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Manitoba Museum Exhibit Takes You Under an Animal’s Skin

Manitoba Museum Exhibit Takes You Under an Animal’s Skin

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out
Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out opens April 17 at the Manitoba Museum. (HANDOUT)

It’s literally an inside look at the animals you know and love in a new exhibit at the Manitoba Museum.

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out takes visitors on an anatomical safari exploring a variety of animals from goats to giraffes, and octopuses to ostriches.

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Manitoba Museum Receives $1M Grant for Gallery Renewals

Manitoba Museum Receives $1M Grant for Gallery Renewals

Winnipeg Gallery
A new Winnipeg Gallery will open at the Manitoba Museum in the fall of 2019, highlighting the city’s rich heritage and growth as a city. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Museum will be able to renew nearly half of its galleries with a $1 million grant from the Winnipeg Foundation.

The grant will support the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project, supporting a refresh to 42 percent of the museum’s galleries, including a new Winnipeg Gallery, along with the Grasslands, Orientation, and Urban Galleries.

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Manitoba Museum Receiving $1.4M from Province for Gallery Renewal

Manitoba Museum Receiving $1.4M from Province for Gallery Renewal

Manitoba Museum Nonsuch
The Manitoba Museum’s Nonsuch gallery will be the first to be renewed as part of a capital campaign. (TOURISM WINNIPEG)

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.

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‘Snapshots of Canada’ Exhibit Opens at Manitoba Museum

‘Snapshots of Canada’ Exhibit Opens at Manitoba Museum

By Sarah Klein

Snapshots of Canada
Snapshots of Canada runs February 7 to April 2 in Alloway Hall at the Manitoba Museum. (May 8, 1945, John H. Boyd/City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1266, Item 96241)

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.

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HMS Erebus Model from Franklin Expedition Coming to Manitoba Museum

HMS Erebus Model from Franklin Expedition Coming to Manitoba Museum

HMS Erebus
A 1:40 scale model of the HMS Erebus will be on display at the Manitoba Museum January 26 to March 21, 2018. (HANDOUT)
HMS Erebus
Marc-André Bernier setting a marine biology sampling quadrant on the port side of the HMS Erebus hull. (PARKS CANADA)

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.

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