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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
 
 
Debating Women Combatants in the Ancient and Medie
Thu Sep 27 | 7–8 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu SEP 27 | 7–8 pm
 
Traditional Blackfoot Territory and Relations with
Tue Oct 02 | 10:30–noon
 
Napkin Rings
Wed Oct 03 | 10:30–noon
 
Collecting Memory
Wed OCT 03 | 2–3 pm
 
Ship of Dreams, Ship of Nightmares
Thu OCT 04 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu OCT 04 | 7–8 pm
 
Thankful Wreath
Fri OCT 05 | 1:30–3 pm
 
What Happens in the Mine
Sat OCT 06 | 1–2 pm
 
Vegetable Immigration
Sun OCT 07 | 2–3 pm
 
Treaties
Tue OCT 09 | 10:30–noon
 
Harvest Tea
Wed OCT 10 | 10:30–noon
 
Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder
Thu OCT 11 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu OCT 11 | 7–8 pm
 
Our Families
Sat OCT 13 | 1–2 pm
 
Friends Harvest Barn Dance featuring the Great Can
Sat OCT 13 | 7–11 pm
 
Blackfoot Legends and Napi Stories
Tue OCT 16 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Storytelling
Wed OCT 17 | 10:30–noon
 
Life in Scotland
Wed OCT 17 | 2–3 pm
 
Records of Love and War
Thu OCT 18 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu OCT 18 | 7–8 pm
 
The Recycled Bridge
Sat Oct 20 | 1–2 pm
 
Galt Babies Party
Sun OCT 21 | 2–5 pm
 
Blackfoot Protocols
Tue OCT 23 | 10:30–noon
 
Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder
Wed OCT 24 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu OCT 25 | 7–8 pm
 
Hallowe'en Spooktacular
Sat OCT 27 | 1–4 pm
 
Blackfoot Diet and Medicine
Tue OCT 30 | 10:30–noon
 
Rock Pumpkins
Wed OCT 31 | 10:30–noon
 
The Last Round of the First World War
Thu NOV 01 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu NOV 01 | 7–8 pm
 
Day of the Dead
Fri NOV 02 | 1:30–3 pm
 
When the Settlers Came
Sat NOV 03 | 1–2 pm
 
Journeys with Fruit
Sun NOV 04 | 2–3 pm
 
Blackfoot Historical Figures
Tue NOV 06 | 10:30–noon
 
Poppy Art
Wed NOV 07 | 10:30–noon
 
Coming to Alberta: Child Immigrant Experiences fro
Wed NOV 07 | 2–noon
 
Painted Tile Coasters
Thu NOV 08 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu NOV 08 | 7–8 pm
 
Poppy Art
Sat NOV 10 | 1–2 pm
 
Blackfoot Family Structure
Tue NOV 13 | 10:30–noon
 
Traditional Adornment of the Blackfoot People
Wed NOV 14 | 10:30–noon
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu NOV 15 | 7–8 pm
 
Printmaking
Sat NOV 17 | 1–2 pm
 
Residential Schools
Tue NOV 20 | 10:30–noon
 
Printmaking
Wed NOV 21 | 10:30–noon
 
Bruce Bairnsfather: Voice of the Soldiers
Wed NOV 21 | 2–3 pm
 
Research Your House
Thu NOV 22 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Language Classes
Thu NOV 22 | 7–8 pm
 
Movember
Sat NOV 24 | 1–2 pm
 
Card Making
Wed NOV 28 | 10:30–noon
 
Night at the Museum Shopping Event
Thu NOV 29 | 4–9 pm
 
Holiday Cards
Sat DEC 01 | 1–2 pm
 
The Botany of Christmas
Sun DEC 02 | 2–3 pm
 
Holiday Ornaments
Wed DEC 05 | 10:30–noon
 
Women, War and Witchcraft
Wed DEC 05 | 2–3 pm
 
Holiday Ornaments
Fri DEC 07 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Button Trees
Sat DEC 08 | 1–2 pm
 
Honeycomb Wreath
Thu DEC 13 | 7–9 pm
 
What do Treaties Really Mean?
Sat DEC 15 | 1–2 pm
 
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
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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