Installing Pandemic at the Musée Héritage

We are installing a new exhibition this week, Pandemic!: A Cautionary Tale, set to open on January 22, 2019 at the Musée Héritage Museum. This fascinating new exhibition will explore the outbreak of global diseases and their lasting impact on our history. You will find information about historic global pandemics, such as the Spanish Influenza […]

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Canada by the University of Alberta

In the fall of 2018 the St. Albert Public Library held a 12-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Canada by the University of Alberta. This course, offered by the University, was the most popular MOOC course in Canada for 2017. Topics covered included the fur trade, political conflicts and alliances, residential schools, land […]

Wintertime Fun at the Little White School

It is already the last week of the kids’ Christmas vacation, so if they are tired of hanging around the house, and you are looking for something to do, then drop in at the Little White School in St. Albert. We have planned three days of wintertime drop-in activities and crafts and hope to see […]

Transportation photo exhibition at Red Willow Place

The Musée Héritage Museum recently installed a new photo exhibition at Red Willow Place in downtown St. Albert. Working with Red Willow Place the museum has installed a series of different themed photo exhibits over the last a year, and this last one in the series looks at transportation in St. Albert. Beyond typical forms […]

Christmas is just around the corner!

When visiting the Indoor Farmer’s Market in St. Albert Place be sure to stop by the Musée Héritage Museum’s Gift Shop to see our assortment of children’s items and stocking stuffers for the holiday season. There are a lot of unique items to choose from that make great stocking stuffers! Items on sale include a […]

Hogan/Belcourt House Conservation

Work at the Hogan/Belcourt House on river lot 24 in St. Albert has progressed throughout the summer of 2018 and here is an update of some of the work that has been completed. To see the previous blog post about work at the Hogan/Belcourt House go to: Hogan/Belcourt House Once the removal of the rotten material […]

November programming at the Musée Héritage Museum

Only a few weeks into November and the programming department has been busy at the Musée Héritage Museum. School programs have kept the museum education space busy. In the Tipi As Home program students learn about how to build a tipi and learn the values associated with each tipi pole. Above are images of the […]

Emotional afternoon at the Musée Héritage Museum

On November 17, 2018, the Musée Héritage Museum hosted Letters from the Front. In the afternoon, letters written by First World War soldiers from Alberta were read out loud to an audience. Ethan Kidney did the honour of bringing a voice to these soldiers, many of whom were killed in action. Our curator, Joanne, provided […]

Letters from the Front

During the First World War, letter writing was the primary form of communication between soldiers and their loved ones. Letters sent home and those received on the frontlines connected soldiers to their homes and families far away. Join us at the Musée Héritage Museum on November 17, 2018 from 2:30 to 5 pm to walkthrough […]

Remembrance Day at the Musée Héritage Museum

   November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice.  Alberta & the Great War is an exhibition from the Provincial Archives of Alberta currently on display at the Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert.     This exhibition, “…commemoriate[s] the centennial anniversary of the First World War…dedicated to how the war affected […]