Get your magnifying glasses ready! The Canmore Museum has many tiny objects in the collection, like pins and buttons. Join us as we work to explore our tiniest objects and methods for storing, labelling and preserving the tiniest treasures!
Masks wearing is encouraged by program participants.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Mercedes Cormier brings 8 years of progressive experience at the Royal AlbertaMuseum to her role at the Canmore Museum. She started at the RAM, as a volunteer, then progressed toCollections Technician, to her final role at the RAM asCollections Management Assistant. In this role, she was responsible for helping lead the recent move of the Royal Alberta Museum’s collection from the museum’s old Glenora location to their new museum building and current offsite storage facility. In that intense three-year project, she has handled and helped re-house nearly every object in the RAM’s vast collection. Mercedes is currently working with various collections at theRAM to finish up post move tasks. She has experience in working with human history objects, natural history specimens, and collections representing Alberta’s Indigenous communities. Outside of her experience at the Royal Alberta Museum, Mercedes has also worked with specialty collections at the Bata Shoe Museum inToronto, Ontario (practicum) and at Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology from the Univeristy of Alberta and is currently undertaking a graduate diploma in HeritageResource Management with Athabasca University.