2015 Schedule of Events & Special Programs

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Event Archives:
MAY 2015
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Tue 19.15

EVENT RUNS Thu JUN 18.15

TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY at 10am. Call 403.320-3954

Tickets on sale starting today Details below >>

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JUNE 2015
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Sat 06.15 |
10:00 - 5:00

 

New exhibit starts

Official opening Sun JUN 07 | 2:00 pm following
The Curator Presents...


Sun 07.15 |
2:00 - 3:00

The Curator Presents... with Lisa Claypool

Followed by the exhibit opening & book launch of
A Legacy of Adventure & Art: Miss Edith Fanny Kirk

 

Mon 15.15 |
11:30 - 1:30

Aboriginal Awareness Week Celebration and Launch - click for shareable flyer

Lethbridge Aboriginal
Awareness and Celebration

Everyone is welcome to come celebrate First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture during National Aboriginal Month.

Exhibits, Artists, Entertainment, Opokaa'sin tipi demonstration, more! On the menu: berry soup, free BBQ

A collaboration with CMARD - Lethbridge, Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society, Métis Local 2003, Treaty 7 Urban Housing Authority, Sik-Ooh-Kotoki Friendship Society, Lethbridge Regional Police, Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce.

free admission | join event on Facebook

Contact Susan for more information:
403.329-7300 or send an email

Following this event, all are encouraged to attend the Sik-Ooh-Kotoki Friendship Society Blessing and Open House from 1-5 pm | More info on this and other Aboriginal Awareness Week Events on SFS Facebook Event page

 

Thu 18.15 |
7:00 - 9:00

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE GALT Museum Store. 403-320-3954

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#GMAbest

PRESENTED BY

Organizing Sponsor: The Wine Cavern

Presenting Sponsor: College Ford Lincoln

Must be 18+

 

Join The Wine Cavern in our stunning Viewing Gallery at this tasty all-inclusive popular fundraiser for the Galt! You will receive:

  • samples of 45 wines and 40+ beer products
  • pairings of gourmet cheese and fruit provided by Save-On Foods
  • keep-sake Riedel wine glass
  • admission to Discovery Hall exhibits
  • Door Prizes
  • Music by Duo Fuoco
 

TICKETS available at the Galt Museum Store starting Tue MAY 19, 10:00 am . $60/person (+GST) | $30 tax receipt | must be 18+

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email

 

Fri-Sun JUN 19-21

 

Garden Days details

On Father’s Day weekend, we will offer anyone mentioning ‘Garden Days’ a free coffee to take along on a stroll through our Native Prairie, South, and Nurses' Gardens.

Click image above to see all the events happening nationally!

 

Sat JUN 20 |
8:00 - 6:00

 

  Bus Tour:
Waterton
Wildflower Festival

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>

 

Sat JUN 27 |
8:00 - 6:00

 

  Bus Tour:
BCATP in
Southern Alberta

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>

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JULY 2015
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Wed 01.15 |
1:00 - 4:30

Museum Community Day

Canada Day

Details available on
programs MUSEUM COMMUNITY DAY page >>


Tues JUL 07-28 | 1:00 - 4:00

 

Summer Family Fun

Details available on
programs FAMILIES page >>

 
JUL 07, 14 | 7:00 - 8:30

JUL 22, 29 | 9:30 - 11:00

Summer Cemetery Tours

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>

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AUGUST 2015
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Mon 11.14 |
10:00

Tickets on sale starting today
Details below >>

Beer (& wine) Tasting Soiree: the 60s!


Tues AUG 04-25 | 1:00 - 4:00

 

Summer Family Fun

Details available on
programs FAMILIES page >>


AUG 06, 13 | 7:00 - 8:30

Summer Cemetery Tours

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>

 

Sat AUG 08 |
9:00 - 2:00

 

  Bus Tour:
Hutterites & History

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>

Tue 18.15 | following the parade approx. 11 am

Scenic Plaza
Whoop-Up Days BBQ
Galt Museum South Patio | $3/person

All proceeds will go to a local non-profit organzation.

Don your cowboy/western wear and join the businesses of Scenic Plaza at our annual Whoop-Up Days fundraiser-enjoy beef-on-a-bun, beans and a pop, entertainment, face painting and a whoop-up good time!

Sponsored by CBI Health Group, Galt Museum & Archives, Green Acres Foundation, Pyramid Entertainment, Red Arrow, Servus Credit Union, and Servus Insurance Services.

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email

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SEPTEMBER 2015
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Tue 08.15

TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING
10am

Tickets go on sale for OCTOBER "Cemetery Tours by Flashlight"

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>


Fri 11.15 |
4:30 - 10:00

TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING
AUG 10 | 10am

#GMAbeer

Beer (& wine) Tasting Soiree: the 60s!

PRESENTED BY

Presenting Sponsor: College Ford Lincoln

 

As we look at The Legacy of Adventure & Art of Miss Edith Fanny Kirk, we celebrate the times of both the Wild West and the Victorians in our annual sell-out fundraiser!

