AGM and dissolution announcement

Please join us for the Friends of Rutherford House Society’s Annual General Meeting. This will be held June 26, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in Rutherford House. The Friends board is dissolving, so the AGM will cover this and celebrate what the board has accomplished. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to info@rutherfordhouse.ca if you intend to join us.

New Restaurant Open!

New Restaurant Open!

Join Chef Salar Melli and experience Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site’s new restaurant.

Chef Salar and his team at Vintage Fork present an elegant and playful dining experience with dishes inspired by the Rutherfords and their time, as well as creative variations on classic dishes.

For the Vintage Fork daily menu, restaurant hours, reservations, and catering please call 780.427.4113 or visit VintageFork.ca or connect on Facebook.

We look forward to seeing you!

Private Bookings

Private Bookings

Please note that as of September 2017, Alberta Culture will be handling private bookings. If you are interested in booking the house for an event or photo shoot, please contact Edward van Vliet at Edward.Vanvliet@gov.ab.ca.

FORHS Walks App is live!

FORHS Walks App is live!

View our city through an historic lens with the new FORHS Walking Tour app! Developed by Digital Fractal Tech with support from the Edmonton Heritage Council, this mobile app allows Edmontonians and visitors to explore fun, informative and interactive historical walking tours connecting Rutherford House to the surrounding community. 

Our first walk is up -- take a leisurely 30-minute walk through campus and learn about what was happening at the University of Alberta from 1908 to 1939.

Stay tuned for more historical walking tours, which will explore the connections between Rutherford House, Alexander Rutherford and the City of Edmonton.

Download through Google Play or iTunes.

Now Recruiting Board Members!

Now Recruiting Board Members!

FORHS has been an Edmonton institution since its incorporation in 1985. Many heritage advocates, charity enthusiasts, and community-minded individuals have made their mark by volunteering their time and talent to this Society.

FORHS offers experience in many areas including: heritage, education, research, volunteer management, board governance, capital project fundraising, and special events management.

FORHS welcomes those who can commit between 5 and 10 hours every month to this worthwhile endeavour. All ages are welcome to apply.

Please forward your completed application form, resume, and availability* to the Board at info@rutherfordhouse.ca.

*(example: “I am semi-retired and would like to commit my free time to this organization”; OR “I am a student interested in volunteering as a committee member and can commit up to 10 hours per month”; OR “I have a full time job and a busy family life but would like to help out as a committee member”)