Celebrating Portia White

Saturday, May 11, 2019 – Friday, October 11, 2019

A new exhibit in collaboration with Portia’s niece, Shelia White of Toronto, the exhibit will feature a collection of photographs, portraits, vintage recordings, and treasured personal items.

Colchester: Life in the Heart of Nova Scotia


The new state-of-the-art core exhibit, Colchester: Life in the Heart of Nova Scotia, is located in our first floor main exhibit gallery and features:

  • Floor-to-ceiling retractable banners that carry the main narrative and present iconic images
  • Pictorial photo screen windows visible inside and out (night or day)
  • A large satellite floor-mounted image of Colchester County
  • Striking historical photo murals
  • Integrated artifact display cases
  • An intriguing and beguiling audio soundscape
  • A mini-multimedia theatre with visitor-selected content
  • Integrated bilingual interpretation 

Coming Soon…

Vanguard: 150 Years of Remarkable Nova Scotians

Thursday, October 17, 2019- Friday, March 27, 2020

Vanguard highlights the contributions of 32 people who changed and inspired Nova Scotia, from 1867-2017. Objects and photographs from the Historeum’s collection complement this exhibit developed by the Nova Scotia Museum.