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Gord Surgeoner inducted to Agricultural Hall of Fame
September 19, 2014 - Wellington Advertiser
... to local agriculture will be honoured in the Wellington County Agricultural Hall of Fame located at the Wellington County Museum and Archives.

Discover your roots at Ontario's oldest genealogy fair
September 19, 2-14 - www.norfolknews.ca/
This Saturday, take a trip back in time at the 38th annual Norfolklore family history fair. The one-day event at the Eva Brook Donly Museum and 

Elgin County Railway Museum restoration under way

September 18, 2014 - St. Thomas Times-Journal
Shawn Taylor from RMS Masonry Service works at repointing brickwork on the Main Entrance and Artifacts building at the Elgin County Railway ...

Exhibit Explores Italian Canadian History
September 17, 2014 - windsoriteDOTca
A special travelling exhibition organized by the Columbus Centre of Toronto/Villa Charities will visit Windsor's Community Museum from September ...

St. Mary's to celebrate 100 years

September 13, 2014 - Morris Sun Tribune
Over the summer, Boyle worked with St. Mary's students to dig through the archives at the museum to gather information about the history of the school ...

Peel family affair on display
September 6, 2014 - London Free Press
One of London's best-known artists, Paul Peel and his family are featured in a new exhibition at Museum London. The Peel Family: An Artistic Affair ...

Statue of John McCrae to be unveiled in Guelph in...
September 5, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
It is being made by sculptor Ruth Abernethy and will be erected on the property outside the Guelph Civic Museum, perched on a vantage point ...

Cottonwood Mansion silver anniversary golf tournament
August 29, 2014 - Niagarathisweek.com
Single golfers, pairs, or complete teams of four are welcome at Cottonwood Mansion Museum's silver anniversary golf tournament at the Cayuga Golf ...

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame selling limited edition Babe Ruth prints
August 23, 2014 - The Suburban Newspaper
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame selling limited edition Babe Ruth prints ... to the Hall's kids programs and to the construction of the new museum.

Marilyn Monroe collectibles on display at Wellington County Museum in September
August 22, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
... next collection to go on display at the Wellington County Museum and Archives as the museum highlights the private collections of local collectors.

Museum guests relive 1914-era patriotic tea
August 21, 2014 - Norwich Gazette
Norwich and District Museum volunteer Shy Forsyth pours some tea for guest Shirley Miller when the museum hosted "Rally 'Round the Flag" - a ...

 

Day in life of a pioneer kid
August 20, 2014
Simcoe Reformer
Jodie Keene, coordinator of the Teeterville Pioneer Museum, is busy preparing for a new school program offered at the museum this fall.

 

History comes alive in Centreville
August 18, 2014 - Ingersoll Times
The Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum and Beachville District Museum also hosted Oxford At War 1814 events, including cricket matches on ...

 

Blue Jays greats to join fans at luncheon
August 17, 2014 - BlueJays.com
... a fan appreciation luncheon in support of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. ... funds being used to support the construction of a new baseball museum. ... luncheon happen," said Scott Crawford, the Hall's director of operations.

Experience a traditional pow wow with Canada's First Nations in Ontario
August 16, 2014 - Toronto Sun
There's also the Traditional Pow Wow and Harvest Festival at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology in London on Sept. 13 and 14. SONG AND DANCE.

 

Past meets present at dinner table
August 12, 2014 - Hamilton Spectator
She says it also ties in various cultural organizations including Cottonwood, Haldimand County Museum and Archives, Edinburgh Square Heritage ...

 

WW1 Exhibit At Lambton Heritage Museum
August 10, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
It's been 100 years since the beginning of the First World War and the Lambton County Heritage Museum has an exhibit that takes a look at life back in ...

The story, process and meaning behind sculpting war hero's image
August 6, 2014 - Londoner
A display for the Sir Arthur Currie Memorial Project at Museum Strathroy-Caradoc. Currie's bronze statue was delivered to the location on July 28.

4RCR has a proud London history
August 6, 2014 - Londoner
Captain Michael O'Leary, a volunteer with The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum, pauses at a display that honours The RCR's militia and reserve ...

 

The story, process and meaning behind sculpting war hero's image
August 5, 2014 - Strathroy Age Dispatch
The larger-than-life-sized statue was unveiled in Strathroy August 4. ... At Museum Strathroy-Caradoc he was told of a high school plaque in the ...

 

Dymock display at Museum
August 5, 2014 - Wallaceburg Courier Press
Pictured with the new Frank Dymock display at the Wallaceburg & District Museum are Frank's wife Jo-Ann and his son Dan Dymock. The Dymock ...

 

3000 year old visitor makes way to THEMUSEUM
August 4, 2014 - 570 News
Dave Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM tells 570 News Justine came from the Royal Ontario Museum's Egypt collection. “She is still wrapped, although ...

Huron Arts and Heritage Network to receive funding for heritage initiatives
August 2, 2014 - Goderich Signal Star
... general manager Deb Sholdice, county librarian and director of cultural services for the Huron County Library, Museum and Historical Gaol Meighan ...

Royal Ontario Museum Lends Justine, a 3000 Year Old Mummy,to THEMUSEUM's New Unwrapping Egypt Exhibition
July 29, 2014 - Marketwired (press release)
KITCHENER, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 29, 2014) - THEMUSEUM announced today a new collaboration with the Royal Ontario Museum

Archaeology museum breathes new life into Wilfrid Jury collection
July 29, 2014 - Londoner
Long house lodgers Scott and Ryan Miller were among the many young explorers at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Digging into history
July 28, 2014 - London Community News
It was an opportunity to really dig into history at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology on Saturday (July 26). The annual Wilfrid Jury Archaeology Day

Exhibitions showcase work of four landscape artists
July 25, 2014 - Waterloo Record
The nine Watson paintings are on loan from private collections (and, therefore, seldom seen) and the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery in addition from ...

Lemon-aid for Camp Trillium
July 25, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
Campers at the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum set up a lemonade stand outside the museum on Thursday to support Annaleise Carr's ...

Guelph gets taste of Summer Chef School for kids
July 24, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
"It was kind of a funky higher end restaurant located right inside the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery in the Centre In the Square." The restaurant relied 

“En Plein Air” and Capturing the Outdoors
July 24, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
KITCHENER - Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to be hosting the August edition of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture Series! Join us for 

Get a look at new Windsor Community Museum tonight
July 24, 2014 - CBC.ca
The City of Windsor will hold an information session about the expansion of Windsor's Community Museum Thursday night. The city is splitting the ...

Heritage efforts of several residents in the region lauded
July 23, 2014 - Waterloo Record
Community Recognition Award, Young Heritage leaders – Krista Stemmler is part of the Junior Interpreter Program at the Waterloo Region Museum.

 

An action-packed summer adventure at the museum
July 16, 2014 - Simcoe Reformer
Sam Golbe (centre) summer program coordinator with the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum, experiments with aqua sand with Ridley ...

 

Ballads, story songs with artist-in-residence
July 17, 2014 - Waterloo Record
CAMBRIDGE - Flutist Allison Lupton, this year's McDougall Cottage artist-in-residence, will showcase her vocal talents during a performance this ...

 

Street Style: Does your dress look like a condo?
July 12, 2014 - Waterloo Record
In fact, fashion has long mirrored architectural styles and to explain this odd crossover of design is a new exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum in 

Wallaceburg Museum celebrates 30 years
July 7, 2014 - Wallaceburg Courier Press
... Saturday to mark the Wallaceburg and District Museum's 30th anniversary. ... Lee Burrows, a member of the Wallaceburg Museum's board, said the ...

Giver giving Ingersoll a cheese-themed playground
July 4, 2014 - Ingersoll Times
... take place July 3, 4 and 5 and a grand opening celebration is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at the Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum.

 

History Under the Trees comes to the Waterloo Region Museum on Saturday
July 2, 2014 - Your online newspaper for New Hamburg, Ontario ⋅ dcoxson
History Under the Trees comes to the Waterloo Region Museum on Saturday. The Waterloo Historical Society will welcome Dr. Adam Crerar, of Wilfrid ... 

Canada Day at Annandale National Historic Site
July 2, 2014 - Tillsonburg News
With bad weather in Tuesday morning's forecast, organizers of the Canada Day activities at Annandale National Historic Site decided to bring their ...

A small painting the Nobel laureate did while mulling the diabetes problem returns to the Forest City home where it was created
London Free Press
A small oil painting on a scrap of recycled cardboard has caused no small stir at the Banting House National Historic Site in London. The artist: Sir ...

 

Canada Day brings days of activities to region
June 27, 2014 - Waterloo Record
The Waterloo Region Museum has children's programs running all morning and afternoon from an interactive First World War exhibit to exploring flora ...

 

Waterloo Region Museum celebrates Canada Day with Free Admission!
June 26, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
WATERLOO REGION: Waterloo Region Museum is holding a party to celebrate Canada Day and all are welcome to attend. Admission is free for this ...

The things we collect
June 21, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
The gold-coloured silk was plucked out of the Waterloo Region Museum's collection for a new exhibit that gives residents a peek at the curious and the ...

Kitchener-Waterloo celebrates World Refugee Day
June 20, 2014 - 570 News
In recognition of the day, the Waterloo Region Museum is hosting a free event called “This Is My Story: Voices of Local Youth Refugees.” The event ...

Fun, fundraising highlight Handbags for Hospice
June 18, 2014 - YorkRegion.com
Maintain a high level of energy is nearly second nature to Leja, who is also director of development at the London Regional Children's Museum.

