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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

     
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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
     
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
     
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

    Apothecary Hall housed the Peter O'Mara Drug Store from 1922 to 1986. It was one of the last surviving old drug stores to operate in Newfoundland and the second home for Peter O'Mara's business, which had operated out of 484-486 Water Street as The West End Drug Store from 1899.. 
     
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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.
     
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Phase Box Workshop

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Phase boxes 2020

 

A Phase Box is a simple, low-cost, enclosure made from archival quality materials. It is designed to protect rare, fragile, or valuable items from damage and further deterioration during storage.

The A.C. Hunter Library is pleased to partner with the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador to host this hands-on mini-workshop. This is an adult-only program; sharp knives will be involved. All materials will be supplied.

Register with your Library card by calling 737-3950. There is a wheelchair accessible, gender inclusive washroom onsite.

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Museum Day NL 2020

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Celebrate Museum Day NL 2020!

Held annually on the second Saturday in July, Museum Day NL provides an opportunity to highlight and promote museums, galleries, and heritage sites throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

This annual event demonstrates that museums are an integral component of our provincial cultural and tourism infrastructure and contribute to lifelong learning, creating distinct and vibrant communities to live, work, visit, and invest.

Please let us know what you have planned for Museum Day NL 2020, so we can help promote your events and programs. We invite everyone to use hashtag #MuseumDayNL2020 on all your social media posts.

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Collections Management Workshop

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INTRODUCTION TO COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Dates: March 18-19, 2020; 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: MANL Office/Training Centre; 200 Military Road. St. John's, NL.

During this two day workshop participants will learn about collections management policies and procedures and skills required to manage museum collections. This course explores topics on public trust and museum collections, acquisitions, registration, cataloguing and records management. This course will also provide an introduction to collections care, handling and storage as well as collections access and security.

This workshop is one of the core courses for the Museum Studies Certificate Program.

Instructor: Paula French, Private Conservator

Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20

Registration Fees: $130 for MANL members, $155 for non-members

If you would like to register for this workshop or have any questions, please call us at (709) 722-9034 or email manl@nf.aibn.com

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.