New Brunswick Museum

October 31 - 3PM

Calendar of events

 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October Saturdays 10am-4pm: Spooky Saturdays at the NBM! Regular admission. Celebrate Halloween every Saturday this October at the NBM with special family activities all day long, including creepy crafts, chilling gallery tours, and eerie baking activities! Take a tour of visiting exhibition: Always Loved, Never Forgotten: Death and Mourning in Acadia, which features traditions and rituals surrounding death in early 20th century Acadia. (Bilingual)

6, 13, 20, and 27 October Thursdays 6:30-8pm: Handmade at the NBM: October is candle making! Free in NBM Foyer. Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun! Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual)

13 October Thursday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum to celebrate the opening of Claude Roussel: EROS AND TRANSFIGURATION. This exhibition is organized by Paul Édouard Bourque, guest Curator and toured by Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen, Université de Moncton. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 11 October.

14 October Friday 4pm-6pm: Gallery Hop. Free admission. Start the Gallery Hop at the New Brunswick Museum, with the temporary exhibition Claude Roussel: EROS AND TRANSFIGURATION. (Bilingual)

15 October Saturday 10:30am-12pm: NBM Archives Talk – Death debriefed. Regular admission. Pre-register by 14 October 4pm: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. A talk on death debriefed: murder most foul, suspicious circumstances, bereavement and burial in New Brunswick. (In English) NBM Archives are located at 277 Douglas Avenue, Saint John in the NBM Collections and Research Centre.

15 October Saturday 2:30pm, Tilley Hall – Room 102, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton: Join the New Brunswick Museum and Nature Trust of New Brunswick in celebration of the Fredericton Premiere of Every Living Thing – Experiencing a Bioblitz. First shown on CBC TV’s “Absolutely Maritimes” series on July 16, 2016, this film features the NBM’s Grand Lake Protected Natural Area BiotaNB Project 2013-14. Directed by Kent Martin and produced by Lloyd Salomone of Flower Power Production Inc. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 14 October. For more information on this documentary film visit http://everylivingthing.life/

23 October Sunday 2pm: The Artist’s Perspective: Marie Hélène Allain – Imagerie de l’héritière. Free admission. Join artist Marie Hélène Allain for a talk on the Marie Hélène Allain – Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the NBM until 30 October, 2016. Marie Hélène Allain is one of New Brunswick’s most acclaimed artists. Imagerie de l’héritière, is the culmination of forty-five years of the artist’s creativity. It is arranged in three interrelated sections: an upturned tree trunk with a mass of natural and sculpted stones; a pair of tabletop works; and a grouping of seven separate tree trunk and stone sculptures. (Bilingual)

30 October Sunday 1pm (in French) and 3pm (in English): The Curator’s Perspective: Always Loved, Never Forgotten: Death and Mourning in Acadia. Free admission. Join curator Deborah Robichaud for a talk on the Always Loved, Never Forgotten: Death and Mourning in Acadia exhibition at the NBM until 8 January, 2017. This exhibition traces the evolution of popular traditions and religious practices surrounding death in Acadia mid 19th-20th century.

 

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