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Do you love history and popcorn? The Civic Museum of Regina is looking for volunteers to assist us in running our booth at the Queen City Ex, from Tuesday, July 30 - Sunday, August 3!

Help visitors explore the history of Regina in an interactive way, including the operation of the Broadway Popcorn Wagon. If you are interested in getting involved, please click the link below or email for more information.



Studio Camera

Studio CameraOriginally owned by John B. Townsend who operated a photography studio at 1826 Hamilton Street from 1914 to 1932, this studio camera and its wooden case went through a succession of owners and was still in use by photographer Ed McCann when purchased by the museum in 1988. It took pictures of Regina residents for over 70 years.


The first camera for amateur use was the Kodak, developed by George Eastman in 1888. This important invention established photography as one of the most groundbreaking innovations of the 19th century.