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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada,


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Galt Museum & Archives

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The Galt is well respected in Alberta's museum community, has a growing national profile and is committed to international museum standards.

The Archives contain an extensive collection of information on the human history of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta.

Today, the museum cares for well over 17,000 artifacts and 600,000 archival documents and photographs. These collections continue to grow.

The history of Lethbridge and southwest Alberta can be explored through the Galt's rotating world-class exhibitions, special events and school and weekend programs. The Galt Museum Store offers visitors a selection of historic publications and other unique local and retro gifts.

Volunteers donate their time and talents to enhance the work of twelve full-time and ten part-time staff.

Mission

The Galt Museum & Archives engages and educates our communities in the human history of southwestern Alberta by preserving and sharing collections, stories and memories that define our collective identity and guide our future.

Vision

The Galt Museum & Archives is a vibrant gathering place that meets historical, cultural and educational needs.


Values

Stewardship

  • We treasure and protect the stories, objects, memories and relationships of our communities
  • We advocate for history, culture and historical education

Creativity and Innovation

  • We thrive on challenge, ingenuity and improvement
  • We believe in and foster life long learning

Integrity and Authenticity

  • We are open, honest and respectful
  • We ensure the authenticity of our collections, exhibits, education and programs


Teamwork and Co-operation

  • We encourage diversity of opinion
  • We find merit in collaboration and partnerships


Excellence

  • We believe that with dedication, passion and commitment we strive for our best performance
  • We respect the skills and expertise of others and cherish diversity.
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Events
 
 
Holiday Music
Wed DEC 19 | 2–3 pm
 
Christmas Stockings
Sat DEC 22 | 1–2 pm
 
New Year's Manner Tea
Wed JAN 02 | 1–3 pm
 
Painted Rocks
Thu JAN 03 | 1–3 pm
 
Rag Dolls
Fri JAN 04 | 1–3 pm
 
Flip Book Animation
Sat JAN 05 | 1–3 pm
 
Herb Gardens
Sun JAN 06 | 1–3 pm
 
Paint Stick Buddies
Sat JAN 12 | 1–2 pm
 
City of Lethbridge Municipal Housing Strategy
Wed JAN 16 | 2–3 pm
 
Newspaper Art
Sat JAN 19 | 1–2 p,
 
Exhibit Grand Opening
Thu JAN 31 | 7–9 pm
 
Valentines
Fri FEB 01 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Home Sweet Home
Sat FEB 02 | 1–2 pm
 
Friends Winter Barn Dance
Sat FEB 02 | 7–11 pm
 
The Stories Were Not Told
Sun FEB 03 | 2–4 pm
 
House Signs
Wed FEB 06 | 10:30–noon
 
Songs of Home
Wed FEB 06 | 2–3 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class Week 1
Thu FEB 07 | 7–8 pm
 
Valentine Decorations
Sat FEB 09 | 1–2 pm
 
Heart Ornaments
Wed FEB 13 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu FEB 14 | 7–8 pm
 
Button Bowls
Sat FEB 16 | 1–2 pm
 
Family Day Brunch
Mon FEB 18 | 10–1 pm
 
Door Hangers
Wed FEB 20 | 10:30–noon
 
Home: Beyond Four Walls
Wed FEB 20 | 2–3 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu FEB 21 7–8 pm
 
Animal Silhouettes
Sat FEB 23 | 1–2 pm
 
Art with Oil Pastels
Wed FEB 27 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu FEB 28 | 7–8 pm
 
Felted Pot Holders
Thu FEB | 28 7–9 pm
 
Spring Paintings
Fri MAR 01 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Spool Race Cars
Sat MAR 02 | 1–2 pm
 
Blackfoot Homes
Wed MAR 06 | 10:30–noon
 
Tiny Living: Living BIG in a Little Way
Wed MAR 06 | 2–3 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu MAR 07 | 7–8 pm
 
Crime and Punishment in the NWMP 1873-1886
Thu MAR 07 | 7–8 pm
 
Painted Plates
Sat MAR 09 | 1–2 pm
 
Mixed Media Collage
Wed MAR 13 | 10:30–noon
 
Film Night
Thu FEB 14 | 7–9 pm
 
Searching for Images
Thu MAR 14 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu MAR 14 | 7–8 pm
 
Shamrock Pins
Sat MAR 16 | 1–2 pm
 
Painted Mugs
Wed MAR 20 | 10:30–noon
 
YWCA History and Services
Wed MAR 20 | 2–3 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu MAR 21 | 7–8 pm
 
History of Home Styles
Thu MAR 21 | 7–8 pm
 
Lethbridge History Trivia
Sat MAR 23 | 1–2 pm
 
Paper Plate Weaving
Wed MAR 27 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu MAR 28 | 7–8 pm
 
Embroidered Tea Towels
Thu MAR 28 | 7–9 pm
 
Mini Tepees
Sat MAR 30 | 1–2 pm
 
Rest for the Weary Traveller
Wed APR 03 | 2–3 pm
 
Just Scan It
Thu APR 04 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu APR 04 | 7–8 pm
 
Flower Pots
Fri APR 05 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Woven Flowers
Sat APR 06 | 1–2 pm
 
Easter Decorations
Wed APR 10 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Class
Thu APR 11 | 7–8 pm
 
Spring Decorations
Sat APR 13 | 1–2 pm
 
Canada and the Second World War
Sun APR 14 | 2–4 pm
 
Items From Our Homes
Wed APR 17 | 2–3 pm
 
Macrame Plant Hanger
Thu APR 18 | 7–9 pm
 
Eggstravaganza
Sat APR 20 | 10–2 pm
 
Mini Houses
Sat APR 27 | 1–2 pm
 
Recipes for Victory
Sun APR 28 | 2–3 pm
Content / Articles
 
 
Summer Family Fun
Posted on:
July-02-14
 
July 2014 at the Galt
Posted on:
June-27-14
 
EXHIBIT OPENING
Posted on:
June-08-14
 
Alberta Quilt Project
Posted on:
May-28-14
 
The Wine Cavern and Galt Museum & Archives, along with College Lincoln present: Best of the Best Summer Wine & Beer Tasting
Posted on:
May-22-14
 
Galt Workshops
Posted on:
May-21-14

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