Thursday, 15 March 2012

Royal Alberta Museum contest invites public to be part of Wolf to Woof exhibition

(News release from Government of Alberta News Bulletin located HERE)

Edmonton... The Royal Alberta Museum invites the public to nominate their dogs to become part of an upcoming exhibition called Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs. Opening June 9, the exhibition will trace the history of canines, from wild animals to man’s best friend.

The Best Buddy Contest runs from noon on March 6 to noon on April 13. Dog owners can nominate their pets in three categories: Hall of Fame, Wall of Shame and Best Friends Forever. Participants must submit their dog’s story and a photo. Winners will have their story and photo professionally framed, and displayed as part of the exhibition.

The Best Buddy Contest is presented in partnership with Friends of the Royal Alberta Museum Society. Contest entries are available through the museum’s web site. For rules and additional information visit or call 780-453-9100 (dial 310-0000 for toll-free access within Alberta).
Operated by Alberta Culture and Community Services, the Royal Alberta Museum is located at 12845 -102 Avenue, Edmonton and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $11 for adults, $28 for families (two adults and their children ages 7 to 17), $8 for seniors, $7 for students with valid ID and $5 for youth ages 7 to17. Children age six and under are admitted free. Saturdays and Sundays, all admissions are half price until 11 a.m.


Editor’s note: Media are invited to join Chris Robinson, Executive Director of the Royal Alberta Museum, and some very special guest dogs for a photo opportunity in the museum’s theatre lobby on Tuesday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m.
Media inquiries may be directed to:
Deborah Andrews
Community Relations
Royal Alberta Museum

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