ASK A GEOLOGIST | APGEA ROCK AND FOSSIL CLINIC

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Do you have a rock that you have collected because it caught your eye but don’t know what it is? Bring it down to the Museum to have a professional...

WELCOME CEREMONY

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

The community is invited to participate in a special ceremony as the Canmore Museum welcomes John Snow Jr. (Chiniki), David Bearspaw (Bearspaw), Trudy Wesley (Wesley) and Glenda Crawler (Wesley) as members of the museum's new Stoney Nakoda Advisory Circle. We will also be welcoming Tony Snow, who is joining us for a two-year Indigenous Cultural...

MEMBER MONDAY | UNCOVERING CANMORE’S HERITAGE

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Member Mondays are a fantastic way for Museum members to get acquainted with one another and with the work of the Canmore Museum. We invite members of the community to participate in Member Mondays as a way to learn about how members support the Canmore Museum and the many ways that the museum contributes to...

65 PEAK CHALLENGE

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta

To celebrate his 65th birthday in 2021, Calgary adventurer Ben Berg wanted to summit 65 peaks in the Rockies in one year. Berg and his husband Larry Welsman started in January with a winter hike up Yates Mountain via Prairie View Trail. By the end of September, they had achieved their goal by scaling Mount...

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COLLECTIONS TOUR | HOTEL, MOTEL AND HOLIDAY INN

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

You have most certainly heard of the Canmore Hotel, but Canmore has a long history of motels, lodges, and cabins where travelers and new arrivals took a rest or settled in. Join us as we explore the history of lodging in Canmore and the Bow Valley. We will look at photos, postcards, and other ephemera...

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SPOOKY KITCHEN SCIENCE AND GHOSTLY TALES

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta

Have you ever wondered how many spooky creations can be made with materials commonly found in a kitchen? Perhaps you have created one or two yourself, such as making a volcano. But have you ever made them spooky? Drop by the Barracks to see our 15 minute Spooky Kitchen Science show which will be offered...

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LGBTQ2S+ ALLY TOOLKIT

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Ally is a verb; allyship means action. How do you stand up for your friends, loved ones, and values? In this session, we will create a common language and use that language to describe and detail tools you can use with confidence and fall back on when things get tough. There will be exercises to...

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PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION WITH PATTI DYMENT

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. Join Patti Dyment at the Canmore Museum as she demonstrates her plein air painting technique. She will bring studies created in mountain landscapes this past summer to the comforts of the Canmore Museum, where...

CANMORE HISTORY 101 FOR NEW ARRIVALS

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

New to Canmore? Want to learn a bit more about the community you now call home? Join the Canmore Museum during the Bow Valley Immigration Partnership's Community Week (November 7 to 13) for a guided walk through our exhibit ‘From Coal to Community’ to discover some of the stories - and the people - behind...

STORIES OF CANMORE BOOK CLUB: INNER RANGES – AN ANTHOLOGY OF MOUNTAIN THOUGHTS AND MOUNTAIN PEOPLE

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Join Mary-Beth Laviolette in conversation with Geoff Powter about putting together this collection of writing taking us deep into the heart of climbing whether in the Rockies or on Everest. ABOUT THE BOOK Meet one of Canmore’s great writers as he takes us into the fascinating world of outdoor adventure and the complex personalities that...

LIFE IN THE 1920s

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta

In the 1920s, Canmore’s population grew from around 650 to over 950. To meet the needs of the growing town, a new brick and stone school was built in 1922 – the first building in Townside to have electric lighting. Electric lighting is not the only difference between life in early Canmore and life today....

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