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Jasper’s history from 10,000 years ago to 110 years as a national park. Historical Gallery: Displays on Indigenous and Métis people of the area, fur trade, railway, early tourism, and development of Jasper National Park. Artifacts include an ice axe from the first assent of Mt Alberta, early explorer David Thompson’s musket balls recovered from Athabasca Pass, beadwork of Métis embroiderer Suzette Chalifoux and guide Curly Phillip’s hand built canoe.
To Dec 17 Festival of Trees creativity and holiday spirit. 2017 Winter Artist Series, Showcase Gallery: Jan 5-Feb 12 Jason Bartziokas caricatures. Feb 23-Apr 2 Georges Tremel landscapes. Apr 13-May 22 Lisa Shepherd beadwork, Kristi Bridgeman mandalas. Alcove Gallery: Jan 13-Feb 20 Photographer Luuk Wijk. Mar 2-Apr 9 Rico HIKARIE light art. April 29-mid-Sept Cutting Ties in Jasper National Park Oct-May Thurs-Sun, 10 am-5 pm. $7, sr/stu $6, family $15, -5 free, group rates. Archives. Gift shop.