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

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) invites the public to 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, celebrate and preserve New

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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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Bouquet of Quilts

From its collection of more than 400 quilts, the New Brunswick Museum has selected a dozen flower-themed examples to acknowledge the 25th Marco Polo Quilters Guild Biennial Quilt Show.  Bouquet of Quilts features pieced, appliquéd and embroidered examples that date between 1867 and 2011, that have been acquired since 1995

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Barbara Safran de Niverville – Sottobosco – The Forest Floor

We can all feel the change in season as warmer temperatures melt away the blanket of snow that covers the landscape. Soon, what is underfoot will be revealed again. At the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, Barbara Safran de Niverville, artist from Riverview, NB, will share her beautiful drawings dedicated

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Cursive Conundrum

For many people in today’s society cursive writing is unreadable!  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Cursive means ‘flowing often with the strokes of successive characters joined and the angles rounded,’ while Conundrum ‘an intricate and difficult problem.’  What is all the fuss about cursive writing you ask? Cursive writing has

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HOCKEY

Hockey is many things — shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring crowd. But most of all, it is an enduring national passion that brings Canadians together regardless of geography, language, gender or age. The New Brunswick Museum is

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Museums’ Choice: Fossil Favourites from across Canada

Until 31 January 2019: The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is pleased to host the exhibition Museums’ Choice: Fossil Favourites from across Canada. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, members of the Alliance of Natural History Museums of Canada (ANHMC) have collaborated to develop a national travelling exhibition, produced

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Legacy of Victory: New Brunswick in the Wake of the First World War

2 November 2018 to 14 April 2019: To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the New Brunswick Museum is presenting a new exhibition, Legacy of Victory. Legacy of Victory: New Brunswick in the Wake of the First World War looks beyond the battleground to

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Fort La Tour National Historic Site

Ongoing: Visit the display on Fort La Tour National Historic Site. Menahgesk – Fort Sainte-Marie (Fort La Tour) – Portland Point is located on the shore of today’s Saint John harbour. It has a long history of human activity and occupation. Archaeological evidence shows that for at least 4000 years

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Fragments of Humanity

Fragments of humanity. Archaeology in Québec

Ongoing: Fragments of humanity. Archaeology in Québec is the first major exhibition entirely dedicated to Québec’s archaeology, and it celebrates 50 years of archaeological discoveries in Québec. Two hundred important pieces are included. Chosen from among work in collections and artefacts found in archaeological digs on more than 10,000 sites

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