The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation donates to the New Brunswick Mat Registry

The New Brunswick Museum in partnership with the New Brunswick Mat Registry are pleased to announce their thanks and appreciation to the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation for their generous donation of $20,000 to the project: Sharing Our New Brunswick Mat Hooking Heritage – Building a Permanent Virtual Exhibition. Bill Hicks, NBM

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Pandemic Stories

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_oqRGIRbpw At the beginning of April 2020, we asked New Brunswickers to participate in our pandemic stories contest, “Calling all New Brunswickers.” A total of 77 participants shared with us personal first-hand accounts, recording their experiences during Covid-19. Archival staff at the New Brunswick Museum Archives and Research Library eagerly

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Ask an Expert

Connecting You to Museum Professionals! Have you ever made an observation and wanted to know more? Curious minds across New Brunswick have been sending their questions to the experts in our departments. We invite you to follow our “Ask an Expert” blog, where each month our staff will share their

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Meet Our Students 2020

Antoine Rodier Buc, France Master of Business Administration Sales & Business Development University of New Brunswick, Saint John What do you like most about your role at NBM? “My role at the NBM is to assist the boutique digital marketing strategy. I like that I have been allowed to support

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The New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre will re-open to the public on July 7, 2020

The New Brunswick Museum is excited to share that our Exhibition Centre at Market Square will be re-opening to the public on Tuesday, July 7th! Like many other businesses, our operations will be a bit different. We will be open the following days and hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

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Statement from the New Brunswick Museum

The New Brunswick Museum stands in solidarity with Black members of our community and beyond. Canada and New Brunswick are not immune to the injustices of ongoing systemic racism. Museums are not neutral, and we acknowledge that many of our nation’s institutions have amassed some of their collections by virtue

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Preserving the semi-fossilized bones of two walrus from the Bay of Fundy

For a year, NBM Conservator Dee Stubbs-Lee has been working to preserve the semi-fossilized bones of two walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) from the Bay of Fundy; a partial skull and a single tusk from a second individual. These ice-age fossils are roughly 10,000 years old! Both were dredged up by First

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NB Heritage Sites & Covid-19: A Guide to Collections Safety, Staff & Volunteer Re-Entry, and Visitor Re-Entry

When opening your community museum during the Covid-19 pandemic, this guide offers information and help to understand the impact of Covid-19 on collections management and conservation. It is hoped that this guide will also provide a framework for planning and creating: – safe work practices for collections – a safe

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Message from New Brunswick Museum CEO

Hello, Many people are wondering when the New Brunswick Museum’s Exhibition Centre and Archives & Research Library and Collections & Research Centre will be re-opening to the public. As of today, re-opening dates have not been confirmed. The New Brunswick Museum is continuing to take the advice of Public Health

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Calling All New Brunswickers – children and adults!

Join our contest for a chance to win a prize to be a part of history in the making. Take this opportunity to record this historic event for future generations. Tell us your stories about the activities, events and thoughts you’re experiencing during this pandemic. Imagine having your descendants read

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