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The Archives Research Room is open to the public. Researchers do not need appointments and can come into the Research Room from 9:00-11:45 a.m. and 1:00-3:45 p.m., Monday to Friday. Masks are required and capacity will be monitored to ensure physical distancing can be maintained. Some resources and services are not available at this time. Copy services have resumed. Read more or contact us for more information.




Past Events

Films from the Archives online film night — Our Rivers — Masters or Servants

Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 7 p.m.

Archivists from the Archives of Manitoba introduced three films about Manitoba rivers, flooding and the Red River Floodway. These films include “Our Rivers – Masters or Servants” (1963) which has extensive footage of the 1950 flood, “Locking Through” (1968), a film made for schools about the St. Andrews Lock and Dam, and “Red River Floodway” (1969) which documents the construction and opening of one of the biggest excavation projects in Canadian history.




Films from the Archives online film night — Impressions of the Hudson’s Bay Company

Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 7 p.m.

Archivists from the Archives of Manitoba introduced three films from the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives at this film night. These films include footage created for “Romance of the Far Fur Country” in 1919 to commemorate the Company’s 250th anniversary (in 1920), the design and construction of the replica ship, “Nonsuch”, in 1968, and “Impressions”, a striking film made to celebrate the Company’s 300th anniversary in 1970.




Films from the Archives online film night — Why be a farmer?

Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 7 p.m.

At this third online film night, archivists from the Archives of Manitoba introduced three films related to food and farming in Manitoba. These films depict agriculture as a growing industry in the 1950s, Manitoba’s “Salad Month” initiative in the mid-1960s and the story of a musician who takes over the family farm in the late 1970s.




Films from the Archives online film night - Government promotional films

Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Archivists introduced three government promotional films from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s which document a survey group in northern Manitoba, a fashion show featuring made-in-Manitoba designs and indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy in Manitoba in winter.




Films from the Archives online film night - Home movies

Wednesday December 9, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Archivists introduced three home movies from the Archives. These home movies show Norway House in the 1930s, Winnipeg during the 1950 flood and Queen Elizabeth IIís visit to Brandon in 1959.




Online Event – Manitoba Day 2020:
Manitoba Day 2020 - Archival Films and Videos

In celebration of Manitoba Day, the Archives of Manitoba is launching a new feature online - digitized films and videos from our holdings. To start we are featuring 6 films that illustrate a range of activities and iconic sites throughout Manitoba.

Films from the Archives poster
Films from the Archives poster (PDF)

Films from the Archives

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Come enjoy an evening of selected films and videos from the Archives of Manitoba, including the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives.


Indigenous Afternoons in the Archives

Indigenous  Afternoons in the Archives poster
Indigenous Afternoons in the Archives (PDF)

Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (bi-weekly until April 22, 2020)

Learn from local researchers and academics, who will be on site to assist clients with Indigenous-focused research. These bi-weekly events are being held in collaboration with the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous People, History, and Archives (University of Winnipeg) and the Manitoba Indigenous Tuberculosis Photo Project.


Saturdays @ the Archives

Last Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (until April 25, 2020)

Explore the Archives Research Room during these extended hours. See Location and hours for more information.


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