In addition to numerous permanent galleries, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum showcases a variety of changing exhibitions throughout its exhibit space. With thousands of objects in the museum's collections, there's always something new to discover.
Museum Lobby & Resource Centre
These exhibits are located in the building's main lobby and free for all to see, so don't miss out!
2016 Inductees - Make a stop at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum to see the exhibits dedicated to our new inducted Hall of Fame Honoured Members.
Artefact of the Month - This monthly display showcases unique and interesting items from the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's collection. Check back each month for the next great artefact!
2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Chuckwagon - Red Deer is proud to be hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games. One of the ways Red Deer set itself apart from other big communities in Alberta was sending its bid proposals to the Bid Committee via a mini-chuckwagon. This beautiful piece of art represents Alberta Heritage and has carvings as all of Canada Winter Games we hope to have in attendance at the 2019 Games. Stop by and ask us about the 2019 Canada Winter Games!
Calgary Cannons Baseball Team - This is the exhibit that will give you your BANG for your buck... not only is this exhibit accessible for FREE in our Resource Centre, but it also used to go BANG! Come see for yourself!
NEW! Defining Moments: The Injuries that Do not Define Us explores the journey's of six athletes from their early careers through serious injuries and their experiences in overcoming the injuries to continue in sport. These six athletes chose to rise above their injuries by embracing challenges and hard work. In doing so, they discovered their defining moment. Thank you to the AMA for their support in the creation of this exhibit.
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum's Art Gallery Installation is proud to feature artist Joe Versikaitis. His display 'The Art of Sport: Artists Investigates the Notions of Sports Portraitures' includes traditional acrylic paintings with a twist of realism to investigate and push the boundaries of the portrait.
Hall of Fame Gallery
In celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum throughout 2017, the Honoured Members Gallery exhibits have been changed over to showcase some of our first inductees in the different categories.
1st Athlete- George Sutherland
1st Builder- Charles Cheesman
1st Team- 1952 Edmonton Waterloo Mercurys
1st Pioneer Award- Lorne Carr
1st Achievement Award- 1982 Mount Everest Expedition
1st Bell Memorial Award- Henry Viney
Red Deer College Kings Volleyball - Come celebrate 8 years of Volleyball Dominance by the Red Deer College Kings with this new exhibit highlighting the success of these amazing athletes.
Canoe Polo - Ever wonder why a sport played in kayaks is called Canoe Polo? Come find the answer and how your can participate in this new exhibit about Canoe Polo in Alberta.
Swimming - What is the IM? Do you know all the strokes needed to win an Olympic Medal in the Medley Relay like Honoured Member Barb Clark Parolin? This exhibit will break it down for you step by step.
Roller Derby - Ever wondered what all the hype was about with Roller Derby? This exhibit gives you a breakdown of the game and all the information needed for you to try the sport for yourself. Big thanks to Jam Slamwitch and the ladies with CARDA for helping us put this together.
Edmonton Grads - Come view relics from the legendary women's basketball team dating back from 1915 to 1940.
Golf - Come check out the history of women's golf attire and see what outfit women used to wear while playing golf in the 1960s.
Paralympics and Disability Sports
Our new Paralympic exhibit showcasing a small selection of modified sporting equipment that have all been developed and used to allow disabled athletes to achieve their athletic endeavours. Included in the exhibit is an adapted snowboard that was developed and used by recent Alberta Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Chris Koch, a man born with no arms or legs but who has not let that get in the way of achieving a vast array of athletic accomplishments. Alongside that is a sit-ski and outriggers donated to the museum by the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS), and includes information about Honoured Member Jerry Johnson, who founded and initiated the Alberta chapter of CADS. The new Paralympic exhibit also features a wheelchair donated to the museum by the Alberta Northern Lights Wheelchair Basketball Society, who has provided numerous athletes to provincial, national, and international Paralympic teams, and also includes information on the 2004-2005 Alberta Northern Lights Basketball team who were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2008 for their achievements.
Sport Organization Showcase
Learn more about what the Alberta Underwater Council does across the province in their exhibit.
Did you know they help every year to clean the garbage out of Alberta's lakes to keep them clean for everyone to enjoy?
Would you like to be our next Sport Organization featured in our Sport Organization Showcase? Contact Breanna at 403-341-8614. We are booking for the year 2017!
Boxing- Honoured Member Kai Yip is on display for his impressive boxing career in this new exhibit.
Curling Tams - Ever wonder where the iconic curling tam came from? Come and find the answer for yourself.
Rhythmic Gymnastics - Get up close and personal with some of the equipment used by our Rhythmic Gymnasts when they create art with their bodies on the floor.
Field Hockey - Learn about women's Field Hockey with an emphasis on 2013 Inductee Dru Marshall.
Don 'Buckets' Fleming - Remember one of the more lively and interesting sports journalists.
Judo - Check out the exhibit on the history of Judo in Alberta highlighting the careers of Honoured Members Keith Morgan, Joe Meli, Yoshio Senda, and Yoshio Katsuta.
*Coming Soon* Art Gallery – Joe Versikaitis presenting The Art of Sport: "It's not just about sports art but more so creating an illusion of an athlete's moment in time."