By Barry Dyck

New Art Exhibit
Sunday afternoon marked a formal and celebratory opening of The Silent Contribution, paintings by Lynda Toews. This exhibit of art in The Art Hall and the Auditorium Gallery, explores the personalities of a variety of farm animals. Approximately 70... more

By Barry Dyck

New Exhibit
A new exhibit will open in the Gerhard Ens Gallery on February 1. Following are Assistant Curator Jessica McKague’s comments on the exhibit.
“Along the Road to Freedom: Mennonite Women of Courage and Faith, Art by Ray Dirks is opening this... more

By Lawrence Klippenstein

The Origins of Mennonite Heritage Village

The thought of establishing a Manitoba Mennonite museum may have begun to sprout during World War II for some Mennonites. It may have happened earlier as East Reserve pioneers celebrated the 50th anniversary of that... more

By Barry Dyck

Paraguay Primeval Concert
Carol Ann Weaver is an energetic performer and creative composer who brought her talents to MHV this past Saturday. Supported by vocalist Rebecca Campbell and local musician Chad “Bush” Wiebe, Carol Ann delivered Paraguay Primeval to a... more

By Barry Dyck

Several weeks ago, guest writer and Mennonite Heritage Village board member Rudy Friesen wrote about his experiences speaking at a conference in Ukraine. This week Rudy shares additional experiences from the same trip.
“While in Ukraine Olga Rubel, translator and... more

By Barry Dyck

As every new year does, 2013 will bring new challenges and opportunities to Mennonite Heritage Village. We are confident that the lessons learned in past years, the vision and energy of our staff and volunteers, and the support of the community will combine to create an... more

MHV Anniversary

Mennonite Heritage Village was incorporated in 1964 as the culmination of several years of dreaming, planning and preparation by the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society. Their vision for a village museum that would tell the stories of Russian Mennonites coming to... more

MHV will be closed for a Christmas/New Years break from December 22 till January 6. On January 7 we will again be open from 10:00 till 4:00, Monday through Friday.

We have a wonderful opportunity for someone who enjoys working outside on a fresh, crisp winter morning. On days when we’ve had a fresh snow fall, our front walk needs to be cleared of snow. Our John Deere walk-behind snow blower makes this task relatively easy. When the snow builds up in the... more

Last weekend we closed the MHV Festival Season with Touch of Christmas, our final festival event. Nearly 600 guests came to enjoy horse drawn sleigh rides, Mr. Ken and Mr. Ben’s Red Nose Christmas Show, The Living Nativity, choir concerts, and homemade cookies and hot chocolate.
Sleigh... more