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Winnipeg’s Rich History on Display in Manitoba Museum Exhibit

Winnipeg’s Rich History on Display in Manitoba Museum Exhibit

Winnipeg Gallery
The Winnipeg Gallery at the Manitoba Museum is now open. (IAN MCCAUSLAND PHOTO)

A new gallery dedicated entirely to the history of Winnipeg opens at the Manitoba Museum today.

The Winnipeg Gallery is the museum’s first permanent exhibit since 2003 and dives into the city’s rich history, including Indigenous culture and 150 years of immigration.

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‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit Held Over at the Manitoba Museum

‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit Held Over at the Manitoba Museum

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out
Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out has been held over at the Manitoba Museum until September 8. (HANDOUT)

There’s just something wildly fascinating about seeing the inside of an animal. And visitors to the Manitoba Museum can’t get enough!

The popular Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out exhibition is being held over for another week. Until September 8, museum guests can go on an anatomical safari exploring familiar and exotic animals from a new perspective — the inside.

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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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