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Call for 2022 Board Members

Volunteers Power the Museum. Join Us at the AGM!

WHEN: Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 2:30pm.
WHERE: In person at the Cut Knife Community Centre at 204 Otter Street or via Zoom (email for the link).

agm sunday, march 27, 2022

The Board meets once a month, usually in the evening on the 4th Friday. Meetings are held at the Museum Admin & Archives Centre (MAAC) at 201 Railway Avenue or, as has often been the case during Covid-19, via Zoom. There are a variety of Committees ranging from Finance to Acquisitions to Fundraising to Education and Public Outreach, and more. Something for everyone wherever your interest lie!

There are regular events in which the Board participates, like the pre-season walk-thru of the pioneer village buildings to ensure all will be in shape to open to the public in the early summer. Board Trustee terms run for 2 years.

To find out more about the museum, click through our website. If you have any questions or would like more information, contact a Board member, fill out the contact form or email us at

~ Debbie M.


Royal Purple Donation

In June, the Clayton McLain Memorial Museum was one of five local organizations that received a $1000 donation from the Cut Knife Royal Purple. The museum is thankful for their recognition of our role in the community and very grateful for their support.

The other recipient organizations were the Cut Knife Municipal Library, the Cut Knife & District Recreation Board, Cut Knife Country Lanes, and the Cut Knife Senior Citizen Recreation Centre. All five organizations have been recognized as vital to the community.

Twila Loranger presented the cheques at the Innovation Credit Union on Broad Street.

president of cmmm receiving royal purple donation
Twila Loranger, Royal Purple, presenting Colton Stapley, President of the CMMM (and son) with cheque.

“The Cut Knife Royal Purple is a fun-loving, dynamic, dedicated, group of volunteers. We are proud to work towards helping children and our community.”

armstrong building

Work Bee

On Saturday, August 21, Board members and Museum staff cleaned out the Firehall and a good portion of the Armstrong building – a job long overdue.

Anything that could be re-used or re-purposed at the museum was returned to the buildings for future use. Truck loads of old and damaged items went to the Cut Knife Transfer Station along with any recyclables. There was even a trunk full of old paint cans for Sarcan.

At the end of the day, items that still had life left in them were lined up beside the Firehall. The word went out on social media that ‘free stuff’ was here for the taking. Before we knew it, the ancient auditorium chairs and strings of Christmas lights, the scrap wood and garden hoses, extension cords and lighting fixtures, had found new homes.

~ Debbie M.

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Attention Students


We are hiring a summer student to fill the position of Museum Worker at the Clayton McLain Memorial Museum in Cut Knife. If you, or someone you know is interested, please follow the provided link for more information and for instructions on how to apply.

Young Canada Works Application Link

Questions about the position? Contact the museum for more info. Thanks for your interest!