The Art of Mennonite Clocks, our new exhibit in the Gerhard Ens Gallery, was formally opened to the public with a ceremony on Manitoba Day, May 12.
What would all of us do without partnerships? While our culture pushes us toward independence in many aspects of life, we really are quite dependent on others for many things that make life both livable and enjoyable.
On Saturday, May 12, our province is celebrating its 148th birthday. Mennonite Heritage Village is joining in with planned festivities.
The prospect of having someone else match or stretch one’s own donation to a worthy cause is attractive to many people. In 2014 a friend of Mennonite Heritage Village offered to match all new donations earmarked for a specific project, up to a maximum of $100,000.
Mennonite Heritage Village recently hosted a class of Grade 11 students from one of our local high schools. A question posed to us during a conversation with the group was, “What are the most significant challenges of operating the museum?”
Six staff members from Mennonite Heritage Village traveled to Morden, Manitoba, this week to visit the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre.
According to the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO), the saying “Anyone who is a genuine Mennonite must be able to hold his drinks” is attributed to Dutch Mennonites of Northeast Germany.
As a child, I asked my mother what a Mennonite was. She told me it was anyone who was a member of a Mennonite church.
This year Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) is celebrating clocks, devices for measuring time.