WWI Opening Reception - Lougheed House

Posted by | November 05, 2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

The Opening Reception of our current exhibit, “A Family at War: the Lougheeds, Calgary and the First World War”, was an evening to remember! We were very honoured to have many local representatives and dignitaries attend. We are grateful to all volunteers, staff and supporters for making the evening possible. Take a look at some of the highlights!

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The Calgary Opera sang traditional songs from the era, captivating the audience.

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Attendees got a first peak at exhibit artifacts.

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Lougheed House Conservation Society Chair Gerry Meek introduced the evening’s remarks.

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Board Member Carol Howes, Stephen Lougheed, MLA Wayne Cao and Executive Director Kirstin Evenden.

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Garden volunteer Cindy Graham, Head Gardener Marie Gattinger, Carla Gattinger and long-time volunteer Evelyne Middleton.

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Curator Mary-Beth Laviolette, Mayor Nenshi and Executive Director Kirstin Evenden.

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Irene Kerr, President of the Alberta Museums Association (AMA) gave her remarks on the exhibit, which was funded by the AMA.

 

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