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Goudies Sticky Buns

Posted on: May 27, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

The Original Secret Family Recipe!   THEMUSEUM is paying tribute to the iconic landmark by offering authentic Goudies Department Store sticky buns on 55 & Better Fridays! Pre-order your Goudies Sticky Buns and pick up on the first and third Friday of every month!   Order by Tuesday, July 13 for pick up on Friday, July 16!  

55 & Better: Fit Minds with Chartwell Retirement Residences

Posted on: April 14, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

We’re joined by Chartwell Retirement Residence as they teach us how to keep our minds active. Their program ‘Fit Minds’ is the premier cognitive stimulation coaching program that supports brain health and improves the quality of life for those 55 & Better. The program builds up cognitive resilience and creates a healthy brain fitness routine […]

55 & Better: Find Silence with Kanika Gupta

Posted on: April 14, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join us on Friday, May 7 for a special behind-the-scenes demonstration about one of the art pieces featured in SONICA: The Sound Experience. You’ll learn all about Find Silence an art installation created by Kanika Gupta, plus find out how she used our laser cutter to create this piece. Kanika Gupta is a multidisciplinary artist […]

55 & Better Beyond the Badlands: Palaeontology in the Grande Prairie Region

Posted on: March 1, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join Nicholas Carter from the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum as he shares some of the amazing and unexpected fossil discoveries of northwestern Alberta, and discusses why this region is exciting and important as a new fossil frontier in Canada’s dinosaur province. Date: March 19, 2021 Time: 11 am

55 & Better Fridays: Behind the Mask Quilt Making Workshop

Posted on: January 28, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

From Behind the Mask organizers are creating a community quilt based on the form of a mask. The project is an opportunity to come together – while apart – and make something that will remain as a memorial, acknowledge inequality, and act as a starting point for healing. During this workshop, Brenda, from From Behind […]

55 and Better: Sound, Art and Technology with James Kirkpatrick

Posted on: January 28, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Friday, March 5, 2021 Time: 11 am – 12 pm In this 55 & Better Fridays workshop, SONICA artist James Kirkpatrick will take participants through his sound installations, demonstrate the technology he used to make them, Arduino, initiate discussions, and answer questions. Plus, get an exclusive close-up experience of his work as THEMUSEUM staff […]

55 & Better Fridays: The Museum of Quietness Workshop

Posted on: January 8, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Friday, February 19, 2021 Time: 11 am On Friday, February 19, 2021, join Luisa Ji, one of the artists behind the installation MUSEUM OF QUIETNESS. Luisa will guide participants through a creative workshop where you will design an artifact of the future to balance noise and quietness. You can then submit your artifact to […]

55 & Better Fridays: From Behind the Mask Quilt Making Workshop

Posted on: January 8, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Friday, February 5, 2021 Time: 11 am From Behind the Mask is a community art project, creating a community quilt in the form of a mask. The project is an opportunity to come together – while apart – and make something that will remain as a memorial, acknowledge inequality, and act as a starting […]

55 & Better: The Promise of Intergenerational Endeavour

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join Marinus de Groot as he discusses the possibilities of intergenerational engagement. Drawing from his experience designing and organizing hands-on, minds-on co-learning experiments at the Commons Studio. The Commons Studio is a media arts access centre affiliated with The Working Centre. Date: Friday, December 11, 2020 Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm 55 & Better […]

55 & Better: Fit Minds with Chartwell Retirement Residences

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This Friday, we’re joined by Chartwell Retirement Residence as they teach us how to keep our minds active. Their program ‘Fit Minds’ is the premier cognitive stimulation coaching program that supports brain health and improves the quality of life for those 55 & Better. The program builds up cognitive resilience and creates a healthy brain […]

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