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Spring Break at THEMUSEUM: Dino Storytime

Posted on: April 7, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join us for a live dino storytime at THEMUSEUM! Learn about dinosaurs and the people who study them. This event will be streamed live to our YouTube channel. Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Time: 11 am

Spring Break at THEMUSEUM: Mad Science – Mad Mixtures!

Posted on: March 26, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join us for an interactive introduction to the science of chemistry. You’ll learn about chemical safety and common hazard signs, and play a game to identify common laboratory equipment.  The concept of chemistry as ‘mixing things together’ will be explored in hands-on activities, when children pour, stir and mix their way to blowing up a […]

Building Beats with Balloon Bongos

Posted on: March 19, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join us on Saturday, April 24 for a hands-on workshop with The Underground Studio MakerSpace and build your very own multi-use instrument. It shakes, it beats, it scrapes! With an empty tin can and balloon, percussionist Richard Burrows will take us through the steps of creating our own drum and show us how to make […]

Spring Break at THEMUSEUM: Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Posted on: March 19, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Lizards, turtles, snakes, OH MY! Our friends at Little Ray’s Nature Centre will be showcasing some of their favourite scaly and squishy critters in this hour-long presentation on April 15. Don’t missssssss out! This event will be streamed live on our YouTube Channel. Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021 Time: 11 am

Spring Break at THEMUSEUM: Canadian Raptor Conservancy – Birds of Prey

Posted on: March 19, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Sharpen your talons and get ready to learn about birds of prey on April 12 with the help of the Canadian Raptor Conservancy. Come learn about the behaviours of these skillful hunters, how they’ve adapted to their environments, and how they evolved from their prehistoric ancestors! It’s sure to be a hoot (or in this […]

Exhibition Opening Weekend: SONICA | The Sound Experience

Posted on: March 5, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Our SONICA exhibition takes center stage on Sunday! In the afternoon, join percussionist Richard Burrows for a Found Sound workshop teaching you all about percussion and rhythm using objects found around your house. Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021 Time: 1 pm: Found Sound workshop with Richard Burrows from Open Ears CANCELLED – 11 am: Welcome and […]

Exhibition Opening Weekend: Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things

Posted on: March 5, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Come one, come all for the grand opening of THEMUSEUM’s Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things and SONICA Exhibitions! Discover Dinosaurs in our dino-mite Saturday programming, a Guide to Dinosaurs Fact or Fiction with Nicholas Carter from the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum. After you’ve learned all about dinosaurs, join us for […]

Second Saturday | Shanachie Hour: Irish Tales and Legends

Posted on: March 2, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Shanachie hour: A shanachie is a teller of tales and who doesn’t love a good story? Local actor and Irish Real Life Festival board member Kathleen Sheehy reads aloud some of the best loved Irish legends, sure to delight you and your kids. Curl up and get cozy. It’s storytime! This free to watch event […]

Music and Movement in the time of COVID

Posted on: February 18, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Listen to some music and get up and move during this performance by Tichaona eKhaya and Juneyt. This event is free to participate in on our YouTube Channel.  This event is supported by our wellness sponsor, Manulife. Date: Friday, February 26, 2021 Time: 11:00 am More about Tichaona Ekhaya: Ekhaya means home. From Lands far […]

Baby Space Disco with Cosmic Fishing Theatre

Posted on: January 28, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Baby Space Disco is a morning pre-nap virtual dance party for babies, toddlers and preschoolers! This is a parent-friendly and caretaker-friendly event, of course. We’ll be playing classic disco tunes, and some modern ones too. Join us for an exchange of pure joy, as we encourage the children to explore their natural rhythm and movement […]

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