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Welcome to our site. Tom and Barbara are a pair of museum professionals who love to collaborate and commiserate with others in the field, deliver training sessions, present on historical topics, and otherwise get involved in the scene.
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I want to tell you about the three kopjes in South Africa, each with its own museum on top. (You could visit my 2017 travel blog here if you were so inclined). The Voortrekker Monument atop a tall hill (or kopje) caught my eye because of its colonial and “pioneer” narrative and I wanted toContinue reading “A Tale of Three Hills and Two Monuments”
Comic books and history are not strangers. Next time you are in your local bookstore, find the (nowadays guaranteed) graphic novel section -stroll past the men in tights and teen manga- and you may find some of these interesting works of historical fiction. As museum and heritage people, there’s a lot we can learn. 1. Continue reading “From word balloons to historic sites: What heritage can learn from graphic historical fiction”
We’ve been hard at work this fall and have come up with two new presentations to offer via webinar: CITY OF CHAMPIONS: Stories of Petitions, Protests, and Action in Edmonton’s Past. Length: 1 hour – 1:30 hours.Recommended audience: 3-30 personsDelivered via: Zoom; Google Meets.From fur traders’ demands to suffragists’ demonstrations, Edmonton has been home toContinue reading “Two new historical presentations!”
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