 

Last week's picture: Guelph factory now holds apartments
June 14, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
Last week's "mystery" photo, obtained from the Guelph Civic Museum, shows the Yarmouth Street building in downtown Guelph where the Raymond ...

 

ROUTE: A tribute to Shirley Lovell
June 9, 2014 - Ingersoll Times
Sadly, death has come to Shirley Lovell, historian, poet-laureate and first curator of the Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum. The following is a ...

A local illustrator's lead-up to D-Day
June 6, 2014 - Strathroy Age Dispatch
Scott Chantler, author and illustrator of award-winning graphic novel Two Generals discussed his work in a visit to Museum Strathroy-Caradoc on ...

Fashion and Martians on Exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum
June 6, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
WATERLOO REGION – Ontario's largest community museum opens two new exhibits this month. Street Style and Museum Mysteries will be on exhibit ...

Taking the war to Hitler
June 5, 2014 - Simcoe Reformer
James Christison, assistant curator of the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum and second vice president of the Royal Canadian Legion in ...

Nautical artifacts, new displays at Sombra Museum
June 3, 2014 - Sarnia and Lambton County This Week
George Klompstra displays a replica of the wheel of the HMC Q105 that he made at the Sombra Museum. Klompstra made the wheel based on old ...

Cottonwood foundation marks 25 years of service
June 3, 2014 - Niagarathisweek.com
The Cottonwood Mansion Preservation Foundation marked 25 years of service ... The mansion was built on farmland north of Selkirk, Ontario, around ... work to make sure the mansion continues to be a living, breathing museum for ...

 

Detroit River history showcased at community museum
June 2, 2014 – CBC.ca
There's a new exhibit at Windsor's Community Museum showcasing the Detroit River's history. SOS Saving Our Strait depicts the cleanup effort over ...

 

Museum's Royal Tea marks regal anniversary
May 30, 2014 - Ingersoll Times
... Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth during their cross-Canada tour in 1939, the Ingersoll Museum in cooperation with the Oxford County Museum School, ...

The World is a Stage
May 30, 2014 - Tillsonburg News
But I would like to mention just a couple of events which will be held on the lawn of Annandale National Historic Site. Since it is all about turtles, you ...

 

My London: A court case of yore is only one of the bits of history participants will learn about 
May 26, 2014 - London Free Press
Chodas is joined by fellow Architectural Conservancy of Ontario London Branch members Marlyn Loft and Sharon Lunau in helming the tour and its ...

Local architecture thrust into the spotlght with Building Waterloo
May 25, 2014 - Waterloo Record
ReMade: Post-War Cities takes centre stage at The Kitchener Studio. ... Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery leads From Sandhills to Google: A Walking ...

Doors open to the past in Ontario's Stratford
May 24, 2014 - Sault Star
There's also a Stratford favourite – horse-drawn carriage rides – and the ... Completing the journey is the Stratford Perth Museum to view some of the ...

Heritage plants keep the past alive for local gardeners
May 17, 2014 - Waterloo Record
The flower and vegetable plants up for grabs at the Friends of Waterloo Region Museum's heritage plant sale on Saturday weren't the typical annuals ...

Themuseum unwraps Egypt
May 17, 2014 – therecord.com
An exhibition showcasing some of the cultural treasures of this fascinating country came to Waterloo Region on Thursday when Unwrapping Egypt was unveiled at Themuseum.

Dover Mills is burning
May 16, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
... County,” said Angela Wallace, curator at the Harbour Museum in Port Dover. ... The burning of Dover Mills displaced the local families inhabiting the ...

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery looks at extraordinary people, places, things
May 14, 2014 - Waterloo Record
A trio of exhibitions at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery reflects various ways in which galleries curate, organize and present exhibitions drawn from ...

History fair remembers Cambridge flood of 1974
May 9, 2014 - Waterloo Record
... of the river's story and history," said the curator of the Haldimand County Museum. ... Call the archives for information or tickets…

Super hero preview for Banting exhibition
May 3, 2014 - YorkRegion.com
A new exhibit is opening this weekend at the Banting House National Historic Site of Canada with a comic book twist. Entitled Three Stories. One Life.

Event examines river legacy
May 1, 2014 - Waterloo Record
CAMBRIDGE - The City of Cambridge Archives Board is gearing up to ... a presentation by Karen Richardson, Haldimand County Museum curator, ...

Local McCrae statue would be a 'gift' to Guelph and...
May 1, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
Winegard, a Second World War navy veteran and former Guelph MP ... on the front lawn area of the Guelph Civic Museum, just off Norfolk Street. And ...

PCT will celebrate Sarnia's 100th anniversary
May 1, 2014 - Petrolia Topic
Advance tickets only are available for $10, at the Oil Museum of Canada, Petrolia Mercantile and Tea and The Book Keeper in Sarnia. With credit card ...

Groundbreaking for Stratford Perth Archives
April 29, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
Tomorrow's ceremony will kick off construction of the new Stratford Perth Archives on Huron Road beside the Stratford Perth Museum.

Sombra Museum exhibit focuses on rural war effort
April 30, 2014 - Sarnia and Lambton County This Week
When the Sombra Museum opens its doors for the 2014 season, it will be introducing a new exhibit that addresses a global event. “With this being the ...

New Manager-Curator | Welcome to Cottonwood Mansion Museum
April 27, 2014 - Welcome to Cottonwood Mansion Museum ⋅ admin
Jane Ellerington New Manager-Curator at Cottonwood Mansion Museum. The trustees of the Cottonwood MansionPreservation Foundation are ...

Stratford-Perth Archives Construction To Start

BlackburnNews.com
Perth County will host a ground breaking ceremony Wednesday afternoon at 1:30. The 1.7 acre building site is just east of the Stratford Perth Museum ...

True Canadian superhero deserves own comic book
April 25, 2014-London Free Press
The day after Free Comic Book Day, on May 5, London's Banting House National Historic Site will open a new exhibition, titled Three Stories, One Life: ...

Region Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees
April 26, 2014 - Waterloo Record
KITCHENER — The Waterloo Region Hall of Fame will welcome eight new inductees at a ceremony on Sunday at the Waterloo Region Museum.

The Past and Future of the Grand River Watershed
April 23, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
KITCHENER - Homer Watson House & Gallery would like to invite you to the May edition of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture Series! Join us ...

Sarnia's history coming to Lambton Heritage Museum
April 23, 2014 - Lakeshore Advance
Lambton Heritage Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Sarnia becoming a city with a new feature exhibit Sarnia: We Built this City.

Oshawa artist celebrated for historic re-creation
April 22, 2014 - Oshawa Express
Elgin Military Museum Executive Director Ian Raven and artist Eileen Myers stand beside the painting of HMCS Ojibwa. -----. After six months of ...

On your mark, get set — go create art!
April 20, 2014 - London Free Press
... you'll find her Thursday as one of 15 artists in the second annual Brush Off and auction to raise funds for the London Regional Children's Museum.

A violent harvest
April 18, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
Farming in wartime is the focus of the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum's current exhibit, which assistant curator James Christison says ...

One Tank Trips: Fanshawe Pioneer Village opening for the 55th season on May 17
April 15, 2014 - One Tank Trips ⋅ Jim Fox
The doors of Fanshawe Pioneer Village will be open to the public for the 55th time on Saturday, May 17th.

Ojibwa picture perfect at museum
April 15, 2014 - London Free Press
Ian Raven, Elgin Military Museum, accepts HMCS Ojibwa painting from Oshawa artist Eileen Myers. She undertook the painting at the urging of her ...

3 Inducted Into New Stratford-Perth Agriculture Wall Of Fame
April 14, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
The wall at the Stratford Perth Museum also includes recognition for the seven Perth County residents who are in the Ontario Agriculture Hall of Fame ...

Sarnia-Lambton residents build model ship for museum exhibit
April 14, 2014 - Sarnia Observer
Earlier this month, Sarnia model builder Dave Finley and his daughter Teresa made a special delivery to the Sombra Museum: a handmade scale ...

New exhibit comes to life in Buxton
April 13, 2014 - Chatham Daily News
The last step of freedom to a life of slavery is showcased in a new exhibit at the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum. The visual story of the capture ...

Centennial display at Queen's Park
April 12, 2014 - Sarnia Observer
The display, prepared and installed by staff at Lambton County's cultural ... at Lambton Heritage Museum, recently installed a city centennial display, ...

Permanent display honouring contributions at Stratford Perth Museum
April 11, 2014 - The Beacon Herald
The first three inductees into the Stratford Perth Museum's Agriculture Wall of Fame have been chosen. Stewart Anderson, Eric McLeod and Willy ...

Archives Awareness Week observed in Sarnia-Lambton
April 10, 2014 - Sarnia Observer
The large room-sized vault at the Lambton County Archives is packed with history, literally. The rows of shelves in the Wyoming facility that stores and ...

Ottawa kicks in a third of $6.2M new museum cost
April 7, 2014 - Windsor Star (blog)
Windsor's Community Museum (the Francois Baby house) at 254 Pitt St. W. in November 2013. (Nick Brancaccio / The Windsor Star).

Rowing club looks to utilize Waterford ponds
April 4, 2014 - Simcoe Reformer
Robert Judd from the Waterford Heritage Trail's rail trail redevelopment ... At Waterford Agricultural and Heritage Museum there is an exhibit which ...

Local arts organization hosts annual juried exhibition
April 3, 2014 - Waterloo Record
Members began meeting in a city bicycle shed, the precursor of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, which the society aided in establishing. It has been ...

