Canadian Museum of Nature
The pilot season of NatureTalks began last month, and continues until April. Now let’s get one thing straight: this is not a lecture series. “There are a lot of similar programs available in Ottawa, with it being a government and university town,” says program coordinator Cynthia Iburg. “We wanted to shake up the idea of […]
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 […]
The festival takes place from June 15 to July 23 at numerous venues. Prices vary and a great deal of the programming is free or pay-what-you-can.
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.
Each month, the Museum of Nature hosts Nature Nocturne, giving visitors the chance to dance the night away while exploring the galleries after hours.
Just like that, 2017, Ottawa’s big year, is over. With so much going on over the last year, it seems fitting that we celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome 2018 with a bang.
Norwegian photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen went on a 16-year long journey to capture the modern life of the Sámi, an Arctic Indigenous people inhabiting the northernmost area of Scandinavia.
Another year is here. And though Canada 150 is over, there’s plenty to do in Ottawa. Check out our picks for this weekend’s events below.
Welcome to the weekend, folks!
Looking for a tropical get away but can’t afford the time off or the flight? No worries, the Canadian Museum of Nature has got you covered.