A Tribute to George Phillips
For those of you who didn’t have the opportunity to know George Phillips, he was the Museum’s Executive Director from 1992 – 2003. It was George’s exceptional vision that guided the Museum through its major expansion and rebranding in 2001.
The George Phillips Exhibit Gallery hosts travelling and locally curated in-house exhibits embracing a vast array of topics. It is a perfect legacy for a man who brought the world to our community by inviting us to look closely at our history while dreaming about our collective future.
Go Back in time and explore our past exhibits
This travelling exhibit from the Canadian Museum of Human Rights explores a powerful art installation by master carver Carey Newman. The Witness Blanket bears witness to the truths of residential school Survivors to foster understanding among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
What are they saying? Animals express themselves in many ways to convey simple messages, such as “I like you,” “Danger!” or “I’m hungry.” T
Ever since explorers began searching for a Northwest Passage over 400 years ago, the Arctic has been a fascinating and important area of study, rich with drama, adventure, even tragedy.