springbreak-2017-mailchimpSpring Break Programs at the Museum

Theme: Communication—Past, Present and Beyond

10 am and 1 pm for all ages
$3 donation

Letter Writing and Postcards
Tuesday, March 28
Practice cursive writing, and write a letter or postcard.

Morse Code
Wednesday, March 29
Learn Morse Code and the history behind the invention. Learn to tap out your name!

Telephones
Thursday, March 30
Explore our collection of rotary and touchtone telephones—we even have a phone booth. Then, make your own telephone to take home!

Computers through the Ages
Friday, March 31
Learn what people of the past thought today’s computers would look like. Then invent the world’s oldest computing device!


History Gallery and Currie Combined Openings MailchimpOpening reception of The Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie and the new St. Albert History Gallery at the Musée Héritage Museum

April 1, 3–5 pm

In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation, join us for a celebratory afternoon combining local and national Canadian history.

The Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie: An Exhibition from the Museum Strathroy-Caradoc

In our feature gallery, we are pleased to present The Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie: An Exhibition from the Museum Strathroy-Caradoc. Discover the story of Sir Arthur Currie—from his upbringing in Ontario to his rise through the ranks to become the first Canadian Commander of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. We will also feature some of the contributions of local entrepreneur and military strategist, Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel, who served under Currie’s command.

St. Albert History Gallery

We are thrilled to unveil our brand new St. Albert History Gallery. Through new exhibits, explore a variety of stories from the earliest people to modern-day events. The new flexible layout means you can look forward to regular story rotations that cover a wider range of subjects!

Opening Reception: April 1, 3–5 pm
• At 3:30, Dr. Rod McLeod, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta will speak about Sir Arthur Currie, followed by curator Joanne White with a brief account of Brigadier General Raymond Brutinel.
• The curator will be available to answer questions in the New St. Albert History Gallery before and after the talk.
• Light refreshments will be served.


2017-Saturday-ProgramsMonthly Saturday Programs at the Museum

Our monthly drop-in Saturday programs are back at the Musée Héritage Museum! Drop in every second Saturday of the month for a new self-guided activity!

10 – 5 pm drop in

$3 donation

Cottontails and Fuzzy Sheep
Saturday, April 8
Easter is almost here! Handcraft your own bunnies and sheep out of cotton balls.

Keychains and tassels
Saturday, May 13
Using fabrics and buttons, create your own keychains, tassels, and zipper pulls.

Little wooden animals
Saturday, June 10
Make cute little animals out of wooden clothespins!


Winter Art Class Registration Open

Cultivate your creative side this year with the Art Gallery of St. Albert! Offering art classes throughout the year, the AGSA provides opportunities for children, youth, and adults to get creative in professional art studios. With many returning favourites and a few exciting new programs- don’t forget to secure your spot early.

Register online at artgalleryofstalbert.ca, by phone 780-460-4310, or in person at 19 Perron street