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Fredericton Region Museum and Crowne Plaza Launch History of Hotels Exhibit

Press Release The Windsor Hotel in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Fredericton, NB (September 26, 2014) – On Thursday October 2nd, at 4:30pm the Fredericton Region Museum, in partnership with the Crowne Plaza, is opening its “Fredericton Coffee Houses, Inns and Hotels” exhibition. The exhibit explores the history of several of Fredericton’s historic downtown [...]

September 2014 Newsletter

Summer Wrap Up - WOW! Were we Ever Busy! [Sub-headings: First World Was Exhibit Launch; NB Liquor Store Fundraiser - A Success!; Media Coverage; Open House; Summer Camps; Artist in Residence Program; Hannah's Tea Place; Madrigal Artisans]; 2015 Membership; Martha J. Harvey Award of Distinction 2014 Candidate Nomination; YSHS Member Notice Download PDF (692 kb)

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Artifact Spotlight: The British Small Box Respirator

The vivid scenery in Wilfred Owen's Dulce et Decorum Est helps me to recall that many people of all nationalities went through terrifying experiences with chemical warfare during the First World War. Until I began working at the Fredericton Region Museum, the vivid imagery remained just a part of the poem. I could picture the [...]

By |2014-08-26T09:28:07-03:00August 26th, 2014|Interesting Odds and Ends|0 Comments

Hannah Ingraham at the Fredericton Region Museum

On the second floor balcony of the Fredericton Region Museum, a young girl from colonial times serves iced tea and cookies. Spencer Murgatroyd dresses in period costume as Hannah Ingraham, a woman of Loyalist descent who arrived in Fredericton from New York State in 1783 at the age of 11. She was a refugee, escaping [...]

Madrigal Artisans gift shop at the Museum

Formed in 2013, The Madrigal Artisans, a branch of the Madrigal Players, opened a gift shop found at the second entrance of the Fredericton Region Museum, 571 Queen Street in Officers’ Square. Along with their arts and crafts for sale, The Madrigal Artisans will be offering art and craft activities/classes. Items available for sale at [...]

Reception for Artists in Residence

The Fredericton Region Museum is pleased to host its second Artist in Residence program. Made possible by a grant from the City of Fredericton Arts Culture & Heritage project, this program seeks to inspire artists with Fredericton’s diverse and rich heritage. The program is open to local artists, working in a visual media, whose work [...]

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