Wus’kwiy/Waskway–From Berry Baskets to Souvenirs

The transformation of our exhibition space is complete. Wus’kwiy/Waskway–From Berry Baskets to Souvenirs is officially open! The First Nations people of North America have been using birch bark in innovative ways for many centuries. This exhibition highlights contemporary interpretations of traditional birch bark containers along with souvenirs intended for tourists, with pieces dated as early […]

A behind the scenes look at the installation of our next exhibition

Everyone is always thrilled to see a new exhibition come in, but not everyone gets to see the work that takes place behind the scenes. This is a peek at our staff and volunteers at work this week, installing our next exhibition, Wus’kwiy/Waskway–From Berry Baskets to Souvenirs. Most of our exhibitions require input from a […]

NEW Saturday Family Programs at the Museum

New for 2015!  Introducing Saturday drop-in programs for families!  On the second Saturday of every month we invite you to come down to the museum between 1PM and 4 PM for specially-themed crafts and activities.  Hour long guided programs with a museum programmer will be from 1:30-2:30. Drop-in programs are a suggested donation of $2-$3 […]

Holiday Program Reflection

We welcome 2015 with a quick look back at our holiday programs, held last week on Monday, December 29, Tuesday, December 30, and Wednesday, December 31. We made winter landscapes and tuppies (dog blankets) for our sled dogs, and celebrated the New Year by learning about traditions in other countries, making New Year’s hats, and enjoying […]