Paint with Jazz - Featuring the New Vibes Jazz Quartet
April 1, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
KITCHENER - Music meets visual art in Homer Watson House & Gallery's Paint with Jazz event on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Watch our talented roster of ...

Tundra swans in flight.  
April 1, 2014 - London Free Press
The Lambton Heritage Museum said Tuesday that thousands of swans could be seen in farm fields on the nearby former Thedford bog, a traditional ...

Soak up baseball history at these museums and historic sites
March 28, 2014 - Canada.com
In Baltimore, check out the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, located ... The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is located in St. Marys, ...

Talk will reflect on massive losses of Vimy Ridge
March 28, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
... battle of the First World War, the Guelph Civic Museum is hosting Michael Bechthold, who will speak on Canada and Vimy Ridge — An Iconic Battle.

Take Five for Museum
March 28, 2014 - Londoner
That is exactly what the Lucan Area Heritage Society is planning as they are ... for the museum,” said Sheila Hodgins, member of the Heritage Society. ... than $4,000 will be raised for the Lucan Area Heritage & Donnelly Museum.

MacDonald bids farewell to McDougall
March 20, 2014 - Waterloo Record
CAMBRIDGE - Cape Breton's Dan MacDonald wraps up his year as musician-in-residence at McDougall Cottage with a farewell concert at Café 13 on ...

On Now! Homer Watson House & Gallery Hosts Annual KW Society of Artists - Velvet Rope Magazine
March 19, 2014 - VELVET ROPE MAGAZINE ⋅ Amy Heimpel
KITCHENER, ONTARIO, CANADA: Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to host The Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists' annual Show.

Museum looking for costumed volunteers
March 18, 2014 - Waterloo Record
Join the Waterloo Region Museum as a costumed interpretive volunteer. Doon Heritage Village is a living history site that recreates life at the turn of ...

Lambton Heritage Museum celebrates annual migration
March 18, 2014 - Sarnia Observer
The long winter has delayed the annual arrival of the tundra swans. Each March for three decades, the Lambton Heritage Museum has hosted the ...

Hungarian flavour at museum
March 17, 2014 - Delhi News Record
Tessa Gates, 8 gets assistance from Bonnie Tschirsow during a Hungarian embroidery workshop at the Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre's ...

We Built This City
March 17, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
Lambton's Heritage Museum is looking for help developing its 2014 feature exhibit called “Sarnia, We Built This City.” Assistant Curator Luke Stempien ...

Painting Ontario talented
March 14, 2014 - Lakeshore Advance
The Lambton Heritage Museum is the perfect venue to show the work to the public. Opening night is always a time to meet and greet others who love ...

Best foot forward
March 14, 2014 - Chatham Daily News
... community's Black history for quite some time, Shannon as curator of the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, and Bryan as an accomplished ...

JNAAG launches first "crowd sourced" exhibition
March 14, 2014 - Sarnia and Lambton County This Week
Until May 5, the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery is inviting residents to help ... that will hang in its first crowd-sourced exhibition, called Lambton Loves Art. ... “The gallery is always looking for new, creative and fun ways to bring the ...

Child's tombstone finally comes home
March 14, 2014 - Wellington Advertiser
Further information gathered by staff at the Wellington County Museum and Archives found that William John French died on Oct. 15, 1878. The son of ...

Couple humbled by chamber honour
March 13, 2014 - Chatham Daily News
Shannon and Bryan Prince at the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum. The couple have been named Citizens of the Year by the Chatham-Kent ...

Lambton Heritage Museum
March 9, 2014 - Sarnia Observer
Sarnia-Lambton residents are being asked to help staff at the Lambton Heritage Museum create a Sarnia's centennial exhibit by passing along ...

Local museums provide interesting all-weather destinations
March 8, 2014 - Waterloo Record
March could be the beginning of possible road trips, if the weather co-operates, but this year spring is a little slow in coming. Our local museums make ...

The London Free Press
March 7, 2014 - London Free Press
... break--- finding out what it was like to be a kid in 1812 at Fanshawe Pioneer village. ... Pioneer Village made their War of 1812 exhibit available.

Doors wide open for fun kids day
March 7, 2014 - London Free Press
She does now and is enthusiastically waiting for the arrival of children Friday ... Fanshawe Pioneer Village and London Regional Children's Museum...

The cream of the crop
March 5, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
Farming is what made Norfolk County famous, and the local farmers, ... Melissa Collver, curator of the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum...

No Swans? No Problem!
March 5, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
Lambton Heritage Museum's Return of the Swans festival starts Saturday. Museum spokesperson Gwen Watson isn't expecting their arrival anytime ...

Art Gallery launches 'Crowd-Sourced' exhibition
March 5, 2014 - Petrolia Topic
Members of the public are invited to select the work that will hang in the gallery's first crowd-sourced exhibition, Lambton Loves Art. From March 7 to ...

Eight Community Centres Offering March Break Camps
March 5, 20147 - windsoriteDOTca
Enjoy an afternoon of crafts and a creature feature. Windsor's Community Museum offers Make a Snake on Saturday, March 8th, Tuesday, March 11th ...

Preserving the soul of Port Dover
March 3, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
Visitors to the Port Dover Harbour Museum won't just learn about one of Norfolk's most important industries – they'll discover the soul of a town.

Descendants of former slaves keep black history alive
February 28, 2014 - CBC.ca
Alexander is the assistant curator at the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum in North Buxton, Ont., a small community in the rural, southwestern ...

Tombstone from 1870s turns up in Guelph antique shop
February 28, 2014 - Waterloo Record
... and Elysia DeLaurentis, archives assistant at Wellington County Museum and Archives, added to that history when contacted by the Mercury.

Fun, food, fondue flow at fundraiser
February 27, 2014 - Delhi News Record
Rosanna Derochie (left) and Evan Sinnesael, both of Delhi, attended the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre Girls Night Out event on Friday.

Virtual Village offers a smartphone tour of local...
February 27, 2014 - London Community News
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is celebrating its 55th season in 2014 by making local history more accessible — both virtually and for those looking to take ...

Museum artifacts available online
February 27, 2014 - Strathroy Age Dispatch
A vintage photo of Frank St. in Strathroy available online at ... Part of the Museum Strathroy-Caradoc collection now exists in cyberspace.

Ruthe was up to any challenge
February 24, 2014 - Waterloo Record
The gallery's research co-coordinator, Laura Mabee, said Ruthe and Tom "always emphasized that it was first Homer Watson's house and studio, and ...

London Community News
February 23, 2014 - London Community News
22), the Sacred Eagle Feather was officially presented to the FSSFA during a ceremony held at the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Museum.

Tradition with a twist
February 22, 2014 - Waterloo Record
Firkser, this year's folk artist-in-residence at Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery, loves colour — bold, beautiful, shimmery colour, and ...

Maple Fest Approaching At John R. Park Homestead
February 20, 2014 - windsoriteDOTca
The John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area is now taking reservations for its popular maple education programs and group tours, offered from ...

Festival's writing contest is back after sabbatical
February 20, 2014 - Wellington Advertiser
... Contest, a feature of the 20th annual Elora Writers' Festival taking place on May 25 in Aboyne Hall at the Wellington County Museum and Archives.

Conserving Cultural Heritage Landscapes
February 19, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release) KITCHENER
Homer Watson House & Gallery is happy to invite you to the
March edition of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture series! Join us ...

Home WhatsOn Exploring a winter village at the Museum of...
February 19, 2014 - London Community News
the doors of the Museum of Ontario Archaeology were thrown open in a celebration of First Nations and Inuit traditional winter games and ...

Putting human face on War of 1812
February 18, 2014 - London Free Press
Shanna Dunlop holds a British navy cutlass, one of the artifacts on display at the War of 1812 exhibit at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. The display tries to ...

Book dives into fish tug history
February 17, 2014 - Simcoe Reformer
In adulthood, he continued to build boat models on a grander, detailed scale (five of his are in the Port Dover Harbour Museum, including one of the ...

Baby House museum tours a chance to touch history
February 15, 2014 - Windsor Star (blog)
Visitors to the Windsor Community Museum take a tour of the museum's artifact storage in honour of Heritage Day, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.

$7.1m ERCA Budget Includes Planting 140000 Trees
February 14, 2014 - windsoriteDOTca
Others include completing management plans for the Holiday Beach Conservation Area, upgrading facilities at John R. Park Homestead, Maidstone ...

Black heritage could be tourism boon
February 13, 2014 - Wallaceburg Courier Press
... know it, but for the past few months I've been working at the Buxton Museum, or to use its official name, the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum.

Two-day London celebration explores African culture
February 13, 2014 - London Free Press
Music, dancing, singing and kite making highlight London's Black History Month celebrations Monday at London Regional Children's Museum.

Community Museum Celebrating Heritage Day, Saturday
February 12, 2014 - windsoriteDOTca
Windsor's Community Museum is celebrating Heritage Day this Saturday by offering an afternoon of fun and informative programming in honour of the ...

What to do in Cambridge on Family Day
February 12, 2014 - Waterloo Record
There will be a number of family friendly crafts, games, treats and tours at McDougall Cottage (89 Grand Ave. S.). Drop in anytime from 10 a.m. to 5 ...

Windsor's community museum prepares for Heritage Day
February 11, 2014 - Windsor Star (blog)
Windsor's Community Museum (the Francois Baby house) at 254 Pitt St. W. in November 2013. (Nick Brancaccio / The Windsor Star).

