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Picnic Lunches at the Fredericton Region Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 8, 2024 FREDERICTON, NB –Experience Fresh Summer Flavors on Our Museum Balcony! Working in partnership with The Squeeze Salad and Smoothie Bar on Regent Street, indulge in a delightful array of culinary delights this summer with our exclusive balcony picnic at the Fredericton Region Museum. Whether you're craving a hearty [...]

By |2024-07-23T09:29:54-03:00July 8th, 2024|Events & Activities, Museum News|0 Comments

Celebrating the Summer in Officers’ Square

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2024 FREDERICTON, NB – The Fredericton Region Museum will commence summer hours on July 1: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, Thursdays open evenings until 7pm, and Sundays 12 noon to 5pm. With the official re-opening of Officers’ Square, we are very pleased to announce a full-lineup [...]

By |2024-07-08T20:05:45-03:00June 27th, 2024|Museum News|0 Comments

REMEMBERING Private Harold Kelly

129709 Private Harold Blanchford Kelly - 72nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Studio portrait of Private Harold B. KellyPhotograph prior to 1915Donated by Mr. Harold KellyFredericton Region Museum1992.5.20 (Fredericton NB, November 2, 2023 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Each year, as Remembrance Day approaches, the York-Sunbury Historical Society chooses a fallen soldier to remember. This [...]

By |2023-11-04T18:28:15-03:00November 2nd, 2023|Museum News|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

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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