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December 2018

Historic Canmore Building Challenge

December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mountain Mercato, 102-817 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B3 Canada
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$5

Join us in celebrating the night before winter solstice at Mountain Mercato Cafe with a Lego® building contest. We'll have ten images from Canmore's past to choose from, and give you two hours and a bucket or two of bricks to attempt to recreate them. Teams of up to 4 people are allowed! Space for this event is limited and tickets are required. Tickets are $5, or free for museum members. They can be purchased by calling 403-678-2462 or visiting…

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February 2019

Barracks Movie Night 2.0

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Free

Join us for our second movie night at the historic North-West Mounted Police Barracks, where we'll be showing the 1938 classic Renfrew of the Royal Mounted: On the Great White Trail! This fantastic movie features handsome singing mounties, adorable dogs, and all that classic crime and action drama. Show up in your best comfortable clothes and/or jammies, with a yoga mat or something equally squishy to sit on, and we'll supply the movie, popcorn, and hot chocolate to watch with.…

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Explore Speaker Series: Discoveries under the Mountains

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Free

On February 21, 2019, at 7pm in the Canmore Civic Centre, we are pleased to welcome the first of our Explore Speaker Series guest speakers.   Christian Stenner will be presenting:  Discoveries under the Mountains:  Modern Cave Exploration in the Rockies Caves are one of the last unexplored frontiers of our planet. With so much left to discover, amazing breakthroughs are being made right here in Canada, where a golden age of exploration is continuing to this very day.  You…

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March 2019

Guest Talk: Bow Valley Climate Action

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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The Canmore Museum and Bow Valley Climate Action are delighted to host Dr. Joe Vipond,  Chair, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Alberta Committee for a presentation and discussion on "building climate action:  grassroots organizing in the heart of Alberta". Date:  Thursday, March 14, 2019 Time:  7:00 - 9:00 pm Speaker:  Joe Vipond, Chair, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Alberta Committee; interim chair, Calgary Climate Hub Venue: Council Chambers, Town of Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Avenue Joe Vipond…

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World Water Day: Water in the World We Want 

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Free

World Water Day: Water in the World We Want  March 22 | 7.00-9.00pm | Canmore Civic Centre | Free Admission Join us, Global Water Futures, the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan and the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health for the United Nations World Water Day Address for Canada 2019. Evening Agenda   The State of the World’s Water presented by: Bob Sandford, United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment & Health Water Research in Canada’s Mountain West presented by: Dr. Sean…

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April 2019

Explore Speaker Series: The 11000ers of the Canadian Rockies

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canmore Civic Centre, 902 7th Ave
Canmore, Alberta T1W 3K1 Canada
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Free

On April 18, 2019, at 7pm in the Canmore Civic Centre, we are pleased to welcome the second of our Explore Speaker Series guest speakers.   Bill Corbett will be presenting:  The 11000ers of the Canadian Rockies A slideshow about the highest mountains in the Canadian Rockies, specifically the 56 or so that are above 11,000 feet in height. What makes these peaks special? Why, from a geological perspective, are they this high? Why do a surprising number of people want…

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Spring Rock Hunt

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
NWMP Barracks, 609 8 St
Canmore, Alberta T1W2B1
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Join us for our annual favorite spring rock hunt at the Barracks! Find your favorite piece of local limestone and shale hidden in our yard, and decorate it to bring back as your new favorite spring decoration or pet rock. This year's free and family friendly event will run from 10:00-12:00 at the North-West Mounted Police Barracks (609 Main St, Canmore). Hope to see you out and rock hunting with us! The North-West Mounted Police Commemorative Association will also be…

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May 2019

Science Odyssey

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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  Canmore's Science Odyssey is an annual event celebrating the mountains held as part of a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math. During the event, we host a variety of interactive exhibitors, displays, and guest speakers at two locations in downtown Canmore: the Canmore Museum (902 7th Ave) and the Canadian Rockies Earth Science Resource Centre (Unit 111, 829 10 Street). On May 10, Grade 7 classes from the Bow Valley are invited to…

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2019 AGM

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Notice of Annual General Meeting Centennial Museum Society of Canmore invites you to its 2019 Annual General Meeting. When: Thursday, May 23, 2019 Where: Canmore Civic Centre. 902b 7 Avenue Time: 7 p.m. The Annual General Meeting is held to discuss museum business, including: 1. Reports from the President & Executive Director, Annual Report, and the Statement of Financial Position as at December 31, 2018. 2. To elect members to the Centennial Museum Society of Canmore Board of Directors. 3.…

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June 2019

“Bison are Back” Exhibit Opening

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Canmore Museum, 902B 7 Avenue
Canmore, Alberta T1W0C1 Canada
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Free

"Bison are Back" Exhibit Opening June 6, 7pm, Canmore Museum Join us in welcoming bison back to the Bow Valley and into our museum with an evening including a guest talk on bison ecology from Biosphere Institute's Karen Messenger, the opportunity to view Biosphere's Bison Edukit, light refreshments, and free museum admission to view our brand new "Bison are Back" museum exhibit.

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