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New Brunswick Museum and New Brunswick Public Libraries Launch Free Admission Pass

The New Brunswick Public Libraries (NBPL) and New Brunswick Museum (NBM) are partnering to provide free passes to New Brunswick public library cardholders. All 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

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NBM shares information to assist with NB Flood Relief efforts in conserving objects How to hold on to family histories as part of the 2019 NB Flood Relief?

A reminder that this document SALVAGING YOUR TREASURES: A Quick Guide to Salvaging Flood-Damaged Material courtesy of the National Capital Region Conservators is still available

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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

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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

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In The News

4 May 2019
How to salvage items from your flood-damaged home (CBC News)

1 May 2019
A Quick Guide to Salvaging Flood-Damaged Materials (CBC Shift New Brunswick)

11 April 2019
L'écriture cursive est-elle en voie de disparition? (Regard 9, Radio Canada, in French)

31 March 2019
Indigenous artifact or relic from space: What is the Utopia Medallion? (CBC News)

28 March 2019
N.B. museum exhibition aims to revive dwindling art of cursive writing (CTV Atlantic news)

24 March 2019
Behind the scenes of Willie O’Ree documentary. New Brunswickers got a behind the scenes look at the making of a documentary about Fredericton’s Willie O’Ree, the first black hockey player in the NHL. (CTV Atlantic News)

24 March 2019
New Brunswick documentary honours first player to break NHL colour barrier (Global News)

3 March 2019
Cursive Conundrum: New exhibit at N.B. Museum asks about the relevance of cursive writing (Global News)

1 March 2019
L'écriture cursive encore d'actualité? (Radio Canada - L'heure de pointe - Acadie, in French)

1 March 2019
Fading away? Museum exhibits history of cursive writing (The Daily Gleaner)

28 February 2019
"Conundrum"; the dying art of cursive (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

28 February 2019
Cursive writing in a texting world: Museum explores a dying art (CBC News)

21 February 2019
He shoots, he scores: N.B. Museum shows off exhibit on Canada’s favourite game (Global News)

19 February 2019
N.B. museum investment lagging: expert (Telegraph Journal)

5 January 2019
A neighbourhood tradition. The new owners of Webster’s on Stanley have worked to build their corner store into a building block of the community. (Telegraph Journal)

22 December 2018
Does New Brunswick value its heritage? (Telegraph Journal)

18 December 2018
Saint John city council approves demolition of Coast Guard building (CTV Atlantic News)

17 December 2018
Recalling province’s forgotten flu fighter (Telegraph Journal)

17 December 2018

14 December 2018
Le gouvernement progressiste conservateur du NB a annoncé qu'il n'attribuera pas le financement prévu de 50 millions de dollars pour la construcution d'un nouveau musée à Saint-Jean. (Radio Canada, in French)

14 December 2018
Featured letter - Government wrong to derail museum (Telegraph Journal)

13 December 2018
Public pressure growing to reverse decision to scrap N.B. Museum project (CTV Atlantic News)

13 December 2018
Government Cuts $50 Million for New Brunswick Museum Rebuild (Canadian Art)

13 December 2018
‘Our artifacts are in peril’. New Brunswick Museum board chair calls on province to reinstate funding(Telegraph Journal)

12 December 2018
The Higgs government re-evaluates funding for the new NB museum (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