Black History Month In CK
February 9, 2014 - BlackburnNews.com
The Black Mecca Museum, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and the Buxton National Historic Site Museum are teaming up with the St. Clair College Capitol ...

Voice of extraordinary native son brought to life
February 7, 2014 - Waterloo Record
On March 3, Smith will be a featured speaker at the Waterloo Region Museum's Monday TALKS Series, which starts Feb. 10. Smith said this will be his ...

Celebration of Ruthe Cayley's Life
February 5, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
KITCHENER - Homer Watson House & Gallery welcomes the community to visit the memorial of Ruthe Cayley, hosted by her daughter, Ella Crozier.

Arresting Images comes to City of Waterloo Museum
February 4, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
Waterloo - The City of Waterloo Museum is excited to present Arresting ... in 2009 – the 100th anniversary year of the Ontario Provincial Police. ... The exhibit features 100 mug shots (1886-1908) from the OPP Museum's collection.

Native artist has show at Wallaceburg museum
February 4, 2014 - Wallaceburg Courier Press
The Wallaceburg and District Museum is currently hosting her art show titled 'Cloaked' until the end of February. The opening reception for the show ...

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame: Tim Wallach leads Montreal Expos ...
February 3, 2014 - Toronto Star
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame: Tim Wallach leads Montreal ... June 21 at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Mary's, Ontario.

Shipwrecks exhibit comes to Waterloo Region
January 31, 2014 - Waterloo Record
Pirates & Treasure at the Waterloo Region Museum on Friday. This is the first and only Canadian stopover for a collection so extensive, it required ...

Parisian Flair at the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Paris Festival
January 29, 2014 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
On Friday, February 14, immediately following the concert, audience members are invited to an afterpARTy, held at the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery ...

Several groups have submitted grant requests to St. Thomas council
January 27, 2014 - St. Thomas Times-Journal
For 2014, The Elgin Military Museum is requesting $8,422 as was the case in 2013. That money will be used to support Project Ojibwa, with 2014 ...

Blue dress that caught the eye of Prince of Wales goes on display
January 27, 2014 - mysask.com -
... dress is the star attraction of a new exhibition at the Elgin County Museum in St. Thomas, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Elgin County Museum.

A who's who of Canadian art
Waterloo Record
On view through March 22 at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, A Story of ... Hart House started collecting art in 1922 with the purchase of A.Y. ...

Museum searching for interesting tattoos and the stories behind them
January 25, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
ABOYNE — For every tattoo a person gets, there's a story behind it and Wellington County Museum and Archives wants to hear yours. Why did you ...

North American Black Historical Museum honours Underground ...
January 25, 2014 - The Telegram
The exterior of the museum and the Taylor Log Cabin at the North American Black Historical Museum in Amherstburg, Ont. — Photo by The Canadian ...

Art gallery name change not a snub to Wellington County...
January 24, 2014 - Orangeville Banner
Given that the name change would coincide with Wellington County ... by the Wellington County Museum and Archives between Fergus and Elora.

Lincoln Alexander there 'in spirit' as U of G turns 50 |
January 21, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
The 50th anniversary will be celebrated through a host of events throughout the year, including a Guelph Civic Museum exhibition that is currently on.

Home News Fondue, fashion and fun on the menu at the Delhi...
January 20, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
Fondue, fashion and fun are on the menu at the Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre's 12th annual Girls Night Out event Friday, Feb. 21.

Plenty of fun to tide you over until spring
January 17, 2014 - Brantford Expositor
Waterford resident Brenda Proracki volunteered at the 2010 Vancouver ... Melissa Collver, curator of Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum, and ...

Portrait of a young Eva Brook Donly
January 16, 2014 - www.norfolknews.ca/
... Brook Donly have toured Canada, with some of her paintings finding a place on the walls of the National Gallery of Canada in downtown Ottawa.

Education is her strength
January 16, 2014 - Simcoe Reformer
Angela Wallace of Dunnville has taken over as curator at the Port Dover Harbour Museum. Wallace says she wants to focus on education ...

Homer Watson House & Gallery proudly presents the Winter Exhibition
January 16, 2016 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
KITCHENER - Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present the Winter Exhibitionfeaturing artists Valerie Carew, Graham Houston, and Helena ...

Currie exhibit heads west
January 15, 2014 - Strathroy Age Dispatch
Jordan Brennan, Strathroy-Caradoc Museum exhibits and programming coordinator stands alongside the packed up exhibit, The Life & Legacy of Sir ...

Elgin county council considering 4% levy increase
January 14, 2014 - St. Thomas Times-Journal
Elgin county council is weighing the possibility of a 4% property tax hike this ... Also being considered are new space for the Elgin County Museum, ...

Vintage calendars make a comeback at Ingersoll museum
January 13, 2014 - Woodstock Sentinel Review
Ingersoll Cheese and Agricultural Museum curator Scott Gillies holds a piece from the museum's upcoming exhibit Calendar Girls. (CODI WILSON ...

On loan from Canadian War Museum in Ottawa
January 11, 2014 - Chatham Daily News
Anita Brinkman, a weekend attendant with the Chatham-Kent Museum is pictured beside an exhibit outlining the Canadian aspect of the War of 1812.

Does Eldon House need a curator?
January 10, 2014 - London Community News
A “forgotten child” while under the management of Museum London, Golovchenko said Eldon House has increased its donations by 20 percent since ...

Guelph museum exhibit features 50 years of U of G
January 2nd, 2014 - Guelph Mercury
And they all will be highlighted in an exhibit at the Guelph Civic Museum that runs until July 1. The opening reception is Jan. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Wings of war over Beamsville
December 24th, 2013 - Niagarathisweek.com
“The Beamsville school had a focus on gunnery, on aerial fighting,” said Helen Booth, curator at the Jordan Historical Museum, which will launch a ...

Joseph Schneider Haus' longtime champion steps down
December 22nd, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Joseph Schneider Haus' longtime champion steps down ... gathered over three decades as the executive director of Joseph Schneider Haus Museum.

Mistakes made in corn mural destruction, states report
December 13th, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
Chatham-Kent Essex MP Dave Van Kesteren says there was federal funding ... A municipal councillor wants to know what disciplinary action has been taken ... to have it de-accessioned from the Chatham-Kent Museum Board collection.

Kitchener to give $120000 to Themuseum, but questions deficit
December 11th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
The City of Kitchener approved in principle Monday $120,000 in ... the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and the ...

Current exhibition goes retro
December 5th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
The Fashion History Museum, located in the Southworks Factory Outlet Mall, is bringing back the fashions made popular by the Beatles, Twiggy ...

Period dinner blends with play
December 3rd, 2013 - London Free Press
London and area residents can get a taste of what Christmas was like in the 19th century at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, where they can enjoy a play and a ...

Collecting is a lifelong habit for Fergus man
November 30th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
5 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives on Wellington Road 18 between Fergus and Elora. His collection is the third to be featured at the museum, and ...

Museum Getting Some Funding Help
November 26th, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Gunning was looking for $10,000 over three years from council to help staff the museum at Kingsville Historical Park. Gunning plans on making presentations to ...

Kingsville Museum Needs Staff
November 25th, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
The Charlie Campbell Memorial Museum at Kingsville Historical Park is ... The funding pitch being made to Kingsville Council Monday night will also make its ...

Christmas at Annandale N.H.S.
November 24th, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
Staff and volunteers of Annandale National Historic Site invite you to join ... look -- a tour through Annandale at Christmas is like seeing the house for the first ...

Pioneer Christmas being celebrated
November 22nd, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
The Oil Museum of Canada in Oil Springs is dressed for Christmas and for 28 years, staff have been presenting a Christmas Long Ago program for school ...

Stratford-Perth Archives Project Moves Ahead
November 22nd, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Director of Public Works Matt Ash points out it will be built adjacent to the Stratford-Perth Museum, creating what has been referred to as a “historical campus.”.

Canada's parks and historic sites now on Google Street View
November 20th, 2013 - CBC.ca
Hikes through spectacular national parks such as Banff and tours of historic sites such as the Viking settlement at L'anse au Meadows in Newfoundland are now available on Google Street View.

Windsor council approves moving community museum
November 19th, 2013 - CTV News
The Art Gallery of Windsor will have to make some room for the city's museum after council voted in favour of the idea of moving it. The process is estimated to ...

1948 Ford police car found at Canadian Transportation Museum
November 14th, 2013
On a recent visit to the Canadian Transportation Museum on the Arner ... which he sold to Heritage Village (where the museum is located) for $100.

Virtual memorial honours 100 war dead
November 11th, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
Museum Strathroy-Caradoc has added an online exhibit to its website in honour of the people from our community who lost their lives in service to our country.

Meaford Museum Facing Budget Cuts
November 9th, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Both Treasurer Darcy Chapman and CAO Denyse Morrison feel the museum needs to draw more visitors to justify a larger share of Meaford's budget. Chapman ...

Flash from the Past: Sleeman Centre hides old Guelph intersection
November 8th, 29013 - Guelph Mercury
The photo is from the collection of the Guelph Civic Museum, which believes it was snapped in about 1980, just a few years before Quebec Street East was ...

Stratford-Perth Museum exhibit
November 6th, 2013 - Mitchell Advocate
John Kastner, general manager of the Stratford-Perth Museum, stands next to a portrait of the Rose brothers, one of several interesting and historical pieces on ...

Let's talk about sex: Controversial exhibit coming to TheMuseum
November 5th, 2013 - CTV News
Under the name 'Sex: A Tell-All Exhibition', the exhibit met a frosty reception when it opened at Ottawa's Canadian Science and Technology Museum in 2012.

