Edmonton City as Museum Project tells the stories of the PEOPLEPLACESTHINGS, and MOMENTS that make Edmonton our city.

Exhibits

Armistice 100: Edmonton & The First World War

When war was declared on August 4, 1914, Edmontonians rushed to join up.

And Still We Rise: A Black Presence in Alberta, late 1800s to 1970s

In this exhibit explore the formation of Alberta’s Black communities from the late 1800s through to the early 1970s. Although Blacks encountered racism in Alberta they were also active and assertive in challenging such instances.

Latest Stories

From Edmonton Chinatown: The All-Girls Cultural Troupe

Lan Chan-Marples

Have you ever heard of the China Dolls?  Not the glazed porcelain dolls or the 2015 novel written by Chinese-American…

Pantages and The Strand

Darrin Hagen

Edmonton came by its reputation as a theatre city honestly, and more than once over the last century. At one…

World War II and the Chinese Women’s Club in Edmonton

Lan Chan-Marples

An April 1946 photo of three young Chinese women in the Edmonton Journal readily captured a reader’s eye.  Freshly home…