Exhibits

Provincial Archives of Alberta presents Alberta & the Great War

Alberta and the Great War exhibit poster

August 20, 2014 – August 29, 2015

2014 marks the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War, a conflict that would define the course of the 20th century with reverberations still felt today. Drawing upon archival holdings, Alberta & the Great War explores the many ways the First World War affected and changed the province.

Admission is free, regular facility hours


The Alberta Legislature: More than Steel, Stone & Glass: 1912-2012

Online Exhibit

This exhibit celebrates the hundredth anniversary of the Alberta Legislature Building. Rising 176 feet into the prairie sky, the building is faced with granite and sandstone and the interior is finished with over two thousand tons of marble. The grand structure is a symbolic anchor for the province – a reminder of its past and a vision for its future.

View the online display

 

Past Exhibits

Kew Exhibit Kew Exhibit Lost Identities Exhibit Lost Identities Exhibit
Building Alberta Exhibit Building Alberta Exhibit 50/75 50/75
Inauguration Exhibit Inauguration Exhibit The Botanical Lantern Slides of William Copeland McCalla The Botanical Lantern Slides
of William Copeland McCalla
A Delecate Balance A Delicate Balance Great Western Garment Co. Great Western Garment Co.
Past Light Past Light Francophone Exhibit Les Francophones en Alberta:
Courage et détermination
Documenting Alberta Documenting Alberta United Farmers Association The United Farmers Historical Society
75 Years of Inspiring Creativity: A Proud Legacy 75 Years of Inspiring Creativity:
A Proud Legacy
The Essence of his Art The Essence of his Art: Nicholas de Grandmaison's Unfinished Pastels
Sharing the Word:The Development and Use 
        of Syllabics by Missionaries in Western Canada Sharing the Word:
The Development and Use of Syllabics by Missionaries in Western Canada
Photographic Memory September 
        27 - February 2012 Photographic Memory September 27 - February 2012
Alberta’s Estonians 1899 to Present Alberta’s Estonians 1899 to Present Catholic Women's League Catholic Women's League