1699-2018: Story of a Lifetime

In this presentation, Josée Grandmont shares the history and cultural importance of the Ursulines of Trois-Rivières and their monastery.

Hosted by Canada’s History Society

Posted February 18, 2020

This video is in French.

In their recent project, titled 1699-2018: l’histoire d’une vie, the Musée des Ursulines de Trois-Rivières offers visitors unique access to the Ursuline monastery using digital technologies. This work commemorates and catalogs over 300 years of religious heritage and provides a platform for telling the story of the Ursulines to a wider audience.

This presentation was part of the Making Community Stories Big panel at the 12th Canada's History Forum, Small Stories, Big Ideas, held on January 19, 2020.

Josée Grandmont is the director of the Musée des Ursulines in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.

Governor General's History Awards Winner 1699-2018: L’histoire d’une vie is a recipient of the 2019 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming.

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