War memorial unveiled in Wellington County
November 5th, 2013 - The Mississauga News
Remembrance ceremonies were held Tuesday at the Wellington County Museum and Archives, where area Royal Canadian Legion leaders read each of the ...

Controversial sex exhibit heads to Kitchener museum
November 1st, 2013 - Toronto Star
In Toronto, the Ontario Science Centre passed on the show, but not because of the Ottawa ordeal. “That exhibition did not fit into our planning. Nothing against it.

Forgotten veterans? Historian explores lives of local men who ...
October 31st, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
"I'm savvy about winkling out people in the archives, but in four books, they ... at 2 p.m. in the Wellington County Museum and Archives with the assistance of the ...

Remember me? Mary Ann Shadd Cary
October 28th, 2013 - London Free Press
Nearby in Buxton, a settlement pioneered by escaped slaves, the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum has her printing press on display. When historians ...

London attractions compete for national grant
October 25th, 2013 - London Community News
Both the Museum of Ontario Archaeology and Fanshawe Pioneer Village have advanced to the second round of online voting, which ends Nov. 4. The contest ...

Artist hopes to find roots with return to Kitchener
October 24th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
... Project, a new crafts and fine art show at the Waterloo Region Museum. ... After graduation, the family returned to Waterloo Region, where her father was given ...

World War 2 Ammo Ends Up At St. Thomas Police Station
October 23rd, 2013 - News Talk 1290
It was determined that none of the items were live. Some of the items were taken to the Elgin Military Museum as a donation while one was taken by Officials with ...

Burtynsky looks at the world of water
October 22nd, 2013 - Waterloo Record
In 2001 he donated 53 of his signature large-scale, chromogenic prints (spanning 1981 through 2001) to the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery in appreciation of ...

Students step back in history
October 22nd, 2013 - London Community News
History had a whole new feel for close to 750 grade 10 students from across southwestern Ontario who converged on Fanshawe Pioneer Village Monday (Oct.

Western students hit Black Gold
October 22nd, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
At the Oil Museum of Canada, the Web site says “One of the wonderful additions to the museum is the Foreign Drillers' Gallery, a multimedia exhibit showcasing ...

Colour and Craft Festival
October 19th, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
The event is being held at two locations, the Lambton Heritage Museum and the Legacy Recreation Centre in Thedford. The event has everything from pottery to ...

Flash from the Past: 1930 project enclosed creek...
October 18th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Imagine you're facing the front of the Joseph Schneider Haus Museum on Queen Street South in Kitchener. Now turn to the right. Last week's "mystery photo" ...

New museum to be established in Plympton-Wyoming
October 17th, 2013 - Sarnia Observer
 “Our first priority is the establishment of a museum that will share the history of the Town of Plympton-Wyoming and we ...

Halloween events aplenty
October 16th, 2013 - Westjordanjournal
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 19, noon to 3 p.m., for the 10th Annual West Jordan Historical Museum's Historic Pumpkin Walk and fundraiser.

Local Conservation Champions Honoured
October 10th, 2013 - windsoriteDOTca
She is the longest standing member of this committee, and began volunteering at the John R Park Homestead Conservation Area when she was a university ...

Keys to St. George Memorial Hall handed over
October 6th, 2013 - Paris Star
Brant County has handed the keys to the St. George Memorial Hall to the South Dumfries Historical Society to restore and operate as a heritage building for the ...

Ska-Nah-Doht to celebrate 40 years
October 2nd, 2013 - Strathroy Age Dispatch
Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum at Longwoods Road Conservation Area will ... Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum at Longwoods Road Conservation Area ...

Children's Museum seeking new location
October 1st, 2013 - CTV News
The London Regional Children's Museum announced expansion plans at a press conference on Tuesday evening. Executive Director Amanda Conlon revealed ...

Opening the doors on history
September 30th, 2013 - London Community News
The fourth annual Doors Open London provided a fitting opportunity for the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) Museum to reopen some doors of its own.

Home Local Statue of John McCrae to be erected in front of...
September 28th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
Ruth Abernethy has been hanging out in the past with Lt. Col. John McCrae. Abernethy, a Wellington, Ont. artist, wanted to know what McCrae was ...

Art exhibits affirm value of questions
September 28th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Organized by the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery and curated by guest curator Shannon Anderson, Circling the Inverse Square takes place at the intersection of ...

TVO film brings 'real' War of 1812 to life
September 28th, 2013 - The Windsor Star
... recognize some of them: Backus Heritage Conservation Area, Norfolk County; Backus-Page House Museum, Elgin County; Ceilidh Stables, Norfolk County; ...

In Scotland, Bell dogged by health issues
September 20th, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Every family has its stories. Passed down through the generations as tales told at family gatherings or by grandparents to their grandchildren, they detail who we are and how we came to be…

Sites rich in heritage open their doors
September 18th. 2013 - Paris Star
With 29 sites on this year's Doors Open Brant tour, organizers are hoping for a record-breaking number of visitors.The 11th annual event, which gives visitors a free peek inside buildings...

Committee Looking for Art Work
September 11th, 2013 - The Meaford Independent
The committee, in association with Meaford Hall and the Meaford Museum, hopes to mount a retrospective of the work of these local artists in the galleries of ...

Spriet Family Visitor Centre at Fanshawe Pioneer Village in London opens first exhibit this week
September 4th, 2013 - London Free Press
“We collect life,” says Shanna Dunlop, curator at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. “And life is everything from a quilt to a top hat to a butter churn, to a recorded piece ...

Parade Wraps Sunny Buxton Homecoming
September 3rd, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Curator of the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum Shannon Prince coordinates the event. She says the community of about 100 people sees roughly ...

Museum searching for farm families for exhibit
September 2nd, 2013 - Delhi News Record
Judy Livingston, director and curator at the Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre looks through photo's in the museum's permanent collection.

Take a tour through Wellington County's National Historic Sites
August 30th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
Rising stately and forbidding, high upon a hill, is Wellington County's Museum and Archives. It was once a House of Industry and Refuge. It was the Poorhouse.

Art gallery renovates space for community use
August 26th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
A newly renovated room at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery strengthens its ties to the community. Formerly a gift shop and ArtBar restaurant, the community ...

Nine decades celebrating Buxton's roots
August 25th, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
Shannon Prince, curator for the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, said the event began as a one-day reunion back in 1924 and has now become a ...

Museums' Strategic Plan
August 25th, 2013 - Blackburn News
Museums Supervisor-Curator Laurie Webb says surveys can be filled out at ... and London, with correspondents stationed throughout Midwestern Ontario.

Local man uncovers lost pieces of Wallaceburg's history
August 20th, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
Miller recently donated his entire collection of local history to the Wallaceburg and District Museum. “I've always had an interest in history, especially local history ...

Community Celebrating rural traditions at Fanshawe Pioneer...
August 20th, 2013 - London Community News
As the lazy days of summer slip inexorably into September, the flurry of harvest time begins to take over farms across the southwestern Ontario countryside.

Scavenger hunt opens eyes to old Waterloo
August 19th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
It's time to stop walking past the building without knowing about its unique heritage, say local representatives of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario.

New Perth County Archives Planned
August 16th, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
He says the County has approved, in principle, the acquisition and purchase of close to 1 and a half acres next to the Stratford-Perth Museum. The deal has not ...

Guelph's McCrae House introduces new garden party
August 16th, 2013 – GuelphMercury.com
"This is something new for us," said Val Harrison, supervisor, visitor experiences with the Guelph Civic Museum. "We are replacing our Teddy Bear Picnic, which ...

Experience a 19th century rural fair at Fanshawe...
August 14th, 2013 - London Community News
Visitors to Fanshawe Pioneer Village can experience all the pleasures of a 19th century rural fair. Village volunteers have worked all season to present ...

Song-writing workshop open to teens
August 14th, 2013 - Fort Frances Times
The Friends of the Fort Frances Museum, along with local musician and educator Shannon Darby, are hosting a youth song-writing workshop Sept. 7-8 and are ...

Swing on over to Homer Watson House & Gallery's Jungle Jamboree!
August 9th, 2013 - Exchange Morning Post  
Are you ready for a wild adventure? From August 24 until August 29, 2013 we will exhibit our anticipated Summer Colours show. This colourful ...

Feedback on museums sought for strategic plan
August 8th, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
Lambton County is developing a strategic plan for its three museums: the Lambton Heritage Museum near Grand Bend, the Oil Museum of Canada in Oil ...

Turning ordinary into extraordinary
August 7th, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
"Earth Steward's Closet," her current exhibition, is at the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum until Aug. 31. It reflects what she has accomplished over ...

Tree art finds new life at museum
August 5th, 2013 - Delhi News Record
“They were placed at the museum,” said Putoczki, referring to the garden beside the Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre, which is maintained by the ...

Gallery Lands Prestigious Exhibition
August 2nd, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Lambton County's Gallery has been selected as one of the locations on the North American tour of Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

The Last Box of Artifacts Unpacked at Museum
July 31st, 2013 - The Meaford Independent
Almost 10 years after the first boxes were packed at the Meaford Museum for the impending renovation, the last box has been unpacked and the last artifact put ...

Dust off your kilt for John Galt weekend
July 30th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
Stelter's lecture is at the Guelph Civic Museum and begins at 1:30 p.m. with an introduction by former mayor Norm Jary. The museum's Saturday Art Break will ...

