Bouquet of Quilts at the New Brunswick Museum

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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Save the date: 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 the above title, in cursive, of the new exhibition that officially opens at the New Brunswick Museum (NBM) on Thursday, February 28, 2019 is unreadable!  According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Cursive means ‘flowing often with the strokes of successive characters joined and the angles

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New Brunswick Museum hits the ice with a game-winning exhibition about hockey in Canada

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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Provincial Funding for the New Facilities project for the New Brunswick Museum is cancelled

In the capital budget that was tabled today by the New Brunswick government, the $50 Million in provincial funding that had been committed for the new facility project for the New Brunswick Museum was cancelled.  The New Brunswick Museum staff and Board Members are very disappointed in this decision by

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Museums’ Choice: Fossil Favourites from across Canada

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 by the Royal BC

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

Legacy of Victory: New Brunswick in the Wake of the First World War Opening on 1 November 2018, New Brunswick Museum exhibition looks at how the province changed after the Great War To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the New Brunswick Museum is

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Free public Talk by author Ronald Rees- NB’s William Francis Ganong and Book Launch- The Creative City of Saint John

Release: October 22, 2018 TWO EVENTS A free public talk by historical geographer and author Ronald Rees New Brunswick’s William Francis Ganong and The launch of a new illustrated book The Creative City of Saint John The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) and the Royal Society of Canada, Atlantic Steering Committee,

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Saint John Community Open House Looking for your input to help shape the vision of New Brunswick Museum’s new facility

A Community Open House is being held on Tuesday, 31 July, 2018 from 5pm-7pm at the New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, Market Square, Saint John. This is the first of a series of community open houses around the province as part of the design and planning process. The objective is

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Fragments of Humanity. Archaeology in Québec

Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum until October 21, 2018 The New Brunswick Museum is hosting an exhibition entitled “Fragments of Humanity. Archaeology in Québec” until October 21, 2018. This is the first major exhibition entirely dedicated to Québec’s archaeology, and it celebrates 50 years of archaeological discoveries in Québec.

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