A tribute to Laurie D. Murison, 1959–2021

The late Laurie Murison was Executive Director of the Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station and a great friend of the NBM. It was with Laurie’s support that the skeleton of Delilah the North Atlantic Right Whale was collected for the Museum. When Delilah – a first-time mother with

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Diptych created by New Brunswick mat hooking groups added to Museum’s permanent collection

Two New Brunswick mat hooking groups have created a diptych that has been added to permanent collection of the New Brunswick Museum (NBM). This is the story so far… In 2008, a group of volunteers in collaboration with the NBM established the New Brunswick Mat Registry (NBMR), a province-wide, bilingual

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New Brunswick Museum and Marco Polo Quilters’ Guild present 2024 New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award

The New Brunswick Museum and the Marco Polo Quilters’ Guild are proud to present the juried New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award for 2024.  This year, two quilts will share the award and will be added to the permanent collection of the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award, a

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NBM 2022-2023 Annual Report

Follow the link below to read the 2022-2023 annual report from NBM: NBM Annual Report

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New Brunswick Museum Unveils Design and Secures Funding

Rendering by PLAY-TIME, Courtesy of Diamond Schmitt  Saint John, NB – March 25, 2024 – Today the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) Board of Directors marked a significant step forward for the Revitalize NBM project, with the unveiling of its bold new design and the announcement of critical funding. The Revitalize NBM

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New Brunswick Museum Selects EllisDon as Construction Manager for Revitalization Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saint John, NB – March 8, 2024 – The Board of Directors of the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is pleased to announce that EllisDon, a leading Canadian Construction Services Firm, has been awarded the Construction Management Services contract for the Museum’s Revitalization Project. EllisDon was chosen following a

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New Brunswick Museum Board Announces New Chair

Saint John, NB – February 29, 2024 – The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to announce that Tracy Clinch has been appointed to the role of Board Chair. “I would like to thank past chair Kathryn Hamer for her many years of exemplary service to the museum, and vice chair William

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New Brunswick Museum Unveils Discovery of Rare 3D Fossilized Trees

Saint John, NB – February 5, 2024 – The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is excited to announce the publication of a remarkable discovery in New Brunswick palaeontology: the unveiling of a rare 3D fossilized tree that sheds new light on the evolution of early plant life. The discovery was made in

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New Brunswick Museum Celebrates Dr. Donald McAlpine’s Contributions to Natural History in a Special Issue of The Canadian Field-Naturalist

Saint John, NB, February 1, 2024 — The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is delighted to acknowledge the publication of a special issue of The Canadian Field-Naturalist (CFN) recognizing the exceptional contributions of Dr. Donald F. McAlpine, Research Curator of Zoology and Head of the Department of Natural History at the

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