The Mennonite Historical Society of Canada (MHSC) held its annual meeting on November 15, 2018, at the Mennonite Heritage Archives in Winnipeg.
Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) recently accepted a new Mennonite-made wall clock and a batch of family immigration documents into our artefact collection.
When I was a child, I was very excited to learn to read. It was amazing that letters formed words when put together! Words put in order made sentences. I loved books and read and reread our few books.
When two individuals or organizations have a productive partnership, they likely achieve more than the sum total of their individual contributions.
This is the time of year when charities examine the trajectory of their bottom line and begin reminding supporters that the end of the calendar year is approaching.
In last week’s article I began a virtual “tour” of some of the biggest lessons I’ve learned as a curator through visiting other museums.
Earlier this month I was invited to Thanksgiving dinner at the home of good friends of mine. At the dinner was a fellow curator, in charge of the Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives in the Minto Armoury and the Air Force Heritage Museum and Air Park, both in Winnipeg.
If you are not planning to hear the singing pirates at the SRSS this Saturday night, Oct 20, please come over to Mennonite Heritage Village at 7:00 PM for an evening of lectures and an old-fashioned slide show!
Most of the donors from whom Mennonite Heritage Village receives artefacts have personal connections to the items they bring to us.