A cry heard far and wide
July 30th, 2013 - West Lorne Chronicle
Dave Phillips, Elgin county's Town Crier, reads a cry written by Angela Bobier, right, cultural manager of the Backus-Page House Museum. Bobier won a contest ...

Fanshawe Frolic presents the Glorious Reign Ball
July 26th, 2013 - London Community News
Fanshawe Frolic presents the Glorious Reign Ball. London ... County will spend the weekend frolicking at a Victorian Era Ball held by Fanshawe Pioneer Village.

Fashion History Museum Opens in Cambridge
July 22nd, 2013 - Exchange Morning Post
The Fashion History Museum announced it will be opening to the public on Saturday July 27, 2013. The museum's three galleries will be located in ...

Radio-controlled model aircraft wow aviation fans
July 21st, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
It wasn't like scouting for enemy combatants in Afghanistan with a ... Gremlins Model Flying Club put on a display at the Guelph Civic Museum.

 

The Tall Ships need you
July 20th, 2013 - Windsor Star
Windsor's Community Museum needs volunteers for the Coastal Trails to See Tall Ships Festival, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Windsor, Amherstburg, Kingsville and Pelee Island are welcoming the tall ships for the four-day, four-port festival. Volunteers can serve ...

 

John McCrae was a man of letters — and the letter show he was a ...
July 18th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
Bev Dietrich, curator of Guelph Museums, gave a talk Wednesday afternoon ... high tea plus admission to both the Guelph Civic Museum and McCrae House.

 

KW gallery installs Colville's 'Owl' to remember artist
July 18th, 2013 - CBC.ca
The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery has found a special place on its walls for a Alex Colville painting. Colville, one of Canada's top artists, ...

 

Capturing fleeting moments
July 17th, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
"At the Edge of a Shadow" at the Brant Museum and Archives until Sept. .... in Association with the Wellington County Museum and Archives ) Vandepolder ...

 

The work of Louis Pesha featured at Black Gold Fest
July 14th, 2013 - Sarnia Observer
The life of Pesha, and examples of his work, will be featured during the Oil Museum of Canada's Black Gold Fest, July 21, at Oil Springs. A history of Pesha's life and career, written by Chatham-Kent historian Jim Gilbert, says the photographer was...

 

Star-gazers over the moon for Banting
July 14th, 2013 - London Free Press
The Banting House National Historic Site is recognizing the 40th anniversary of the naming by inviting people view the crater through telescopes, ...

 

Lambton County imposes new employment terms on downtown library ...
July 13th, 2013 - Sarnia Observer
... the County of Lambton announced it will impose new terms of employment on city library and art gallery workers, sending a wave of surprise through their ...

 

Guelph's McCrae House tea gathering to host guest speakers
July 11th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
This includes admission to both the Guelph Civic Museum and McCrae House. On July 17, curator of Guelph Museums, Bev Dietrich, will present a talk called...

 

Painting on a black canvas
July 11th, 2013 - Cambridge Times
This summer, 14 pieces of Schwarz's work are featured at Doon's Homer Watson House & Gallery. His exhibit is titled Bill Schwarz: The Way I see it – part of...

 

Hines' busking tour to stop at local museum next week
July 10th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Canadian singer-songwriter Justin Hines' latest tour makes a stop at the Waterloo Region Museum on Tuesday. Hines has set out across North...

 

They died in the care of the county
July 6th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
On June 27, the Wellington County Museum and Archives officially opened the House of Industry Cemetery to honour those who died there while in the care of...

 

Support for the Elgin County Railway Museum
July 4, 2013 - Port Stanley News
Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and...

 

Summertime 'Music on the Lawn'
July 1st, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
The 2013 Music on Lawn summer series kicked off on Sunday, June 30 at Annandale National Historic Site in ...

 

Stratford Perth Museum opens new agricultural
July 1st, 2013 - Beacon Herald
Stratford Perth Museum general manager John Kastner, seated, and board chair David Stones encourage the community to get a free ball of yarn and knit a ...

 

Ojibwa's almost ready
June 28th, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
Staff and volunteers with the Elgin Military Museum and Project Ojibwa have been waiting for this day for eight long months – since November 20...

 

Two photographers showcased at McMichael Canadian Art ...
June 28th, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
Two exhibitions opening Saturday, June 29 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection will showcase images by two acclaimed photographers.

 

Mennonite Archives of Ontario granted $150,000
June 28th, 2013 - Imprint
Grant to expand storage, research space. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario ( MAO) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Canada Cultural Spaces ...

 

Lucy Maud Montgomery
June 27th, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
On Saturday and Sunday, July 13 & 14, and again on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 & 21, visitors to the Lambton Heritage Museum near here will experience ...

 

Dover museum hosts 'dock concert' in July
June 26th, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Tickets are $15 and are available at the Port Dover Harbour Museum. Artwork by Aliki Mikulich and Kim DiFrancesco, inspired by their frequent journeys on...

 

Home Artists take to the Grand in support of McDougall...
June 26th, 2013 - Cambridge Times
Artists, amateur and professional, spent much of Sunday painting “en plein air” during Paint the Grand, organized by Friends of McDougall Cottage.

 

Stratford-Perth Museum Getting On IPM Bandwagon
June 26th, 2013 - Blackburn News
If you've never seen a tractor completely covered in knitted wool, this could be your chance. The Stratford Perth Museum is going to 'yarn bomb' an antique...

 

Local Artist Bill Schwarz 'Hanging Out' With Heavy Weights This ...
June 25th, 2013 - Cambridge Now!
Frederick Varley's connection to this exhibition is that in 1948-49 he taught at the Doon School which was in Homer Watson's House, now the Gallery.

 

Museums struggling at the gate
June 25th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Two big museums are taking steps to improve poor finances after failing to earn enough to cover costs from visitors.

 

Colourful Bell swung a mighty bat
June 24th, 2013 - London Free Press
It is part of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum induction weekend which continues with a golf tournament Friday and ceremony in St. Marys on ...

 

UW Earth Science Museum curator says farewell
June 21st, 2013 - Waterloo Record
The curator of the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum is dressed — typically — in a bright, red-collared sports shirt, earth tone dress pants and brown loafers. His fine, grizzled hair is parted to one side and his blue eyes, glinting...

 

Volunteers needed to help paint Park House
June 20th, 2013 - Windsor Star
Amherstburg's Park House Museum is in desperate need of a paint job and officials are looking for volunteers to pitch in and help. Curator Valerie Buckie said just over $2,000 has been donated to the community museum for the project but that money will ...

 

“Torn from Home” depicts refugees’ struggle for survival
June 20th, 2013 – thestar.com
Exhibit this summer at Waterloo Region museum portrays refugees’ dramatic journey, from finding shelter and food and living in camps to the challenges of resettlement…

 

Buxton National Historic Site and Museum to memorialize Martin Luther King Jr.
June 19th, 2013 - Toledo Blade
Three memorial markers outside the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum commemorate Mr. King and detail the history behind the Canadian settlement.

 

Fibre art moves to higher ground at Guelph Civic Museum...
June 14th, 2013
See how fibre artists from across Canada and the UK are pushing the boundaries during Higher Ground, an exhibition at ...

 

Mapleton man's teapot collection displayed at Wellington County ...
June 14th, 2013 - Waterloo Record
When Amy Dunlop of the Wellington County Museum and Archives got word of Hall's teapot collection, she asked him to display some in the museum's Wellington ...

 

Laurel Beechey, The World is a Stage
June 14th, 20`13 - Tillsonburg News
Please call Annandale National Historic Site if you would like to celebrate with us (519-842-2294). The museum began with Mary Byerlay and seven university ...

 

Special to The Petrolia Topic
June 13th, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
The Society will meet next on Thursday, June 27 at the Lambton Heritage Museum near Grand Bend. The museum will open at 6 pm with the Society regular ...

 

Museum expansion celebration
June 13th, 2013 - EMC Perth
With a forceful vision of much needed expansion, the curator of the museum, Alice Borrowman, guided the process of building an addition to accommodate the growing collection of pioneer and farming artifacts that are so treasured by the surrounding ...

 

Adult Workshops at Haldimand County Museum…
June 12th, 2013
COUNTY MUSEUM &. ARCHIVES. July 10- 1:00 -3:00 pm. Adult Workshop “ Historical Kitchen Garden's. Learn what our early ancestors planted in their gardens ...

 

Make it a late night at Museum London's Nuit Blanche...
June 12th, 2013 - London Community News
As night falls, Museum London (421 Ridout St. N.) will come alive with music and interactive art projects for London's Nuit Blanche celebration on Saturday (June 15). Beginning at 7 p.m. and continuing to Sunday (June 16) at 1 a.m., this free event ...

 

MR: ALL NEW! Time Travelers Summer Day Camp | Fanshawe ...
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is an early example of a “Pioneer Village". Fanshawe Pioneer Village is owned and operated by the not-for-profit charity known as the ...

 

David R. Harper at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art ...
June 11th, 2013 - Akimbo

 

A large print of Jacques-Louis David's Napoleon prefaces Entre le chien et le loup, David R. Harper's current solo exhibition at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art ...

 

Ghost fleet memorial slated for Port Rowan
June 10, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
Text for the plaque was written by Ian Bell, curator of the Harbour Museum in Port Dover. Norfolk's Heritage Committee has selected the new park in downtown ...

 

Museums Assistance Program 2013 - Homer Watson House & Gallery
June 9, 2013
Museums Assistance Program 2013 | Homer Watson House & Gallery Awarded. WatsonsPices. THANK YOU! Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to ...

