In accordance with Provincial Government guidelines, THEMUSEUM will remain closed for in person visits.

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Youth Council

Posted on: August 31, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM is inviting students in Grade 8-12 to find, nurture and express their voice. This youth-led leadership program is focused on arts and culture, and provides the opportunity to develop necessary life skills, including confidence and leadership, in a safe and accessible space. Monthly meetings, running from October to June, will foster teamwork, accountability and […]

Show Me The Money!

Posted on: July 30, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Financial Literacy Session You work hard at your summer job to earn some cash… but now what? Join us at THEMUSEUM for a hands-on personal finance workshop, just for teens. Learn about budgeting, saving and money management from industry professionals.   Don’t forget to visit our summer exhibition Decoding E-money to learn about the future […]

All About Blockchains and Cryptocurrency

Posted on: July 24, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Have you been hearing the words cryptocurrency and blockchains and wondering what it all means? Do you want to learn how it impacts your community? Your career? Experts at THEMUSEUM will be answering all those questions – and more – with our Dialogue Series! The basics of the industry, explained – as a panel of […]

Male Allies Training Session

Posted on: March 23, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Want to learn more about the role of men in ending sexual and gender-based violence? Male Allies, a program of the Sexual Assault Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC), is offering a free, introductory community workshop to have a constructive and open dialogue. We will talk about gender, masculinity, sexual violence and bystander intervention. We will […]

INTERACTION Dialogues: Navigating a Landscape of ‘Data Shadows’ with Peter Johnson

Posted on: February 14, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Location: Communitech 151 Charles St W, #100 Kitchener, ON N2G 1H6 RSVP Required Pay What You Can with a suggested $10 Donation In a world of connected streams of real-time data, new ways of representing the world around us have emerged. Join us with University of Waterloo Associate Professor of Geography, Peter Johnson, as he […]

INTERACTION Dialogue: Learning Through Play

Posted on: February 14, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

  Join a panel of four experts in digital media and game studies as they discuss the cultural, educational, social, and political role of games and gameplay in our lives. Topics will include digital literacy skills, creating and playing games critically, and learning through play. This is presented in partnership with UWaterloo Games Institute and […]

INTERACTION Dialogue: Meet the Curator with Jane Tingley

Posted on: January 22, 2018 by THEMUSEUM

Join us with the co-curator of INTERACTION, Jane Tingley, as she walks us through the creative process of developing an interactive art exhibition. Explore her personal experience, and get an inside look at the exhibition as she walks us through the show. Registration Required About Jane Tingley: Jane Tingley is an artist and a curator. […]

#METOOISNTENOUGH: A Part of the Model Citizens Dialogue Series

Posted on: October 25, 2017 by THEMUSEUM

Moderated by Julie Barker-Merz, Community leader in support of women in business and gender parity. Hashtags are easy, cultural change is hard. What concrete actions can bring gender equality to our region?  For instance – is it time for Kitchener to retire the ‘Miss Oktoberfest’ contest? Is it time for every business in our region […]

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