Canadian Museum of Nature
Come in from the cold and enjoy Ottawa’s hottest Friday night event. This month’s Nature Nocturne theme is Tropical Escape. Don a Hawaiian shirt or other tropical attire. Move to the rhythms of ska and reggae with live music by The Sentries. Challenge yourself in a fun game with insect-tasting. Stroll through our live butterflies exhibition […]
Ever slept next to a dinosaur, grizzly bear or hissing cockroaches? This new program for families includes a Fossil Gallery flashlight tour, scavenger hunt (in Mammal Gallery) and insect-handling (in Nature Live); then a 3D movie, with lights out at 11 pm. Includes evening snack and morning breakfast, overnight parking (until 9 am) and next-day […]
February may be a short month, but the weekends are making up for lost time by being chock full of fun things to do.
The temporary gallery hosts around 90 minerals.
Exhibition: Discover how animals adapt to survive at Museum of Nature’s Survival of the Slowest—until 04.22.19
The Canadian Museum of Nature has unveiled a number of rare, exciting and delightful animals, reptiles, birds and arachnids for their Survival of the Slowest exhibition.
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 […]
Pride is almost here and with that in mind, these are the upcoming events that will get you hyped for next week!
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.
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.