Recently, guests gathered in the Gerhard Ens Gallery at Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) to open “Resurfacing: Mennonite Floor Patterns,” an exhibit by Margruite Krahn.
What a mild winter we are having! I hope you can get out into it, as that is the best way to thrive during this time of year.
A new year is upon us and with that, we look ahead at what’s happening at Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV). In the curatorial department, 2023 is shaping up to be a very busy year indeed, with several exhibit projects on the horizon.
It is time for a new year and time for some fresh portzelky (Mennonite New Year’s Cookies)!
Steinbach’s first store was originally situated on the present-day corner of Reimer avenue and Main street. It is now on the main street at Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV).
Have you have ever visited a traditional farmhouse? It probably had a dining area just as big as its living room. There is a reason for that.
In the 1980s it became popular for charities to try to outdo one another by showcasing how little of their funding went to overhead.
A question I commonly hear is, “So now that the summer season is done, I guess the off-season is pretty slow for you at the museum, isn’t it?” The question always makes me chuckle because it assumes there is an “off-season” at Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV).
It was 4:30pm, and the voice quietly reminding me the past few afternoons to make a call, was saying ‘call now’.