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Monthly Archives: July 2016

What’s in a number?

Every object you see when you visit our museum galleries, from tiny insects to the Nonsuch, has a special number assigned to it that helps us to track all its movements and link important information to the object. Assigned at the time the object is accessioned – when it officially becomes part of the museum collection – the catalogue number is always inscribed on the object in an inconspicuous place,…

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TERRY FOX FAMILY TO SPEAK AT MANITOBA MUSEUM SPEAKER SERIES

Winnipeg, MB July 11, 2016 — To celebrate the opening the newest exhibit at the Manitoba Museum, Darrell and Fred Fox, brothers of Winnipeg-born and Canadian icon Terry Fox will be speaking this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Manitoba Museum. Darrell and Fred will be speaking in conversation with CBC’s Terry MacLeod at 7:00 pm, sharing their stories about Terry and their first-hand account of the heroic Marathon of…

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NEW SPACE SHOW OPENS JULY 1, 2016  AT MANITOBA MUSEUM’S PLANETARIUM 

Winnipeg, MB (June 30, 2016): An exhilarating new space show, The Search for Life: Are We Alone?, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Harrison Ford, opens at the Manitoba Museum on Friday, July 1, 2016, in the Planetarium. An engrossing full-dome theater experience, The Search for Life launches visitors on an awe-inspiring trip through space and time. From the depths of Earth’s oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos, viewers explore…

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Manitoba Museum Celebrates Another Modest Surplus

Winnipeg, MB (June 24, 2016): The Manitoba Museum presented its 24th consecutive balanced operating budget to its members and supporters at its Annual General Meeting last night. The Museum’s annual budget for 2015-2016 was $7.4 million. Despite the funding challenges and increased competition in the marketplace, the Museum concluded its fiscal year with a modest surplus of $224,000, which will be reinvested into the award-winning Alloway World Exhibits travelling exhibition…

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Water-lilies and Wetlands

Wetland plants are the least commonly collected and photographed plants in Manitoba for good reasons. For starters they’re protected by the most vicious gangs of thugs you can imagine: bloodthirsty mosquitoes and black flies. I’ve taken many blurry photographs in my day because I was too busy swatting mosquitoes to focus properly. No matter how good the bug jacket is, the pests always seem to find a way in. Wetland…

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