Royal Alberta museum re-opens with 2 new exhibits

These exhibits will show off Canadian Heritage

After being closed due to the pandemic, the Royal Alberta Museum opened it's doors to the public on Wednesday with two new exhibits: Quilt of Belonging and Abandoned Alberta.

What was described as a 'rollercoaster of changes' the museum is back for the first time since December.

Anyone visiting the museum can check out new exhibits which showcases a display of photos from Edmonton-based photographer Joe Chowaniec. His exhibit, “Abandoned Alberta,” offers a wide range of photographs from “forgotten locations."

RAM also features a collaborative textile known as the Quilt of Belonging. Celebrating the diversity of Canada, the quilt features 263 blocks representing the Indigenous people in Canada and every nation.

The bottom row is referred to as the “foundation” – representing all First Nations, Inuit, and Metis.

 

 

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