Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Peekaboo Shadows Theater Show & Reception

Peekaboo Shadow Theatre Show and Reception Program Miguelina Izaguirre's exhibit of shadow puppetry held its last show at the Fredericton Region Museum last night. Miguelina Izaguirre, a local artist, applied and had been recruited by the Fredericton Region Museum to provide interactive programming in its exhibit space, starting last July on Canada Day. Miguelina has [...]

By |2013-08-28T13:39:15-03:00August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Open House at the Museum – Coming soon!

It's that time of year again! The Fredericton Region Museum's annual Open House will take place on Sunday, August 18 (10 am - 5 pm). This is the fifth year the museum has offered a day of free admission to celebrate the summer season, and this year's Open House promises to be a memorable occasion! This year’s Open House [...]

By |2013-08-09T16:45:14-03:00August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Returning Family Pocket Watches Give Timeless Insights into Local Genealogy

This summer, the Fredericton Region Museum acquired a beautiful, yet mismatched,  pair of pocket watches from Philip Johnstone Burpee. Burpee, while living in Alberta, sent the watches back home to New Brunswick. Though the watches have different origins, they have come together through the Burpee family, tying together and continuing New Brunswick’s history. These watches [...]

By |2013-08-07T16:43:16-03:00August 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Fredericton Region Museum is holding an event in recognition of local artist Linda Bartlett!

Linda Bartlett has become an increasingly high profile artist in the Fredericton Region. Her home in Sheffield has inspired a whole series of historic and contemporary landscapes that she has shared with the public in such places as the United church in Sheffield and, most recently, the Art Attic.The Art Attic is Linda's personally designed [...]

By |2013-08-06T10:57:07-03:00August 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments