Friday, September 28, 2012

Archives Week - October 1 - 7

Archives Week is soon approaching and we have some fun events planned at the Musée!

Currently, we have a scrapbook exhibit that features archives from our holdings.  Don't miss out, the exhibit will be on until October 21.

This Saturday, we have an activities day planned for families entitled, Show-and-Tell, Games and Tours: Families in the Archives.  We invite you to bring in your scrapbooks to discuss with others.  We will have a few games and crafts for families.  And our archivist is giving behind-the-scenes tours of the archives.

Finally, on October 4, 7 - 8:30 pm, we are holding a workshop on Preserving Your Family Photos.  At the workshop we invite you to bring in your family photographs and our archivist will help you with storing your photos so they last for a long time.  Pre-registration is required and there is a $10 fee per participant. 

To sign-up for the workshop and for more information on archives events, call 780-459-1528.  We hope you join us and explore the Musée archives.

Western Canada Fire Underwriters' Association map, 1935

Scrapbook from Pauline Vaugeois fonds

Monday, September 17, 2012

Harvest Festival

This weekend, the Musée Héritage Museum put on a successful Harvest Festival at the St. Albert Grain Elevator Park.  Here are some photographs to sum up the fun at the event!

Dogs herding sheep at dog show

The Tchir brothers and friend performing

Horse rides

Girls gathering oats and wheat to make harvest bundles

Museum staff posing in front of Model-T

Friday, September 14, 2012

Scrapbooking Workshop

The Musée Héritage Museum opened the Cut and Paste exhibit on September 4.  This exhibit features family albums, personal collections and scrapbooks from clubs and community groups covering over 100 years of history. We hope you don't miss out on this exhibit which will be featured in our museum until October 21.

In conjunction with this exhibit, we will be hosting a scrapbook workshop. Here is the information:

Scrapbooking Workshop

at the Musée Héritage Museum
Thursday, September 20th from 7-9PM

Join us for an evening of scrapbooking instructed by Dawn Pritchard of The Inked Stamper scrapbooking and gift store.
The course is suitable for beginners but more advanced participants will be able to let their creativity flow.

The workshop fee is $10 to cover supply costs and we ask that you register ahead by calling the museum at 780-459-1528. 

Limit of 15 participants so sign up soon!

Postcard from a postcard album in Juneau family fonds

St. Albert Women's Institute fonds

Vacation scrapbook from Pauline Vaugeois fonds