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Le Musée des Abénakis : gagnant du GalArt2019

GalArt 2019

On November 21, the sixteenth edition of the GalArt, an annual event for the recognition of cultural stakeholders, was held. It is with great pride that the Musée des Abénakis was awarded the “Heritage and Museology Award” for its temporary exhibition The Indian Beyond Hollywood.

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Kabasa Wampum - un projet rassembleur

Kabasa Wampum

From June 21 to September 21, a special event will draw the attention of the community and the general public. Christine Sioui-Wawanoloath, an Abenaki multidisciplinary artist, will lead the creation of a collaborative work that will take place through the participation of Museum visitors. This artistic achievement, evocative of the contemporary Abenaki culture, will inspire and nourish the creative team of the permanent exhibition.

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Indians Beyond Hollywood

The Musée des Abénakis is proud to announce the opening of its new temporary exhibition: The Indians Beyond Hollywood, produced thanks to a $120,000 grant from Canadian Heritage. This exhibition will be presented at the Musée des Abénakis from 29 June 2018 to 22 December 2019.

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A record year for the 7th edition of the Musée des Abénakis fundraising cocktail party!

More than 125 friends and partners of the Musée des Abénakis gathered on March 22nd to participate in the seventh edition of its annual fundraising cocktail. Thanks to the presence of guests and the generous contribution of 30 sponsors, the Musée des Abénakis is very pleased to announce that it has raised $33,500 ($24,000 in net proceeds) to support its educational and cultural missions. This is the largest amount raised by the Musée des Abénakis during a fundraising activity.

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A first-ever cultural program

The Musée des Abénakis has unveiled its first cultural program for spring 2018. These various activities will allow participants to experience a captivating cultural encounter.

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The Abenakis of Odanak: an archaeological journey

The Musée des Abénakis is pleased to present its first ever public archaeological publication entitled Les Abénakis d’Odanak: an archaeological journey, made possible thanks to an $81,000 grant from Canadian Heritage. This book is a synthesis of the archaeological excavation project Fort d’Odanak: the revisited past.

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Microcosme

The Musée des Abénakis presents the exhibition Microcosme, which is the 4th edition of the Innovation in Crafts project of the Métiers d’art/Bas-Saint-Laurent corporation.

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Summer Program 2017

The Musée des Abénakis is offering three new temporary exhibitions to visit from June 15 to September 17, 2017, as well as an innovative digital application to discover this summer!

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