In collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature
The Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918 was an unforgettable saga of exploration, discovery and human drama. The Expedition was one of the world’s last great journeys of discovery before the age of modern communication.
The exhibition revisits the triumphs and tragedies of this historic adventure and shows how it affected the Canadian Arctic and its population. An adventure that redrew the map of the Arctic and expanded our understanding of its environment and cultures .
Content : About 100 artefacts, including Expedition equipment, fascinating specimens representing the animal life of the Western Arctic, shell fossils and minerals reflecting the results of the first economic resource exploration in the Western Arctic. Also included are interactive modules which invite visitors to discover the personal experiences of Expedition members, male and female
Space Required : 160 m² (1700 ft²)
Loan Fees : Starting at $11,900 transport included
Availability : 2012 - 2014
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Where is this exhibition travelling?
|Musée maritime du Québec, L'Islet-sur-Mer||June 16, 2012 - December 2, 2012|
|Musée J. Armand Bombardier, Valcourt||February 1, 2013 - April 7, 2013|
|Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax||April 29, 2013 - July 21, 2013|
|Nanaimo District Museum, Nanaimo||August 12, 2013 - November 3, 2013|
|The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, Red Deer||November 25, 2013 - February 16, 2014|
|The Exploration Place, Prince George||March 10, 2014 - June 1, 2014|