Calendar of Events 

August 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Soap & Hope

06/21/2014 to 10/13/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Advertising of beauty products - from skin cleansers and eye shadow to nail polish and hair products - reflected social attitudes and economic realities of the times. …


Exhibition : Collecting Culinaria

06/25/2014 to 10/05/2014

Location: Lougheed House , Calgary

Lougheed House is proud to present an engaging and rich collection of influential food texts from the Victorian era to the 1970s. …


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…


Exhibition: Progress Documented

07/01/2014 to 10/23/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

In the 1970s and 1980s, A.E. Cross Studio captured the community's growth through a variety of commercial projects - leisure and recreation, industrial development, infrastructure, local business…


Live at Heritage Park!

08/04/2014

Location: Heritage Park , Calgary

Celebrate Canada’s rich cultural diversity, history and musical talent this Heritage Day, Monday, August 4, at Heritage Park Historical Village.…


WWI Letters

08/07/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

100 years ago this week, World War I began. Explore letters from local soldiers and try to draft your own hand-written letter to someone you love.…


Just Scan It

08/07/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Come learn how to scan photographic prints, negatives and slides and store them digitally long term.…


Teddy Bear Picnic

08/07/2014

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

There will be music, crafts, games, home-made lemonade making, food, and of course a bear hunt!…


Galt Cemetery Tours: St Patrick's Cemetery

08/07/2014

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...…


All Ages Tie Dye

08/14/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Join the Textile Surface Design Guild for a lesson in tie-dying. Bring your own shirt, or make a summer-weight cotton scarf using our supplies. …


Galt Cemetery Tours : Mountain View Cemetery

08/14/2014

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...…


Skills from the Past

08/16/2014

Location: Alix Wagon Wheel Museum , Central Alberta

Celebrate the Alix Wagon Wheel Museum's 40th Anniversary with demonstrations of pioneer skills & crafts…


Bannock

08/21/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Make BBQ Bannock and you learn some local Blackfoot History…


Conversations in the Kitchen

08/22/2014

Location: 271 Midpark Blvd SE , Calgary

This ongoing series provides dialogue, cultural connections and the continuation of a fire hall tradition - the meal time…


100 Plaques Commemoration of the WW1 War Measures Act

08/22/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Galt Museum & Archives will host a commemorative ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the War Measures Act…


5 Pin Bowling

08/28/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Upcycle your very own version of this uniquely Canadian game and learn about Canadian inventions.…


Cafe Galt : The Felt Art of Lisa Klakulak

08/28/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Lisa Klakulak from STRONGFELT will discuss the progression of her felt work, both technically and conceptually, during her artist residency from 2002-2005…


Tim Hus Live at the Capitol Theatre

08/29/2014

Location: Capitol Theatre, Fort Edmonton Park , Edmonton

This concert kicks off Harvest Fair Weekend…


The Harvest Fair

08/30/2014 to 09/01/2014

Location: Fort Edmonton , Edmonton

The Harvest Fair is back. Celebrate Edmonton's rich agriculture heritage like the old days.…


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