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The Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society is a registered charity and not-for-profit membership organization.

Our primary role is to serve as a dynamic link between the museum and the community through the following programs and events:

Go! Program

Indigenous Student Museum Internship Program

Talk & Tours

Dining with Friends

International Museum Day

Alberta Quiltmakers and Their Quilts Book

Mission & Vision

FRAMS is an independent community organization that supports and enhances the goals and activities of the Royal Alberta Museum through a mutually beneficial relationship.

This relationship focuses on:

  • Building a dynamic community in support of the Royal Alberta Museum’s objectives of education and research.
  • Supporting Royal Alberta Museum’s vision to foster wonder, inquiry and new understandings about Alberta and its place in the world.
  • Augmenting Royal Alberta Museum’s objectives and vision by reaching and inspiring Alberta’s communities through public engagement, celebrating historic moments, and gifting artifacts of significance to Alberta’s heritage.

FRAMS is a member of The Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM). Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society is registered with Canada Revenue Agency.

Our Patron

The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

Her Honour, the Honourable Salma Lakhani, AOE B.Sc., LLD (Hon)

Honorary patron of the Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society