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.
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.
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.