2017


November 15, 2017

Museum to host dinosaur symposium

Local and visiting palaeontological scholars will travel to speak on new discoveries in fossil exploration and research at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum’s symposium An Afternoon of Palaeontology on Saturday, November 18… [read more]


October 27, 2017

Dinosaur museum honours volunteers

Volunteers of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum gathered on Friday, October 27 to receive recognition for their contributions to the organization… [read more]


October 19, 2017

Fundraiser attracts outpouring of support for dino museum

Over 300 attendees filled the Pomeroy Hotel on Saturday, September 30 for the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum annual fundraiser – this year dubbed “A Night for the Museum – Everybody Rock the Dinosaur,” in support of the organization’s educational programs and technologies… [read more]


October 2, 2017

Maveraffle winners announced

The winners from the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum fundraising raffle were pulled Saturday evening at A Night for the Museum, and prizes were awarded today at the museum in the presence of the board, staff and media in attendance… [read more]


September 28, 2017

Volunteers safe, tickets recovered after dino museum raffle theft

A lockbox was stolen during ticket sales for the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum’s Maveraffle fundraiser lottery last night, Wednesday, September 27, at Grande Prairie Canadian Tire. The police were notified at the scene, and are working to determine the identity of the thief… [read more]


September 26, 2017

Iconic Canadian scientist to be recognized for excellence at fundraiser gala

The museum bearing the name of internationally-renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie will celebrate his recent receipt of the prestigious Romer-Simpson Medal, at A Night for the Museum on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Grande Prairie, Alberta… [read more]


July 17, 2017

Scientists name new species of dinosaur after Canadian icon

Scientists from the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honour of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie… [read more]


June 28, 2017

Dinosaur museum welcomes new executive director

After an exhaustive nationwide search for new leadership, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum has appointed Susan Hunter as executive director… [read more]


June 22, 2017

Palaeontologists converge on Peace Country for fossil search

No fewer than nine prolific palaeontologists – including Philip J. Currie – will be actively excavating in the Peace Country in search of the next prehistoric breakthrough this summer… [read more]


May 26, 2017

Walking with Dinosaurs comes to the Aykroyd Family Theatre

The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, in partnership with Giant Screens Films, will be showing BBC Earth’s Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet in the Aykroyd Family Theatre starting Thursday, June 1, 2017… [read more]


May 5, 2017

Visitors invited to experience a Dinosaur Odyssey

As part of Government of Canada’s ten-day-long Science Odyssey initiative, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum will be holding a ‘Dinosaur Odyssey’ on Friday, May 19… [read more]


May 2, 2017

Kids invited to go on day camps with dinos

The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum is now accepting registration for its summer day camp programs for young children aged 4 through 10… [read more]


April 4, 2017

Museum featured in new dino documentary

Dino Trails, a new web-based documentary series focused on dinosaur discoveries in Western Canada, debuts its fourth episode this week and prominently features both the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum and its assistant curator, Derek Larson… [read more]


March 28, 2017

The Roy Bickell Fossil Collection opens to the public

The exhibit features nearly 100 fossils contributed to the museum by the late Roy Bickell, an avid amateur fossil collector from the local region and a key proponent of the museum’s establishment… [read more]

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