Museum Moment: Visit us online

As you will see in the video above, the Musée Héritage Museum is available to you even if you cannot physically come out to see us. One of the ways we have done this is to put some of our previous exhibitions online, as you will see in the video. Another component we have online […]

Museum Moment: Celebrating Métis Week 2021

To celebrate Métis Week during the week of Nov 14, 2021, the programming department of the Musée Heritage Museum is featuring the work of 3 Métis artists in our Education Space: Christi Belcourt, Leah Dorian, and Reanna Lorraine Savard. Christi Belcourt is a Michif (Métis) visual artist with a deep respect for Mother Earth, the […]

Museum Moment: Canada and Afghanistan

This November in 2021, we are remembering the Canadian troops and people of Afghanistan who helped them in their thirteen-year effort to stabilize the country. More than 40,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces served and 158 Canadian soldiers died during the Afghanistan mission. Recently, American forces pulled out of Afghanistan marking the end of […]

Discovery Moment: 100th Anniversary of the Poppy

A symbol of hope that united people in their remembrance, the humble poppy turns 100 years old in 2021. Each November, boxes of poppies are placed on counter tops and adorned over our hearts to help raise money to support legions, veteran housing, and provide veteran jobs. 650,000 Canadian men and women served during the […]

Archives Moment: St. Albert Aerial Photographs

Recently, our archives completed the St. Albert aerial photographs project with the support of grant funding from the Archives Society of Alberta. The archives processed over 2,000 photographs, making them available for browsing and research on our archives database. As mentioned in the Archives Moment video, aerial photographs are an excellent way to see the […]