12 December 2018
N.B. museum leaders weren't consulted about decision to nix funding (CTV Atlantic News)

12 December 2018
New Brunswick Museum officials ‘very disappointed’ in funding cut (Global News)

12 December 2018
Report du projet d’un nouveau Musée du N.-B. : grande déception à Saint-Jean (Radio Canada, in French)

12 December 2018

11 December 2018
Higgs Government Shelves Planned Capital Projects Like New N.B. Museum In Saint John (Huddle)

11 December 2018
The new New Brunswick Museum project was left out of the 2019-20 capital budget (CBC News)

6 October 2018
Exhibit sheds like on days after the Armistice (CTV Atlantic News)

31 October 2018
New exhibition highlights the Great War’s effect on N.B. (Telegraph Journal)

31 October 2018
The Creative City of Saint John (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

3 October 2018
Second dead Minke whale found near Grand Manan (Telegraph Journal)

1 October 2018
Forgotten N.B.: Last fatal duel on Oct. 2, 1821, killed premier’s father (Telegraph Journal)

17 August 2018
Trip through architectural history (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

1 August 2018
Design unveiled for New Brunswick Museum's proposed 'landmark' exhibition centre (CBC News)

1 August 2018
Designs for the new New Brunswick Museum (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

1 August 2018
New Brunswick Museum unveils preliminary design of new facility (Global News)

1 August 2018

31 July 2018
First Look At New Saint John Museum (CHSJ News)

30 June 2018
Le site du Fort Latour mis en valeur (Radio Canada, in French)

21 June 2018
New Brunswickers mark National Indigenous People’s Day (Global News)

18 June 2018
Searching for slime mould and other life near McAdam (CBC News)

18 June 2018
Découvrir une nouvelle espèce par jour au Nouveau-Brunswick (Radio Canada, in French)

14 June 2018
Slime mould and poetry, scientists and artists come together at BiotaNB (CBC Information Morning Saint John)

12 June 2018
Donald McGraw : le cercle de la réconciliation (Acadie Nouvelle, in French)

7 June 2018
Pride in New Brunswick: Acadian artist honours First Nations chiefs through art (CBC News)

5 June 2018
Le cercle de vie de Donald McGraw : hommage d'un Acadien aux peuples autochtones (Radio Canada, in French)

2 June 2018
Designing a city (Telegraph Journal)

1 June 2018
Canadian architects view Saint John buildings after the Great Fire of 1877 (Global News)

31 May 2018
Saint John’s Architecture Gets Celebrated With New Brunswick Museum Exhibit (The East)

23 May 2018
'Showy' pink lady bug found inside the province (CBC News)

14 May 2018
NB Museum provides guide to salvage precious items from the flood (Telegraph Journal)

24 April 2018
How to ID a faceless sea creature (Telegraph Journal)

19 April 2018
Tri-coloured bat likely extinct in New Brunswick, zoologist says (CBC News)

28 March 2018
Projet de musée virtuel consacré aux tapis hookés (Acadie Nouvelle, in French)

23 March 2018
New Brunswick Museum Receives Donation Of $20,000 From The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation (The East)

14 March 2018
Bug diet of birds has dramatically declined in quality, researchers find (CBC News)

8 March 2018
Turkey vultures have moved in to N.B. to stay: Expert (Telegraph Journal)

7 March 2018
'Ultimate scavenger' turkey vulture may be N.B.'s newest permanent species (CBC News)

6 March 2018

24 February 2018
Province is ‘absolutely squanchy’ for Sasquatch (Telegraph Journal)

23 February 2018
Location unveiled for new museum (Telegraph Journal)

22 February 2018
New home for New Brunswick Museum to further uptown renewal: mayor (CBC News)

22 February 2018
New Brunswick purchases property for new museum in uptown Saint John (Global News)

22 February 2018
N.B. Museum moving to Saint John’s former Coast Guard property (CTV Atlantic News)

22 February 2018
New Museum Will Be Constructed in Saint John On Former Coast Guard Site (Huddle)

22 February 2018
New N.B. Museum To Be Built On Former Coast Guard Property (CHSJ News)

22 February 2018
New home for New Brunswick Museum will be old Coast Guard site in Saint John (CBC News)

22 February 2018
Snowy owl electrocuted mid-flight by Saint John power lines (CBC News)

25 January 2018
Art Expo celebrates N.B. beauty (CTV Atlantic News)

9 January 2018
N.B. fossil of ancient tree is believed to be more than 350 million years old (Telegraph Journal)

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