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Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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October 2017

Canada at 150!

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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A Lethbridge Artists Club exhibit at The Galt Museum that celebrates our culture and history.

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January 2018

Collections Tour

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Explore the Collections of the museum with Kevin MacLean.

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Collectible Toys & Coins

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the hobby of collectible toys and coins from Grant Gatto of Pirates Cove Collectibles.

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Cruising Through Time

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Cruising strip, custom cars and artifacts from the glory days of automobiles presented by enthusiasts from the Southern Alberta Antique & Classic Auto Club.

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Broken Sherds & Return of the Pinch Pots

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join the Archaeological Society of Lethbridge in learning more about traditional pottery vessels.

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Exhibit Grand Opening & the Curator Presents… with Guest Curator Jane Edmundson

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join guest curator Jane Edmundson for a talk about the Galt’s exhibit, "For Keeps—Collecting Memories", and hear from local collectors about their rare, valuable or intriguing treasures.

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February 2018

Valentines

February 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Make some lovely valentines and learn the history of this special day.

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Traditional Blackfoot Diet and Medicine

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come learn about the traditional Blackfoot foods and medicine, listen to stories from the Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead and decorate your own pouch to take home.

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Traditional Blackfoot Families

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Make a paper tepee and find out more about the traditional structure of Blackfoot families from the Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead.

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Stilled life: the History of Taxidermy

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Rooted in scientific study and natural history, taxidermy remains important for today's game hunters.

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Vintage Valentines

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come and learn the history of valentines and create your own cards inspired by vintage design.

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Collectors Day

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come learn about traditional Blackfoot foods and medicine, listen to stories from the Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead and decorate your own pouch to take home.

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Friends Winter Barn Dance

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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The Friends of the Galt are having a family dance to fundraise for the educational programs at the Galt.

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Women’s Hands Building a Nation

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come listen to Rebecca Nicholas from the Chinook Guild of Fibre Arts speak about the “Women’s Hands Building a Nation” exhibition

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Memory Boxes

February 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Découpage a small box for storing special treasures and find out more about the museum.

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Rag Dolls

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join us in learning about the history of a beloved childhood toy, the doll, and make your own rag doll to take home with you.

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Coulees and Culture

February 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Family History Day

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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A fun-filled afternoon for the whole family!

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Family Day

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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The Archives open its doors to all visitors, offering tours of the premises, displays of resources for local history research and consultations with expert genealogists.

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Coulees and Culture

February 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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A Collection of Music

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Enjoy a musical performance by Chris Roedler as he plays a collection of his favourite songs that tell stories and paint images.

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Coulees and Culture

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Painted Rocks

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of rock gardens and make your own painted rock to keep as decoration in your garden.

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Coulees and Culture

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Collections Tour

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Explore the Collections of the museum with Kevin MacLean.

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Coulees and Culture

February 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until February 23, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Stories of Our Ancestors

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join members of the Métis Local 2003 as they share stories from their ancestors. You will have a chance to make your own puppets for storytelling.

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Needlepoint

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come learn about the history of needlepoint and have the chance to create your own work of art.

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March 2018

Silhouettes

March 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of this art and create your own silhouette of a person from Lethbridge history.

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Traditional Adornment

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join the Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead in learning about traditional Blackfoot adornment before and after contact with European traders, while making a beaded creation of your own.

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Rag Dolls

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join us in learning about the history of a beloved childhood toy, the doll, and make your own rag doll to take home with you.

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Museum Collections Management

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join Kevin MacLean, the Galt's Collections Manager, as he shares his insights about the practices and processes of managing the Museum’s movable cultural property and its unique efforts to expand and share its objects’ cultural significance.

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Collections Tour

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Explore the Collections of the museum with Kevin MacLean.

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Sash Weaving

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Join members of the Métis Local 2003 and learn about the Métis sash and learn how to finger weave.

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Button Shamrock

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of St. Patrick’s Day while making a decorative shamrock out of buttons.

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Recipe Boxes

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn some tips for your own recipe collection while building a box to keep them all in.

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Button Shamrock

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come in and learn about the history of St. Patrick’s Day while making a decorative shamrock out of buttons.

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Gliding in Southern Alberta: 1930s to Present Day

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Listen to Geoff Minors from the Lethbridge Soaring Club speak on the history of gliding in our area.

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Spring Flowers

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Celebrate the start of spring by learning about the history of spring traditions as well as making a flower painting.

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Stamp Collecting: How Our Childhood Hobby Became a Lifetime Fascination

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Members of the Lethbridge Philatelic Society will speak about the history of stamps and stamp collecting

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First Generation on the Prairies

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Susan Haga of the Genealogical Society, will help you figure out your Alberta roots and find stories of the pioneer settlers from the area.

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Spring Flowers

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Celebrate the start of spring by learning about spring traditions as well as making a flower watercolour painting.

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String Egg

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Create a decorative Easter egg while learning about the history of egg decorating.

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Eggstravaganza

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Before you begin to collect Easter eggs on Sunday, come and make memories at Eggstravaganza.

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April 2018

Coulees and Culture

April 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Coulees and Culture

April 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Coulees and Culture

April 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

Find out more »

Silhouettes

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of this art and create your own silhouette of a person from Lethbridge history.

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The Art and Imagery of Ancient Coinage

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Dr. Christopher Epplett will discuss some of the noteworthy coins in his collection, as objects of art and historical artifacts.

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Coulees and Culture

April 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

Find out more »

Collections Tour

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Explore the Collections of the museum with Kevin MacLean.

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Coulees and Culture

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Discover Lethbridge's cultural, historical and natural treasures as you explore a day at each of the Galt Museum & Archives, the Helen Schuler Nature Centre, New West Theatre and the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

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Herb Gardens

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Create a miniature herb garden and find out about the historical use of herbs as well as what herbs are local to southern Alberta.

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Painted Rocks

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of rock gardens and make your own painted rock to place in a garden at home.

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Traditional Blackfoot Diet and Medicine

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come learn about traditional Blackfoot foods and medicine and listen to stories from the Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead.

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Archival Journey

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Leslie Latta, director of the Provincial Archives of Alberta, discusses resources available at the Provincial Archives

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Blackfoot Legends and Napi Stories

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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The Galt’s Blackfoot Cultural Interpreter Blanche Bruisedhead will be here to share Blackfoot legends and Napi stories

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Dunkirk: the Real Story

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Military historian Dr. Stéphane Guevremont will share a multimedia lecture with rare photos and videos.

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Sports Cards & Memorabilia

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Once again we will be joined by Grant Gatto of Pirates Cove Collectibles who will be speaking about sports cards.

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Earth Day

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Come to the Galt to celebrate Earth Day by making crafts from recycled materials.

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Braided Rugs

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn about the history of Earth Day while creating a braided rug.

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Arbor Day

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Learn more about how Arbor Day was started

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May 2018

Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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Every spring from Barkerville, BC to Charlottetown, PEI more than 250,000 elementary and middle school students from over 1,500 schools participate in Canada’s Heritage Fairs program.

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Taste of Downtown

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until May 9, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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For two days, you can go to various downtown merchants and enjoy the variety of what makes this downtown unique.

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Taste of Downtown

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until May 9, 2018

Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4 Canada
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For two days, you can go to various downtown merchants and enjoy the variety of what makes this downtown unique.

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