MEMBERSHIP MONDAY HOLIDAY EDITION

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore

Members of the Canmore Museum are invited to celebrate the holidays at the North West Mounted Police Barracks. Members will learn how to make pioneer Christmas decorations and help bring the holiday spirit to the Barracks. A Christmas cookie exchange, some hot chocolate and carol singing will round out the event. The Canmore Museum is...

STORIES OF CANMORE DEEP DIVE

Online

Do you participate in the Canmore Museum Stories of Canmore Book Club? Do you want to learn more about the themes highlighted in the monthly books? Do you need a way to spend more time with your Canmore Book Club friends? If so, please join us for our Stories of Canmore: Topic Deep Dives where...

CHRISTMAS AT THE BARRACKS

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore

The Canmore Museum invites you to join us to experience Christmas the way the family of Corporal Clarke did at the Barracks between 1917 and 1929. Make traditional Christmas ornaments. Gather around the Clarke family's piano for a Christmas sing-a-long. Join in the stories familiar to the five Clarke children at Christmas. Children are $5.00...

CHRISTMAS AT THE BARRACKS

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore

The Canmore Museum invites you to join us to experience Christmas the way the family of Corporal Clarke did at the Barracks between 1917 and 1929. Make traditional Christmas ornaments. Gather around the Clarke family's piano for a Christmas sing-a-long. Join in the stories familiar to the five Clarke children at Christmas. Children are $5.00...

STORIES OF CANMORE BOOK CLUB: MUSEUM ACTIVISM

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Virtual Event Virtual Event

Over the last year the Canmore Museum has engaged in many conversations about what its role is and should be in the community. Join us as we examine the role museums should play in speaking about and acting on issues that affect the communities they serve, framed around the book Museum Activism. ABOUT THE BOOK...

Free

NATURE + CLIMATE + COMMUNITY SERIES: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO OWN A ZEV?

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

If you have ever wondered how much an electric vehicle (EV) costs, how far can it drive, or what charging infrastructure you may need, this event is for you! William York of the Electric Vehicle Association of Alberta will debunk common EV myths and demonstrate how realistic an EV purchase could be for you. Whether...

Free

CANMORE + ART SERIES: LAWRENCE CHRISMAS

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Virtual Event Virtual Event

Forty years ago, Calgary-based photographer Lawrence Chrismas created a compelling ‘picture’ of Canmore just as the mines in the town were closing after almost 100 years of continuous operation. Fresh from the Banff Centre on a scholarship, he began interviewing and taking the portraits of miners as the world they knew was about to change...

$4.00 – $5.00

MEMBERSHIP MONDAY: BECOMING A SOCIALLY SUSTAINING MUSEUM

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Virtual Event Virtual Event

This last year has been one of reflection and change for the museum. As we enter a new year, we are keen to have a conversation around why the Museum has adopted the Social Museum model and how it is actively working  to engage with the community in meaningful and sustainable ways.  The first Member...

Free

STORIES OF CANMORE BOOK CLUB: LAWRENCE GRASSI – FROM PIEDMONT TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

The name Lawrence Grassi evokes images of exploration in the Rocky Mountains. We will examine the myths and true story of a private man, immigrant, miner, climber, and guide and connect his story to the wider narrative of Italian Immigration to Canada. ABOUT THE BOOK Lawrence Grassi was a trailblazer in every sense of the...

Free

NATURE + CLIMATE + COMMUNITY SERIES: BISON + THE LANDSCAPE

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Bison are an icon of Canada's history. They are cultural and ecological keystone species that have returned to the region after nearly a 150-year absence. Join us for this virtual event to learn more about the important role that bison play in ensuring a nature-positive future. Bison are ecosystem engineers. They shape the landscape in...

Free

FAMILY PROGRAM: MOUNTIE RECRUITS

NWMP Barracks 609 8th Street, Canmore

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...

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 program...