Calendar of Events 

July 2014 

 

Exhibition: W.O. Mitchell - Folksy Foothills Philosopher

03/15/2014 to 09/30/2014

Location: Museum of the Highwood, 406 First Street SW, High River , Southern Alberta

The Museum of the Highwood is honoured to present this exhibit celebrating the Centenary of beloved Canadian Author W.O. Mitchell's birth.…


Exhibition: Colour Catch

04/08/2014 to 07/20/2014

Location: 1st Floor Gallery, Human Ecology Building, University of Alberta , Edmonton

Aesthetic Experiences through West African Textiles & Nature…


Exhibition: Western Threads

04/12/2014 to 08/04/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton

Be inspired by beautiful wall art, whimsical dolls, colourful quilts, stunning wearable art and pictorial rugs.…


Exhibition: Local Trio - Dyment, Ford, Huras

05/10/2014 to 07/24/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Rocky Mountains

Each member of this trio brings something entirely unique yet all share the same subject matter - nature.…


Exhibition: War Brides - One Way Passage

05/10/2014 to 08/04/2014

Location: Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery , Central Alberta

Artist Bev Tosh has created visual stories representing the leap of faith taken by thousands of women that built lives far from home…


Exhibition: Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

05/24/2014 to 08/24/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery showcases the remarkable legacy of the multi-millionaire business tycoon and philanthropist, Lord Beaverbrook, an entrepreneur extraordinaire who established a world-class art collection.…


Exhibition: Forging a Nation - Canada Goes to War

06/05/2014 to 08/16/2014

Location: University of Alberta Museums, Enterprise Square Galleries , Edmonton and Area

This exhibit commemorates the start of WWI as well as conflicts from the subsequent century, including works from more than 60 notable artists…


Exhibition: Made for This Place - The Art, Architecture, and Artifacts of the Leighton Legacy

06/06/2014 to 07/19/2014

Location: Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary , Calgary

Organized by the Leighton Art Centre in collaboration with Nickle Galleries, curated by Stephanie Doll.…


Exhibition: A Singular Vision - Eric Harvie Collects Art

06/07/2014 to 08/24/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Visitors will enjoy a unique body of works that are instrumental to telling the story of the Western experience.…


Exhibition: Woven in Time

06/07/2014 to 09/01/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Woven in Time celebrates 65 years of the Lethbridge Handicraft Guild.…


Exhibition: Bee Kingdom - Iconoclasts in Glass

06/07/2014 to 09/28/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Exuberant and colourful, but also hip and, at times, subversive, the art of this local collective confound ideas of what constitutes fine art glass.…


Exhibition: From Our Collection - Glass

06/07/2014 to 08/24/2014


Complementing Bee Kingdom: Iconoclasts in Glass, this exhibition showcases wares from our glass collection – one of the strongest of its kind in Canada – and illustrates a wide range of glass-making techniques.…


Exhibition: Indigenous Ingenuity

06/15/2014 to 10/19/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Rocky Mountains

Indigenous Ingenuity highlights the immense depth, diversity, and richness of contemporary Canadian native art and juxtaposes the work with historic artifacts from the Whyte Museum collections…


Exhibition: Joining Up

06/17/2014 to 11/16/2014

Location: Musée Heritage Museum, St Albert , Edmonton and Area

This exhibition remembers the contributions of more than sixty young men and one woman from the St. Albert area that left their homes and families to join up…


Exhibition: The Home Front

06/17/2014 to 08/31/2014

Location: Musée Heritage Museum, St Albert , Edmonton and Area

Through photos, news, clippings and artifacts this exhibition looks at what life was like in St Albert leading up to and during the Great War.…


Exhibition: Prairie Masters

06/21/2014 to 07/27/2014

Location: Leighton Art Centre, Gallery & Museum , Calgary

Prairie Masters combines the works of three dedicated Canadian artists, Bill Duma, Robert McInnes, and Terry Fenton. …


Exhibition: Journey in Art

06/21/2014 to 07/27/2014

Location: Leighton Art Centre, Gallery & Museum , Calgary

Meet the Calgary Branch of the Federation of Canadian Artists.…


Exhibition: W J Bradley - Seasons

06/27/2014 to 08/20/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Rocky Mountains

A vivid depiction of place, connection, and story is represented in W J Bradley's images…


Canada Day Sidewalk Art

07/01/2014

Location: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff , Rocky Mountains

Celebrate Canada’s birthday by turning the Whyte Museum’s sidewalk into a work of art…


Celebrate Heritage Park's 50th Birthday on Canada Day

07/01/2014

Location: Heritage Park Historical Village , Calgary

Celebrate Heritage Park’s 50th Anniversary and Canada Day, on Tuesday, July 1st, with a full day, and evening of exciting events and activities that end with a bang!…


Canada Day at Innisfail Historical Village

07/01/2014

Location: Innisfail Historical Village , Central Alberta

Fun, Food, & Festivities…


Galt Workshops: Chain Mail Earrings & Key Chains

07/03/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

By weaving metal using jump rings, you'll make small chain main earrings or key chains.…


Family Research Basics

07/10/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Susan Haga, Acting President of the Alberta Genealogical Society and Vice President of the Lethbridge Branch of AGS, will give you a primer on how to get your project off the ground, find resources, organize materials, and keep you motivated…


ÆBLESKIVER N‘JAM

07/13/2014

Location: Danish Canadian National Museum, Dickson , Central Alberta

Come and enjoy our famous Æbleskiver - Danish pancake dumplings topped with Saskatoon jam and sprinkles of icing sugar.…


String Art

07/16/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

A hands-on workshop for a change of pace! Explore pattern and colour and make a charming ornament for your home or as a gift.…


Galt Cemetery Tours: St Patrick's Cemetery

07/23/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

If these tombstones could talk, oh, the stories they could tell! Join our knowledgeable tour guides on a walk through time...…


Thrilling Thursday

07/24/2014

Location: Dickson Store Museum, Dickson, AB , Central Alberta

Thrilling Thursdays are full of games, crafts, and activities for children. This years activities will be super-hero themed.…


Yarn Spinners - A Writing Retreat

07/24/2014 to 07/25/2014

Location: Danish Canadian National Museum, Dickson , Central Alberta

A two-day writing retreat will take us into the landscape of the Danish Canadian National Museum in Dickson, west of Innisfail. …


Woven Friendship Bracelets

07/24/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

This favourite summer camp craft pre-dates the popular Rainbow Loom. You'll use embroidery floss or yarn to knot a colourful bracelet.…


Sunday Afternoon at the Dickson Store Museum

07/27/2014

Location: Dickson Store Museum, Dickson, AB , Central Alberta

Come enjoy an afternoon of music, poetry readings, a one-act play, goodies, and refreshments!…


Galt Cemetery Tours : Mountain View Cemetery

07/30/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

If these tombstones could talk, oh, the stories they could tell! Join our knowledgeable tour guides on a walk through time...…


Ice Cream Social

07/31/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Our annual ice cream making program is now an all ages event! You'll use our modern ziplock bag ice cream making method with delicious local dairy, and can watch a demo using our old-fashioned ice cream machines.…


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