Free Draw Winners

FRAMS offered free draws at Museum Appreciation Night in November, #MuseumAfterDark in January and ongoing at each of the curatorial series talks. Thank you to everyone who visits the FRAMS table and participates at these events. We congratulate the following lucky winners: Nov 29: Dolly Magee (Membership), Mariza Shantz (Basket); Jan 24: Trevor Dodd (Membership),…

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Dining With Friends

Dining with Friends continues to enjoy success with FRAMS members and members of the public. The brainchild of RAM curator Linda Tzang, the dinners have been exploring different Chinese restaurants in the Edmonton area and the varied types of Chinese cuisine they offer. The January dinner was held at The Lingnan to celebrate Chinese New…

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FRAMS Casino – Please Volunteer!

We are very pleased to announce that FRAMS has been approved to host a casino on Wednesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 22 at the Casino Yellowhead in Edmonton. Our biennial casino has become a significant fundraiser for FRAMS and has enabled us to commit to on-going, substantial support for the museum’s Discovery Room and…

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Peace Hills Insurance Sponsorship

On March 3, three members of the FRAMS board were delighted to meet with Diane Brickner, CEO of Peace Hills Insurance, to thank her personally for her company’s four-year sponsorship commitment to FRAMS’ Aboriginal Summer Internship Program. Ms. Brickner presented the board with a cheque for $2500, which will go to support this summer’s internship.

#MuseumAfterDark

On January 24, the museum was buzzing with 225 guests who had come to enjoy the inaugural #MuseumAfterDark event. There was fabulous food by Mercer’s Catering, great music by DJ Junior Brown, Mike Stinson took all the photographs, and Avenue Magazine was there to write about it. In the theatre, Chris Robinson gave an illustrated…

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Winter 2014 Museum Director’s News

If you’ve driven along 103A Avenue recently,in the vicinity of City Hall, you’ve probably noticed something new … or, more correctly,something missing. The old city post office has been demolished, and in the space of just a few months we haveseen its rubble (90% of which will be recycled) replaced with the start of construction of the new Royal…

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Time Travellers Celebrates 20 Years

Anniversaries are meant to be celebrated and the museum’s Time Travellers archaeological lecture series did just that this year with an outstanding range of topics. Dr. Alwynne Beaudoin, RAM’s curator of Quaternary environments and member of the Time Travellers co-ordinating team, arranged the exciting line-up of speakers. In her opening night remarks, she noted that…

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