MAR 19-21, 2015

Boring shmoring! Forget your regular goings-on and bring your friends right here, to the Galt, for a guaranteed good time, or your money back! For example... celebrate Nerd culture at our third annual Nerd Fest. Try our challenging Nerd Culture Trivia, play (or learn to play) your favourite games all night long, and witness the evolution of printing from stamps to 3D. Stay up-to-date via our social media sites. PHOTO: PhotoPoet





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Nerd Fest






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Janae Redgrave
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Community Program Coordinator [on leave]

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regular admission rates apply for each night - available online or at the door: $3 post-secondary and youth 14-17 | $6 adults | $5 seniors | free for Annual Pass Holders | includes exhibit access | $3 bar [ID required] | concession | free popcorn | win prizes!

Thu 19 | 7:00 pm
Nerd Culture Trivia Night

Who Played Spiderman in 2002? Was American Pie written about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly? Does The Hobbit pre-date the Lord of the Rings? These and many more questions will be on the screen… play as individuals or as a team using our state-of-the-art Trivia Machine, and compete to win fabulous prizes!

must be 14+

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

Where would we be without printers? From the early days of stamps and ink to today's 3D printing of limbs, cars and copies of museum artifacts, the world of printing has come a long way. Discover the evolution of printing, and witness a 3D printer in action with Patrick Wirt from Corbel 3D. as we reproduce an artifact from our Collections.

all ages


Squeak Toy

the bunny wins!

Musical Jolly Chimp
Lawn Sprinkler

concurrent exhibit:

Voices from the Engraver

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Fri 20 - Sat 21 | 8pm-9 am
All-night Games Night

Supported by:

Kapow Comics, Cards & Games

Kapow will provide a number of
games for the evening.

must be 14+

Have you been involved in Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Settlers of Catan, or other games? Or are you the curious type who would like to see how they unfold? Then get your game on at our third All Night event! Feel free to bring a midnight picnic or indulge in the concession, your favourite game(s), pillows in case you need a break. But who wants to nap when there's all-night gaming going on?!

werewolf card game photo by xndrnz on Flickr

You'll also be among the first to play the Galt's brand new card game:

9:00 pm | lower level, Collections Meeting Room

Werewolves of Lethbridge a strategic role-play game based on the popular Werewolf (aka Mafia) party game. The play involves secret identities and confrontation between informed minority (Werewolves) and uninformed majority (Citizens). The current version, developed by Galt staff, has been enhanced with details pertinent to the history of Lethbridge.

also happening Thursday

a shareable flyer:

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