Academic journal article Manitoba History

Time Lines: Manitoba Historical Society Newsletter

Academic journal article Manitoba History

Time Lines: Manitoba Historical Society Newsletter

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Dalnavert Visitors Centre Grand Opening May 14 2005

A large crowd was on hand in the W. Steward Martin Auditorium on May 14 when Lieutenant Governor John Harvard officially opened the new Dalnavert Visitors Centre. After the opening, people enjoyed coffee, tea and cake, browsed in the gift shop and toured Dalnavert Museum which has re-opened in all its glory.

We welcome Dalnavert Museum's new director, Linda Neyedly, former development officer at the Western Canadian Aviation Museum, who has worked in a variety of communications, public relations and fundraising positions.

Dalnavert Museum is open for tours from Wednesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission fees are $5.00 for regular adults, $4.00 for seniors and $ 3.00 for children and youth aged 5 to 17. Family rate for 2 adults and 3 children is $12.00.

Display cases in the W. Steward Martin Auditorium in the new Visitors Centre are showing Made in Manitoba, an exhibition by local ceramic artists, some of whom have achieved national and international recognition. The MHS expresses appreciation to the artists and private collectors who have generously made their ceramics available for the exhibition. The Charles Wheeler exhibit will be shown later in the summer.

The Doors Open event where Dalnavert and other historic buildings were open to the public was a huge success. …

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