QUILTS : Made with love and conserved with care

NBM Conservator Dee Stubbs-Lee and volunteer Marilyn Peabody spent many weeks this winter preparing 12 historic and contemporary floral themed quilts from the NBM’s extensive quilt collections for the exhibition Bouquet of Quilts. A detailed assessment was made of the condition of each quilt and conservation treatments were undertaken to

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2019 New Brunswick Museum’s BiotaNB Kennedy Lakes Protected Natural Area

The 2019 New Brunswick Museum Centre for Biodiversity Research BiotaNB project will soon be underway! From June 26 to July 9, more than 50 experts, volunteers and students from across Canada will descend for the first of a two year study of the biodiversity of the Kennedy Lakes Protected Natural

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Old Ladies’ Home Grant from Community Foundation: Senior Access Program at NBM

New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is pleased to announce a new Senior Access Program made possible by a bequest from the Old Ladies’ Home through the Community Foundation. NBM’s new program, currently in the development phase, will reduce barriers to access the New Brunswick Museum. The Seniors’ Tea and Tour, delivered

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“Know Your Own Artists” Series at the NBM – Commemorations – Vita Plume

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) invites the public to the free opening of a new exhibition of work by New Brunswick artist Vita Plume, the first artist in a series of four from the popular continuing exhibition series Know Your Own Artist. As part of the NBM’s mandate to recognize,

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New Brunswick Museum wants to hear about your bats

New Brunswick’s bats have been decimated by white-nose syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease that affects bats during hibernation. In partnership with the New Brunswick Department of Energy and Resource Development, New Brunswick Museum Curator of Zoology Dr. Donald McAlpine and NBM Research Associate and Trent University PhD candidate Karen Vanderwolf

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New Brunswick Museum and New Brunswick Public Libraries Launch Free Admission Pass

The New Brunswick Public Libraries (NBPL) and New Brunswick Museum (NBM) are partnering to provide free passes to New Brunswick public library cardholders. All New Brunswick residents are invited to check out 175+ years of stories by signing out a pass at their local public library and visiting the NBM

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NBM paleontology researchers identify footprint of new species at Famous Alabama Fossil Site (Union Chapel Mines fossil site)

A recent paper written by Olivia King, Geology & Paleontology summer research assistant in the NBM Department of Natural History and M.Sc. candidate at Saint Mary’s University, Matt Stimson, NBM Assistant Curator of Geology and Paleontology, and Ph.D. student at Saint Mary’s University, and Dr. Spencer Lucas, Curator of Paleonotology

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Tales of Fantasy: Our Myths and Legends at the New Brunswick Museum

The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host the exhibition Tales of Fantasy: Our Myths and Legends, produced by the Corporation culturelle de Shawinigan (Culture Shawinigan) and organized by the Sherbrooke Nature and Science Museum, from May 17 to September 2, 2019.  All are welcome to attend the free exhibition

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The New Brunswick Museum celebrates National Nursing Week with this blog dedicated to 100+ years of the Nursing Association of New Brunswick

The Nursing Association of New Brunswick (NANB) plays a vital role in healthcare in the province. Under the Nurses Act, NANB is legally responsible to protect the public by regulating members of the nursing profession in New Brunswick. NANB donated a significant collection to the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) of

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NBM shares information to assist with NB Flood Relief efforts in conserving objects How to hold on to family histories as part of the 2019 NB Flood Relief?

A reminder that this document SALVAGING YOUR TREASURES: A Quick Guide to Salvaging Flood-Damaged Material courtesy of the National Capital Region Conservators is still available to download from the NBM website. https://www.nbm-mnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/SALVAGINGYOURTREASURES.pdf The New Brunswick Museum recognizes that with the ongoing 2019 New Brunswick Flood Relief there are many efforts

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