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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
 
 
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
 
Building New Communities
Wed MAY 01 | 2–3 pm
 
Pastel Butterflies
Fri MAY 03 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Door Hangers
Sat MAY 04 | 1–2 pm
 
Taste of Downtown
Tue MAY 07 and Wed MAY 08 | 5–8 pm
 
Treasuring Trees
Thu MAY 09 | 7–8 pm
 
Paper Flowers
Sat MAY 11 | 1–2 pm
 
Country Time
Wed MAY 15 | 2–3 pm
 
Beautiful Bookmarks
Thu MAY 16 | 7–9 pm
 
Bookmarks
Sat MAY 18 | 1–2 pm
 
Exhibit Grand Opening
Thu MAY 23 | 7–9 pm
 
Suncatchers
Sat MAY 25 | 1–2 pm
 
Myth-Busting in Canada
Wed JUN 05 | 2–3 pm
 
Feather Paintings
Thu JUN 06 | 7–9 pm
 
Blackfoot Stories
Fri JUN 07 | 1:30–3 pm
 
Juno Beach: The Canadian Breakthrough
Sun JUN 09 | 2–4 pm
 
Stories Your Realtor Never Told You
Thu JUN 13 | 7–9 pm
 
Waterton Wildflowers
Sat JUN 15 | 8–6 pm
 
National Indigenous Peoples Week Kickoff Feast
Mon JUN 17 | 11:30–1:30 pm
 
Trivia and Songs
Wed JUN 19 | 2–3 pm
 
Aerial Photos of Lethbridge
Thu JUN 20 | 7–9 pm
 
Canada Day Carnival
Mon JUL 01 | 1–4 pm
 
Parfleche Bag
Tue JUL 02 | 1–3 pm
 
Power of Association and Neighbourhoods
Wed JUL 03 | 2–3 pm
 
Photos Rock
Tue JUL 09 | 1–3 pm
 
The Battle of Normandy: A Canadian Success
Sun JUL 14 | 2–4 pm
 
Neighbourhood Collage
Tue JUL 16 | 1–3 pm
 
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tours
Tue JUL 16 | 7–8:30 pm
 
Hardieville: A Mine, A Community, A Neighbourhood
Wed JUL 17 | 2–3 pm
 
Archival Photos as Art
Thu JUL 18 | 7–9 pm
 
Garden Gnomes
Tue JUL 23 | 1–3 pm
 
Mountain Landscapes
Thu JUL 25 | 7–9 pm
 
Ice Cream Social
Tue JUL 30 | 1–3 pm
 
Mountain View Cemetery Tours
Tue JUL 30 | 7–8:30 pm
 
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tours
Wed JUL 31 | 7–8:30 pm
 
Friendship Bracelets
Tue AUG 06 | 1–3 pm
 
Historic Homes in London Road
Wed AUG 07 | 2–3 pm
 
Wall Hangings
Thu AUG 08 | 7–9 pm
 
Hutterites & History
Sat AUG 10 | 9–2 pm
 
Felted Shapes
Tue AUG 13 | 1–3 pm
 
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tours
Tue AUG 13 | 7–8:30 pm
 
Mountain View Cemetery Tours
Wed AUG 14 | 7–8:30 pm
 
What’s New at the Archives
Thu AUG 15 | 7–9 pm
 
Scenic Plaza Whoop-Up Days Block Party
Tue AUG 20 | 11:30–1:30 pm
 
Mountain Art
Tue AUG 20 | 1–3 pm
 
Working to Keep Your Downtown Safe
Wed AUG 21 | 2–3 pm
 
Neighbourhood Community 101
Thu AUG 22 | 7–8 pm
 
Back to School
Tue AUG 27 | 1–3 pm
 
Electronic Resources for Family History Research
Thu AUG 29 | 7–9 pm
 
Galt Beer Tasting Soirée: Worlds Imagined
Fri SEP 06 | 5–10 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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