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10:00 am

The Secret Lives of Stars: Planetarium Premiere and Live Q&A

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for the Manitoba premiere of the Planetarium show, The Secret Lives of Stars, narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart.   Not all stars are created equal. Some are massive. Others are tiny; almost insignificant. The specific characteristics of a star determine what type of life it will lead, how long it might live, and even the type of death it will die. in this show, we will witness the...

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2:00 pm

Collecting 2020: The Future of the Museum

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Collecting 2020

July 15 is the Manitoba Museum’s 50th birthday. As we reflect on the past 50 years, we are also planning for our future. What is the role of the Museum? How do we reflect the everyday lives of communities? Join us for a virtual pop-up talk with Dr. Roland Sawatzky, Curator of History, and Rachel Erickson, Head of Learning & Engagement, as we explore how the Museum is “collecting 2020”...

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3:00 pm

Virtual Pop-Up Talk: What Do We Do With All These Artifacts?

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Conservator at work

The Manitoba Museum holds an incredible collection of artifacts and specimens of historical, contemporary, and scientific significance to Manitobans, but what do we do with them all?   Join us for a virtual pop-up talk to help celebrate our 50th Birthday, live from our conservation laboratory and in our history collections storage vault. Cindy Colford, Manager of Collections and Conservation, and Conservator Carolyn Sirett will talk about how they are...

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