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Daiene Vernile to Step In as Moderator for An Evening with Margaret Atwood at Centre in the Square

Posted on: May 28, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON – On Thursday, May 30th Daiene Vernile will be taking over for Dave Bidini as host of THEMUSEUM’s Feature Speaker series, Margaret Atwood: From The Handmaid’s Tale to Art & Technology. In light of the recent loss of personal friend David Bookman, who passed on Monday, May 20th, Bidini will be unable to […]

THEMUSEUM Sponsors the Children’s Tent at 33rd Guelph District Multicultural Festival

Posted on: May 27, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, Ontario – On June 8th and 9th, 2019, the Guelph & District Multicultural Festival will be hosted for the 33rd year at Riverside Park. Year after year, the Festival has welcomed an audience of 25,000 people on average to experience art, music and performances from around the world. The festival includes an opening ceremony, […]

THEMUSEUM Adds Interactive Sculptural Light Installation to Spring 2019 Refresh of SPECTRUM

Posted on: April 25, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener ON – SPECTRUM is an interactive, shareable, playable and oh-so-Instagram-able exhibition which explores the world of colour at THEMUSEUM in Downtown Kitchener. Visitors are immersing themselves into the pop culture phenomenon that is SPECTRUM at THEMUSEUM spending hours playing in the colourful rooms. Along with the current collection of vibrant installations, THEMUSEUM is bringing […]

Long Weekend Forecast Calls for No Rain, Sunny Disposition, and 21C Inside THEMUSEUM

Posted on: April 18, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON  THEMUSEUM is pleased to announce that due to central heating and a rain-proof roof we will be open for business all weekend long. Yes, you read that right- all weekend long, including Monday, April 22nd. Staff at THEMUSEUM have been hard working bunnies and have done the scavenger hunt planning for you, including […]

THEMUSEUM Pass Lending Program in Partnership with Libraries Now Available

Posted on: April 15, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Monday, April 15, 2019 THEMUSEUM is working in partnership with local libraries Kitchener Public Library, Waterloo Public Library, Idea Exchange and Region of Waterloo Library to connect local residents to arts and culture and make regional culture hubs more accessible. Lending Program passes to THEMUSEUM are now available at Kitchener Public Library, Waterloo Public Library, […]

THEMUSEUM endeavors to bring Menstrual Equity to Waterloo Region

Posted on: April 10, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 On Wednesday, April 10th THEMUSEUM launched a petition with the purpose of having menstrual care products provided, without cost, in municipally owned buildings across the Cities and Region. This will benefit those in need or without access to menstrual necessities. This effort stems from FLOW | The Menstruation Exhibition, which is […]

A Bunch of Fools at THEMUSEUM

Posted on: April 1, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

We’re just a bunch of fools here at THEMUSEUM! We’re recapping some of our favourite prank releases over the years. April 1, 2020 – One-of-kind Exhibition Announced for 2021 UNWRAPPED: The Story of Toilet Paper April 1, 2019 – THEMUSEUM UNVEILS MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR DOWNTOWN VISION April 1, 2018 – MARIJUANA EXHIBITION KEEPS THEMUSEUM ROLLING April 1, 2016 – THEMUSEUM […]


Posted on: April 1, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Monday 1 April 2019 Digging begins today beneath King Street to launch “TUNNELVISION,” THEMUSEUM’s grand, multi-million-dollar re-imagining of downtown Kitchener. TUNNELVISION calls for dozens, and eventually hundreds of pedestrian tunnels beneath downtown streets. Phase 1 will connect theatres, museums, concert halls, and art galleries, with Phase 2 connecting to restaurants, hotels, and the Region of […]

$143,500 OTF Grant Brings New Technology to THEMUSEUM

Posted on: March 13, 2019 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, Ontario On Tuesday, THEMUSEUM welcomed members of the public to a recognition and award ceremony celebrating new technology upgrades. The improvements were made possible thanks to the generous Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) funding. New technology upgrades included computers, lighting fixtures, and sound systems to improve the overall visitor experience and engagement. Laura Mae Lindo, MPP […]

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