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Category Archives: Updates

Circle of Life Available Now

Created by Hilary Druxman, celebrate the Circle of Life with this handcrafted sterling silver necklace. Proceeds from the sale of each Circle of Life necklace will be used to support the Children’s Museum. Read More…

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Impossible Animals

Imagine a world where sharks fly and bees hop…Impossible? Not at Impossible Animals! From June 8 to September 3, discover first-hand the characteristics of living things as you explore the who, what, where, and why of creatures you create. Hatch your own one-of-a-kind creatures or mix and match to make your own Impossible Animals at […]

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The Technology Behind Impossible Animals

By popular request, learn about the technology behind Impossible Animals, created by Winnipeg-based new media group PO-MO Inc. This short video features details about the project by PO-MO’s Meghan Athavale. Read More…

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Thank You to Toromont Cat

On behalf of the children and families who have been enjoying the Children’s Museum Courtyard this summer, thank you to Carol, Barry, Bert, Susanne, Alysia, James, Travis and James from Toromont Cat. This great group of volunteers spent an entire day preparing our Courtyard so visitors would have a safe and comfortable outdoor space to […]

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Museum posts surplus budget for 2011

With the culmination of another fiscal year, the Children’s Museum proudly posted a surplus budget for 2011. The museum’s annual operating budget was $1,287,650, and it concluded its fiscal year with a surplus of $18,300. Read More…

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Children’s Museum Hosts Buhler Welcome Centre Grand Opening

Representatives from the federal, provincial and municipal governments and the Children’s Museum gathered on Thursday, August 18 to officially open the Buhler Welcome Centre. They were joined at the event by lead donors John and Bonnie Buhler. The official opening of the new 3,500-square-foot Buhler Welcome Centre marks the completion of all renovations to the […]

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Children’s Museum Named Where Magazine’s 2011 Attraction of the Year

On June 29, 2011, the Children’s Museum was awarded Where Magazine’s ‘Top Summer Attraction’ at the 20th Annual Silver Plume Awards.

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Children’s Museums among list of important influences in the positive development of young children

Following a two-year collaboration with the Interactive Media Division of the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California to develop and test new ways of communicating the science of early childhood development, Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child has released the collaboration’s first product, “Brain Hero.”

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Children’s Museum Named Celebrate Literacy Award Winner

On Monday, June 6, the Children’s Museum education and programming team represented by Sara Hancheruk, Director of Education and Exhibits, and Heather Armstrong, Education Coordinator, was presented the International Reading Association’s ‘Celebrate Literacy Award’ by Monica Wiebe, president of the Reading Council of Greater Winnipeg, at the Reading Council’s annual awards reception.

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Federal & Provincial Government Announce $5M Funding for Children’s Museum’s Capital Campaign

Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and Saint Boniface MP Shelly Glover announced today a joint investment totalling $5M in the Manitoba Children’s Museum’s Capital Campaign. The Capital Campaign will result in the construction of twelve exciting new galleries, an interactive Arts and Exhibition Centre and a Welcome Centre addition to the existing Manitoba Children’s Museum facility […]

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