Museum

An example of a black-figure panel amphora from the last quarter 6th century B.C. seen in the Dallas Museum of Art. (Wikimedia Commons)

Police say man smashes ancient museum artifacts worth millions in Dallas

A 6th century B.C. Greek amphora and a Greek pot dating to 450 B.C. were among the items destroyed

 

The new micro museum in Sylvan Lake will showcase a wide range of historical artifacts, uniforms and veteran videos. (Contributed photo)

New military history museum to open soon in central Alberta

Veterans Voices of Canada History Interest and Learning Centre to open in Sylvan Lake

 

FILE - Three “priceless” sets of 18th century jewelry were stolen from Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museums, early on Nov. 25, 2019. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Trial to open next month in spectacular German jewelry theft

Missing treasures still not found

  • Dec 29, 2021

 

Work on the foundation for Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church at Sunnybrook Farm Museum is underway. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer museum saves local church

Sunnybrook Farm Museum acquires historic building

Work on the foundation for Willowdale Zion Presbyterian Church at Sunnybrook Farm Museum is underway. (Photo from Facebook)
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Robert Gentile is wheeled into the federal courthouse in Hartford, Conn. Gentile, a mobster who for years denied suspicions from authorities that he knew anything about a trove of artwork valued in the millions that was stolen in a 1990 museum heist and remains missing, has died. He was 85. His attorney, Ryan McGuigan, said Gentile died Sept. 17, 2021, after a stroke.(Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP, File)

Investigators hope for new leads in Boston museum robbery

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the FBI.

  • Sep 24, 2021
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, Robert Gentile is wheeled into the federal courthouse in Hartford, Conn. Gentile, a mobster who for years denied suspicions from authorities that he knew anything about a trove of artwork valued in the millions that was stolen in a 1990 museum heist and remains missing, has died. He was 85. His attorney, Ryan McGuigan, said Gentile died Sept. 17, 2021, after a stroke.(Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP, File)
People walk up stairs to the entrance of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Royal British Columbia Museum has been thrust into a public modernization of its internal and external culture after reports alleging racism and toxic working conditions at the institution, says the Crown corporation’s board chairman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Museum must ask ‘hard questions’ after racism, toxic workplace reports, says chair

Investigations underway, including a formal B.C. government review by the Public Service Agency

People walk up stairs to the entrance of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Royal British Columbia Museum has been thrust into a public modernization of its internal and external culture after reports alleging racism and toxic working conditions at the institution, says the Crown corporation’s board chairman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Canadian Museum for Human Rights’s board said an external, third-party review of the museum is underway, in a June 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Museum of Human Rights CEO resigns after allegations of systemic racism

WINNIPEG — The president and CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human…

Canadian Museum for Human Rights’s board said an external, third-party review of the museum is underway, in a June 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Several of the top museums globally reopened, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

‘Welcome Back!’ Several famed museums reopen across Europe

AMSTERDAM — In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with…

  • Jun 2, 2020
Several of the top museums globally reopened, in a June 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Mayor Tara Veer will speak about her trip to Holocaust sites in Europe on March 4 at the Red Deer museum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer mayor to speak about her visit to Holocaust sites next week at museum

Veer is concerned about ‘divisiveness’ in her own city

Mayor Tara Veer will speak about her trip to Holocaust sites in Europe on March 4 at the Red Deer museum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
‘Black Beauty’ and ‘Hellboy’ - the dino stars of the Royal Tyrrell Museum

‘Black Beauty’ and ‘Hellboy’ – the dino stars of the Royal Tyrrell Museum

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — It was Aug. 12, 1884 when a young geologist,…

‘Black Beauty’ and ‘Hellboy’ - the dino stars of the Royal Tyrrell Museum
A waxen head from a religious figure, now in the collection of the Museum of Fear and Wonder in Bergen. (Contributed photo).

Central Alberta’s Museum of Fear and Wonder offers a portal to the mysterious past

The Griebel brothers aim to ‘educate and mystify’ visitors

A waxen head from a religious figure, now in the collection of the Museum of Fear and Wonder in Bergen. (Contributed photo).