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Super-cool science: Museum of Nature Annual Public Meeting, Museum of

Enjoy some holiday treats and join Museum of Nature President Meg Beckel for an overview of the museum’s achievements in biodiversity research, collections, exhibitions and education. Then hear about the museum’s cutting-edge science with the newly opened National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada – a repository for super-cooled animal tissue and DNA samples. Free admission. 6 […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

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.

New Year’s Eve Weekend Roundup

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.

Catching glimpses of Arctic living with Voices from Nunavut

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.

Museum Preview: Canada Goose Arctic Gallery at Museum of Nature

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 […]