 

McDougall Cottage facing major budget cut - CambridgeTimes.ca
June 7, 2013
As part of potential regional budget cuts, the little stone cottage at 89 Grand Ave. S., could see its $145,000 annual budget slashed by 55 per cent. Rob Horne ...

 

LETTER: Museum looking for storytellers from homefront during ...
June 5, 2013 - Huron News Now
My name is Ashley Daniels-Bobiwash and I am a summer student at the Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol. I am working on an exhibit about what life was ...

 

An educational, fun camp for kids this summer
June 3, 2013 - Delhi News Record
By Sarah Doktor, Delhi News-Record SARAH DOKTOR Delhi News-Record Nicole Lambrecht, program coordinator with the Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre's ...

 

Elgin County Railway Museum opens for summer season
June 1, 2013
Dave Greve and daughter Amy of Woodstock make their way down a railway track with a gas-powered 1952 Fairmont M9 motor car, which track inspectors used ...

 

Out of the Vault: Inside Museum London's Archives - London ...
June 1, 2013
Out of the Vault: Inside Museum London's Archives. Out of the Vault: Inside Museum London's Archives explores the underground vaults at Museum London, ...

 

Elgin County Railway Museum opens for summer season
May 31, 2013
Planes, trains and automobiles are headed this weekend to St. Thomas. They – and more – are on show at Elgin County Railway Museum as ECRM opens the ...

 

Tea Pot Collection On Display at County Museum
May 28, 2013 - Fountain Pen
ABOYNE - Whimsical, outrageous and fun, a collection of sixty teapots is being showcased at Wellington County Museum and Archives this May.

 

PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES:
May 28, 2013 - London Free Press
... rail equipment outside, then come inside to explore the museum exhibits, ... June 1-2, 10 am-4 pm at Elgin County Railway Museum, 225 Wellington St

 

Public forum explores First Nations connection
May 27, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Kneale credited Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum curator/director Melissa Collver with finding this year's three speakers.

 

Annual Children's Groundwater Festival This Week
May 27, 2013 - Fountain Pen
This event will be held at the Waterloo Region Museum. The Festival wraps up on Saturday, June 1 with the sixth annual ECOFest at the Waterloo Region Museum ...

 

Designing a Membership Program | Museum of Ontario Archaeology
May 25, 2013
Museum of Ontario Archaeology is looking to redesign our membership program and we're looking for your assistance. Please consider completing our survey.

 

AQUAFINA PITCH HIT RUN – 2ND ROUND
May 25, 2013
All participants that finished 1st overall are eligible for a chance to test their skills at the Rogers Centre on Sunday, June 9 at 7am. However, 1st place doesn't ...

 

Exhibit digs beneath the soil
May 24, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Marguerite Larmand's exhibit, Earth Steward's Closet, is on display at the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum. (MONTE SONNENBERG, QMI Agency) If you ...

 

Happy Birthday to Us ! — The Secrets of Radar Museum
May 24, 2013
Imagine Saving the World... and Keeping it a Secret for 50 Years. The Secrets of Radar Museum is dedicated to preserving the experiences, stories and histories ...

 

Galleries & Museums
May 23, 2013 - Windsor Star
Windsor's Community Museum: Pontiac's War: An 1812 Tour Along the Thames: The trip highlights a guided "Tecumseh's Last Days" tour along the Thames (Stops at points of interest including the Battlefield at Moravian-town), a farm tour, visit to Chatham ...

 

OMMC members tour Woseley Barracks
May 23, 2013 - London Community News
Members of the Organization of Military Museums of Canada (OMMC) made a stop in at the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum for a special tour of the Wolseley ...

 

Museum offering tours and talks
May 22, 2013 - Windsor Star (blog)
Museum offering tours and talks. A sculpture of Col. John Prince is seen in a box, as Madelyn Della Valle. Curator at Windsor's Community Museum walks in the basement of the downtown Windsor museum on October 2, 2012. (JASON KRYK/ The Windsor ...

 

Huron County Museum launches new exhibits for summertime
May 22, 2013 - Huron News Now
The Huron County Museum has launched a few new exhibits as part of Museum ... The Huron County Museum is located at 110 North St and the Historic Gaol is ...

 

Queen's birthday tea held at Cottonwood Mansion | The Sachem ...
May 21, 2013
On Monday, May 20, an annual birthday celebration was held for Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, at Cottonwood Mansion Museum in Selkirk. All visitors were ...

 

Victoria Day celebrations at Fanshawe Pioneer Village
May 21, 2013 - London Community News
A royally good time was had by all on Monday (May 20) as the staff and volunteers of Fanshawe Pioneer Village welcomed guests to its annual Victoria Day ...

 

ECOFest at the Waterloo Region Museum! | Working Centre
May 20, 2013
This is a FREE event for families and children! A fun-filled day to celebrate our environment and learn to "reduce your footprint ... one step at a time.

 

Free Fourth Fridays Event –A yes to kNOw ... - City of Guelph
May 20, 2013
Guelph Civic Museum offers a ride on the wild side on Friday, May 24 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. as part of Fourth Fridays in downtown Guelph.

 

Western Day A Hit
May 19, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Riders get ready to enter the grounds at the Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village in Kingsville. The first ever Western Day held in ...

 

Fanshawe Pioneer Village Opens For ...
May 18, 2013
Fanshawe Pioneer Village Opens For Their 54th Season AM980 News 5/18/ 2013. Londoner's are welcome back once again to Fanshawe Pioneer Village to ...

 

Kids, parents can find Grickle Grass excitement - London Community News
May 16, 2013 - London Community News
However, as organizers continue to fine-tune the fourth edition of Grickle, set for May 25 at the London Regional Children's Museum, the co-founder and director of the festival has a simpler, and perhaps more accurate, way of defining it. “I always ...

 

Holiday weekend's special event is a long-standing tradition
May 16, 2013 - Sarnia Observer
Denise Fortin pours tea for Cathy Seward in the Reilley Cottage on the grounds of the Moore Museum in Mooretown. It will be hosting its annual Victorian Tea Sunday, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., featuring home-baked scones, as well as the opportunity for ...

 

Homer Watson House & Gallery | Artist Talk | Creativity and the Art of ...
May 16, 2013
Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to host an Artist Talk from award- winning quilt artist Marg Notar with a special introduction by Kathy Bissett, Chair of The ...

 

Wingfield's return hot, hot, hot!
May 16, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
Because of its great success, Annandale National Historic Site is bringing back Rod as Walt Wingfield to the Playhouse, this month for the sixth adventure, ...

 

VIDEO: Sunken warships still have secrets to share
May 16, 2013 - Hamilton Spectator
"Well into the 19th century, if you'd gone down to Hamilton Harbour and ... in the Cockpit Theatre and the Port Dover Harbour Museum will bring 4.5-metre ...

 

Rare map of Guelph returns to civic museum | guelphmercury
May 14, 2013
A rare, hand-painted, map showing Guelph in 1868, has been restored and returned to the Guelph Civic Museum.

 

ELGIN COUNTY RAILWAY MUSEUM: | Events - London Free Press
May 14, 2013
News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other ...

 

Tall Ships arriving - The Windsor Star
May 15, 2013 - Windsor Star
... songwriters, fiddlers, stilt walkers, dancers and more; outdoor local bookstore; 1812 inflatable exhibit from Parks Canada; Kids' Pirate Landing Zone with games, activities, bouncy castles and more; Windsor's Community Museum 1812 and pirate ...

 

Diamond Dust: A Passion for Baseball in Strathroy-Caradoc ...
May 14, 2013
Location: Museum Strathroy-Caradoc, 34 Frank Street, Strathroy ... Join Museum Strathroy-Caradoc this summer as we explore our community's passion for ...

 

Religious building transformed in Guelph for new life as museum ...
May 13, 2013
Tour civic museum which builds on the heritage of former Sisters of Loretto Convent. Next Prev. The Guelph Civic Museum, left, has opened in the former Sisters ...

 

Leap of faith gives convent new life in Guelph
May 13, 2013 - Globe and Mail
However, the Guelph Civic Museum was looking for a larger site and the former convent met several of its criteria including high visibility, connection to ...

 

Panel calls branding strategy crucial
May 13, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
From left are other participants Shannon Prince, curator of Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, Dean Muharrem, local Sun Media publisher, ...

 

Guiding Beacons
May 12, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
Eleven women will be featured as 'Guiding Beacons' in an exhibit at Lambton Heritage Museum opening today. The women, representing Lambton County's ...

 

Norfolk opens its doors
May 10, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Some of these include Backstage Capitol Theatre in Delhi, Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum, LaSalette Historic Church and the Eva Brook Donly Museum ...

 

SpringWorks returns for third year
May 10, 2013 - Waterloo Record
The festival has expanded its venues to include Factory163, Stratford City Hall Auditorium, Revel Caffe, The Church Restaurant and Stratford Perth Museum.

 

Waterloo Historical Society celebrates the long history of the region
May 10, 2013 - Waterloo Record
On Saturday, May 18th at 11 am, there will be an official unveiling of the society's 100th anniversary plaque, on Huron Road near the Waterloo Region Museum ...

 

Torn From Home: My Life as a Refugee traveling exhibit will visit ...
May 10, 2013 - Exchange Morning Post
Torn From Home: My Life as a Refugee is on exhibit at the Waterloo Region Museum from June 1 to Sept. 2, 2013. “Torn From Home: My Life as a Refugee gives ...

 

Lots to See and Do During Museum Month - The County of Huron
May 10, 2013
The month of May will be a busy launch for a busy summer season at the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol. Events, activities and new temporary exhibits ...

