Tags : galt museum and archives

Battle of the Belly River story to be retold through

An old battle is being transformed into a virtual reality project for the ages. The Battle of the Belly River took place in 1870 between the Blackfoot and Cree nations in what is now the Oldman River in Lethbridge. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, this project is a partnership between four local organizations to document […]Read More

History of local media exhibit at Galt Museum

Thanks to a a fourth-year student in the Art History/Museum Studies department within the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge, a new exhibit highlighting the history of Lethbridge media has been unveiled. Cass Williamson helped create the exhibit that features the history of early newspapers in our city to the eventual leap […]Read More

“Rooted: How Trees Give Us Life” unveiled

A new exhibition at the Galt Museum and Archives is taking a deep dive into how trees help us on a daily basis. The new area opens on Saturday. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, Indigenous and western scientific perspectives are featured along with intricate paintings of some spectacular trees.Read More

Galt Museum offering free admission for Indigenous visitors

The Galt Museum and Archives and Fort Whoop Up are now offering free admission to any Indigenous visitors who want to visit the museum and fort. The CEO and Executive Director of the Galt, Darrin Martens, says this is an important step in furthering relationships with Indigenous people. “This initiative was taken as part of […]Read More

New Lethbridge art unveiled by Tourism Lethbridge

Fans of art in our city are in line for a treat. Six local artists have designed travel posters highlighting the best parts of the city of Lethbridge. As Micah Quinn explains, these works of art are now on sale and each one offers a unique focus of our city.   You can buy each […]Read More

Uniform of Lethbridge WW1 veteran unveiled

Remembrance Day is just around the corner. A special day to remember those who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today. A World War One veterans uniform was discovered in Lethbridge and has since been donated to the Galt Museum and Archives. As Micah Quinn reports, this uniform holds a special local connection to our […]Read More