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Gem of the West
A museum, art gallery, and event space dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Coaldale history.
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Gem of the West Sep 24
Tables are now sold out for our Craft and Hobby Show in November! Come on out and find that perfect holiday gift from among a variety of products from local artists, crafters, and vendors!
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Gem of the West Sep 21
Have you purchased your tickets for the Gem's 10th annual Wine and Cheese Auction fundraiser on October 20th? Contact the Gem Society office at 403-345-1300 ext.1223 or gem@coaldale.ca!
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Gem of the West Sep 17
Calling all crafters, artists, and vendors! Have you booked your table for our annual Craft and Hobby Show on November 3rd? Contact Myrna at 403-345-4521 or mlmo@shaw.ca. Tables only $20!
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Provincial Archives of Alberta Sep 14
Children being examined by doctors and nurses at a Department of Health Traveling Clinic in Coaldale, July 1928 (A11743).
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Gem of the West Sep 10
Tickets are now available for the Gem's 10th annual Wine and Cheese Auction fundraiser, coming up on October 20th! Seating is limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Payments can be made in person, mailed, or by e-transfer (contact the Society office for details)
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Gem of the West Aug 30
Today marked the end of the summer season at the Gem! Thanks to all who visited this summer, this was one of our most successful ever! We will keep office hours in the fall and winter, Mon. to Fri., 9am-4pm. To visit the museum, please call to book an appointment.
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Gem of the West Aug 28
Please note: the museum will be closed to accommodate a private event taking place in the facility on Friday, August 31st.
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Gem of the West Aug 21
The Gem's annual Craft and Hobby Show is coming up in November! Book your table at this event for just $20! Contact Myrna at 403-345-4521 or mlmo@shaw.ca
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Gem of the West Aug 17
Katherine (Brauer) Haynes taught school in Coaldale and studied painting at the Banff School of Fine Arts. She devoted her work to nature scenes in watercolour. Visit the Scotiabank Art Gallery to enjoy a some of the over 4000 paintings Katherine completed in her lifetime!
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Gem of the West Aug 17
Please note: the Gem will be closed to the public this Saturday, August 18th for a private event.
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Gem of the West Aug 10
Have you visited the Gem this summer? August 25th will be the final Saturday of the 2018 Summer Season! The season ends on August 31st. Come and see our newest exhibits for 2018!
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Gem of the West Aug 3
Our "Summer Landscapes" art exhibit will be coming to a close on August 13th. Visit our Scotiabank Art Gallery soon to enjoy this exhibit!
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Sunny South News Jul 31
Heritage Day festivities going at Gem of the West -
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Gem of the West Jul 26
Have you explored Coaldale’s Heritage Walk? Take a self-guided walking tour through downtown Coaldale this summer and learn about the history of our town’s oldest buildings! Brochures are available at the museum.
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Gem of the West Jul 23
Did you know you can borrow a Family Pass to the museum for 2 adults and 2 youths from the ? Bring the family for a visit to the museum this summer!
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Gem of the West Jul 23
The Gem is holding a Heritage Day Open House on August 6th from 10am - 2pm, featuring a blacksmith shop demo with the opportunity to bring home a unique souvenir from the museum, ice-cream making, heritage themed crafts, and other fun activities! Drop in, admission by donation.
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Gem of the West Jul 13
Have you visited the Scotiabank Art Gallery lately? Our latest exhibit, "Summer Landscapes", will be on display until August 13th! Stop by the museum to see works from a variety of local artists which are part of the gallery's permanent collection.
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Gem of the West Jul 5
The Gem will be closed on Saturday, July 7th as museum staff assist the Gem Art and Culture Committee in presenting Celebration of the Arts for Settler Days. Join us downtown for a variety of fun and creative activities, including a Pop-Up Art Shop at the Community Centre!
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Gem of the West Jul 4
Celebration of the Arts for Settler Days is this weekend! Join the Arts and Culture Committee for a variety of activities downtown including a Pop-Up Art Shop at the Community Centre. Enjoy a variety of art by local artists, and perhaps find the perfect piece to bring home!
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Gem of the West Jul 3
Visit the Scotiabank Art Gallery between July 3rd and August 13th to enjoy "Summer Landscapes", our latest exhibit showcasing a variety of local artists featured in the gallery's permanent collection.
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