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Reconnect with Manitoba’s History and Nature this Weekend! (Winnipeg, MB, June 8, 2020): The Manitoba Museum is excited to announce that the people of Manitoba will soon be able to safely reconnect with Manitoba’s history and nature. Beginning June 13, the Museum’s Galleries will be open to the public on weekends from 11 am to 5 pm. “We have truly missed all of our visitors and can’t wait to welcome them…

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Winnipeg, MB (May 1, 2020): On March 14, The Manitoba Museum made the decision to temporarily close its doors to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and employees. While the Government of Manitoba announced that museums may open to the public on May 4, the Manitoba Museum will not be reopening immediately. We are taking the time to assess and…

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Manitoba Museum CEO Announces Plans To Retire

BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO LAUNCH NATIONAL SEARCH FOR NEW CANDIDATE Winnipeg, MB (February 26, 2020): After leading the team at the Manitoba Museum for the past 23 years, Claudette Leclerc has provided notice to the Board of Governors of her plan to retire from the position of executive director and chief executive officer of Manitoba’s largest non-profit centre for heritage and science learning, effective March 31, 2021.  Leclerc will remain…

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Manitoba Museum Collaborates with Winnipeg International Writers Festival on the Greyeyes Project

Winnipeg, MB (February 21, 2020): The Manitoba Museum is thrilled to be collaborating with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival on a special writer-in-residence project funded by a generous donor. The Greyeyes Project is a six-month residency for Trevor Greyeyes, an award-winning Anishinaabe writer and long-time journalist. The Manitoba Museum has been working with Greyeyes over the past year on an exhibition to be installed in its renewed Grassland Gallery, based…

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Manitoba Museum Honours Leaders of Tomorrow at 2020 Tribute Gala, a Celebration of the Museum’s 50th Anniversary

Winnipeg, MB (January 23, 2020): Update: the Tribute Gala will now take place virtually on April 15, 2021. The Manitoba Museum will honour the leaders of tomorrow at its annual Tribute Gala on April 23, 2020. This year, for it’s 50th anniversary, the Museum has taken a new approach to its annual Tribute Gala. “Traditionally, the gala evening has celebrated the contributions of well-established individuals and organizations whose leadership and philanthropy…

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L-R: James Cohen, Chair, Board of Governors; Marilyn Brennan, Credit Union Central of Manitoba’s Senior Vice-President, Governance & Strategy; Sport, Culture, and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox; Jeoff Chipman, Chair of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital & Endowment Campaign; Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director & CEO Manitoba Museum   Winnipeg, MB (December 13, 2019) The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the commitment of a $250,000 gift from Manitoba’s credit unions…

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Manitoba Museum Opens New Gallery Dedicated to the History of Winnipeg

Image: © Manitoba Museum/Ian McCausland (Winnipeg, MB: October 31, 2019) The Manitoba Museum opens a brand new gallery dedicated to the history of the dynamic city of Winnipeg tomorrow, November 1. The Winnipeg Gallery is the first new permanent exhibition space since 2003, and the second phase of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project. The Winnipeg Gallery provides multiple unique opportunities to explore the deep and rich history of our…

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There’s Always More to Discover This Summer at the Manitoba Museum

Winnipeg MB (July 10, 2019): The Manitoba Museum presents a full calendar of tours, activities, and events for families, adults, and French-speaking visitors this summer. The Museum is offering tours and activities, free with admission to the Museum Galleries. Hands-on interactive family programs include Awesome Arctic Activates, Amazing Animal Tours, Dino Day, A Family Favourites Tour, and Sketch Nights in Animal Inside Out. Geared for adults but open to children, the Museum…

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Get Ready for Out-of-this-World Summer Fun at the Planetarium

Winnipeg MB (July 8, 2019): Laser shows will light up the night sky and the Apollo 11 Moon landing will be celebrated at the Planetarium all summer long.   Laser Shows return to the Planetarium on Friday and Saturday nights. Music fans will thoroughly enjoy the songs of The Beatles, Queen, Pink Floyd, Lady Gaga, and so many more – accompanied by amazing laser light shows. Show times are 7…

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Treaty No. 6 Medal Returns to Red Pheasant Cree Nation after 134 Years

Red Pheasant Cree Nation, SK (June 28, 2019): The Treaty No. 6 Medal that was first presented to Chief Red Pheasant (Pihew Ka-mihkosit) on August 28,1876 at Fort Carlton is returning home to the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in an official Repatriation Ceremony on July 4, 2019. The Ceremony will be held at the George Benson Memorial Pow Wow Grounds at 11 am as part of the inaugural Chief Red Pheasant…

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