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A Networking & Planning Event for Saskatchewan Ecomuseums and other Community-Engaged Museums

April 27-29, 2017 - Regina


  • To give Saskatchewan ecomuseums and other community-engaged museums a chance to describe what they have been doing, what they are aiming to do, and what they need for further development.
  • To revitalize and encourage growth of the Saskatchewan Ecomuseum Network by highlighting how the ecomuseum model has been applied around the world and how it can be used to foster sustainable forms of development.
  • To identify opportunities for action research that could be supported by a SSHRC Partnership Development grant.


  • Thursday, April 27 – Public keynote address – Ecomuseums Today: Heritage Tools for Sustainability?       René Rivard, Fellow of the Canadian Museums Association
    • 7 pm – Royal Saskatchewan Museum – Free admission
  • Friday, April 28 – U of R
    • AM – Brief presentations
      • Dr. Tobias Sperlich, UofR Dept of Anthropology – Objects, Stories, Places, People
      • Dan Holbrow, Museums Assoc. of Sask – Museums and Sustainable Communities
      • Sandra Massey, Heritage Saskatchewan – Ecomuseums and Living Heritage
      • Dr. Lynne Teather, University of Toronto – Training Requirements
      • Dr. Glenn Sutter, Royal Sask Museum – Growing Ecomuseums in Saskatchewan
    • PM – Updates from Saskatchewan ecomuseums and roundtable discussion


Presented by the Saskatchewan Ecomuseum Partnership and
the University of Regina Department of Anthropology



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