Calendar of Events 

September 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: 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: 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…


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.…


Strathcona Mounted Troop Perform Legendary Musical Ride

09/01/2014

Location: Heritage Park Historical Village , Calgary

On Monday, September 1, celebrate Canada’s rich culture and heritage with the Strathcona Mounted Troop’s legendary Musical Ride at Heritage Park Historical Village.…


Beer & Wine Tasting Soiree

09/05/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Our upcoming Treasures & Curiousities: The Sequel exhibit has prompted us to theme this annual sell-out fundraiser around The 60s... better keep it under wraps, because there'll be more than just beer and wine to sample!…


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.…


Treaty 7 Powwow : Sharing Our Culture

09/14/2014

Location: Heritage Park Historical Village , Calgary

Heritage Park Historical Village and the Treaty 7 Management Corporation are excited to present the third annual ‘Sharing our Culture’ Powwow at Heritage Park on Sunday, September 14, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.…


Citizens Plus / the Red Paper

09/17/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Join Leon Crane Bear for a presentation from his thesis. The Red Paper was largely a direct response to the federal government's 1969 White Paper proposal on Indian policy.…


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.…


Home Again! 2014 High River Historic Homes Tour

09/20/2014

Location: Museum of the Highwood, High River , Southern Alberta

The Museum of the Highwood is excited to present our eighth Historic Homes tour on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. …


Lecture: Ruth Gorman and the Fight for Aboriginal Rights in med-20th Century Alberta

09/20/2014

Location: Royal Alberta Museum , Edmonton and Area

Announcing the first Mâmawapowin / Ti Tâga Orezuichiye / Gathering About First Nations: a public event celebrating aspects of Alberta’s Aboriginal peoples’ history. This year, the gathering is titled Ruth Gorman and the Fight for Aboriginal Rights in mid-20th Century Alberta. It will tell the little-known story of Ruth Gorman, one of the few female lawyers in Alberta in the 1940s and 1950s.…


Daytime Workshop: Prairie Artists

09/24/2014

Location: Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge , Southern Alberta

Create a beautiful painting of the southern Alberta landscape through a unique process in which you will learn how to layer colour and gradually add detail. We will use an image of a painting from our Collections for this project.…


Opening Reception : Made in Calgary - the 2000s

09/25/2014

Location: Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary , Calgary

The Made in Calgary exhibition continutes at the Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary, with a particular focus on community. The work on view at Nickle Galleries highlights the often playful relationships and collaborations between Calgary Artists…


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.…


Fall Paint Out / Alberta Culture Days

09/27/2014 to 09/28/2014

Location: Leighton Art Centre, Gallery & Museum , Calgary

Spend the weekend painting "en plein air" on the Leighton Art Centre's 80 acre property. …


Launch Party: Made in Calgary - The 2000s

09/27/2014

Location: Glenbow Museum , Calgary

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


Alberta a la Carte and Multicultural Heritage Centre 40th Birthday Bash

09/27/2014

Location: Multicultural Heritage Centre, Stony Plain , Edmonton and Area

An experience beyond a dinner event that showcases Alberta heritage and cuisine at its best as the Multicultural Heritage Centre celebrates 40 years of successful programming since opening its doors to the public on September 15, 1974.…


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