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Canada: Day 1 Exhibit Returns to Pier 21

March 18 - November 12

Discover the wide range of newcomers’ experiences on their first day of arrival in Canada spanning from confederation to present day. To celebrate Canada’s 150th, our curators and exhibition teams have created a very special version of this travelling exhibit, supported by RBC Foundation, that is larger, features eight distinctive artworks and includes compelling objects such as a Syrian Welcome kit, a Head tax certificate, moving War Bride correspondence and more. Cost: Included with Museum Admission Celebrate our country’s 150th…

Ritual Objects of Everyday Life

July 14 - August 27

Hand-Painted Porcelain by Gina Etra Stick Mary E. Black Gallery July 14 - Aug 27, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday July 13, 6pm These one-of-a-kind porcelain vessels reveal the poignancy of daily rituals, such as drinking a cup of tea. Showcasing the decorative traditions of world renowned porcelain centre Jindezhen, China, these pieces offer a personal interpretation of traditional materials for a Western context and usage. "The purpose of my work is to empower the user, the activity, and the environment…

Colonist Car Exhibit and Play

September 13 - September 25

Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary has the oldest colonist train car in Canada and has produced a play and an exhibit to celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial. The play and exhibit share the stories of people and their colonist car journeys from dockside to their new homes across Canada. Until the 1960s, these special train cars populated the country, facilitated war efforts and helped unite Canadians in peace time. This special event begins its nation-wide tour at the Canadian Museum of…

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