Explore Alberta Museums and Historic Sites online.
Alberta government is joining the growing #MuseumFromHometrend where-in famous museums and cultural institutions like the Louvre to the Museum of Modern Art, are uploading virtual tours,interesting and entertaining facts, and never-before-seen content of their collections online.
Alberta’s provincial historic sites and museums will be sharing new digital content every week – from educational content to crafts for kids, to exclusive tours by museum staff.
Alberta Museums From Home campaign kicks off with an interview between Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer and the Royal Alberta Museum about their immense bug collection.
Examples of Content Available Now Include:
The Royal Alberta Museum’s livestream features Western Painted Turtles, Peacock Mantis Shrimp and other creatures from the Bug Gallery. Follow #TankLifeTuesday for extra fun facts and features about the critters on the screen.
Remington Carriage Museum
Remington Carriage Museum’slatest video is on the province’s connection to Canada Dry and the prohibition era.
Welcome to our new series, Museum From Home. #museumfromhome #remingtoncarriagemuseumPhoto accreditation:Photo 52006387 © Everett Collection Inc. – Dreamstime.comPhoto 52028615 © Everett Collection Inc. – Dreamstime.com
Posted by Remington Carriage Museum on Friday, April 17, 2020
The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
Pysanky are an important part of Ukrainian Easter celebrations. These beautifully decorated eggs represent rebirth and…
Do you have a favorite bread recipe? Our traditional Red Fife Bread recipe uses flour from Canada’s oldest successfully grown variety of wheat. Watch the video and follow the recipe in the comments to make your own bread. If you do not have Red Fife flour, you can substitute any whole wheat flour. #MuseumFromHome
Posted by Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village on Monday, April 20, 2020
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
Through exclusive behind-the-scenes series, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology shares a sneak peek of its collection, which spans the history of life on Earth – from some of the oldest known fossils, to the extinction of the dinosaurs, and beyond.
Viewers can check out the social media accounts of their favourite historic sites and museums each week for new content.