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Communitech modelling festival after Austin’s South by Southwest

Posted on: April 2, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Article via The Record  WATERLOO REGION — For the first time, Communitech’s annual technology conference will include a budding downtown festival that organizers want to grow into a Canadian version of Austin’s South by Southwest. For the past 10 years, the tech organization’s Tech Leadership Conference was held at Bingemans and attracted thousands of people […]

Marijuana Exhibition Keeps THEMUSEUM Rolling

Posted on: March 31, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener – April 1, 2018 ‘Back to the Garden’ to open in time for Woodstock’s 50th More from 570’s Erin Anderson:   THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener is busy cultivating a major exhibition on marijuana. CEO David Marskell says “it is a timely and somewhat controversial topic that is also timely.” According to Marskell, THEMUSEUM’s Board of […]

Contest Tests Novice Bridge Builders

Posted on: March 20, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Article via The Record  KITCHENER — The tension kept building on the bridge, and its novice bridge makers, with each brick added. The narrow span made of toy construction pieces by Samantha Reaume and her daughter, Lyla, 4, looked precarious. But it stood firm under the sixth and final brick — and Lyla was overjoyed. […]

THEMUSEUM Receives $90,000 Through Celebrate Ontario

Posted on: March 15, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Ontario Boosting Tourism Through Festivals and Events Support for Local Festivals and Events Creating Jobs, Building Vibrant Communities Kitchener Centre MPP Daiene Vernile announced today that the following festivals and events in Waterloo Region are receiving support through the Celebrate Ontario program: Ontario is supporting five festivals and events in Waterloo Region to boost a growing […]

AltCon2018 Inspires Thought, Social Change & Leadership

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

New Conference Gathers the Best and Brightest in Arts and Culture Over 60 people from three provinces gathered for the first Alternative Conference for Emerging Arts & Culture Professionals (#AltCon2018). Hosted by THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener, like-minded individuals had the opportunity to listen, learn, network – and ask important and uncomfortable questions. “It was truly […]

Canadian Comedian Set to Perform in Early May

Posted on: February 8, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Coming To Kitchener: Rick Mercer Fresh off his top-rated, award-winning CBC Show, The Rick Mercer Report, “Canada’s Unofficial Opposition” will make Kitchener his first stop on a nation-wide tour. THEMUSEUM is thrilled to host “An Evening with Rick Mercer” on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Bingemans. This fundraiser celebrates Mercer’s storied 15-year TV series as […]

Free Museum Tour Offers Sneak Peek Behind The Scenes

Posted on: February 2, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

INTERACTION Dialogue: Meet The Curator Kitchener, ON – INTERACTION, a world-class exhibition that could be found in London or New York, is right here in Waterloo Region. Save your USD and sterling as (for one night only!) the co-curator, Jane Tingley walks guests through the creative process of developing and showcasing an interactive art exhibit. […]

AltCon Empowers Emerging Arts & Culture Professionals

Posted on: February 1, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Sessions led by thought leaders across the country The first Alternative Conference for Emerging Arts & Culture Professionals (#AltCon2018) will be held at THEMUSEUM February 25-27, 2018. AltCon was created by 10 emerging professionals from across Canada and aims to provide stimulating thought leadership, personal growth opportunities and the chance to network with industry leaders. […]

Digital Dynamics 2018 Unveiled at THEMUSEUM

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

MEDIA COVERAGE  CTV Jan 26, 2018 – “Exhibition could be in Toronto or New York” Toronto Star Jan 27, 2018 – “Not your father’s museum”   The Record Jan 27, 2018 – “You are inside, and the digital world spins around you”  The Kitchener Post Jan 29, 2018 – “Tech converges with art at THEMUSEUM”  570 […]

Heat Lamp Burger or Fresh Exhibits? You Decide!

Posted on: January 11, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

A McDonald’s ad has reaffirmed just how valuable THEMUSEUM and other cultural organizations are to the community. It has also prompted THEMUSEUM to extend an offer to the restaurant chain. The 15-second spot features a woman playing the role of a museum guide. “There were dinosaurs and then there weren’t,” she says, “OK, then exit […]

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