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Thu 20

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January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Museum Galleries, Planetarium & Science Gallery

CLOSED until February 3, in the interest of public health and safety.

 

We look forward to seeing you when we open once again!


PROOF OF VACCINATION & FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED
at the Manitoba Museum


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Hours of operation vary for different holidays.

 

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Workshop: Voyageur Capote Coat with Nancy Gouliquer

March 8, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on March 15, 2020 at 10:30 am

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Learn how to make your own historically-inspired Métis voyageur capote (blanket coat). Using historic patterns and materials, you’ll make your own coats by hand over two sessions. You’ll also be shown several ways to personalize your capote. The workshop includes a visit behind-the-scenes look into the Museum vaults with Dr. Amelia Fay, curator of the HBC Collection.

 

Sewing materials are provided. You can either provide your own wool blanket (contact for size guide) or purchase a gently used blanket from Nancy for $80-$180 (cash only).

 

Sundays, March 8 & 15 • 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

 

Lunch will be provided for both sessions.

General $155 +GST, Member $135 +GST

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Alex Judge at [email protected]

 

Artist Bio: Nancy Gouliquer

Nancy is a Métis artisan with a passion for community, Métis culture, and history. She connects to her French-Métis roots through teaching, volunteering, and storytelling. Nancy likes to pass on traditional skills like capote-making, moccasin and mukluk sewing, hide prepping, historic bag constructing, birch-bark collection and use, and Métis beading and porcupine quilling. As an Elder and knowledge-keeper, Nancy is involved in the Métis community as a mentor, volunteer, and workshop facilitator.

 

 

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Date:
March 8, 2020
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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