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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New Brunswick Museum showcases images of Canada’s triumphs and tribulations

Canada’s triumphs, failures and sacrifices are on display at the New Brunswick Museum in a new travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society. Showcasing unforgettable images and thought-provoking texts, Snapshots of Canada will be presented from February 6 until May 17, 2020. All are welcome to

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2019 New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award Winner

The New Brunswick Museum and the Marco Polo Quilters Guild are proud to present the biennial juried New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award for 2019. This year, two quilts will share the award and be added to the permanent collection of the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award, a collaborative

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New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award 2019

Call for Submissions New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award 2019 Deadline: Monday, 4 November 2019 The Marco Polo Quilters Guild and the New Brunswick Museum are proud to present the biennial, juried New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award (2019). The award winning quilt will be purchased for the permanent collection of the

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New hairy exhibition sure to grow on (!) all visitors

The New Brunswick Museum is excited to host Disheveling! An ExtraordinHAIRY Exhibition, produced by the Sherbrooke Nature and Science Museum in collaboration with Télé-Québec and contribution from Heritage Canada, from October 5, 2019 to 26 January, 2020. All are welcome (especially children!) to attend the free exhibition opening on Saturday, October

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New exhibition explores the health challenges faced by astronauts in space

The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to announce the launch of Health in Space: Daring to Explore, a special exhibition developed by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, one of three museums under Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, in collaboration with the Canadian Space Agency from September

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