existence by, and receiving core funding from, the City of Abbotsford. The staff and board form a dynamic team with years of experience and expertise in both the visual arts and heritage.
This historic site is located in Abbotsford, BC., Canada. The site, originally built by Sikh settlers in 1911, was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 2002. In 2011, the Sikh Heritage Museum was created on the ground floor during the Centennial celebrations.
Trethewey House Heritage Site is operated by the Heritage Abbotsford Society, a registered non-profit society that depends on government grants, private donations and fundraising efforts to provide services to the people of Abbotsford. The mission of the Society is to be the memory of the community by preserving and interpreting its history. Functions of this mandate are to preserve, study, and exhibit artifacts and archival material and to educate and entertain the public.
Established in 1930, FVRL was the first of its kind in North America. Today it is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving over 700,000 people in its service area.