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Ursula Surtees

Ursula Surtees

Kelowna-musuem-curator-ursula-surteesSpring 1995

Since moving to the Okanagan as a young war bride in the 1940s and becoming the first curator of the Kelowna Centennial Museum in 1969, Ursula has designed hands-on school programs that are emulated across the country, written books, developed summer art programs, organized community events of great magnitude and created a provincial museum from an old packing house.

Okanagan Life Ursula Surtees Kelowna Museum CuratorRead the original feature from the 1995 Spring issue.

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