A Walk Through Time

A Walk Through Time
A development permit application has been received for two exterior art pieces in front of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and Earth Sciences Building/Pacific Museum of Earth along Main Mall.

Development Permit



The sidewalk adjacent the east and southeast of the Earth Sciences Building/Pacific Museum of Earth and the covered area in front of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum entrance along Main Mall.


A public art installation providing an interactive journey through Earth's 4.5 billion-year history connecting the Pacific Museum of the Earth to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum. The project consists of a corten steel inlayed "ribbon" and "ripple" with extrusions representing significant geological and biological events.  


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Public Consultation

A virtual public open house event for this project will be hosted online on November 4, 2020 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. A link for joining the Zoom meeting will be posted here on morning of the event. 

Public Comment Period

Please review the attached documents and use the form accessible via the link below to provide your comments by November 11, 2020. 

  Comment Form

Video Overview

Jason Wegman from PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc. provides an overview of the proposal for the Walk Through Time public art installation.


Karen Russell

Manager, Development Services
(604) 822-1586