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Manitoba Museum Opens New Prairies Gallery Completing the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project

Winnipeg MB (April 7, 2021): Tomorrow, the Manitoba Museum opens its new Prairies Gallery, marking the completion of the $20.5 million Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project. Over the past four years, this Project has seen the renewal of the Nonsuch Gallery, Boreal Forest Corridor, and Welcome Gallery, and the creation of a new Winnipeg Gallery, and now, the Prairies Gallery.  The new Prairies Gallery reveals a deep and…

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Manitoba Museum Introduces a New Brand and Graphic Identity

The Exciting Evolution of the Manitoba Museum Manitoba Museum Introduces a New Brand and Graphic Identity Winnipeg, MB (March 30, 2021): Today, the Manitoba Museum unveils its new visual identity and rebranding to better align with its transformative evolution. “This rebranding is an outward reflection of the work and the many changes that have been going on within the Museum,” says Willow Krauchi, Director of Marketing, Sales & Programs. “We…

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Manitoba Museum Hires new Chief Executive Officer

Winnipeg, MB (February 9 2021): The Board of Governors of The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Dorota Blumczynska as their new Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, effective May 3, 2021. Ms. Blumczynska takes over from Claudette Leclerc, who is retiring following a successful 23-year career at the helm of Manitoba’s largest not-for-profit centre for History, Nature, and Science learning and experiences. Ms. Blumczynska arrived in Canada as…

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Manitoba Museum Launches [email protected]

Winnipeg, MB (January 5, 2021): This Safe at Home Program starts January 7.  The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce the launch of DOME @HOME: The Stars Belong to Everyone. This FREE weekly web show will be delivered directly to the homes of Manitobans. Hosted by Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young, those curious about the sky can catch [email protected] starting January 7 at 7 pm and running every Thursday until March 25.  “The focus is on…

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 Manitoba Museum Closes Temporarily on March 14

Winnipeg, MB (March 13, 2020): Effective Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Manitoba Museum will be closed to the public until further notice, due to the public health risks associated with COVID-19. This includes the Museum Galleries, Planetarium, and the Science Gallery. All public and school programs are also suspended. “We regret the impact of this decision on the communities we serve, including families, students, tourists, and our members. However, we…

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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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Manitoba Museum Offering “Local Points” to Visitors

Shopping Local Even More Rewarding Thanks to The Local Frequency Winnipeg, MB (April 26, 2016): The Manitoba Museum has joined Winnipeg-based collective rewards app The Local Frequency that supports and rewards for shopping locally. Rounding out the already 25 local Winnipeg businesses, including restaurants, specialty stores and even a pet kennel, local staple and tourist attraction heavyweight – the Manitoba Museum – is now officially offering “Local Points” with each visit or gift…

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Manitoba Day 2016

Join us on May 14, 2016 for a very special day in honour of our Manitoba’s 146th Birthday! Highlights include: FREE ADMISSION to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium shows all day long! MEET Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries IMPACT Team Ambassadors: Obby Khan, former CFL Football Player Kaitlyn Lawes, Olympic Gold Medallist Janine Stephens, Olympic Silver Medallist Josh Wytinck, Professional Golfer PAINT a Community Mural in Alloway Hall – thanks to…

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New Dino Dig Discovery Room

On May 6, the Manitoba Museum will open a Dino Dig Discovery Room generating excitement for the arrival of a new member to our Earth History Gallery – a 90-million-year-old pliosaur, coming in August. Before the pliosaur fossil and full-scale replica go on permanent display, visitors can see videos showing how its skeleton was recreated. They will also learn how Triceratops ate, how we know what dinosaur skin looked like, how big Deinonychus’ killer claw was,…

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