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ECAMP Podcast and More
The EHC initiative Edmonton City as Museum Project is seeking audio producers for the upcoming second season of the ECAMP Podcast. Read the complete posting and submit by December 11, 2020. In addition, the permanent online exhibit Armistice 100: Edmonton & the First World War. is now live. Many sincere thanks to the Vimy 100 and Armistice 100 Committees for their hard work and contributions to enlivening this aspect of Canadian history.
New Workshop Series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices
The Edmonton Heritage Council has teamed up with internationally recognized heritage consultant and course instructor Catherine C. Cole to present a new series of virtual workshops over the span of several months in 2020 and 2021. Get the full picture of what it takes to plan and deliver community heritage projects with Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices. Although tickets for the complete course are sold out and the first session (on Edmonton Stories with guest speaker Donna Coombs-Montrose) took place on November 19, 2020, you may still audit the remaining sessions for free. Remaining topics include 10 Steps in Project Planning, Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities, Research, and The Final Product. Registration details and more information here.
This new webinar series developed in part out of a 2019 series coordinated by Soni Dasmohapatra, whose report on last year’s capacity-building workshops is available here. Videos summarizing the course will be made publicly available after the program’s completion.
EHC Welcomes 2020/21 Board
At the Edmonton Heritage Council Society’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on September 23, members welcomed five new directors (Paul Bujold, Jessice Burylo, Greg Cardinal, Tim Gilchrist, and Eleonora Sermoneta), re-elected Vice Chair Robert Hobson, approved a special resolution to the society’s bylaws, and enjoyed presentations from Edmonton’s Historian Laureate Amber Paquette and City Councillor Ben Henderson (Ward 8, soon to be known as Papastew).
The Edmonton Heritage Council has undertaken a number of initiatives that explore Edmonton’s past and present, and look toward the city’s future with the goal of providing Edmontonians a deeper understanding of who they are.
The Edmonton Heritage Council’s reports include strategic plans, foundational statements, annual reports and other research, undertaken in an effort to develop and promote informtaiont about Edmonton’s heritage to its citizens.
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