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Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library

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1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
(204) 487-6117

January 2018

Modern Information Carriers and Digital Preservation

January 16, 2018 - January 17, 2018
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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$150 – $220

This workshop discusses preservation of physical carriers and best practices for preserving digital information. Topics covered include the structure, composition and format of various types of modern information recording media. Deterioration, longevity and appropriate storage and handling recommendations are discussed. Also covered are tools for taking stock of existing digital assets and for developing digital preservation policies, plans and procedures. Software and hardware solutions for digital preservation in small to medium-sized heritage institutions are also recommended. Curators, collections managers, conservators,…

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March 2019

Lace: From the MCML Collection

March 1 - April 27
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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LACE:  From the MCML Collections runs from Friday, March 1 through Saturday, April 27, 2019. This exhibit showcases MCML’s wonderful collection of bobbin lace, needle lace, tatting, knitting, crochet, tape lace, netting and more. Exhibit Opening: Friday, March 1, 7pm – 9pm Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm First Friday Hours: March 1, 5pm – 9pm | April 5, 5pm – 9pm

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July 2019

Workshop: Nalbinding with Jessica Bernert and Cathy Dyck

July 6 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

Learn the basics of single needle nalbinding! Nalbinding is an ancient fibre craft used to create warm wool garments for cold weather wear. Nalbound socks and mitts carbon dated to the early 700s have been found in archaeological sites in Scandinavia. In this workshop you will learn how to begin, increase, decrease, and end creating an environmentally friendly ball for play, decoration, or whatever!   Workshop runs: Saturday, July 6, 2019 | 12pm – 3pm Registration deadline: Thursday, June 27,…

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August 2019

Workshop: Boxes, Folders, Bags! with Janet Carroll

August 10 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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$30 – $35

Boxes, Folders, Bags! In this workshop we’ll cut and fold card stock to make a few simple origami-inspired boxes and other useful containers. We’ll decorate with trims as time allows, as well there will be a display of books and samples for inspiration for more box-making in your future. All materials and tools will be provided.   Workshop runs: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1 pm-3 pm Registration deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019 Registration: Member: $30 / Non-member $35 Kit Fee:…

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