December 17, 1964, Winnipeg Free Press.
The Treasures of Tutankhamun, circulated by the National Gallery of Canada to six national venues, WAG included, opens at the Provincial Legislature. To hear more about the exhibition from John Bulman, Chair of the organizing committee and President of the Board (1971-1974), click the link below.
The exhibition features 34 objects from the United Arab Republic’s Ministry of Culture’s Department of Antiquities. Over 42,000 people would see the month-long exhibition. This exhibition also succeeds in recruiting 350 volunteers, the highest number for any event in Winnipeg’s history. On the last day of the exhibition, people waited for up to two hours to enter.