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POSTPONED – The UNZIPPED Dialogues | Sticky Lyrics

Posted on: December 14, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

What should we do with our favourite songs of the past that may be controversial today? Join us for Sticky Lyrics, a panel discussion designed to delve into this question while focusing on notable bands like The Rolling Stones. Music historian and broadcaster, Alan Cross, will moderate this event as the panelists discuss what makes […]

The UNZIPPED Dialogues | Flappers to Rappers – a century of fashion, music, and teenage culture: 1920 – 2020

Posted on: December 13, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

When radio began beaming into people’s homes, the new genre of popular music especially appealed to teenagers. They abandoned the petticoats and waltzes of their parent’s generation for short frocks and jazz music – the image of the flapper and her collegiate boyfriend was born! This was the beginning of a century of novel dance […]

Canada’s New Golden Age of Dinosaur Discoveries with Palaeontologist David C. Evans

Posted on: March 24, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Our idea of dinosaurs is evolving. Over the last two decades, a boom in newly discovered dinosaur species has expanded what we thought we knew about the behaviours and evolution of dinosaurs. Join Dr. David Evans, the Senior Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology from the Royal Ontario Museum, for a presentation about it! Dr. Evans will […]

Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things Virtual Tour

Posted on: February 24, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Join us on Wednesday, March 3 at 7pm for a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition Dinosaurs | The Age of Big Weird Feathered Things, opening April 9. Get a sneak peek of these fearsome feather-saurs and discover some of the new science surrounding dinosaurs during our virtual tour! See them here first, then visit […]

Third Thursdays: Let’s Make a Podcast with Tuong La

Posted on: January 8, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Time: 7 pm You have an idea; let’s make that into a podcast. Podcasts are one of the most popular sources of entertainment these days with unlimited potential. This free, audio-only platform has gained a lot of popularity over the years for being extremely accessible, hosting a variety of content, […]

Dinosaurs on the Wing Featuring Paleontologist Dr. Jordan Mallon

Posted on: January 8, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Time: 7 pm Sometimes, scientific discoveries completely revolutionize our understanding of a subject. One such discovery was that of the first feathered dinosaur fossil in 1996! This talk will focus on the recent history of feathered dinosaur finds and the surprises that came with them. Join us on Wednesday, February […]

The ALARM Dialogues: A Climate Conversation presented by 50 x 2030 Waterloo Region

Posted on: December 16, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

For the past year, THEMUSEUM has sounded the ALARM through our exhibitions and programming. Through transformative experiences, we sought for visitors to adapt their lifestyles, take responsibility for their impact on the environment, and mobilize climate action. While our ALARM exhibitions are now closed, we want to continue the conversation related to the climate crisis […]

RCIScience Presents: Living with Fire in the Age of Climate Change

Posted on: October 13, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Wildfires are burning bigger, hotter and in increasingly unpredictable ways, proving time and again that the traditional ways of dealing with these conflagrations are no longer successful. Join Edward Struzik, author of Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future, for a look at what the history of fire tells us about the present situation and […]

The ALARM Dialogues: Beyond Crisis

Posted on: September 14, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm RSVP BEYOND CRISIS is a story of hope for a rapidly changing world: a meditative call to action that explores what it means to be living in this new era of climate change, as told by over fifty diverse voices from across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. A hand-crafted portrait […]

The ALARM Dialogues: Bee Symposium

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Bees, bees, bees! We’re learning about our friendly neighbourhood pollinators and why they’re at risk and how we can help. Speakers and topics to be announced soon! When: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 7pm – 9pm Buy Tickets Here

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