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Extreme Makeover: Science and Tech Museum reopens with new look and new approach

There are vintage microscopes and medical devices, the world’s first musical synthesizer (invented by Ottawa physicist Hugh Le Caine), an Iron Man-like diving suit and much more. Spread across 11 exhibition spaces, the subject areas range from Into the Great Outdoors to Wearable Tech. There is the wild array of 700 objects in the Artifact Alley central hallway and the hands-on fun of Zooom, a play space specifically designed for kids 8 and under.

Catching glimpses of Arctic living with Voices from Nunavut

Arctic enthusiasts can enjoy a new special exhibit featuring glimpses of life in Nunavut as the Museum’s northern programming continues in the permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery. Voices from Nunavut is a video project featuring photos and videos taken by northern youth from each of Nunavut’s 25 communities using iPads that had been provided to the youth to help capture daily experiences in Canada’s Arctic territory.

Museum Preview: Canada Goose Arctic Gallery at Museum of Nature

A contemporary take on Canada’s Arctic, as seen through its rich natural diversity and connections to people, is ready to open June 21 at the Canadian Museum of Nature. The permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery represents the museum’s legacy project to the mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. Gallery Overview Upon entering the 8,000-sq.-ft. gallery, a unique […]

Icônes du savoir : quand la culture fait pitié

Depuis quelques temps, à chaque fois que je passais sur Wellington en allant vers l’Ouest, mon œil était attiré par un bâtiment certes austère mais imposant, sur la droite. Plus que le bâtiment, deux grandes banderoles sombres placées de part et d’autre du perron de l’édifice retenaient systématiquement mon attention.