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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
 
 
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
 
Hawk & Harvest Holiday Market
Saturday DEC. 8, 6 PM - 10:30 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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