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Creation Station: Groundhog Shadows

Posted on: December 16, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Groundhog Day is here, will he see his shadow this year? Come learn about the tradition of Groundhog Day and even make a groundhog papercraft to create shadow puppets. When: Friday, January 31, 2020, at 11am & 2pm Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 11am & 2pm Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 11am & 2pm

Creation Station: Chinese New Year Paper Lanterns

Posted on: December 16, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

2020 is the year of the rat, celebrate this Chinese New Year with us. We’re inviting you to come and design your own paper lantern with us. Use glitter, sequins, and paint. After it all, even take your creation home at the end of the day. When: Friday, January 24, 2020, at 2pm Saturday, January […]

Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Posted on: December 16, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Join us on the 26th for a special energetic performance with the traditional Lion Dance to celebrate Chinese New Year! This age-old Chinese tradition is used as a method of evoking good energy, good luck, prosperity, and happiness into the new year. When: Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 1pm

How to Be a Hero with Theatricks

Posted on: December 16, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Theatricks is here to bring another great show to THEMUSEUM. Let the team behind Theatricks teach you “How to be a hero” through a show full of honour and glory. This show brings sword fighting, costumes and an interactive experience crafted for kids! Let’s go on this adventure together, heroes! When: Friday, January 24, 2020, […]

The Brush Off | 9th Edition

Posted on: December 9, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Now in its 9th year, THEMUSEUM is proud to host Waterloo Regions original and premiere live art making event, The Brush Off again on Saturday January 25, 2020 with doors at 6:30pm and the competition beginning at 7:30pm. During this fundraising event, artists are invited to participate in a friendly competition, painting and creating art […]

StarLab Star Show

Posted on: November 12, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Take off your shoes, sit down and get ready to be blasted off into space! Our StarLab Star Show is a must-see during your visit to THEMUSEUM! When: Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 2:30pm Friday, January 3, 2020, at 2:30pm Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 11:30am & 2:30pm Sunday, January 5, 2020, at 11:30am & […]

Magic and Mischief: Special Guest JP Magic

Posted on: October 29, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Sparks will fly at THEMUSEUM with the arrival of professional street magician, juggler, and balloon twister JP Magic. Sit back and don’t blink an eye during his magic show. Be sure to have an animal in mind because JP Magic will finish the day with some balloon twisting fun! When: Friday, December 27, 2019 at […]

Second Saturdays: Type-In

Posted on: October 29, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Type like they used to back in the day. Visit our exhibition INNOVATION IN IT’S TIME | The World’s First Typewriters and type up a storm with the assortment of usable 20th-century typewriters that will be available, or bring your own and join the fun. Martin Howard, whose typewriter collection is on display, will be delighted […]

The Periodic Table and You with Leanne Racicot

Posted on: October 29, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Chemist Leanne Racicot is at THEMUSEUM to showcase some exciting chemistry reactions while sharing fun, informative facts in celebration of UNESCO’s 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table. When: Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11am

MEMBERS | Free weekend at the ROM

Posted on: October 25, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM members are invited to enjoy a free weekend of discovery at the ROM. From the age of the dinosaurs to Ancient Egypt to the history of Canada, the ROM invites you to make your own discoveries with stunning artifacts on display in 40 galleries. Check out their current exhibitions. Present your valid THEMUSEUM membership card(s) […]

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