Take a breath this weekend. This year especially, Thanksgiving is the perfect time for some reflection, gratitude and re-calibration of goals and expectations.
Canadian Museum of Nature
In the midst of this seemingly endless storm of fear, loneliness, and pain, music can serve as a vehicle of consolation, connection, and healing. With live performances on pause, many music festivals like Music & Beyond have shifted their 2020 programming online. In partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature, they present Music & Nature, a series of virtual performances that embody or are inspired by nature.
These kinds of educational exhibition go a long way toward putting us in touch with the reality that sometimes gets lost during our modern lives. Bravo, Museum of Nature.
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October is upon us! The most beautiful month of the year has arrived and the trees are ablaze with golden yellows, rusty oranges, and fiery reds. While this weekend’s forecast isn’t calling for 30-degree weather like the weekend past, it is a great opportunity to layer up in those comfy fall sweaters and scarves and get outdoors.
Well, we blinked and it’s September. That means two things: pumpkin spice and back to school.
If you’re planning a visit to any of Ottawa’s museums or galleries, be sure to visit the museum’s website to book your tickets and learn about the new safety measures in place before you head out.
Right-of-way road signs at the Canadian Museum of Nature might cause some visitors to do a double-take, since the creatures depicted were last seen between 72 million and 12,000 years ago. The pair of signs, one depicting a woolly mammoth and the other Chasmosaurus irvinensis, are a playful homage.
If you miss visiting the Canadian Museum of Nature, which remains closed due to COVID-19, take heart: The museum has just debuted a 3D, 360-degree virtual tour of its permanent exhibition halls.
We review the Museum of Nature’s first adult sleepover party.
This exhibition explores the trillion of tiny organisms that live on and inside of us, helping us with everything from digestion to being in a better mood.
Happy holidays, folks! Around this time of year, no one is sure what day of the week it is and as such we have decided to write an extended Yuletide Roundup for you all. We’ve got the low-down on what is up this weekend, right through to New Year’s Eve.
The season opens with Moon Mission, a space-themed party on October 25th.
Exhibition: Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System at the Canadian Museum of Nature
Otherworlds by Michael Benson is showing at the Canadian Museum of Nature until September 2, 2019
February may be a short month, but the weekends are making up for lost time by being chock full of fun things to do.