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FAMILY PROGRAM: MOUNTIE RECRUITS

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta

Corporal Clarke is in need for a second officer at the Canmore NWMP Barracks. Do you know how to groom and ride a horse? Know how to make your bed with precesion? Have a superior knowledge of the area's terrain? Then you just might be the person Corporal Clarke is looking for! This fun drop-in...

STORIES OF CANMORE BOOK CLUB: READING THE ROCKS – A BIOGRAPHY OF ANCIENT ALBERTA

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

For those of us living, working, and playing in the Bow Valley, geology shapes our everyday life. This month, we will investigate the geological story of Alberta and how we can find connections between the ancient past and the present day. Guest Percy Strong, a geologist, will help us connect the book to the local...

Free

COLLECTIONS TOUR: THE LEGACY OF THE 1988 OLYMPICS IN CANMORE

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, was a multi-sport event held from February 13 to 28, 1988, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The skiing events were held west of the city at the Nakiska ski resort in Kananaskis Country and at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park in Canmore. Join...

Free – $5.00

MEMBERSHIP MONDAY: WRITING YOUR PERSONAL STORY

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Your story matters! Join Sarah Knowles and local author, photographer, and political analyst Stephen Legault for a discussion about how to capture and write your personal or family history.  Writing your story for posteriety, for museum archives and local history books serves as an important way for researchers, historians and museums and archives to understand...

Free

COLLECTIONS TOUR | QUESTIONS OF IDENTITY

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Put your sleuthing cap on! We need your help identifying and building context around some of our unidentified photos. This introduction to our summer-long Questions of Identity Community Gallery exhibit will give insight into some of the identification issues archives face in documenting community history. Join us in for this drop-in Community Day program as...

MUSEUM @ SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSION

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Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Canmore Museum@School program ignites new ideas, fosters wonder and feeds inquiry as we connect curriculum concepts taught in the classroom with learning that comes from engaging with museum collections, Indigenous and community knowledge keepers, and the local places and spaces around us. Learn more about this exciting new program that will begin this fall...

Free

STORIES OF CANMORE BOOK CLUB | OLD MAN’S GARDEN

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta

As the weather grows warmer and plants begin to grow, we will look at the history and lore of local wildflowers through the classic book Old Man’s Garden: The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers. Originally published in 1954 by author Annora Brown, the latest edition adds to the classic with commentary from Mary-Beth...

Free

MEMBERSHIP MONDAY | MUSEUM APP

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Join us as we explore our new Canmore Museum App. Museum staff will walk members through downloading the app onto their phones, the various features of the app, and get a chance to preview the Historic Downtown Walking Tour on their phone or other smart device. The app goes live June 1. The Canmore Museum...

Free

CANMORE + ART SERIES | MICHAEL VINCENT

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Learn about the life and work of a beloved Canmore artist, Michael Vincent. Michael's life as a freelance artist started to really flourish in the early 1980s shortly after he and his wife, Judy, married in Canmore. Initially, he involved himself in very detailed, realistic pen ink drawings of the wood framed miner’s houses that...

$4.00 – $5.00

COLLECTIONS TOUR | TINY TREASURES

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

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...

Free – $5.00

INDIGENOUS LEARNING SERIES | THE TRUE SPIRIT AND ORIGINAL INTENT OF TREATY 7

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This National Indigenous History Month, the Canmore Museum dives into the history and interpretations of Treaty 7 through the book The True Spirit and Original Intent of Treaty 7. It is based on the testimony of over 80 elders from the five First Nations involved in Treaty 7—the Kainai, Pikanni, Siksika, Stoney, and Tsuu T'ina....

Free – $5.00

MEMBERSHIP MONDAY | GUIDED GEOLOGY WALK

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Have you ever wondered how the rugged beauty of Canmore’s mountainous landscape came to be, or how the landscape has shaped the town? As our last Membership Monday before we break for the summer, we will explore the local geology and get to know the science behind the area where we live and play a...

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