The Mennonite Heritage Village is excited to be collaborating with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in April, which is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention month in Canada.
I love working at the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV). The heritage buildings, the artefacts, the stories, the grounds and of course the people – I love it all. However, my career in history and culture began forty years ago as a child in a farmyard.
Some museums are a single building, but at the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) we have over 30 buildings and monuments.
Like hundreds, maybe thousands of you, I was hiking in the Whiteshell Provincial Park this past weekend in March.
How do you plan on getting the younger generations involved and interested in the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV)?
Mennonite Heritage Village’s (MHV) upcoming exhibit “Mennonites at War” explores the various responses Mennonites have had toward war and violence over their nearly five-hundred-year history.
Most exhibit ideas do not come in an instantaneous thought, but the basis for Mennonite Heritage Village’s upcoming exhibit “Mennonites at War” came to me very suddenly about four years ago, when I was chatting with a friend of mine who works at two military museums in Winnipeg.
February 15-21 was Heritage week in Canada. Here are two great paragraphs from the National Trust of Canada on why to celebrate our places of heritage:
At the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) we are currently developing a ‘MHV and Well-being’ plan which will include community partners, programming, site use and promotion.