George Phillips Exhibit Gallery



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George Phillips Exhibit Gallery

The George Phillips Exhibit Gallery hosts travelling and locally curated in-house exhibits embracing a vast array of topics.

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.

Current & Upcoming

Click below to discover what is currently on exhibit and what is coming up in the GPEG. We can’t wait to explore with you!

JUNE 2024


“A museum can be an important part of a healthy community, a place where people of all ages and origins can take short refuge and contemplate the incredible pace of change that we all must cope with these days.”

– George Phillips
Museum Mirror – Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum Newsletter
Vol.8 No. 2 & 3, October 1992

Past Exhibits

Go Back in time and explore our past exhibits

2023 Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow Land of Thundering Snow is a travelling exhibit that aims to teach visitors about avalanche history and safety in Canada. Propelled by gravity, snow avalanches are releases of snow that rush...

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2023 World War Women

This travelling exhibition developed by the Canadian War Museum focuses on the experiences of Canadian women during the First and Second World Wars. Through five themes, World War Women shares the personal stories of women whose lives were transformed by conflict.World War Women uses a combination of artifacts, photographs, documents reproductions, and audiovisual material to explore the wartime stories of Canadian women from all walks of life: Working, Volunteering, Military Service, Domestic pressure, Worry and Loss.

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2023 Lumen

A latin word meaning light, the lumen is also the measuring unit of its power, as perceived by the human eye.

• What is light?
• Where does it come from?
• What is the purpose and uses of light?

The exhibition sheds light on these questions.

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2022 Arctic Voices

The Arctic is more than just snow: it is land, water, and ice and home to people and wildlife. It is also the front line for our changing climate.​

In this exhibition, visitors will explore the impact of the changing climate in the Arctic through many lenses, including the land, sea, and ice. You will connect with the remarkable animals that live in the Arctic, the resilient people that inhabit this region, and the dedicated scientists who are helping to reveal what makes this place so unique.

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2022 BEES!

Experience the world of bees from two perspectives – that of bees and beekeepers. BEES! challenges your knowledge of the species. Information in the exhibit also inspires a respect for this sophisticated insect and shows how bee health is an indicator of the health of the whole environment. The exhibit also touches on indigenous bees, beekeeping equipment and bee products.

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2022 – The Witness Blanket

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.

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