Over 30 beers and 10 wines to sample, music, costume contest, and other shoot-em up surprises are in store for this popular boot stompin' good time! Let out a big Yee Haw and come get your tickets early!

Viewing Gallery | Must be 18+

TICKETS available at the Galt Museum Store starting Tue AUG 04 at 10:00 am. $12 public/$9 annual pass holders (+ GST) | Sample tickets $1 each (only sold at event) | must be 18+

Contact Chris for more information at 403.320-4219 or send an email

 

Fri - Sun
25-27
.15

 

3 Dimensions Sculpture Show
Part of Lethbridge Arts Days

ArtWalk 3 Dimensions Sculpture Show

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OCTOBER 2015
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02, 03, 08, 09, 10 various times

TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING
SEP 08| 10am

Cemetery Tours by Flashlight

Details available on
programs TOURS page >>


Sat 31.15 |
10:00 - 5:00

 

Changing Places: Immigration & Diversity

New exhibit starts

Official opening Sun NOV 01 | 2:00 pm following
The Curator Presents...

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NOVEMBER 2015
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Sun 01.15 |
2:00 - 3:00

 

The Curator Presents... with Lisa Claypool

Followed by the official opening of
Changing Places: Immigration & Diversity


Tue 17.15 |
7:00 - 9:00

 


A Galt Donor VIP Appreciation Party

Our annual VIP Appreciation Party featuring the popular guessing game (Arti)Fact or Fiction - can YOU tell who is telling the truth about our artifacts? The event also includes exhibit tours, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beverages and entertainment.

By invitation - mailed out end October

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email

 

Thu 26.15 |
4:00 - 9:00

 

A Night at the Museum Shopping Event
open to the public

Sample tasty treats, enjoy seasonal beverages & entertainment... our relaxed, after-hours shopping experience and newly stocked products in the Museum Store will allow you to think outside the Christmas box!

Cash Bar | Discovery Hall open

Annual Pass Holders save 20%
your invitation will be mailed to you in NOV

Preferred Customers save 15% *

email us for invitation details

* Should you purchase an Annual Pass
at the event, you will be eligible
to receive the 20% discount

Can't make it in the evening? The discount applies from 10am-9pm. Free admission to the Discovery Hall, 4-9 pm

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DECEMBER 2015
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PAST 2015
JANUARY 2015
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2-4.15| 1:00 - 4:00

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Top 8 of 2014 Family Programs

Details available on
programs FAMILIES TOP 8 of 2014 page >>

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Wed 14.15 |
10:00

TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY. Call 403.320-3954

details below

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FEBRUARY 2015
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Sat 07.15 |
10:00 - 5:00

 

Voices from the Engraver

New exhibit starts

Official opening Sun FEB 08 | 2:00 pm following
The Curator Presents...


Sat 07.15 |
1:30 - 5:00

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Community Partnership:
Black History Month

A CMARD/Southern Alberta Ethnic ASsociation program held at the Galt Museum & Archives. Details available on the CMARD - Lethbridge Facebook event page [opens in new window]

free admission

Contact Roy Pogorzelski, Inclusion Consultant at the City of Lethbridge, for more information:
403.320-4130 or send an email


Sun 08.15 |
2:00 - 3:00

 

The Curator Presents...

Followed by the official opening of
Voices from the Engraver


Sat 14.15 |
2:30 - 4:00

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SPONSORS

The View at Lethbridge

 

DONORS

Catwalk salon spa, Celebration Cards, Everything Wine & More, Cupper's Coffee & Tea, Galt Museum Store, Home Hardware Lethbridge, Jewellery by Wanda Hutton, Sous Chef

Valentine's High Tea

Musical Love Stories

held at The View at Lethbridge
110 Scenic Drive N.

Bring your favourite Valentine or gather a group of friends for the fourth annual Valentine's High Tea, served in style by Friends and Galt Museum Board Members.

  • Enjoy dainty sandwiches, special desserts and delicious crèmes prepared by The View's extraordinary chefs
  • Sip tea and coffee from around the world, selected by Cupper's Coffee & Tea
  • Chinook High School Singers under the direction of David Mikuliak

Dress to impress. Children are welcome!

130 TICKETS available at the Galt Museum Store starting JAN 14, 10:00 am. $25 per person. Call 403.320-3954

Since there is limited parking at The VIEW, a bus will take you from the Galt Museum & Archives and return, leaving at 2:00 and 2:15 pm.

A fundraiser presented by the Friends of the Galt in support of the Galt Museum's educational initiatives such as the bussing program.

