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Museum offering whimsical clay display

The Musée Morinville Museum has a new exhibition running until the middle of August that offers a humorous look at animal life. Titled Life on Earthenware, Medicine Hat artist Annette ten Cate has provided 17 sculptures that show animals participating in human activities. […]

Arts & Culture

Musée Morinville Museum accredited until 2022

Nestled in the back of St. Jean Baptiste Park is the Musée Morinville Museum, home to the community’s rich cultural heritage and history. Museum staff are pretty excited these days, but it’s not necessarily about any new exhibits coming to the museum; it’s because the museum has just received some important provincial recognition. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum has history licked with interactive stamp and bank notes display

Voices From the Engraver is an exhibition produced by the Bank of Canada’s Museum in partnership with the Canadian Museum of History. The exhibit will be in Morinville at the Musée Morinville Museum until Aug. 22.

Sir Sanford Fleming designed Canada’s first postage stamp in 1851, referred to as the three penny beaver. It was the world’s first official stamp to depict an animal rather than an authority figure. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum unveils bridal doll display

On Wednesday afternoon volunteers Murray Knight, Yvon LeBlanc and Shirley Rosichuk, along with Musee Morinville Museum Operations Attendant Donna Garrett, set up a doll bridal display in time for the wedding season. […]