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Spend March Break at THEMUSEUM! Be sure to take part in our #BrainHealth Brain Awareness Week Contest in partnership with the Ontario Brain Institute. Post on social media using #BrainHealth to share photos of how your family is staying active throughout Brain Awareness Week, March 11th-17th, 2019.

See full contest rules and regulations HERE

Saturday & Sunday

11:30 am & 2:30 pmStarLab StarShow: 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. (1st Floor)

10 am 12 pmOpen Studio in The Underground Studio MakerSpace: Individual stations will be used to teach how to use a sewing machine, solder, code, make circuits, 3D Model and more! (Basement)

1 pm & 2:30 pmMaker Passport: Circuitry & Soldering in The Underground Studio MakerSpace. (Basement)




11:00 amOh Spring Colour Me, Panwar Dance Troop: Hemant and Vaishali Panwar’s new dance work appreciates the creative energies of Mother Nature, embellished with vibrant colours at the advent of the season spring. Sunshine, loveliest of trees, blossoming flowers, fragrant breeze, chirping of birds, beautiful sight everywhere invokes the feeling of pure joy and immerse the passionate hearts with colours of love. The dancing duo will perform to a beautiful melody set to 16 beat time with intricate footwork patterns and stylized movements in Kathak dance style. Catch this performance in our Atrium.

All Day – Look carefully around THEMUSEUM to find the hidden signs with fun facts about colour in different cultures.



11:00 am – Balloon Making Machine Show: This one-of-a-kind live show with Drew Ripley will wow children and adults. Think of this show like a magic show, except that every stage involves balloons. Drew infuses the show with humour and creativity, sparking the imagination of audience members as they are pulled on stage to become part of the experience. Catch this performance in our Atrium.

12:00 pm 3:00 pmCandy Art: Creator Rena Wei will create candy art, right before your eyes. Also known as sugar painting, this traditional Chinese folk art is both beautiful and delicious. (2nd Floor)

All Day CraftCarnival Masks: Decorate a mask to celebrate the colours and sights of the carnival. (3rd Floor)



10:00 am 4:00 pmBrain Day Scavenger Hunt: Visit all four floors of THEMUSEUM to learn about the brain and how it functions. Find all of the scavenger hunt’s activity stations and complete the puzzle and decorate a brain button.

10:30 am & 12:00 pmStory Time: You’re never too old for Story Time. (1st Floor)



All Day – March 14th. 3.14. In other words, it’s Pi Day! Celebrate with THEMUSEUM for a day of STEM programming and fun activity stations around THEMUSEUM! 

10:00 amPie in the Face: How many Pi digits do you know? THEMUSEUM CEO David Marskell will get a pie in the face from whoever can recite the most numbers in the Pi sequence! Catch this in our Atrium.

11:00 am & 1:00 pmColour Chemistry Short: Learn about reactions, acids and bases with some fun colour-changing chemistry. Let’s be honest, it’s not science unless there are beakers of colourful liquids. Catch this performance in our Atrium.




All DayCeltic Knot Colouring: Spend some time colouring a Celtic knot in this fun group project. The finished product will be showcased over the weekend in celebration of St.Patrick’s Day! (2nd Floor)

11:00 amIrish Dance Performance: Join us for an exciting show from the Intensely Irish Traditional Irish Dancing Troup. Catch this in our Atrium.

1:00 pmFairy Doors Story Time: You’re never too old for Story Time. Join us as we escape to lands far far away. (1st Floor)

1:30 pm 4:00 pmFairy Doors Scavenger Hunt: Search THEMUSEUM and find all the Fairy doors. 

2:00 pmCreation Station: Irish Real Life takes over our craft time with a lesson in Irish history.  (2nd Floor)

Saturday & Sunday

All DayK’Nex Bridge Building Competition: Join the Professional Engineers Ontario Grand River Chapter for a weekend of National Engineering Month celebrations. Test your mettle by designing your very own bridge using K’Nex, and test your bridge’s stability among other competitors. Prizes will be awarded for the twenty-five bridges that bear the most mass. Catch this in our Atrium. All prizes are being provided by Basic Fun, USA.

10 am 12 pmOpen Studio in The Underground Studio MakerSpace: Individual stations will be used to teach how to use a sewing machine, solder, code, make circuits, 3D Model and more! (Basement)

1 pm & 2:30 pmMaker Passport: Textiles in The Underground Studio MakerSpace. (Basement)

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- Glen Drummond, Chief Innovation Officer,