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5th Annual Mac & Cheese Festival

Posted on: January 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Sweet dreams are made of cheese… The KW Mac & Cheese Festival is back by popular demand! It’s our fifth year running and if we’ve learned anything from past events, it’s that these tickets sell out faster than hotcakes. Indulge in some warm cheesy goodness paired with a cold CRAFT beer from local breweries. Hide […]

Beer & Calligraphy

Posted on: January 7, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join us for a night of Beer & Calligraphy in partnership with Bona Fide Craft. Guests will work through calligraphy theory, fundamentals, composition and application. You will walk away from this exercise ready to take on new projects! Your ticket will include 2 brush markers, a 2-page workbook, several different types of paper, and a […]

Beer & Cornhole

Posted on: January 7, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Who needs sunshine and green grass to play lawn games? Not us! We’re bringing a taste of summer to THEMUSEUM with a Cornhole Tournament, in partnership with KW Cornhole! Grab a teammate and your complimentary pint from B@THEMUSEUM and get ready to play for prizes. Additional beer available for purchase. This event is 19+ and […]

Ideas To Shape The Future: Fighting Climate Change

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Join us for a dialogue hosted by the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3). One hour, seven topics, seven speakers, with seven minutes to present. Various experts from both institutions will share their knowledge and ideas on how climate change can be addressed at the individual, community, and […]

First Fridays: with Salsa Tots

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Melt away the frigid cold by bringing your hot salsa dance moves. We’ll lead you and your little ones in some moving and grooving dance time that’s sure to sweep you off your feet. Time: Friday, February 7, 2020, at 10:30am

ALARM Family Opening

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

We’re kicking off the opening of ALARM right with our Family Opening. Enjoy being guided through the exhibition or explore at your leisure. For this special occasion, we will be joined by Junk Music KW presenting a self-involving, hands-on activity that will have you making music in the most eco-friendly way. In addition, get creative […]

I Heart Earth: Valentine’s Day Party

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

            This exciting drop-off event will provide your children with a chance to experience THEMUSEUM’s amazing programming (without the crowds) and for you and your partner to have a few hours to take advantage of the wonderful dining opportunities right here in Downtown Kitchener.  Not only will your children participate […]

Take Action – Family Evening Event

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

This Friday, join us for an evening of activities and discussion all while learning about the effects of climate change. Through maker activities and hands-on science and art learn how you can make a big difference to a larger issue.

Family Day Hack Jam

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Join various makers from different makerspaces as they showcase their spectacular creativity through hands-on activity across all floors of the space that the whole family can take part in. On top of it all, enjoy half-priced admission which includes access to all vendors and exhibitions. Time: Family Day! Monday, February 17 at 9am – 5pm […]

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