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Makers at the Museum: A Plein Air Watercolour Workshop

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 […]

Picturing Arctic Modernity – North Baffin Drawings from 1964

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, […]

Makers at the Museum: Mother’s Day Relaxation Workshop

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) […]

PuNk + ZiNe NiGhT at the Diefenbunker

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 […]

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Is Nature Nocturne getting you closer to nature?

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 […]