In June my family enjoyed a beautiful evening of ‘Shakespeare in the Ruins’ at St. Norbert’s former Trappist Monastery. A group of us moved from spot to spot to see the actors play out their story.
In last week’s post we looked at what relevancy means to Mennonite Heritage Village today, when most of our visitors no longer have the personal links to our content because our audience is younger and more diverse than it was fifty years ago.
Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) was established in 1964 as a project to preserve Mennonite history.
Last week the International Council of Museums met in Kyoto, Japan to discuss a new definition of museum.
When ‘Open Farm Day’ started ten years ago in Manitoba, I took my family to three different farms.
This Labour Day Monday Mennonite Heritage Village hosted its annual ‘Fall on the Farm’. It’s an event to celebrate the end of the summer season and to display the traditions and skills of the traditional Mennonite community.
This week’s post is a continuation of last week’s, where we started to look at the writings from people from the past to see how they dealt with suffering and the role of community in the life of the individual when hardship hit.
Over the last years I’ve had the occasion to consider pain. What happens to a person, what happens to a life, when a hardship hits and pain doesn’t end?
To help introduce our new Development Coordinator Marilee Arthur, I asked her to respond to five questions. She is diligent, honest and a caring person and I am already beginning to see her positive impact here at the Mennonite Heritage Village.