Museum Moment: Farewell to our Program Manager

Sharon Morin, the Program Manager at the Musée Héritage Museum, will be leaving the Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert at the end of January 2021. She will continue to work in programming and more closely serving Métis communities across Canada. Sharon has been an integral part of our team. She, along with our […]

Archives Moment: The legacy of the St. Albert Historical Society lives on

The St. Albert Historical Society (SAHS) disbanded in 2020, after 52 years of existence. Over those years, this society has done tremendous work to preserve St. Albert’s history. Their legacy will live on in many different ways. The SAHS started off in 1968 as a group of volunteers organized by Father Colin Levangie, OMI to […]

Discovery Room: Winter Transportation

Happy New Year from the Programming Team at the Musée Héritage Museum Getting around in the winter can be challenging at the best of times so can you imagine getting around without the modern conveniences that we have today? Looking back in time we see how people adapted to traveling during the winter. Father Lacombe […]

Museum Moment: St. Albert Founder’s Day

Why are We Here? The Catholic mission at Lac Ste. Anne was founded in 1844, but by 1860 things were not going too well. For nearly a year, the priests at Lac Ste. Anne had been searching for a location to establish a new mission. Father Rémas had written to Bishop Alexandre Taché that it […]

More Holidays 2020/2021

Already a new year, we hope 2021 will be a good year for you! If you still need a few crafts to make this season special, here are some more ideas. One of our favourite things to do during the holidays is to curl up with a good book. If there is a bookworm in […]