Internationally significant fossil plant collection to be returned to New Brunswick

  The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) and the Foundation for the New Brunswick Museum are pleased to announce that an internationally significant fossil plant collection, a vital part of New Brunswick’s geological heritage will be making its way back to the province through the combined financial generosity of Canaport LNG,

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New Brunswick Museum Benefits from Government of Canada Support

November 13, 2020 – Saint John, N.B. The federal government has taken significant action to help the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) through this difficult time.  Support from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will enable the NBM to develop a strategic plan and expand its digital offerings and activities to

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Strategic Planning Process underway for the New Brunswick Museum, Canada’s oldest continuing museum

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is underway with a strategic planning process this Fall and over the Winter months that will help shape the future of New Brunswick’s provincial museum and Canada’s oldest continuing museum – celebrating 178 years this year. NBM CEO Bill Hicks shares, “This process will set

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Public Notice

Public Notice – Please be advised the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) Boutique at 1 Market Square is open for your shopping convenience during regular business hours as listed on our website at www.nbm-mnb.ca. However, the NBM Exhibition Centre will be closed until further notice due to building repairs. We thank

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Public Notice

Public Notice – Please be advised that the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre at 1 Market Square will be closed this week due to building repairs; reopening next Tuesday, 20 October 2020. However, the Boutique will remain open for your shopping convenience. Please note the book launch – Lay Figures by Mark Blagrave scheduled on Thursday, October 15 from 5:30-7pm will

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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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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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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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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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