Exhibits

The Provincial Archives stages two to four exhibits per year. Some exhibits are curated by members of the PAA staff and others by individuals and organizations passionate about Alberta's history and heritage.

Current Exhibit:


Let Justice Be Done: The Alberta Provincial Police, 1917-1932

February 15 to June 17, 2017

Let Justice Be Done: The Alberta Provincial Police 1917-1932 Motorcycle image
Provincial Archives of Alberta, A4814

For a brief period in the early twentieth century, the Province of Alberta had its own provincial police force similar to those still found today in Ontario and Quebec. Created and disbanded through circumstances beyond its control, the Alberta Provincial Police (APP) gradually gained the confidence of citizens who had only known the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. Despite building a reputation as one of the most efficient police organizations of its kind in the world, the APP is mostly forgotten today, leaving behind only faint traces of its accomplishments a century later.


Past Exhibits

Visit our Past Exhibits page to see previously curated work at the Provincial Archives.