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...

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: 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

COLLECTIONS TOUR: THE LIVES OF WOMEN IN EARLY CANMORE

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

While men’s stories are told in detail, women are often stereotypically represented in objects related to their traditional social roles, limited to the home, domestic duties, and childrearing. Through this narrow depiction, museums have done a disservice to the real history of women’s contributions to society. Join us as we search the Canmore Museum’s collection...

Free – $5.00

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

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

COMMUNITY DAY – HOLIDAY EDITION

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Help us kick off the gift gifting season as we support the Bow Valley Spirit Campaign from November 26 thtrough to Christmas. Join us to learn more about the exceptional...

MEMBERSHIP MONDAY

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Join the museum's new Collections Officer, Mercedes Cormier, for a behind the scenes look at the Museum's collections and archives. Program participants will learn about the museum's current reorganization and...

COMMUNITY DAY WITH THE BOW VALLEY IMMIGRATION PARTNERSHIP

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Each month the Canmore Museum features a local organization or community resource. We are excited to be highlighting the Bow Valley Immigration Partnership (BVIP) throughout the month of October. This...

Community Day with the Canmore Pride Society

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

The Canmore Museum is pleased to welcome the Canmore Pride Society for the month of September! We will be showcasing the work of one of Canmore's newest non-profit organizations as...

Queer History Hour | CANCELLED

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

This event has been cancelled in light of recent AHS guidelines. We remain committed to hosting the same presentation online at 4:00 pm; visit https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=168782074729 for tickets.   September 16...

Community Day with the Canmore Public Library

Canmore Museum 902B 7th Ave, Canmore, AB

Help make this golden! Join us as we help celebrate the Canmore Public Library's 50th Anniversary! We will be showcasing the work and the history of the Canmore Public Library...