Heritage Sites Moment: What we’ve been up to at the sites this spring/summer

On June 24, 2020 we opened the train station and River Lot 24 and have hit the ground running at the St. Albert Heritage Sites! We have been working hard on site over the last two months preparing for your visit this summer. Here are some of the updates for you from the St. Albert […]

Museum Moment: National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

June 21st, Summer Solstice, longest day of the year is National Indigenous Peoples Day. 2020 has come with many challenges but brings opportunity for us to sit and be quiet, listen to each other, build community with empathy for those less fortunate and spend time to be with family. For me, Sharon Morin, National Indigenous […]

Museum Moment: National Indigenous Peoples Day resources

We encourage you to learn more about Indigenous History in Canada and have listed resources below for you to explore as we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, 2020. Musée Héritage Museum: Sharon Morin, Ry Moran and Richard Feehan Wednesday June 10th at 7:00pm https://www.facebook.com/LocalGoodYEG/photos/gm.1673007489517666/3105475189508881/?type=3 Michif Cultural Connections on Facebook language and culture […]

Archives Moment: Archives in Programming

The Archives at the Musée Héritage Museum are used by staff members in various ways, sharing with the public for research and reference inquiries and for our museum exhibitions. One of the main ways that archives materials are shared with our community is through our programming department. Our education programmers use photographs from our archives […]

Archives Moment: Archives Week 2020

The Musée Héritage Museum has had an archives since its beginning in 1984. We are very fortunate and take pride in serving our community by collecting and sharing records that hold the memories of St. Albert’s people, places, and businesses & institutions. The Musée Héritage Museum Archives has been collecting a variety of different items […]

Museum Moment: TRC Calls to Action

In 2015 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presented Canada with 94 Calls to Actions and from that came the Community Healing Garden committee for St. Albert. This committee included guidance from local Elder Tony Arcand, residential school survivors and community stake holders. The Healing Garden site in St. Albert was chosen after many heart felt […]

Museum Moment: Kakesimokamik – St. Albert’s Healing Garden

  Along the Sturgeon River across from St. Albert Place is a beautiful little spot with markers called the Healing Garden. Have you ever stopped by and read the panels adjacent to this garden? Have you ever thought about the long history that St. Albert has? How many others before us walked along the Sturgeon […]