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New Artifact

Recently our Curatorial department received a unique artifact donation. We have added to our collection the bassinet that was used in the birthing room of the Bethesda Hospital for years, beginning in the 1950’s and being taken out of service when electric equipment came... more

By Barry Dyck

New Staff at MHV
Our auditorium and meeting rooms at Mennonite Heritage Village have become choice event locations for many organizations and individuals. As this rental business grows, so does the need for staff to administer it. Many meetings, banquets and... more

By Barry Dyck

The Gerhard Ens Gallery has a new exhibit. 160 Acres: The Geography of Home; a Prairie Farm and Community is created by Darlene Derksen. Jessica McKague, our Assistant Curator provides an overview of this interesting new exhibit this week.
“Ten years in the... more

By Barry Dyck

The following article is the third in a series leading us to our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2014. It provides insight into the contributions of John C. Reimer, one of the founders of Mennonite Heritage Village. The article is written by his son, Arnold Reimer, a... more

By Barry Dyck

Last weekend I participated in Assembly 2013, the Convention and Annual General Meeting of the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba. After one of the sessions I encountered Gord. Gord is aware of my involvement with Mennonite Heritage Village so he had a story to tell me... more

By Barry Dyck

Who Are the Mennonites?
Our second monthly article leading us toward our fiftieth anniversary celebrations is written by Harold J. Dyck, a member of the Board of Directors of Mennonite Heritage Village. Harold has taught at the public school and college levels since... more

By Barry Dyck

New Tractors
One of the pleasures of working at Mennonite Heritage Village is experiencing the support of the community in a variety of ways. We have for some time been trying to raise funds to replace our big diesel lawn mower and our yard tractor. Both are in need... more

By Barry Dyck

MHV Membership
Mennonite Heritage Village is a membership-based organization. Our members are the “owners” of this not-for-profit corporation. Once a year all members are invited to participate in the Annual General Meeting (AGM), where they receive updates on... more

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

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