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Monthly Archives: July 2017

August’s Solar Eclipse, Part 1

As many people have heard, there is a solar eclipse occurring on Monday, August 21st, 2017. On that day, the moon will pass in front of the sun from our point of view here on earth, slowly covering it and then uncovering it over the course of a few hours. Where you are on the planet will determine what you will see, but no matter where you are, this is a…

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Adults Get to Party with Dinos at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg, MB (July 25, 2017): Adults are invited to party the night away in World’s Giant Dinosaurs, with the latest incarnation of the Manitoba Museum’s Adult Evening. Dinos After Dusk, takes place on Thursday, August 10 from 7 pm to 11 pm. Visitors will travel back in time for a prehistoric neon dance party enjoying after-hours access to the exhibit. With glass in hand, visitors will get to toast T….

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DON’T MISS OUT! The Manitoba Museum Wants You to be Prepared for the Solar Eclipse on August 21

Winnipeg, MB (July 11, 2017): On Monday, August 21, 2017, the sun and moon will align in the daytime sky, creating a rare celestial sight: a solar eclipse. Manitobans can see a partial eclipse, but to view the event safely you need to prepare. The Manitoba Museum’s Planetarium has created a special planetarium show and will host a live eclipse viewing session to celebrate the event. The Manitoba Museum’s new Planetarium,…

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Manitoba Museum Artifacts Travelling to Two Manitoba First Nations in the Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty

Winnipeg, MB (July 17, 2017): In the spirit of reconciliation, a committee representing more than 20 indigenous and settler organizations is Honouring The Spirit of 1817 and raising public awareness by commemorating the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty. Dr. Maureen Matthews, Curator of Cultural Anthropology at the Manitoba Museum has been a member of the Committee to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty, co-chaired by Bill…

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I always feel like something is watching me

Usually when I do field work I’m by myself. But sometimes I get the feeling that I’m being watched. The main things that have been watching me this year are the cows. The Yellow Quill Prairie Preserve, owned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada, is sustainably grazed by a herd of cows. Aside from using some of my plot stakes as scratching posts and knocking them down, they generally leave…

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Kids Think BIG at Manitoba Museum Summer Day Camps

Winnipeg, MB (June 28, 2017): Kids get to Think BIG with World’s Giant Dinosaurs  at Manitoba Museum week-long Summer Day Camps, which start the week of July 10. And, new this year, one-day camps provide an exciting Rocket Camp where your child will build and take home an ESTES flying rocket model. There are still spaces available, but register right away, as spots are limited. Kids will enjoy a variety…

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