Registered as a charitable organization and incorporated by virtue of the Societies Act of the Province on the 20th of May, 1982, the Heritage Association of Antigonish manages the Antigonish Heritage Museum. The organization, through its committees – finance, membership, events, and projects – seeks to promote and preserve understanding of the culture and heritage of Antigonish, preserve historical artefacts, and acquire property as well as carry out actions necessary for the realization of association’s goals.
A duly elected Board of Directors manages the Heritage Association of Antigonish. A general meeting is held annually, during which Board of Directors is elected. The directors shall elect the Executive of the Board which is comprised of the Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer.