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MANITOBA’S CREDIT UNIONS SUPPORT GALLERY RENEWAL PROJECT AT MANITOBA MUSEUM 

L-R: James Cohen, Chair, Board of Governors; Marilyn Brennan, Credit Union Central of Manitoba’s Senior Vice-President, Governance & Strategy; Sport, Culture, and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox; Jeoff Chipman, Chair of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital & Endowment Campaign; Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director & CEO Manitoba Museum   Winnipeg, MB (December 13, 2019) The Manitoba Museum is […]

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MANITOBA MUSEUM OPENS NEW GALLERY DEDICATED TO THE HISTORY OF WINNIPEG

Image: © Manitoba Museum/Ian McCausland (Winnipeg, MB: October 31, 2019) The Manitoba Museum opens a brand new gallery dedicated to the history of the dynamic city of Winnipeg tomorrow, November 1. The Winnipeg Gallery is the first new permanent exhibition space since 2003, and the second phase of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project. The […]

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The New Canada Life Provides Remarkable Gift to the Manitoba Museum

l-r: Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director and CEO of the Manitoba Museum; Paul Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Life; James Cohen, Chair of the Manitoba Museum Board of Governors; Scott Craig, President of the Manitoba Museum Foundation Inc. Gift supports Museum’s capital campaign to tell Manitoba’s stories & paves the way for the Manitoba Museum to create […]

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The Winnipeg Foundation Supports Manitoba Museum Gallery Renewal Project

(L-R) James Cohen, Chair, Board of Governors, Manitoba Museum; Jeoff Chipman, Chair, Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital & Endowment Campaign, Manitoba Museum; Doneta Brotchie, Incoming Chair, The Winnipeg Foundation; Claudette Leclerc, Executive Director & CEO, Manitoba Museum; Rick Frost, CEO, The Winnipeg Foundation. Winnipeg, MB (October October 4, 2018): The Manitoba Museum, together with The Winnipeg […]

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RENEWED NONSUCH GALLERY OPENS AT MANITOBA MUSEUM

(Winnipeg, MB: June 8, 2018) The Manitoba Museum officially re-opened the Nonsuch Gallery today, marking the completion of the first of four galleries to be renewed as part of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project. The Nonsuch is one of the Museum’s most iconic artifacts – both as a touchstone experience for Museum visitors and as a symbol […]

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THE ASPER FOUNDATION SUPPORTS MANITOBA MUSEUM GALLERY RENEWAL PROJECT

Winnipeg, MB (May 3, 2018)   The Manitoba Museum is pleased to announce The Asper Foundation’s support of the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project with a donation of $400,000. The Museum is also happy to share the news that Gail Asper and Michael Paterson have made a personal $100,000 gift to the Project. The Renewal […]

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The Manitoba Museum Moves Closer to Reaching Fundraising Goal

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Winnipeg (May 4, 2017): The Manitoba Museum continues its drive to raise $19 million towards the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital and Endowment Campaign, with the announcement of another lead gift of $250,000 from James Cohen and Linda McGarva Cohen. The campaign will fund the Museum’s renewal of 42% of its Galleries by 2020, in […]

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Expanded & Renewed Alloway Hall – Manitoba Museum’s Canada 150 Capital Project – Opens Doors

Jeoff Chipman, Chair of the Capital & Endowment Campaign (far left) and Claudette Leclerc (far right) with project funders (l to r): Rick Frost, CEO, The Winnipeg Foundation; The Honourable Rochelle Squires, Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage; Brigitte Gibson, Regional Director General - Prairies & Northern Region, Department Canadian Heritage.

Winnipeg, MB (March 24, 2017): After $5.8 million investment, the newly expanded and remodelled Alloway Hall opened its doors for the first time on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Completed on time and on budget, the Museum welcomed 400 funders, project partners, sponsors, donors and friends to celebrate the opening of the 9,750-square-foot exhibit space. Elders […]

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BMO Financial Group Makes Major Donation to the Manitoba Museum Capital Campaign

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Winnipeg, MB (February 1, 2017): BMO Financial Group is supporting theBringing Our Stories ForwardCapital & Endowment Campaign with a generous donation of $250,000.

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Manitoba Museum Awards Contract for Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Project

Winnipeg, MB (January 13, 2017): The Manitoba Museum has selected the Manitoba-based company Bockstael Construction as the general contractor, with AldrichPears Associates (APA), based in Vancouver, as the project lead for the Museum’s Gallery Renewal Project, Bringing Our Stories Forward. The $19 million project will see close to half of the Museum’s galleries undergo staged […]

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