WHAT'S ON SPRING 2017
This summer, discover the Panache of Cervidae at the Fort la Reine Museum
Panache: Caribous and other Cervidae
May 5th, 2017 - September 5th, 2017
Visitor's to the Fort la Reine Museum will be able to explore the wondrous world of the iconic Woodland Caribou and other Cervidae all summer thanks to the new travelling exhibition, Panache: Caribous and other Cervidae. Cervidae, better known as moose, caribou (reindeer), wapiti, and deer, have been part of our history and ecology since time immemorial: and have inspired countless artists and are part of our living cultural heritage, especially for First Nation peoples. Through a state of the art interactive exhibit - discover their biology, their role in the ecosystem, and the dangers they face.
Don't miss Panache: Caribous and other Cervidae, your chance to discover the iconic royalty of our Canadian boreal forests.
This travelling exhibition is a Musée du Fjord production in collaboration with the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien, Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh, as well as Gisèle, Monique and Raynald Benoît, the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications, and the city of Saguenay with financial assistance from Canadian Heritage.
Admission to Panache is included in regular museum admission.
This summer, learn about a young girls coming of age in a time of terror at the Fort la Reine Museum
"Anne Frank: A History For Today"
June 5th, 2017 - September 4th, 2017.
An International Travelling exhibition from Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.
On July 6, 1942 Anne Frank, just 13 year of age, became a fugitive, was joined by her parents and her sister, and hidden away in a secret factory annex in Amsterdam. During her time of hiding, Anne Frank kept a
diary, which has survived to become a powerful symbol of a young girls optimism and vision for a better world as she came of age in a time of terror. Her story is the experience of a young Jewish girl, growing up within the inhumanity of the Holocaust.
This exhibition aims to increase youth and public knowledge about the events of the second World War, the Holocaust, and Anne Frank.
This exhibit also touches on the Canadian participation in the Second World War in Europe. as told through the story of Canadian soldiers,
dealing with themes of discrimination , Canada’s role in major battles, POW experiences, liberation of Nazi camps, war brides, increasing Canadian’s knowledge about Canada’s history and role.
Anne Frank: A History For Today, will be presented at the Fort la Reine Museum from June 5th -
September 4th 2017. Educational group tours will be provided by the Fort la Reine Museum for
schools and groups with advanced reservations.
Admission to the exhibition is included in regular museum admission.
Explore the Canadian experience in Belgium during WWI
Fighting In Flanders -
Gas. Mud. Memory.
May 8th, 2017 - September 3rd, 2017
In was during the Second Battle of Ypres, that Lt. Col. John Alexander McCrae M.D. of Guelph Ontario wrote the legendary poem, "In Flanders Fields" , to honour those that had perished in the war.
This exhibition explores the experiences and challenges of Canadian soldiers while serving in Belgium during the first World War.
The exhibit highlights the adaptability of the solders and Belgian civilians, and explores the history and evolution of the commemoration of the war in Belgium and Canada.
The Fort la Reine Museum is pleased to present Fighting in Flanders - Gas. Mud. Memory., a travelling exhibition from the Canadian War Museum in partnership with the Memorial Museum Passcehendaele 1917, Belgium, and the support of the E. W. Bickle Foundation.
Admission to this exhibit is included in regular museum admission.