Civic Modern: Winnipeg's Civic and Centennial Centre - An Architectural Exploration

January 16th, 2015 - February 11th, 2015

On view from January 16 to February 11, 2015 in the ARCH 2 Gallery at the University of Manitoba, Civic Modern examines the social, political and architectural history of Winnipeg's Civic and Centennial Centres as they reach their 50th anniversary. In 1957, Winnipeggers voted by a wide margin for a new City Hall. Less than 10 years later, the city witnessed the construction of not only a new City Hall, but a massive complex of civic and cultural facilities, one of the largest such ensembles in Canada. The exhibit includes original sketches, artifacts, and photos from noted architectural photographer Henry Kalen.

The exhibition is curated by Jeffrey Thorsteinson of the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, with financial support from the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Architecture.

The gallery is open Monday to from Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm.

For more information, please visit www.winnipegarchitecture.ca/civic-modern-winnipegs-civic-and-centennial-centre-an-architectural-exploration/

50th Annual Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner

January 17th, 2015 - January 17th, 2015 Fort Garry Hotel

Employer Application Deadline - Young Canada Works

February 2nd, 2015 - February 2nd, 2015
Now Accepting Applications for Young Canada Works in Heritage Funding!
We can help you hire a student or recent graduate!
Deadline for application is February 2, 2015.
 
Ottawa, ON, December 3, 2014 - The Young Canada Works (YCW) program assists employers in the creation of jobs for students and recent graduates in such areas as historic research, heritage site interpretation, Doors Open events, and much more. The National Trust for Canada is accepting applications for both YCW in Heritage Organizations and YCW at Building Careers in Heritage until February 2, 2015.

For information on both YCW programs and how to apply online, consult the National Trust Webste.

All applications must be complted online at www.youngcanadaworks.gc.ca.

Questions regarding the application process or the programs should be directed to Kevin Parker at (613) 237-1066 ext. 240 or by emailing kparker@heritagecanada.org.

Funding for YCW is provided through the Heritage Programs Directorate of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
 
Heritage Canada The National Trust is a national charity that inspires and leads action to save historic places, and promotes the care and wise use of our historic environment.

 

Festival du Voyageur

February 13th, 2015 - February 22nd, 2015 Fort Gibraltor

Heritage Day 2015

February 16th, 2015 - February 16th, 2015

Annual Preservation Awards - Celebrating 30 Years

February 16th, 2015 - February 16th, 2015 Via Rail Station Rotunda
Heritage Winnipeg cordially invites you to our
30th Annual Preservation Awards Ceremony
in celebration of
National Heritage Day and Louis Riel Day
Monday, February 16, 2015
Via Rail Station (former Union Station)
Rotunda 123 Main Street

This is a Free Community Event
Ceremony commences at 2:00pm
Reception & Jane's Walk (30 minute tour) to follow

Doors Open Winnipeg 2015

May 30th, 2015 - May 31st, 2015 Winnipeg
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