WINNIPEG — The Nonsuch Gallery, the first of four at the Manitoba Museum to be renewed, is back in business.
The popular gallery reopened on Friday under new lighting and auditory effects to help the visitor experience in Deptford, England in 1669.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Museum will renew 42 percent of its galleries with new funding announced Thursday towards its capital renewal project.
The Bringing Our Stories Forward campaign is receiving a $400,000 donation from The Asper Foundation, with another $1.4 million committed by the province. Manitoba will also support private donations up to a maximum of $3.6 million. Gail Asper, president and trustee of The Asper Foundation, is also contributing $100,000.
By Sarah Klein
A new exhibit opened Wednesday at the Manitoba Museum, taking visitors on a tour of Canada’s triumphs, failures, and sacrifices.
Snapshots of Canada is an exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society, highlight some of the country’s cornerstones of history, including the trial of Métis leader Louis Riel.
WINNIPEG — A scale model of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus will soon be on display at the Manitoba Museum.
The 1:40 scale model tells the story of Sir John Franklin‘s journey once he set sail from England in 1845 with two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, in search of a Northwest Passage across what is now Canada’s Arctic.
WINNIPEG — Two photographic exhibits at the Manitoba Museum is marking 150 years of Canadian relations with the United States.
Northern Stars: 150 Years of U.S. – Canada Relations, and Eyes on the Arctic: U.S. – Canadian Cooperation in the North are being put on by the U.S. Consul in Winnipeg.
The rare celestial event, known as the solar eclipse, will align in the daytime sky on Monday, August 21 and the Manitoba Museum wants to make sure you don’t miss it.
The museum is hosting a free eclipse viewing party from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., where the public can come and see the sun and the moon align on the museum’s plaza.