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Rick Mercer after television: Living on the down-low

Posted on: April 30, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Mercer made it clear that the scathing pundit we saw on TV isn’t the same guy talking to Record columnist Joel Rubinoff on the phone Article Via The Record On camera he’s a rapscallion trickster, an irreverent showboat angling for the camera as he ping pongs around the country like a juiced up pinball. Off […]

THEMUSEUM receives $110,000 for Digital Dynamics Festival

Posted on: April 23, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Federal & Provincial Governments Invest in Local Arts and Culture Kitchener, Ontario – THEMUSEUM is the proud recipient of not one, but two substantial grants. For the first time ever, Canada Council for the Arts has given $40,000, in support of an exhibition curated by THEMUSEUM. INTERACTION, part of Digital Dynamics 2018 which runs until […]

Rick Mercer’s last rant

Posted on: April 9, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Article via “I have chairs. Do you want some chairs?” Rick Mercer points to the studio floor, then looks at me expectantly with that famously arched eyebrow. We are seated at his anchor desk in the 10th-floor studio at CBC’s Toronto headquarters. “I can sell you them for $20 each. After this week, they […]

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. […]

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