Canadian Museum of Nature
After the hullabaloo and heatstroke of the long weekend has passed, we are faced with another beautiful weekend in our city, and no limit of ways to fill it. Bluesfest starts with a bang on Thursday night and rolls right on through the weekend. If Lebreton Flats is not your destination of choice, mix it up a little bit with a poutine in Gatineau, a soccer game, some classical music or a Shakespeare play for a little culture.
With the week of August 19th to 26th just around the corner, the 2018 theme for Capital Pride has been unveiled: CommUNITY. This year, they want to focus on individuals and organizations that support and improve the lives of LGBTQ2+ people.
The Canadian Museum of Nature’s brain exhibit, on now til September 3, makes time disappear with hands on exhibits, talks and more.
Treat Mom to an amazing brunch experience at the museum. No cooking or dishes to worry about! Two seatings: 10:30 am or 12:30 pm. After enjoying a buffet feast, stroll through the museum’s fascinating galleries and discover Canada’s amazing natural history. Menu Highlights: breakfast bar, omelette station; assorted salads, cheeses and charcuterie; roast beef, Atlantic […]
World Fish Migration Day – Canadian Museum of Nature Learn about the importance of migratory fish in this fun event full of hands-on activities: Plinko fish game, telemetry science demos and face painting. Meet a group of young and dynamic fisheries researchers from Carleton University’s Cooke Lab (Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab). Chat with […]
Grab your friends and unleash your inner geek at the 4th annual Science by Night event. Chat with different scientists (we’re letting them out of their labs so they can be part of this awesome occasion). Enjoy lots of cool, hands-on science activities: test your Whale Trivia; Spin the Wheel of Lemmings, play Who Wants […]
It might not be a long weekend, but there are more than enough events to fill your weekend.
Welcome to the weekend, folks!
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.
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.
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.
Each month, the Museum of Nature hosts Nature Nocturne, giving visitors the chance to dance the night away while exploring the galleries after hours.
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.
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 […]