Funding for J-A Bombardier Museum
support through the Museums Assistance Program at the Department of Canadian Heritage. The exhibit will first be presented in Valcourt, at the Museum, beginning in April 2018, after which it will travel across Canada beginning in the spring of 2019. It is being presented in partnership with the Sherbrooke Nature and Science Museum, the Granby Zoo and the Institut de biomimétisme in Montreal. Representatives of each organization were present at the announcement.
“I am very proud of the creativity shown by the Museum through this initiative, especially considering the focus on partnerships and the fact that this exhibit will showcase our region all across the country,” Breton said.
According to Carol Pauzé, Director of the Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier, “biomimicry, an approach that encourages us to overcome current technological challenges by emulating nature, is a fascinating subject. The exhibit will focus primarily on transportation, and will be coupled with educational programs. This project is an opportunity to highlight the expertise of several businesses and institutions in our region.”
Located in Valcourt, the Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier brings to life the legacy of Joseph-armand Bombardier and his successors, to show visitors that creativity, ingenuity, invention and innovation are within everyone’s reach. Founded in 1971 and refurbished in May 2016, the Museum is actively inspiring future generations and fulfilling a cultural and educational mission.
For complete information (entrance fees, hours, etc.), please visit the Museum’s website: www.museebombardier.com