The Town of Shaunavon will be having a grader come in to assist with snow removal on the evening of Monday February 6th. Grading will begin at midnight on the night of Feb. 6th, and trucks will remove the graded snow on Tuesday February 7th, and continue to clean the snow on February 8th if necessary.
Join us as we celebrate Archives Week in Saskatchewan - February 5 to 11, 2023!
We’re kicking off the celebrations with Coffee Chat on Friday, February 3 from 10: to 11: am in the Grand Coteau Centre Gallery. Enjoy a sneak peek at our Archives Week Gallery Exhibition “The Lost Art of Cursive Writing” and bring along your own items to show and share. See the poster for all the details.
GALLERY EXHIBITION: The Lost Art of Cursive Writing
February 3rd to 10th (Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm)
Explore our Archives Week Gallery exhibition showcasing items from our museum archives that feature cursive writing. See the poster for all of the details.
WORKSHOP: A Beginners Guide to Modern Calligraphy
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE – An Archives Week & Me Time Shaunavon Event
At this relaxing calligraphy class - instructed by Tammy Willman, GCHCC Program Coordinator - you’ll learn about the key tools, materials, and skills needed to create beautiful hand lettering - then have time to practice the modern calligraphy style. Zero experience needed. Registration required - see the poster for all of the details
Many thanks to Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists and Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation in partnership with SaskCulture for their funding support through the Archives Week Grant Program.
DID YOU KNOW that you can view the Grand Coteau Centre Museum’s photograph archives online? Here’s the link: https://saskcollections.org/grandcoteau/
“Of all National assets, archives are the most precious; they are the gift of one generation to another and the extent of our care of them marks the extent of our civilization.” - Sir Arthur Doughty, Dominion Archivist 1904
Check out the SCAA website to learn more about Saskatchewan Archives Week: https://www.scaa.sk.ca/public-awareness/archives-week , and on Facebook: Saskatchewan Archives Week