Me and my collection: Art Lingren’s Passion for Fly Fishing.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 19:00

 

Join us for an interesting presentation from fly fishing enthusiast, Art Lingren.

Art Lingren will share photographs and stories detailing his antique tackle collection, fly tying techniques and the lovely fishing spots in which he practices his craft. Lingren fly fishes in Alaska, Washington, Oregon and throughout his home province of British Columbia.

Throughout most of his adult life, Art Lingren has been actively involved in the fishing community. Art is a member and past president of the Totem Fly Fishers, British Columbia’s oldest fly fishing club, and is an honourary member of the Loons Fly Fishing Club. Art has served three years as president of the British Columbia Federation of Fly Fishers and stands as their unofficial BC fly fishing historian. Art has additionally served as director of the Steelhead Society of BC for many years. In 1995, he was awarded the BCFFF's Angul Award which is granted to British Columbian fly fishers who show an appreciation for the ancestry of fly fishing heritage and the excellence surrounding its development as both an Art and Science. In 1999 the Federation of Fly Fishers selected Art as the 6th recipient of their prestigious Roderick Haig-Brown Award.

Date: Tuesday, August 23 
 
Time: 7:00pm 
 
Tickets: * Adults: $15; Seniors, Students and Basic Membership Holders: $11.

MOV Connect and Connectors Council Holders: Free! Call 604.730.5319 to secure your place for this event or to upgrade your basic membership. 
 
 

 
All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds is on display June 23, 2016 – January 8, 2017 at the Museum of Vancouver. Taking inspiration from the eclectic cabinets of curiosities belonging to 17th century scientists, All Together Now exhibition features floor-to-ceiling displays of rare and unconventional objects from 20 diverse collectors, along with portraits of each collector and numerous tactile experiences for visitors. Interactive elements include playing pinball machines, trying on corsets, listening to long-forgotten bands, and handling historical artifacts, among others. To have your collection included in this exhibition, share it on social media with #mycollectionatMOV.