The museum houses both permanent and temporary exhibits and also contains a Children’s Discovery Room and gift shop. Construction of the facility, touted as an eventual break-even operation, was approved via plebiscite during the 2004 municipal election.The archives at the museum consist of over 6,500 artifacts, 1,100 programming objects, 70 linear metres of textual record, around 3,000 pre-1948 photographs and thousands of post-1948 photographs. There was some controversy in 2006 when the city announced that they were renaming the Mark Messier and Troy Murray hockey rinks, and were going to offer these rights for sale.The two rinks, which together were known as Campbell Arena, were originally named after these local hockey stars shortly after the arena opened in 1992.There was such a controversy, which included an article in Sports Illustrated that mayor Paul Chalifoux decided to repeal the decision. Albert is a city in Alberta, Canada, on the Sturgeon River northwest of the City of Edmonton.It was originally settled as a Métis community, and is now the second-largest city in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Albert first received its town status in 1904 and was reached by the Canadian Northern Railway in 1906.Designed by world-renowned Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal, its sculptural symmetry mimics the curves of the Sturgeon River that runs behind it. The Musée Héritage Museum celebrates and explores the story of St. Hotrodders come from kilometres around with their masterpieces to show them off and look at the creations of others as well. Albert Rotary Music Festival, and Mambos & Mocktails, a 3-hour jazz concert played every December at Bellerose Composite High School by the jazz band and choir. Albert also host an annual Harvest Festival at the St. The Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Festival, held at the Arden Theatre is one of the largest dance festivals of its kind in North America. Albert residents and visitors, including lending materials such as books, CDs and DVDs, providing digital resources such as downloadable e Books and e Audiobooks, databases and streaming products, providing services such as public computing and Wi Fi access and presenting learning opportunities such as children's storytimes, adult programs and educational sessions including technology training. Both saved from demolition and are now Provincial Historic Sites of Alberta. Albert Grain Elevator Park In September 2006, a .77-million multi-purpose leisure centre, Servus Credit Union Place, was built.
Albert Multi-Purpose Leisure Centre (now Servus Credit Union Place).
Originally separated from Edmonton by several miles of farmland, the 1980s expansion of Edmonton's city limits placed St. Albert was founded in 1861 as a Métis settlement by Father Albert Lacombe, OMI, who built a small chapel: the Father Lacombe Chapel in the Sturgeon River valley. There are two historic grain elevators there; one constructed in 1906 by the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, the other was built later in 1929 by The Alberta Wheat Pool company.
Albert immediately adjacent to the larger city on St. This chapel still stands to this day on Mission Hill in St. The original settlement was named Saint Albert by Bishop Alexandre-Antonin Taché, OMI after Lacombe's name saint; Saint Albert of Louvain. The original grain elevator constructed in 1906 was originally red in colour, but has faded over time to a metallic silver.
With a land area of 48.27 km Located in the heart of downtown, St. The Kinsmen Rainmaker Rodeo starts with a parade that winds its way through the heart of St. After the parade, the rodeo begins, with exciting rodeo events, midway, and musical performances. Albert, is Western Canada’s largest outdoor farmers' market, attracting 10,000 to 15,000 people every Saturday from June to October.
Albert Place is the focal point of many community events and activities. Albert Place was designed as a "people place", housing a unique combination of civic government and cultural activity. Albert Public Library, Musée Héritage Museum, Visual Arts Studio and Arden Theatre, as well as City Hall and associated city government services. Albert is home to a writers' guild and painters' guild and renowned bands like Social Code and Tupelo Honey hail from St. The Arden Theatre is a popular venue for many plays and musical performances. You can find locally grown fresh produce, handmade products and crafts and listen to the music of the buskers. Albert to enjoy Rock'n August, a five day festival held to celebrate the rumbles of chrome pipes and the rim shots of classic Rock and Roll music. The Library provides a wide range of services for St.