Snapshots of Canada

A travelling exhibition developed by the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society. Look for it in your city!

May 1, 2017

This image shows a historic photograph with the exhibit title "Snapshots of Canada."

Explore unforgettable moments in our history through Snapshots of Canada, a new travelling exhibition that pairs compelling images with texts by well-known authors, journalists and historians. These iconic photographs, ranging from high drama to simple joy, are tangible reminders of the triumphs, failures and sacrifices that have shaped our country. The Snapshots of Canada exhibition is inspired by Canada’s History’s 2009 publication 100 Photos that Changed Canada and its 2011 sequel, 100 Days That Changed Canada.

Where to find Snapshots of Canada (continually updated):

May 17 to October 2, 2017

Canadian Museum of History – Outside version

October 2017 to January 2017

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, Halifax – Inside version

February 2018 to June 2018

Manitoba Museum – Inside version

November 2018 to January 2019

Esplanade Museum, Medicine Hat, Alberta – Inside version

If your are interested in having Snapshots of Canada travel to your city, review these details from the Canadian Museum of History.


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