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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
INTERPLAY is the celebration of video games and computers going back to 1975! Enjoy some of the highlights of the technology and find out what life was like… way back when. CTV’s Marc Venema chats with Syd Bolton of the Personal Computer Museum to discover the history of these retro machines. First aired on CTV […]
Our gift shop is now home to tons of new merch, including our personal favourite: Growlers. Available in silver and black, our new insulated growlers promise to keep your beer cool and carbonated.
THEMUSEUM and Corus Radio want to see your awkward so we can crown Waterloo Region’s Most Awkward Family in a hilarious photo contest!
To celebrate all things awkward, we’ve teamed up with Just for Laughs to giveaway tickets to Demetri Martin’s Let’s Get Awkward Tour at Centre in the Square.