Inspired by the paintings and life of Winnifred Sinclair Bell, join us at the museum for a watercolour workshop led by Jennifer Nicol from Jennifer’s Flying Colours. Let our beautiful grounds and gardens as well as the striking features of the 19th century gothic revival farmhouse serve as your backdrop while you are led step-by-step through […]
The exhibition offers vivid insight into Inuit identity and culture, through an eloquent series of drawings that examine daily life during a period of tremendous social change. A travelling exhibition developed by the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University and the Canadian Museum of History, with the assistance of the Pond Inlet Archives, Ilisaqsivik, […]
Fairfields Heritage House, 3080 Richmond Road Ages 16 and up. Registration is required. Bath bombs may be a new addition to our relaxation routines, but women have long used natural oils, teas, and herbs to make the most of their leisure time. A local artisan from Zoe’s Corner will lead you in a workshop (3 hours) […]
The Diefenbunker Museum + Long and McQuade present…PuNk NiGhT aT tHe vAuLt! Ever wonder what happens in a nuclear fallout shelter after hours? There will be loud music, lots of paint AND crafts to take home/wear. Pizza, drinks and a silent auction (with mad wicked prizes!) ✨Please note that tickets should be purchased in advance […]
Learn how to milk a viper (and why you’d want to)!
Between now and September 9, Canadians across the country have the chance to offer their opinion of the future of 100 Wellington by completing an online survey or tweeting with #100Wellington.
As I locked my bike outside the Canadian Museum of History, I glanced over at the four school and two tour buses and my heart sank. Now let me see, what’s worse? In corner number one we have hordes of “last-week-of-school” kids running around, shrieking and purposely getting too close to artifacts so that the […]
Something big has arrived at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Something VERY big! This summer’s blockbuster exhibition is Ultimate Dinosaurs. Featuring fully articulated skeletons from the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana, these are some of largest dinosaurs (and a few little guys too) to ever roam the earth. Ultimate dinosaur fans will get to see species […]
If you have first aid training, experience with weapons, or you’re the type who just happens to be good with numbers, Incident at the Bunker: A Zombie Adventure will put your skills – and nerves – to the test this Halloween at the Diefenbunker. Located in Carp about 15 minutes from the Canadian Tire Centre, […]
Dr. Adam Oliver Brown is a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Ottawa with an interest in Science Communication. Last week I went for a trip to the museum to reconnect with nature and was met by a raucous crowd of hundreds of party-goers sipping on cocktails and dancing to the […]
Opinion seems to be divided about the impact of Hurricane Sandy here in Ottawa. The Citizen spoke to an Environment Canada expert who downplayed the storm’s severity, but CTV and CBC bring differing opinions. Hold on to your hats for the next few days folks. In a disaster of a different sort, nearly 2,000 Ottawans […]