Museum “friends” group calls meeting

Museum “friends” group calls meetingMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — With the recent announcement the Fort la Reine Museum’s executive director/curator contract has not been renewed and a new opening day has not been scheduled, a group — members and supporters of the museum — is forming to try and learn what direction the museum’s board is going. The…

Museum seeks staff, new opening day

Museum seeks staff, new opening dayFirst posted May 4 Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen— “Clovis the Caribou Hunters” the Fort la Reine Museum's first exhibition of 2018, will arrive May 7 at 8 a.m., says the museum board chairman, Dale Wood. “We (the museum board) had a good meeting (May 3)”, Wood said on May 4. “Our exhibits are all…

Museum board calls May 3 meeting

Museum board calls May 3 meetingMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — A visit to the Fort la Reine Museum website gets you a “We're under construction” message, “Please check back for an update soon”. A visit to the museum reveals a sign that last week invited everyone to visit on opening day May 10 but is now blank. The message…

Head of museum let go

Head of museum let goMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — As many head to work this Monday morning in preparation for another productive week, seven full-time summer students poised to start work at the Fort La Reine Museum will have to wait until May 1 to learn if they will have summer jobs. It was learned late last week…