Speaking of the Past
Drop by Gasoline Alley Museum for engaging presentations that will bring to life the people, places and events that mark Western Canada’s colourful past.
Included with paid admission to Gasoline Alley Museum. Free admission for annual pass holders.
Thursday, September 27 | 2:00 PM
A Token Of Love
Inspired by the real life adventures of her grandparents, author Ann Bowyer tells a passionate story of love transcending the horrors of the First World War battlefields, the divisions of class in English society and the hardships and deprivations of the Canadian prairies during the great depression of the "dirty thirties".
Thursday, October 25 | 2:00 PM
What's New with Sam and Jane
When it comes to early settlers Sam Livingston and his wife Jane, most of us think we know it all, but just wait! Historian Glen Belbeck reveals newly discovered material on the life of Sam, Jane and their extensive family. This includes a wealth of information discovered locally and on a recent research trip to Sam’s birthplace, Avoca Ireland.
Thursday, November 22 | 2:00 PM
Buffalo Bill - History Rewrites the Victor
William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) has been called the man who invented the Wild West. He has had a lasting impact on history and popular culture in the United States and here in Canada. As a western icon, he has been reinterpreted at times as a frontiersman, hero, celebrated showman, cultural ambassador, and opportunistic phony. Artist Debbie.lee Miszaniec explores the shifting representation and cultural significance of Buffalo Bill as an individual and icon.
October 25 2:00 pm - October 25, 3:00 pm
Gasoline Alley | Topic: What's New With Sam and Jane
November 22 2:00 pm - November 22, 3:00 pm
Gasoline Alley | Topic: Buffalo Bill: History Rewrites the Victor