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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

Water is Life: Indigenous Voices

Posted on: February 3, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Indigenous Peoples are on the front lines of water-related environmental stress, especially in the face of climate change. They also have much to teach the rest of the world about how to respect and care for water. Join us for 3 talks and a panel discussion about Indigenous perspectives on water stewardship, justice and governance. […]

Currents: Indigenous Film & Video Screening

Posted on: January 27, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Agents for Change | Facing the Anthropocene brings you an hour-long program presenting you with a series of short films and videos by indigenous women artists. The program will consist of works by Dana Claxton, Alethea Arnaquq-Bari, Shelley Niro, Cara Mumford, Lisa Jackson, Amanda Strong, Helen Haig-Brown, and Vaness Dion Fetcher. Join us at The […]

Ideas To Shape The Future: Fighting Climate Change

Posted on: December 30, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Join us for an evening hosted by the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Water Institute. One hour, seven topics, seven speakers, with seven minutes each. Leading experts from both institutes will share their knowledge and ideas on how climate change can be addressed at the individual, community, and global levels.  […]

The AFTERLIFE Dialogues: Tattoo as Connection to the Dead

Posted on: November 11, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

What do tattoos and seances have in common? They can both be connections to someone who has died. This presentation showcases tattoos that honour a person and tells the stories that go along with the images. When: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7pm RSVP

A Glimpse into Spiritualism with The First Spiritualist Church of Galt

Posted on: October 24, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

The First Spiritualist Church of Galt has been in the Region of Waterloo for over 60 years and is now located in what used to be the Hespeler area of Cambridge. Join us Wed. Nov. 13th at 7pm or 8pm for a glimpse into Spiritualism. Each 1-hour event will include a brief overview of Spiritualism, […]

The AFTERLIFE Dialogues: OBIT Film Screening

Posted on: October 16, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM invites you for a screening of OBIT, a highly acclaimed documentary about The New York Times team of gifted obituary writers. Get an inside look at the care that goes into telling someone’s story after they have passed. THEMUSEUM’s David Marskell will begin the evening by interviewing The Record’s own Lifetimes writer Valerie Hill […]

Shadows on the Wall, Voices from Nowhere: Technology and the Spirit World

Posted on: October 7, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Beneath civilized facades and high society manners, a gothic fascination with the spirit world, ghost stories and all things unexplainable drives many in search of proof that life continues beyond the grave. Seeking solace, psychic mediums offer a means to contact the dead but is it real? Where is the “proof?” Perhaps it’s right before […]

The AFTERLIFE Dialogues: The Ghost of Thomas Lacey Podcast Listening Party

Posted on: September 23, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Come hear The Ghost of Thomas Lacey Podcast at THEMUSEUM on October 2nd, 2019. The project explores seances conducted in 1960s Kitchener by the mysterious medium, Mr. Thomas Lacey. Join us to listen to the podcast, and participate in a Q&A with the creators. RSVP When: Wednesday, October 2nd 7:00pm – 9:00pm  

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