Glenbow, Lougheed House & Us!

It’s official. We’re everywhere! As most of you know, we’ve partnered with Lougheed House in the exhibit Pomp & Circumstance: Celebrations of the Fire Department Kind – opening in just one week! (It runs from October 26, 2016 to January 29, 2017). Our Museum Assistant Catherine has assumed the role of lead preparator for the project and has done an amazing job!

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Museum Assistant Catherine prepping foam core for the display cases!

We’ve also just been given the keys to our new location in partnership with the Glenbow Museum! THAT’S RIGHT! We’ll be installing a pop-up exhibit in the old Manny’s Cafe! Pop by for a visit starting November 4 and running until the end of April! Stay tuned for progress reports. Rumour has it there will be cake.

We are thrilled to be connected with these two cultural institutions and hope that our partnerships allow us all to make more connections within the community. We’re stronger together!

 

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Museum Board Director & CFD Firefighter Lieutenant Stephen J. measures the space to make sure all his good ideas are going to fit! You’re going to have to come and check it out!

And of course, we’re working on our new space to open in Summer 2017. In the interim, please stop by any of our satellite locations (Lougheed House and Glenbow Museum) to say hello, check out our exhibits – who knows there might even be a firefighter or two hanging around!

#teamawesome

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A view of the creative chaos in our office! How my brain feels sometimes.

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