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President’s Choice SuperDogs Come to Kitchener Waterloo Bingemans, CNE and THEMUSEUM Team up for Family Experience

Posted on: July 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – As the impact of COVID-19 across Waterloo Region continues, so does the demand for family outings and summer fun. That is where two important attractions have come together to unleash an annual feature of the Canadian National Exhibition.  President’s Choice SuperDogs will be presented by THEMUSEUM at Bingemans On The Grand Drive-In for three shows a day at 1pm, […]

THEMUSEUM Looks to Amplify Diverse Voices with Front Window Display

Posted on: July 21, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – THEMUSEUM is looking to use its front window, facing King Street, as a platform for BIPOC artists in the community. The front window of THEMUSEUM has housed works by artists such as Brent Marshall with Julien van Mossel-Forrester, Trisha Abe, and Jennifer Gough. THEMUSEUM is thrilled to be able to offer this platform to amplify diverse voices […]

THEMUSEUM Honours Nelson Mandela International Day

Posted on: July 16, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – In honour of Mandela Day 2020, Saturday, July 18, THEMUSEUM is pledging every admission received on July 18 to the AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo & Area (ACCKWA) to support the incredible work of the ACB Network Waterloo Region. African Caribbean Black (ACB) Network Waterloo Region is a coalition of Black-African diaspora who are working together to strengthen the […]

The Climate Emergency Experience Set to Reopen at Reduced Rate of $5.99

Posted on: July 13, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – As THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener reopens attention now turns to the pop-up climate experience, SPECTRUM | The Climate Emergency Experience at The Shops in Waterloo Town Square. It will reopen at 4pm Wednesday, July 22, 2020.  SPECTRUM | The Climate Emergency Experience is the third component to ALARM | Responding to our Climate Emergency and offers a unique, immersive perspective […]

THEMUSEUM to Welcome Visitors Back $7.99 Admission for All

Posted on: July 6, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener has been preparing for the return of guests in a safe and comfortable way. As of 11:00am Wednesday, July 15, 2020 the public are welcomed back with a special preview date to be announced for Members. Hours and days of operation will be shifting for the summer with […]

Call For Artists: Fourth Annual Islamic Art Exhibition

Posted on: June 24, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – THEMUSEUM is honoured to once again partner with The Coalition of Muslim Women Kitchener Waterloo (CMW) for the fourth annual Islamic Art Exhibition. This year’s exhibition is co-organized by Ati Zar, who is a local artist and a member of CMW. The exhibition will centre on the theme Harmony and Beauty in Islamic Art and will proudly be on […]

B @THEMUSEUM Permanently Closed

Posted on: June 15, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – Today THEMUSEUM announced that the collaboration with its restaurant partner, now closed due to COVID-19, will not reopen. “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our Food & Beverage outlets have been extremely impacted by the pandemic and we must realign as an organization,” said Billie-Anne Arthur, Managing Director, B Hospitality / Cambridge Hotel & Conference […]

THEMUSEUM Moves All Summer Camps Online

Posted on: June 10, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – The safety and well-being of THEMUSEUM’s camp community has always been a top priority. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, THEMUSEUM team has been working tirelessly and strategically in an effort to find the best possible way to safely operate in-person camp programs for summer 2020. With provincial limitations prohibiting us from hosting camps at […]

$30K STEAM Programming Grant from PromoScience Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Recognizes THEMUSEUM’s Efforts

Posted on: June 1, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – THEMUSEUM is proud to receive funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSCERC) PromoScience program in the amount of $30,000. These funds will be used to support THEMUSEUM’s The Underground Studio MakerSpace, which offers a wide range of programming designed to ignite curiosity, foster creativity and develop new […]

One-of-kind Exhibition Announced for 2021 UNWRAPPED: The Story of Toilet Paper

Posted on: April 1, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

For immediate release Kitchener, Ontario April 1, 2020: Planning for a time beyond these difficult days, THEMUSEUM has announced the debut of their newest original exhibition: UNWRAPPED: The Story of Toilet Paper. Scheduled to open in April, 2021. “Recent headlines made it clear that toilet paper is number one with everyone who goes number two” […]

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