Tracey Turner, B.H. Ecol., MA C.S.

Executive Director Fort la Reine Museum, Museums Consultant, Archaeologist.

Tracey Turner is the Executive Director of the Fort la Reine Museum. Tracey Turner holds her Masters in Arts, Curatorial Practices. She has been working in the culture and heritage field for over 16 years bringing her expertise as a director, curator, programming specialist, archaeologist, museum’s consultant, exhibit designer, and writer to her current position with the Fort la Reine Museum in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Tracey has worked as a field archaeologist in such remote sites as the HBC Trading Post at York Factory, MB, The Prince of Whales Fort at Churchill, MB., Farwell’s Post at Fort Walsh in Saskatchewan, and locally at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Excavation at Forks National Historic Site. Tracey appears as guest speaker on Museums, Museums & Social Media, Culture & Heritage, and Cultural Tourism for conference sessions, workshops, and University sessional engagements. As a Cultural Studies and Anthropology scholar, Tracey has been working with material and visual culture on a regular basis, to protect, preserve, and present the tangible record helping others to remember, reflect, be inspired, be enlightened, be challenged, and ignite conversations within and beyond the Museum's walls. She really believes that Museum's change lives! Tracey is a Mother of two daughters, who enjoys motorcycling, dragonboat paddling, and time spent at her cottage in the Whiteshell.