Arts & Culture

Morinville Art Club’s art on display at museum

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville Art Club has been active making community connections in Morinville since the election of its new executive at the end of January. Now in its 35th year of existence in the community, the club is celebrating its jade anniversary by sharing the artistic expressions of its members with the broader community. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum receives church organ for display

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Musée Morinville Museum recently received a new item with local historical significance – a church organ used in St. Jean Baptiste Church before the restoration of the original 1925 Casavant Freres tubular pneumatic organ. […]

Local News

Museum showcasing a history of phones

Reading Time: 2 minutesAlberta will launch its fourth area code this weekend. The new province-wide 825 area code will fill the void when the 403, 587, and 780 area codes run out.

The province only had one area code (403) until 1999. On Jan. 1 of that year, the 780 was introduced for Northern Alberta. The 587 area code joined the existing two in September of 2008 for use throughout the province. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum hoping to move historic Heppler home

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Musée Morinville Museum would like to make the nearly century-old Heppler house part of their collection. The Morinville Historical and Cultural Society met with an expert in moving historical buildings Feb. 3 to get his take on the early Morinville home. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum receives lesson in good manners

Reading Time: 1 minuteMore than 23 self-help books from the 1940s were among a collection of items donated to the Musée Morinville Museum by Angie Gibeault.

One of the books is A Book of Manners: Present-Day Customs and the Courtesies of Social Intercourse… […]