Museum Moment: Virtual Indigenous Programs

When Grade One teacher Nicole Roe from Bon Accord Community School approached the Musée Héritage Museum to do a program about moccasins, we were only too glad to work with her! One of our new Virtual Aboriginal Programs is Moccasins. Grade One students in Bon Accord were given a 15 minute “show and tell” with […]

Archives Moment: Reference Library and the different types of sources

The reference library at the Musée Héritage Museum has developed over the years since our museum’s inception. Our reference library has grown in a variety of ways, including donations and the purchasing of obscure items from antique and book stores. In addition we often have researchers visit our archives to gather primary sources for a […]

Heritage Sites Moment: Community Garden Opening

  The Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert is pleased to announce that the St. Albert Heritage Sites Community Garden, maintained by the Musée Héritage Museum, is now accepting applications for gardening with us this summer! We look forward to growing a welcoming community of enthusiastic gardeners on the historic river lots site. The […]

Museum Moment: Body Language Speaker Series #3: Dawn Marie Marchand and Keith Callihoo

When the Musée Héritage Museum planned the exhibition schedule for 2021, we were excited to have the opportunity to share the exhibition Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest with many visitors.  Unfortunately  our galleries are still closed due to Covid restrictions. In order to share the message behind the exhibition, we created a […]

Discovery Room: Happy Easter

  A sure sign of spring is time off from school and the busy Easter preparations. The history of Easter is one that many European cultures contributed to over the centuries.  How do you celebrate Easter?   Whether you fast for lent or decorate colourful eggs, it is time to shake off the long cold […]