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Celebrating 65 Years in 2014

65th Anniversary
To help celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Western Development Museum, we encourage people to visit their local WDM this year.

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Where are we? 

Our four museum locations can be visited in Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon, and Yorkton. Our Curatorial Centre is located in Saskatoon, SK.


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Saskatoon WDM Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching Saskatchewan Youth about Harvest

Saskatoon WDM Grade 4 Threshing Demonstration bundle wagonThe Western Development Museum Saskatoon held its first Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration in May 1975. Since then, nearly 100,000 Grade 4 students from Saskatchewan have attended the program.

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WDM Newsletter Sparks Off the Anvil
September - October 2014

Sparks Off The Anvil logoCheck out latest edition of Sparks to hear from Executive Director Joan Champ and discover all of the great upcoming events at all four WDMs.
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The WDM will mark the outbreak of the First World War with four showcase exhibits – initially, one at each of our four Museums beginning August 4, 2014. We hope visitors will pause at our showcase exhibits and read the interesting Saskatchewan-based stories they have to tell. Later in 2014, the four showcases will be combined into one exhibit that will travel throughout the WDM system over the next few years.

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Register now for Wheelwrighting Course
October 2014

Wheelwright instructor demonstrates use of travellerOffered annually this one-week wheelwright course teaches the basics of repairing and rebuilding wooden wheels. For seven days, participants break down old wheels and assemble new ones.

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Vintage Aircraft Restorers Receive National Award

Testing the fit of the top wingsThe Moose Jaw WDM is thrilled to announce that the Vintage Aircraft Restorers (VAR) project of building a replica of a Vickers Vedette has won a Ninety-Nines Canadian Award in Aviation.

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65 Years of Collecting

Silver chalice in wooden boxIn honour of the WDM’s official founding in 1949, we look back on a sampling of artifacts collected over our first 65 years.

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