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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.