Posts Categorized: Events

2021 Annual General Meeting

Thanks to everyone who joined in our celebration of the heritage community’s remarkable achievements. The resilience displayed by the heritage community throughout last year (and into this one) is worthy of celebration, even as we recognize the hardships endured by so many during a difficult period.

From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History

Please join Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society and Edmonton Heritage Council for a virtual conversation with Adriana A. Davies, who will discuss her new book From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta’s Italian History. Dr. Davies’s talk will be followed by a live audience Q & A.

Heritage Community Investment Program Grants Workshops

On Tuesday, May 4 at 7:00 PM and Wednesday, May 5 at 2:00 PM, EHC presents two opportunities to attend a free 90-minute online grants workshop. This discussion of upcoming funding opportunities through the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) will also provide advice on how to make your submission as strong and effective as possible.

Wide Angle Lens Session 3: Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities Guest Speakers

This third 90-minute session in the EHC webinar series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices covered the difference between the concepts of consultation, engagement, collaboration, partnership, community research, representation, inclusion, voice, and shared authority. We discussed the difference between working ‘in’ communities, as a community member, and working ‘with’ communities as an outsider, and… Read more »

Q&A with Seminar Facilitator Catherine C. Cole

On Thursday, January 14, register FREE to audit Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities, the third in a series of five webinars presented by EHC (offered from 2:00 – 3:30 PM or 7:00 – 8:30 PM). The online workshop series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices outlines the process, challenges, and answers some of the… Read more »

Guest Post: Edmonton Heritage Council & interVivos 2019 Mentorship Program

The blog post below was contributed on June 3, 2020 by Soni Dasmohapatra, Zohreh Saher, and Larissa Kho. Why an Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) mentorship program In the summer of 2019, while coordinating the Heritage Community Investment Program during a maternity leave coverage, Soni Dasmohapatra initiated a mentorship pilot project. This initiative brought to life… Read more »

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An In-Depth Look at the Reconciliation and Resurgence Symposium

In the lead-up to the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton on March 3 and 4, Steering Committee member Kim Ghostkeeper has shared her perspectives on how the symposium can benefit attendees from within and outside of the heritage sector.

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