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email


Mon 16.15 |
1:00 - 4:30

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Museum Community Day:
Family History Day

Details available on programs MUSEUM COMMUNITY DAY page >>

free admission

Contact Janae for more information:
403.320-4700 or send an email


17-20.15 |
8:30 - 4:30
new! Spring Break Coulees & Culture Connection

Details available on
programs FAMILY page >>

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MARCH 2015
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Thu MAR 12.15 |
7:00 - 9:00

All Ages Cooking Program:
Ravioli

Details available on
programs ALL AGES COOKING page >>


19-21.15

#GMAnerd

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Nerd Fest The Third DETAILS >>

Thu 19 | 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Nerd Culture Trivia Night *

Fri 20 - Sat 21 | 9:00 pm - 9:00 am
All-night Games Night *
supported by Kapow Comics

Sat 21 | 2:30 - 4:30 pm
The History of Printing:
From Stamps to 3D
*

 

*regular admission rates apply: $3 post-secondary and youth 14-17 | $6 adults | $5 seniors | free for Annual Pass Holders | includes exhibit access

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email

Sat 21.15 |
9:30 - 12:00

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Community Partnership:
Pop Up Yoga

A Pop Up Yoga Lethbridge program held at the Galt Museum & Archives.

Look for updates on the Pop Up Yoga Lethbridge Facebook page [opens in new window]

Details available on
programs COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS page >>

students $5, public $10 | donations collected will be donated to Opokaa'sin Early intervention Society

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APRIL 2015
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Sat 04.15 |
10:00 - 2:00

Arts of China: Glimpses of an Ancient Civilization

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SPONSORS

ATB Financial

Media Sponsor: B-93.3

Media Sponsor: B-93.3

Sponsor: College Ford Lincoln

Servus Credit Union

 

Create fantabulous take-home Easter crafts at this year's family event. Face-painting stations and a larger-than-life Easter Bunny will be on site - be sure to bring your cameras…

The Voices from the Engravers exhibit will be open for exploration too, and popcorn will be served.

Fun for kids of all ages!

Please note: this event does NOT include an Easter egg hunt

ADMISSION COST $4 [$3*]/child age 1+; adults free | * annual pass holder rate | available on day of event plus, NEW this year: TICKETS available starting Wed MAR 25 | 10:00 am at the Galt Museum Store only

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email

 

 

Tue 07.15

EVENT RUNS Thu MAY 5 + 6.15

TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY at 10am. Call 403.320-3954

Tickets on sale starting today for MAY 05 + 06 "Taste of Downtown"

Details below >>


07-10.15 |
8:30 - 4:30
Easter Coulees & Culture Connection

Details available on
programs FAMILY page >>


Sat 18.15 |
12 - 4:30

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Museum Community Day: Earth Day

Details available on programs MUSEUM COMMUNITY DAY page >>

free admission

Contact Janae for more information:
403.320-4700 or send an email

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MAY 2015
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Sat 02.15 |
10:00 - 2:00

Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair

Can’t get enough history? Interested in seeing what students are learning and doing? Stop by the Fair to view projects on Canadian history by Grade 4-9 students from across southern Alberta. Open to the public, free admission, everyone welcome – you’ll be blown away!

The Heritage Fair's role is to help Canadians discover the fascinating stories that make our country unqiue. Students research Canadian heroes, legends, milestones, and achievements - and proudly present their stories at a public exhibition.

Teachers, check our resources here.

Contact Belinda for more information:
403.320-4248 or send an email

Tue 05.15 |
5:00 - 8:00

Wed 06.15 |
5:00 - 8:00

TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING
APR 07 | 10am

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#ToD15

Taste of Downtown

As the downtown grows so does the Taste of Downtown! The event will now span two days, with different downtown businesses featured on both days; you can choose one or both nights.

You'll sample menu items at some of your favourite, well-established restaurants and cafés, and explore retail and service businesses that keep our downtown as vibrant as ever! Hurry, tickets sell out fast! Updates online.

TICKETS available at the Galt Museum Store ONLY starting APR 07. 200 tickets printed for each day: $30 each

Tue MAY 5

Drunken Sailor* | Esquire's [5-7pm] | Funky Petals* | Gentlemen III | Junior's Diner | LA School of Hair Design | Lethbridge Association of Community Living | Nicholai Home Fashions | Parsa Restaurant - Taste of Afghanistan | Piggyback Poutinerie | Slice Bar and Grill | Sous Chef* | Squareboys Pizza* | Streatside Eatery | The Pita Pit

Wed MAY 6 - SOLD OUT!

Ammena Dance Company* | Baadshah Royal East Indian Cuisine | Draffin's Pharmasave | Edible Elegance | Express Coffee and Tea | Kapow Comics | Mocha Cabana | O'Sho* | Plum | R. Nakagama Co.* | Silla Designs | Taj East Indian Cuisine* | Ten Thousand Villages | The Penny Coffee House | Umami Shop

*= new

SOCIAL: tag your Facebook pictures with Galt Museum | tweet #ToD15

We encourage you to show your appreciation to the participating establishments by coming back throughout the year.

Contact Chris for more information:
403.320-4219 or send an email


   

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