 

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum » TORONTO BLUE ...
May 8, 2013
Blue Jays Clinic 2013 Join the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys on Saturday, June 29 for two amazing events! Kick off your day by attending the 2013 Induction Ceremony at 11am for Toronto Blue Jays legend ...

 

Doors Open Norfolk will showcase local artists
May 8, 2013 - Delhi News Record
Earth Steward's Closet will be unveiled this Saturday at the Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum as part of the 2013 Doors Open Norfolk event.

 

Oxford Studio Tour - ANHS
May 7, 2013 - Tillsonburg News
Jared Smith and Jason Puhr co-exhibited their work at Annandale National Historic Site. “It's great, we must have had about 70 people come through yesterday ...

 

Former Londoner's idealism on display
May 5, 2013 - London Free Press
The work of an artist who grew up in London before moving to Vancouver and receiving acclaim is the focus of a new exhibition at Museum London. Myfanwy MacLeod, or There and Back Again, is a retrospective of her 15-year career on display at Museum ...

 

Flash from the Past: Peter Martin House once stood in Waterloo
May 4, 2013 - Waterloo Record
Today it's in the Doon Heritage Village at the Waterloo Region Museum in south Kitchener. Land was selling for $5 an acre in the fledgling settlements of ...

 

A rare map returns home to Guelph | Guelph Civic Museum
Guelph, ON, May 3, 2013: A rare 1868 colour map of Guelph just returned home to the Guelph Civic Museum after extensive conservation. The map, which had ...

 

Spotlighting Lambton women
May 3, 2013 - Sarnia Observer
Admission will be free May 12, 11 am to 5 pm, at the Lambton Heritage Museum as it opens the new exhibit Shine: Spotlight on Women of Lambton.

 

Mitchell's Pride at national quilt show
May 3, 2013 - Mitchell Advocate
It is currently on display at the Homer Watson House and Gallery in Kitchener. “The river Thames meanders through Mitchell, Ontario and its wetlands, ...

 

40 shades of red | News | Tillsonburg News
May 2, 2013
Annandale National Historic Site is celebrating its ruby anniversary with a display ... Those 40 shades will be on display at Annandale National Historic Site ...

 

Lambton Heritage Museum
May 2, 2013 - Petrolia Topic
The Lambton Heritage Museum's new exhibit Shine: Spotlight on Women of Lambton, opens to the public on Mother's Day, and on Sunday, May 12, admission to the ...

 

Sounds of battle echo across Fanshawe Pioneer...
April 30, 2013 - London Community News
The battlefield of World War I came to life for approximately 300 grade 8, 10 and 12 students from across the region at Fanshawe Pioneer Village on Monday ...

 

Exhibit focuses on Pontiac's War - The Windsor Star
April 30, 2013 - Windsor Star
A new exhibit at Windsor's Community Museum to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Pontiac's War kicks off next week. The exhibit, entitled Pontiac's War: Resistance in a Changing Frontier, commemorating the war between a disparate group of native ...

 

Tourism officials expect big year
April 29, 2013 - Chatham Daily News
Shannon Prince of the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum said group tours from Maryland and Florida have already made arrangements to travel to the ...

 

Brian Reeves-Hall on Hammond Museum of Radio - YouTube
April 29, 2013 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=56mYdZk9FRM
My dad, who passed away in March 2013, loved restoring old radios. Here he is in March 2002 ...

 

Homer Watson House & Gallery | Jazz Concert: Live Music at the ...
April 29, 2013 - KITCHENER, ON: Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present its final Spring 2013 special live jazz concert featuring the New Vibes Jazz Quartet on ...

 

fanshawe pioneer village Archives - VIP Wedding Saver Inc.
April 28, 2013
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is an early example of the museum type known as a “ Pioneer Village,” initially developed in mid 20th century Ontario by Conservation ...

 

Waterloo Region adds 8 new names to its Hall of Fame
April 28, 2013 - CTV News
Eight new names have been added to Waterloo Region's Hall of Fame. A special induction ceremony was held Sunday at Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener.

 

Lots of history, a small space
April 28, 2013 - Windsor Star (blog)
A pocket sundial compass made in 1671 and brought to Detroit, a flag said to have been draped over Tecumseh's body after he was killed in the Battle of the Thames in 1813 – Windsor's Community Museum has almost 4,700 artifacts, some dating from as ...

 

Volunteers Welcome for Fanshawe Pioneer Village Spring Cleaning
April 27, 2013 – AM980
The Fanshawe Pioneer Village is asking Londoners to lend a helping hand on Saturday to clean the grounds, as they open their facilities for the 2013 season.

 

Avro Arrow exhibit returns to Guelph Civic Museum | guelphmercury
April 24, 2013 - Guelph Mercury
An aviation aficionado might know what the CF-101 Voodoo was, but you don't need to be an expert to know about the Avro Arrow. The Voodoo actually...

 

Volunteers Needed at Museum
April 24, 2013 - Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
The Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol in Goderich is looking for a few good people. With the summer tourism season ramping up in a couple of months, ...

Museum to move into Art Gallery of Windsor
April 23, 2013 - CTV News
“It's exciting for the community, it's exciting for the museum, it's exciting for the art gallery and everyone involved in culture in this community,” says Councillor Fulvio Valentinis. The current location at the historic Francois Baby House is no ...

May Flowers at the John R. Park Homestead | Essex Region ...
April 22, 2013
For more information call 519-738-2029, email jrph@erca.org or visit www.erca. org. The John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area is located on Essex ...

Competition has 20 painters face off in live painting contest for charity
April 21, 2013 - MetroNews Canada
It's called The Brush Off, and it's this year's signature fundraiser for the London Regional Children's Museum. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, 20 local artists will compete in a live painting competition. Four rounds and 38 original works later, a champion ...

Under the big top at Kitchener, Ontario museum | Ontario | Travel ...
April 20, 2013 - Waterloo Region Museum Clowning around at “Circus! Science under the Big Top” at the Waterloo Region Museum. (Handout – Waterloo Region Museum) ...

Celebrating 12 years of Live Jazz in Waterloo Region
April 19, 2013 - Exchange Morning Post
... special live jazz concert featuring the New Vibes Jazz Quartet will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 7:30 PM at the Homer Watson House & Gallery.

exhibit lands at Guelph Civic Museum
April 18, 2013 - Guelph, ON: As part of April's Fourth Fridays activities, Guelph Civic Museum invites you to attend the opening of “The Avro Arrow: A Dream Denied”, on Friday , ...

Home What's On Kids First Day at new Spriet Family Visitor Centre...
April 18, 2013 - London Community News
Fanshawe Pioneer Village is about to launch its new season by unveiling the biggest thing to happen to the facility in years. The Big On History capital ...

News & Public Notices - Strathroy-Caradoc - Township of Strathroy ...
April 16, 2013 - It will be incorporated into the national travelling exhibition on the life and legacy of Sir Arthur Currie currently being developed by Museum Strathroy-Caradoc.

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum » VOTTO TO ...
April 16, 2013 - The Tip O'Neill Award is presented annually by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to the player judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team ...

Guiding Beacons Chosen-Lambton Heritage Museum | News | UR ...
April 16, 2013 - Sarnia This Week
Women representing Lambton County's 11 municipalities have been chosen from among over 75 nominations in the Lambton Heritage Museum's Shine: ...

Museum London Opens Two Exhibitions on Labatt Brewery History ...
April 16, 2013
In 2010, Museum London and the Western Archives benefited from a substantial gift of artifacts and archival materials from the Labatt Brewing Company.

Huron County museum and historic jail looking for volunteers
April 15 – 2013 - Huron News Now
GODERICH – The Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol are looking for community members to volunteer with various projects throughout the year.

'Stars align' to bring writers together
April 14, 2013 - Delhi News Record
By Sarah Doktor, Simcoe Reformer Waterford-native Douglas Glover reads before taking the microphone at the Port Dover Harbour Museum on Friday night.

Home News Expanded program to engage newcomers in arts and...
April 13, 2013 - London Community News
... Forest City Gallery, Grand Theatre, Home County Music and Art Festival, ... McIntosh Gallery, Museum London, Museum of Ontario Archaeology, ...

Newcomers Welcomed With Arts and Heritage Pass
April 12, 2013 - BlackburnNews.com
... Eldon House, Fanshawe Chorus London, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Forest City Gallery, The Grand Theatre, Home County Music and Art Festival, Karen Schuessler Singers, London Potters Guild, London Pro Musica, London Regional Children's Museum, ...

Canadian Military History – 18 April 2013 at Guelph Civic Museum ...
April 12, 2013
18 April 2013 at Guelph Civic Museum – “Raymond Collishaw and the Development of British ... Note: This talk is being held in the NEW Guelph Civic Museum ...

Food For Health exhibit will open at the Waterford Heritage Agricultural Museum
April 12, 2013 - Brantford Expositor
Beginning Monday, the Food For Health exhibit will open at the Waterford Heritage Agricultural Museum on Nichol Street. Melissa Collver, museum curator and ...

Jobs on the way for Port Burwell
April 12, 2013 - CTV News
The tour will be conducted by Elgin Military Museum executive director Ian Raven Ret. Rear-Admiral Dan McNeil, coordinator of Project Ojibwa.

Archives provide digital access to local history columns
April 12, 2013 - Wellington Advertiser
by Patrick Raftis The Wellington County Local History Articles Digitization Project was launched on April 7 at the Wellington County Museum and Archives.