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Our Black Heritage: 1783 – Present

The Fredericton Region Museum, with the support of the Digital Museums of Canada investment program, is honoured to launch a new virtual exhibition: Our Black Heritage: Early Black Settlers of York-Sunbury Counties (NB) 1783 – Present.  We are honoured to have worked in partnership with a long list of dedicated institutions and volunteers to [...]

By |2023-08-08T08:52:28-03:00August 8th, 2023|Featured Collection, Our Collections|0 Comments

What Was Life Like in Fredericton in 1848?

Opening of the Fredericton Region Museum’s Fredericton 175th Plus Exhibition (Fredericton, NB – August 4, 2023 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) 2023 marks the 175th anniversary of Fredericton’s incorporation as a City. In honour of this, the Fredericton Region Museum welcomes the public to the opening of their special commemorative exhibition, entitled Fredericton 1848: The Celestial [...]

By |2023-08-08T08:32:48-03:00August 8th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments

Black Lives Have Always Mattered

Release of New Virtual Exhibition and Walking Tour about Black History in Fredericton (Fredericton, NB – July 26, 2023) In proud recognition of National Emancipation Day, on August 1 at 12:15 pm the Fredericton Region Museum, with the support of the Digital Museums of Canada investment program, will officially launch a new virtual exhibition: Our [...]

By |2023-07-26T11:05:22-03:00July 26th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments

Celebrating Fredericton’s Mary Grannan – Release of New Exhibition Featuring her Downtown Artwork

(Fredericton, July 6, 2023) - Mary Evelyn Grannan was one of the most successful Canadian children's authors of the 20th century, best known for her Maggie Muggins stories that evolved into a CBC television production. She was also a very talented artist and craftswoman. In proud recognition of her legacy, the Fredericton Region Museum is [...]

By |2023-07-06T12:53:15-03:00July 6th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments

Canada Day 2023 – Celebrating Everything Mary Grannan and More!

The Fredericton Region Museum would like to commemorate Canada Day 2023 with an article by the museum's own Aidan Keenan: This year’s July 1st celebrations mark the 156th anniversary of the British North America Act that confederated New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec into the Dominion of Canada. Since 1867, Canada has added several [...]

By |2023-08-08T08:29:43-03:00June 30th, 2023|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments

The Fredericton Region Museum is Now Hiring an Executive Director

Job Posting: Executive Director About the York-Sunbury Historical Society Ltd. & Fredericton Region Museum: The York-Sunbury Historical Society is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Executive Director to support Society activities and manage all operational aspects of the Fredericton Region Museum. The position requires a creative, responsible, and reliable candidate with demonstrated education, work, or [...]

By |2023-07-26T11:06:22-03:00June 12th, 2023|Museum News - Archived|0 Comments

Artist in Residence at the FRM!

The Fredericton Region Museum is pleased to announce that we are once again putting on our Artist in Residence Program! Successful candidates will receive a $500 honorarium with an additional $100 in art supplies for a 2 week residency. If interested, please send your artist statement and your portfolio to by June 26. We [...]

By |2023-06-12T09:27:49-03:00May 31st, 2023|Artist In Residence|0 Comments

In Observance of Loyalist Day, May 18 2023

(Fredericton, NB – May 18 2023) - In honor of Loyalist Day, the Fredericton Region Museum would like to commemorate this year’s May 18 with a long form piece written by our own Aidan Keenan that tells the story of the Loyalists and their influence in New Brunswick. The province of New Brunswick designated May [...]

By |2023-05-31T15:21:36-03:00May 18th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments

In Honor of the Coronation Charles III

Coronation Cake of King George V (Fredericton, NB – May 5 2023) – As the nations of the Commonwealth prepare for the Coronation of Charles III Saturday May 6, the Fredericton Region Museum would like to take the time to reflect on this momentous occasion by sharing a neat piece of history from [...]

By |2023-05-31T15:22:02-03:00May 5th, 2023|Museum News|1 Comment

Interpreting Messages From The Past: April 20

What Does That Say? Interpreting Messages from the Past If you ever scratched your head trying to decipher handwriting from the 18th and 19th centuries, the upcoming presentation by Dr. Leah Grandy in the York-Sunbury Historical Society’s Virtual Speaker Series is for you. This FREE ZOOM presentation will take place at 7 pm, [...]

By |2023-04-13T16:14:25-03:00April 13th, 2023|Museum News|0 Comments
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