Calendar of Events 

October 2014 

 

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: 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: 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…


Exhibition: Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel and the Motor Machine Gun Brigade

09/09/2014 to 11/16/2014

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

This exhibition is the remarkable story of a remarkable man. After serving on one of the last sailing ships, the young Brutinel joined the French Military. In 1904 he moved his family to Alberta.…


Exhibition: Creatures of the Night

09/11/2014 to 01/05/2015

Location: Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, Jasper , Rocky Mountains

Did you know that Jasper is the second largest Dark Sky Preserve in the world? And we want people to know that dark skies aren't just for star gazing! Many of Jasper’s creatures depend on the darkness for their survival.…


Exhibition : Discovering Dinosaurs

09/18/2014 to 01/31/2015

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

Go beyond the bones: meet the current generation of U of A researchers who are changing our understanding of dinosaurs and their lost world.…


Exhibition : Made in Calgary - the 2000s

09/20/2014 to 12/14/2014

Location: Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary & Glenbow Museum , Calgary

The fifth and final installment in Glenbow’s groundbreaking survey of regional art, Made in Calgary: The 2000s, reflects the energy and diversity of the arts community in the first decade of the twenty-first century.…


Exhibition: Treasures & Curiousities - the Sequel

09/26/2014 to 01/11/2015

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Community Chooses Artifacts for "Treasures & Curiousities" Sequel Exhibition at the Galt…


Exhibition : Vanishing Ice - Alpine and Polar Landscape in Art 1775 - 2012

09/27/2014 to 01/04/2015

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

Vanishing Ice is an artistic exploration of the planet’s frozen frontiers. The exhibition traces the impact that glaciers, icebergs, and vast fields of ice – unique and often fantastic formations – have had on artists’ imaginations.…


Daytime Workshop: Felted Journals

10/01/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Learn about the fur trade as you learn how to wet felt. You will make a beautiful piece of felt to turn into a soft journal cover.…


Repatriation of the Chief Crowfoot Artifacts

10/01/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Join Jack Royal, President and General Manager of Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, for an informative conversation about Blackfoot culture and way of life, the importance of repatriation, and Blackfoot Crossing’s work on the repatriation of Chief Crowfoot artifacts.…


Workshop: Raw Drawing

10/04/2014

Location: Leighton Art Centre, Gallery & Museum , Calgary

Participants will be taught a simple organic approach to drawing amidst the natural world.…


Daytime Workshop: Card Making

10/08/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Learn about our Archives, and explore history through photographs as we help you to make beautiful cards to write messages of encouragement for yourself and others.…


Lethbridge's Experiences in WWI Part Two

10/11/2014 to 02/08/2015

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

In honour of the centennial of the Great War, this exhibit examines the contributions of Lethbridge and area to the war effort…


Exhibition: A Family at War - The Lougheeds, Calgary, and the First World War

10/15/2014 to 01/18/2015

Location: Lougheed House , Calgary

Reflect on the First World War centenary and discover how the War impacted many Calgarians, including Sir James and Lady Isabella (Belle) Lougheed…


UFA - Farmers in Politics 1921 - 35

10/15/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Most Albertans are familiar with the United Farmers of Alberta as a co-operative that sells farm supplies and petroleum, but it is less well known that the UFA was also a political party that governed the province from 1921 to 1935. …


Daytime Workshop: Memory Boxes

10/15/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Create a beautiful small box as we learn about museum Collections and our current exhibit Treasures & Curiousities: The Sequel…


Exhibition : Ancestry & Artistry - Maya Textiles from Guatemala

10/16/2014 to 12/13/2014

Location: Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary , Calgary

Curated by Roxane Shaughnessy and organized by the Textile Museum of Canada…


Workshop: Decorative Plates

10/16/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Use images and text from our archives to decoupage a plate. Learn about the history related to creating, displaying, and collective decorative plates. …


Daytime Workshop: Papier-MâchéBowls

10/22/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Ever wondered about the history of papier-mâché? Come explore this international art as you make a colourful bowl out of paper and paste. It's not as messy as it sounds!…


Beyond Borders: U of A dinosaur research outside Canada

10/23/2014

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

Join us this Thursday, October 23 at 7pm at the Enterprise Square Galleries (10230 Jasper Ave) for this free talk, presented as part of our Discovering Dinosaurs exhibition…


Ghouls' Night Out at Heritage Park

10/23/2014 to 10/26/2014

Location: Heritage Park Historical Village , Calgary

Ghouls’ Night Out is perfect for families with little ghouls aged three to nine, who are looking for a fun, safe night out. Evening activities include a Halloween dance, crafts, stories and games, a pumpkin patch, plus much more!…


Spooktacular : Magick & Mischief

10/24/2014 to 10/25/2014

Location: Fort Edmonton , Edmonton and Area

The carnival is coming to town. Meet soothsayers, magicians and other ghoulish characters. Walk through this spooky land and let your imagination loose as you are surprised and enchanted.…


Galt Babies Party

10/26/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Were you born at the Galt Hospital before 1956? Then you're a Galt Baby and invited for the Galt Baby fun!…


Halloween Family Night

10/29/2014

Location: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum , Central Alberta

Join us for a night of spooky activities and games for all ages! Costumes are welcome!…


Daytime Workshop: Art Dolls

10/29/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Make your own small inspirational doll and learn about the history of dolls.…


Spooktacular : Magick & Mischief

10/31/2014

Location: Fort Edmonton , Edmonton and Area

The carnival is coming to town. Meet soothsayers, magicians and other ghoulish characters. Walk through this spooky land and let your imagination loose as you are surprised and enchanted.…


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