SMALL TALKS

Small Talks are now being offered online and in-person (for select events only)! These are free live and interactive talks with the museum curators with topics related to the community history of Transcona. To join a talk please register to an event below. Virtual attendees will be sent a Zoom link and password. In-person attendance requires a ticket as space is limited.

Disclaimer: To ensure the safety and security of the Virtual Small Talks, please register for all events below. The museum will email an event link that will redirect you to the Transcona Museum's Zoom web application. You may be asked to install software on your device, you may or may not be required to do so to view the online virtual Small Talk. You will be asked to enter your name and a valid email address to join these events. For more info, see Zoom Video Communications, Inc.

Tue, Oct 13
Online Virtual Talk (Zoom)
Small Talk: Power & History of Insulators (Zoom)
From telephones to electricity, learn about glass and porcelain insulators in this talk.
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Tue, Oct 13
141 Regent Ave W
Small Talk: Power & History of Insulators (In-Person)
From telephones to electricity, learn about glass and porcelain insulators in this talk.
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Tue, Oct 20
141 Regent Ave W
Small Talk: What If Transcona? (In-Person)
A look into three "what ifs" in Transcona's history: South Transcona, CP North Transcona, and the Transcona streetcar system.
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Tue, Oct 20
Online Virtual Talk (Zoom)
Small Talk: What If Transcona? (Zoom)
A look into three "what ifs" in Transcona's history: South Transcona, CP North Transcona, and the Transcona streetcar system.
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Tue, Nov 03
141 Regent Ave W
Small Talk: Stories of Remembrance (In-Person)
An introduction into our newest Remembrance exhibit, Stories of Remembrance: From Hometown to the Frontlines.
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Tue, Nov 03
Online Virtual Talk (Zoom)
Small Talk: Stories of Remembrance (Zoom)
An introduction into our newest Remembrance exhibit, Stories of Remembrance: From Hometown to the Frontlines.
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Tue, Dec 01
141 Regent Ave W
Small Talk: A History of Regent Avenue (In-Person)
Travel back in time and see Regent Avenue in a different light, with a focus on the 1910s to 1930s.
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Tue, Dec 01
Online Virtual Talk (Zoom)
Small Talk: A History of Regent Avenue (Zoom)
Travel back in time and see Regent Avenue in a different light, with a focus on the 1910s to 1930s.
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Tue, Dec 15
141 Regent Ave W
Small Talk: Snapshot! 1960s Transcona Part 2 (In-Person)
Another look into the St.Vital Negative Collection which highlights the 1960s in Transcona.
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Tue, Dec 15
Online Virtual Talk (Zoom)
Small Talk: Snapshot! 1960s Transcona Part 2 (Zoom)
Another look into the St.Vital Negative Collection which highlights the 1960s in Transcona.
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VIRTUAL SMALL TALKS

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken our Small Talks virtual. If you were unable to attend one of the talks live, you haven't missed out. We are now posting all our talks online. You can find some on our Facebook video page, on our YouTube channel and here. As Small Talks get added to our Youtube channel playlist, they are added below. Click through the videos to see all the Small Talks.    

 

The Transcona Museum gratefully acknowledges the City of Winnipeg for their ongoing support of museum operations and facility maintenance.

We would like to acknowledge that we reside on Treaty One territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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