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55 & Better: Autumn Art

Posted on: September 20, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join THEMUSEUM and Brianne Casey, a Master of Fine Arts graduate, for a blissful afternoon of painting! In this 55 & Better workshop, enter the “Master Studio” and learn the basics of acrylic painting while creating a beautiful autumn landscape.  55 & Better Thursdays are sponsored by Chartwell Retirement Residences.  

55 & Better: Fall Bowls

Posted on: August 29, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is back for FREE every Thursday until the end of Fall! In this hour-long workshop participants will use fake leaves, mod podge and their creativity to make a decorative fall bowl! Not only will you go home with a unique centrepiece, but also newfound knowledge of paper mache! This workshop and […]

55 & Better: VR for Physical and Mental Well-being

Posted on: July 27, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Learn how virtual reality technology can help our physical and mental well-being with special guest, John Edison Munoz. John comes from a team of research scientists from the University of Waterloo studying how Virtual Reality is more than just video games!  In this 1.5-hour workshop, we will show some of the most popular games in […]

55 & Better : Artful Aging

Posted on: June 9, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us at THEMUSEUM for our weekly 55 & Better Programming at 10:30 am. Programming is included with free admission on Thursdays for those ages 55+, and we will have a pop-up café with FREE treats provided by Chartwell Retirement Residences each week. Take an hour this Thursday to relax and free your mind with […]

55 & Better: Coding Ozobots

Posted on: May 9, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join The Underground Studio MakerSpace for an introduction to coding using our colourful Ozobots!

55 & Better: Foam Art

Posted on: May 9, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

55 & Better programming is in-person at THEMUSEUM again!

This art workshop is an abstract adventure in creativity with local artist JennyQ!

55 & Better: Wind Chimes

Posted on: April 20, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us in this whimsical workshop where we discuss the history and science behind wind chimes! You will receive a kit with all the supplies to make your own wind chime which you can keep for yourself or give to someone as a gift! This workshop is intended for participants 55+! Register today to ensure you receive the […]

55 & Better: Composting with Worms

Posted on: April 7, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us this Earth Day and learn about how to compost your kitchen scraps at home with the help of red wiggler earthworms! This is a great way to reduce your ecological footprint and make a great amendment to boost the health of your soil in indoor plants or gardens. The event is virtual and […]

55 & Better: Secret Art

Posted on: March 8, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

  Join us in welcoming The Institute for Quantum Computing from The University of Waterloo! Make your own colourful hidden art using the science of light! Polarization is a wave property of light, which is used in photography, computer displays, and sunglasses. By understanding and controlling polarization, we can create art pieces that are only […]

55 & Better: Bath Bomb Science!

Posted on: February 7, 2022 by THEMUSEUM

Join us in this fizzy workshop where we discuss the science behind what makes a bath bomb fizz, and how to make one of your own! You will receive a kit with all the ingredients to make your own bath bomb which you can keep for yourself or give to someone as a gift! This […]

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