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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 […]

55 & Better: Bee Houses

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This week’s 55 & Better will take you to the Underground Studio MakerSpace. Spend your afternoon using woodworking techniques to build your own bee house. When: Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:30pm – 3pm Register Free

55 & Better: Climate Refugees Film Screening

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

In celebration of World Refugee Day in June, join us for a screening of the documentary Climate Refugees. Climate Refugees is the first feature film to explore in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics. The film turns the distant concept of global warming into a concrete […]

55 & Better: Artful Ageing – Watercolour Painting Workshop

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Take an hour this Thursday to relax and free your mind with some watercolour painting. Take part in a guided session with Chartwell Retirement Residences, art supplies will be provided to all guests. When: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm Register Free

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