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26 January - 30 April

Exhibit Opening: “Gowen’s Brandon: Then & Now”

Where: Daly House Museum, 122 Eighteenth Street, Brandon
When: Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 7:00 PM

All are invited to an opening reception for a new exhibit, jointly presented by Daly House Museum and the S. J. McKee Archives, and funded by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program. This exhibit showcases historic photographs taken by Frank Gowen side-by-side with modern day images of the same locations, to contrast Brandon during a period of unprecedented development (circa 1911) to the Brandon we see today.

The exhibit can be seen concurrently at:

Exhibit Gallery (Second Floor)
Daly House Museum
122 Eighteenth Street, Brandon

Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery
John E. Robbins Library
Brandon University
270 Eighteenth Street, Brandon

An excerpt from this exhibit will be published in the Winter 2015 issue of Manitoba History.

1 May

Photo Exhibit: “A Look Back at Jewish Youth Activities in Manitoba”

Guest curator: Gavin Adelman (Gray Academy student)

Where: Gray Academy of Jewish Education, 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg
When: Friday, 1 May 2015, 11:00 AM

The exhibit is a joint presentation of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada and the Gray Academy of Jewish Education.

A reception will follow.

For further information, contact Stan Carbone at 204-477-7468 or

3 May

Jane’s Walk: The Louise Bridge District

Where: Ernie O’Dowda Memorial Park (Midwinter Avenue) at the west end closer to Disraeli Freeway
When: Sunday, 3 May 2015, 1:00 PM (rain or shine)

More information on this free tour, hosted by the North East Winnipeg Historical Society and led by Jim Smith, is available here. Or call Donna at 204-339-2547 or email

3 May

Jane’s Walk: Culture Meets Horticulture, The Transformation of Broadway and Osborne and the Legislative Grounds

Where: Queen Victoria Statue at the Manitoba Legislature, 450 Broadway
When: Sunday, 3 May 2015, 1:00 PM

More information on this free tour, led by MHS member Sheila Grover, is available here.

9 May

Mother’s Day Tea

Where: Daly House Museum
When: Saturday, 9 May 2015

Tickets are $12 per adult (members $10) and $8 for children. Call 204-727-1722 to book your tickets. Seating is limited so reserve early.

6 June

MHS Annual General Meeting

Where: to be announced
When: Saturday, 6 June 2015

More information will be provided here later.

10 June

MHS Field Trip: “Agriculture, Settlement and Society Along the Assiniboine”

This field trip, organized by Dr. John Lehr of the Manitoba Historical Society in association with the St. Francois Xavier Historical Society, will take place on Wednesday, 10 June 2015. The cost will be $92 for MHS and St. Francois Xavier Historical Society members, and $98 for non-members. To reserve your place on this trip, please contact Jean Owchar at 204-864-2304.

More information is available here.

7-8 August

Third Annual Carberry Heritage Festival

More information will be available here later.

11-13 September

MHS Field Trip

More information will be available here later.


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