Keeping the Peace: Internment in Canada, 1914–1920

January 28–April 26, 2020 at the Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm

Here’s an opportunity for you and your family to get a fascinating glimpse of law enforcement in North-Central Alberta; from First Nations and Métis concepts of justice, to modern civic and national law enforcement.

Keeping the Peace is produced in partnership with the Fort Heritage Precinct. It describes the evolution of policing in areas around St. Albert, Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan including the creation of the North West Mounted Police, Alberta Provincial Police, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Covering hundreds of years of history, the exhibition will introduce you to the first policeman in St. Albert, describe the “Laws of the Buffalo Hunt” that the Métis used to manage large groups of people from different communities, and look at how the arrival of policing bodies from settler communities affected the people of the region.

You will see unique artifacts and photos from the Musée Héritage Museum and Edmonton Police Service while taking a trip back in time to explore the history of early policing and how it has evolved.


February 8–March 28, 2020
Niamh Dooley

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8, 2:30–5 pm (formal program begins at 3 pm)

Exhibition Tours: Thursday February 20, 2020 at 12:05 pm and Thursday March 19, 2020 at 12:05 pm

St. Albert History Gallery

Opened April 1, 2017 at the Musée Héritage Museum (St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert)

Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 1–5 pm

The St. Albert History Gallery is a space for diverse stories that touch on our long and complex past and our current place in the world. Each year, we change aspects of the gallery to bring in new narratives and new objects from our collections, and to highlight stories from the community.

It is a space where we can answer questions about important issues like residential schools and immigration, as well as the history of the Mission and City of St. Albert. In our rapidly changing world, it is important to remember that our past can teach us lessons which help us to enjoy and appreciate our community, understand current events and face future challenges. 




On the Trail of the Monarch Butterfly May 5–August 16
Our Songs, Our Roots: Music in St. Albert August 25–November 22
Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest December 1–February 28, 2021





Opening Reception

Exhibition Tour

Artist Talk(s)

ILL Winds Keith Harder April 2–25 April 4, 2:30–5 pm April 16 at 12:05 pm TBD
High Energy 25 St. Albert High School Students April 30–May 20 May 7, 6–8:30 pm May 14 at 12:05 pm
Landwatch Lynn Malin May 26–June 27 June 4, 6–8:30 pm June 18 at 12:05 pm TBD
Fire in Her Hands: A Retrospective Elke Blodgett (1936–2018) July 2–August 15 July 2, 6–8:30 pm July 16 at 12:05 pm
29th Annual Juried Art Exhibition and Symposium 2020 International Society of Experimental Artists August 20–October 24 September 3, 6–8:30 pm September 17 and October 15 at 12:05 pm TBD
Guilded: 20/20 Vision St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council Guild Members November 5–28 November 7, 2:30–5 pm November 19 at 12:05 pm
Spectator Sports Kyle Beal December 3–January 30 December 5, 2:30–5 pm December 17 and January 21 at 12:05 pm TBD





Organic Flow of Nature Arijana Lukic March 10–June 6
Paper Dolls Pat Grayston March 10–June 6

View a full list of our 2020 exhibitions in our catalogue.

2020 Catalogue

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Ripples of Loss

View the mini catalogue from this powerful exhibition.