New Brunswick Museum

June 30 - 8PM

Calendar of events

 6 June Saturday 10:30am–12:00pm: NBM Archives Talk – The Tourist’s and Sportsman’s Paradise: an archival look at NB through the decades.Regular admission. Pre-register by 4 June: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the NBM Archives and see the development of tourism within NB from the late 19th century to the present day: historical sites, beaches, parks, hotels, and more. (In English)

6 June Saturday 12pm-4pm: The Archives and Research Library will be openon this Saturday for general research from 12pm to 4pm in addition to their regular hours.

11 June Thursday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum in celebration of the opening of the exhibition Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 8 June. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs. The exhibition Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel will be at the NBM until September 28, 2015.

11 June Thursday 7pm: Illustrated Talk at the NBM: “Commemorating the Departure of the 26th N.B. Battalion, 1915-2015”. Free admission. June 13, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion, CEF from Saint John for Britain. Join Brent Wilson, Director of New Brunswick Military Heritage Project, Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society, University of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Museum to learn how the memory of the battalion’s departure has been kept alive over the years. (In English)

21 June Sunday 12pm-5pm: National Aboriginal Day at the NBM. Free admission. Join the NBM for a day filled with art creation, storytelling and other demonstrations celebrating the First Nations in New Brunswick. First Nations Sweetgrass Ceremony at 2:30pm. (Bilingual).

21 June Sunday 12:30pm-4:30pm: But I Can’t Handcraft an Ash Basket!$85 NBM members, $90 non-members – taxes included. Pre-register by 18 June 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Participate in National Aboriginal Day! First Nations artist Gina Brooks will offer this Basket Making workshop. Gina will share her knowledge and skills in the historic art of basket making. Learn about natural wood preparation, and use split ash to create your own small traditional basket with side handles. (In English).

24 June Wednesday 6:30-8pm: New Brunswick Museum Walk – Saint John Harbour. Regular Admission. Learn about the early history of this unique area from a NBM Interpreter as you walk along Harbour Passage and commemorate St. Jean Baptiste Day. On this day in 1604, Samuel de Champlain gave the mighty St. John River its current name. Meet at the NBM Reception Desk.(Bilingual)

Explorer Saturdays

13, 20, and 27 June Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM – NBM Under the Sea! Regular admission. Learn all about what’s happening under the sea around NB. Hear the story of Delilah, the beached North Atlantic Right Whale whose skeleton hangs in the Hall of Great Whales, and learn how her legacy is carrying on as the NBM celebrates the birth of her third grandbaby! Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual).

 Temporary Exhibitions

 Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large

June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The exhibition is complemented by specimens from the NBM’s collections.

Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel

June 11, 2015 – September 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs.

 

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