Fonds mhm-1780 - St. Albert Festival of the Arts Society fonds

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St. Albert Festival of the Arts Society fonds

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CA MHM mhm-1780

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  • 1979-1990 (Creation)
    St. Albert Festival of the Arts Society

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40 cm of textual records and photographs. -- 3 films. -- 1 sound recording

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The St. Albert Festival of the Arts Society sponsored an annual Festival of the Arts as part of the Summer Games from 1979 until the Society folded in 1990. The Festival included a craft fair and sale, exhibitions of art, poetry contest, dinner theatre, music review, outdoor plays, variety shows, writer's seminar, photography contest, citzenship ceremony and concerts. Kathleen Rowlands was president for a number of years.

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The fonds consists of correspondence; certificates of recognition and award; manuscript, film and audio cassette of the play "Pioneering Spirit"; festival scrapbook; newspaper clippings; advertising; booklets; fliers; photographs; and posters for performers including Maureen Forrester and the quartet Juba.

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Donated by Kathleen Rowlands


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Festival buttons in the Museum collection

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Record No. Organizations and clubs<br><br>

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