New talk series at the Royal Alberta Museum - UP CLOSE: Stories, objects, and ideas from beyond the galleries

Date: Apr 11, 2022

Get up close with history!

Our adult virtual talk series Up Close: Stories, objects, and ideas from beyond the galleries returns for 2022! Join museum experts to learn about research and collections projects, meet special guests, ask questions, and get up close with the fascinating stories of our collection.

Up Close virtual talks are free to attend, and take place from 12 - 1 pm on Fridays. Join us for one, two, or all of the talks!

  • - April 22 - Collecting a pandemic: Why, how, and what
  • - May 6 - Berries and birds: Exotic plants altering the colour of birds
  • - May 20 - Elk ivory pendants in Alberta
  • - June 3 - Ancient buffalo hunting on the Great Plains
  • - June 17 - Piecing together the puzzle of past landscapes

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