Moncton Heritage Week

Join us for the first-ever Moncton Heritage Week!

All events are online; check out the full schedule and details below.

Discover Moncton’s built heritage September 21 to 25, 2020.

This event is presented by the City of Moncton's Heritage Conservation Board, the Urban Planning department, and local partners.

Monday, Sept. 21 (4pm): Event Launch

  • Join us virtually for the event launch by tuning in on Rogers TV (or online using this link) to the Moncton City Council meeting.
  • In addition to the unveiling of the program, the commemorative plaques for two local heritage properties will be awarded.

Tuesday, Sept. 22 (3-4:30pm ADT) : Webinar on Built Heritage Conservation

  • In partnership with the Consulat Général de France à Moncton et Halifax and the French Ambassade in Ottawa, this webinar will consist of a general presentation on built-heritage conservation strategies in some regions of France by keynote speaker Laurent Roturier (Président de l’Association nationale des Directions Régionales des Affaires Culturelles (DRAC) de France.
  • The virtual session will be moderated by author and former architect and university professor John Leroux, PhD. who is currently the manager of collections and exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton.
  • The panel will feature Mr. Laurent Roturier, Président de l’Association nationale des Directions Régionales des Affaires Culturelles (DRAC), as the presenter.
  • The main presentation will be in French (simultaneous interpretation to English offered) and provide participants with the ability to type in questions in both French and English.   

Wednesday, Sept. 23 (2pm) : Doors Open (Empire Block)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 23, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of the Empire Block and submit your questions live!
Empire Block, c. 1921

 

Thursday, Sept. 24 (2pm) : Doors Open (Albion Block)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 24, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of the Albion Block and submit your questions live!
Albion Block

 

Thursday, Sept. 24 (6:30-8pm): Webinar - Historic Home Rehabilitation

  • In partnership with the National Trust for Canada, this webinar is intended to provide insight into practical built-heritage conservation approaches aimed mainly at heritage property owners.
  • The session will be mainly conducted in English and offer participants the opportunity to remotely ask questions in both French and English. 
  • The panel will be moderated by Robert Pajot of the National Trust and will include panelists Lawren Campbell, Heritage and Culture Coordinator (City of Moncton), John Jones and Doug Stevens (RICE Contracting Ltd). The presentation will be done by Tom Morrison (Heritage Standing Inc.)

Friday, Sept. 25 (2pm): Doors Open (Mary’s Home / Castle Manor)

  • Doors Open is an annual event in partnership with the Moncton Heritage Conservation Board and Resurgo Place. This year, the event has gone virtual throughout Heritage Week!
  • On September 25, join Resurgo Place online for a virtual tour of Mary's Home / Castle Manor and submit your questions live!
Mary's Home

 

Friday, Sept. 25 – Saturday, Sept. 26 : Scavenger Hunt

  • With your ‘bubble’ of family and friends, re-discover downtown Moncton through its public art and heritage buildings, while searching for the answers to this questionnaire!