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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80

Posted on: August 24, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

It is with great sadness we’ve learned of the passing of Charlie Watts, the super energetic drummer and long-standing member of The Rolling Stones. Watts passed away peacefully at the age of 80, surrounded by family. I am personally deeply saddened by this great loss.  Watts had anchored so many of the band’s infectious rock […]

An Important Update from our CEO

Posted on: August 17, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

The past year and a half have been intense and memorable. I hope you and your loved ones have come through it safely and are doing well. THEMUSEUM was quick to adapt once we shut down last spring. I viewed decisions through three filters: Service to our Members and community The well-being and mental health […]

THEMUSEUM partners with Swiss Consulate and Swiss Artist on new Exhibition

Posted on: August 13, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Kitchener, ON — SONICA | The Sound Experience, Digital Dynamics 2021 is one of the latest exhibitions at THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener. Comprising engaging and reflective works, SONICA | The Sound Experience brings together eight inspiring artists and artist groups to interpret and explore sound.   Featured in the SONICA exhibition is an installation by internationally renowned artist, Zimoun, called 216 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard […]

THEMUSEUM to Welcome Guests Back This Friday!

Posted on: July 14, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM team is excited to open its doors once again for the public this Friday, July 16th at 10:00 am. Kitchener, ON July 14, 2021— THEMUSEUM team is excited to open its doors once again for the public this Friday, July 16th at 10:00 am. Closed since November staff have installed three new exhibitions and […]

The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED at THEMUSEUM Announces Exclusive Beer and Wine Partners Joining Exhibition’s Voodoo Lounge

Posted on: April 6, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Local craft brewery Waterloo Brewing and notable Canadian Peller Estates winery added to partner list Kitchener, ON | April 6, 2021 — THEMUSEUM Kitchener announced today it has signed on Waterloo Brewing as the Exclusive Beer Sponsor and Peller Estates as the Exclusive Wine Sponsor of the Canadian premiere of The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED […]

BREAKING: Dinosaur Related Discovery at Drive-Thru Poses Questions

Posted on: April 1, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Mysterious Eggs Found Being Investigated by Scientists KITCHENER – THEMUSEUM is asking guests planning to experience the Dinosaur Drive-Thru, which opens its 25-day run today at Bingemans, to be on the lookout after the unexpected discovery of several large, mysterious eggs. “We aren’t quite sure where these eggs came from, but life… finds a way,” […]

A message from our CEO on the passing of Ron Doyle

Posted on: March 16, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

When I arrived at THEMUSEUM this community allowed me to be successful with some early wins. We then announced our Andy Warhol exhibition. A call from Visitor Services came saying a man by the name of Ron Doyle was here to see me. I knew him by his maverick reputation and for his creating the […]

New Conference for Canadian Museum Professionals Launched

Posted on: March 11, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Museums Canada 2022 Conference will coincide with international travelling exhibition by The Rolling Stones Kitchener, ON | March 11, 2021 — Leaders and professionals in the Canadian museum sector will connect in Kitchener-Waterloo, ON and online from Sunday, January 16 to Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to learn, share, network and grow at the Museums/Musées Canada […]

THEMUSEUM Commits to Arts and Cultural Investments, Donates $10,000 to Highlighting Black Heritage in Waterloo Region

Posted on: February 26, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Statue and inaugural music festival celebrating legendary blues guitarist Mel Brown and his impact on the local community will be driven by notable Black community leaders Donate Kitchener, ON | February 26, 2021 — Today, THEMUSEUM announced its plans to spearhead significant arts and cultural investments in Waterloo Region that celebrate Black heritage and shine […]

THEMUSEUM Seeks Partners to Shine a Light on Local Rock and Roll

Posted on: January 22, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

REVERBERATIONS | Our Rock & Soul Legacy will celebrate the rich musical history of Waterloo Region Kitchener, ON | January 21, 2021 — THEMUSEUM is thrilled to announce it will once again be partnering with renowned curator Virginia Eichhorn to present an exhibition on the local history of rock and roll within Waterloo Region. REVERBERATIONS […]

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