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Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History
Until December 31

Freedom, Opportunity and Family: Oakville’s Black History

Oakville Museum - Oakville

Artifacts, pictures, text and a documentary video tell the stories of many of the African-American families who settled in Oakville and were...

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom
Until December 31

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop Freedom

Oakville Museum - Oakville

In this exciting and moving multi-media presentation, the ghost of Deborah Brown tells the true story of her heroic flight from a life of slavery in...

Pathway of the Giants
Until December 31

Pathway of the Giants

Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum - Ingersoll

An outstanding work of art, this 20 foot long wood carving pays hommage to the artist's ancestors. Lovingly and painstakenly created by the late...

Saints & Sinners: A Spirited History of Grey County
Until December 23

Saints & Sinners: A Spirited History of Grey County

Grey Roots Museum and Archives - Owen Sound

Alcohol played an important role in shaping the early history of our county. This exhibit tells this story from the early days of our first settlers...

Centennial Park
Until November 5

Centennial Park

Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum - Ingersoll

Adjacent to the Ingersoll Museum is Centennial Park, with it's cheese themed playground! Thanks to funding from TVO and the "Giver"...

Ingersoll -- a town built on cheese!
Until December 21

Ingersoll -- a town built on cheese!

Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum - Ingersoll

Visit the Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum and learn why, and how, a town could be built on cheese. Tour the replica 19th century cheese...

Audio Tours of Osgoode Hall
Until December 31

Audio Tours of Osgoode Hall

Osgoode Hall (The Law Society of Ontario) - Toronto

The Law Society's series of heritage self-guided tours allow you to enjoy Osgoode Hall outside our regular tour calendar, all year round ...

A Rolls-Royce for Royalty: Canadian Aristocracy after the Great War
Until December 31

A Rolls-Royce for Royalty: Canadian Aristocracy after the Great War

Canadian Automotive Museum - Oshawa

Discover the story behind one of CAM's most intriguing vehicles, the 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, which was used by Edward,...

Topography of Grief. Mapping the Great War Dead in London, ON
Until November 20

Topography of Grief. Mapping the Great War Dead in London, ON

The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum - London

"Topogragraphy of Grief. Mapping the Great War Dead in London, ON (1914-1921)" is ready to launch under Virtual Museums Canada,...

Talk & Tea
Until December 13

Talk & Tea

Brockville Museum - Brockville

On the second Thursday of every month, the Brockville Museum presents "Talk and Tea", an interactive and engaging casual discussion on...

A French Connection
Until March 17

A French Connection

Oakville Museum - Oakville

The Oakville Museum is home to an astonishing collection of artifacts with a French connection. You don’t have to carry a baguette under your...

Monthly Drop-in Craft Nights
Until December 12

Monthly Drop-in Craft Nights

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre - Etobicoke

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for a Drop-in Craft Night! No experience or skills necessary - just bring your creative spirit. All...

Exhibition - 101 Tales of Fashion
Until December 23

Exhibition - 101 Tales of Fashion

Fashion History Museum - Cambridge

101 Tales of Fashion looks at some of the most interesting stories, myths, names, and people behind the history of fashion from the past five...

Stacking Up the Years - 100 years of Inco in Port Colborne
Until December 21

Stacking Up the Years - 100 years of Inco in Port Colborne

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum - Port Colborne

In 2018, Inco, now known as Vale, marks its centenary of nickel and metal refining in Port Colborne. This exhibit examines the process of refining...

The Northern Coney Island
Until December 31

The Northern Coney Island

Callander Bay Heritage Museum & Alex Dufresne Gallery - Callander

Quintuplet Drive, Dionneville, The Quintuplet Village, and Quintland all describe a 300 meter stretch of road that attracted over 3 million tourists...

Pieces of Brockville
Until April 26

Pieces of Brockville

Brockville Museum - Brockville

Explore the history of some of Brockville's landmark buildings that are no longer with us through the pieces that were saved and donated to the...

Callander Rocks! Callander's Geological Journey
Until December 31

Callander Rocks! Callander's Geological Journey

Callander Bay Heritage Museum & Alex Dufresne Gallery - Callander

Rocks, drill cores, geological maps and more have taken over an exhibit room at the Callander Bay Heritage Museum thanks to the hard-working efforts...

Everything's Coming Up Roses: the History of Ivey's Greenhouses
Until December 14

Everything's Coming Up Roses: the History of Ivey's Greenhouses

Port Dover Harbour Museum - Port Dover

Ivey's Greenhouse, nestled along the Silver Lake, was a world-renowned Port Dover company. Explore the history of Ivey's and the Ivey family...

Community Health in the 20th Century: An Oshawa Perspective
Until December 31

Community Health in the 20th Century: An Oshawa Perspective

Oshawa Museum - Oshawa

This exhibit will explore themes like:Opening of the Oshawa General Hospital in 1910 (now Lakeridge Health Oshawa)Oshawa General Hospital, School of...

Earth & Fire: The Craft and Form of Ontario Earthenware Pottery Traditions
Until December 20

Earth & Fire: The Craft and Form of Ontario Earthenware Pottery Traditions

Museum of Ontario Archaeology - London

Archaeologists recognize pottery of many shapes, sizes, and purposes as one of the most common artifact types found on archaeological sites, almost...

PICTURESQUE UKRAINE Exhibition of Contemporary Ukrainian Art
Until December 20

PICTURESQUE UKRAINE Exhibition of Contemporary Ukrainian Art

Taras Shevchenko Museum - Toronto

The Taras Shevchenko Museum in Toronto has acquired avaluable collection of art from Ukraine. It consists of a total of 49works created and donated...

Floyd Kuptana Gallery: work in stone, bone and on paper
Until December 22

Floyd Kuptana Gallery: work in stone, bone and on paper

Gallery Arcturus - Toronto

See new sketches in pastel and chalk along with pieces in the permanent collection made from soapstone and bone.Floyd Kuptana is a fearless and...

Gallery of Festive Trees at the Elman W. Campbell Museum
Until December 29

Gallery of Festive Trees at the Elman W. Campbell Museum

Elman W. Campbell Museum - Newmarket

See our Gallery of Trees decorated to different time periods.  Whether your style is Victorian, Edwardian or Retro, there's something for...

Santa's Village
Until December 23

Santa's Village

Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum - Ingersoll

Enjoy the festive season by bringing the whole family to Santa's Festive Village in the Town of Ingersoll. Visit with Santa, tour  the...

Community Christmas Celebrations: Traditions of the World Arrive with the Settlers
Until December 20

Community Christmas Celebrations: Traditions of the World Arrive with the Settlers

Moore Museum - Mooretown

For Kindergarten students, this program provides an opportunity for exploring a part of the community, with hands-on activities and a theme of...

Painting Niagara-on-the-Lake
Until May 4

Painting Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara Historical Society & Museum - Niagara-on-the-Lake

This new feature exhibition emphasizes historical and contemporary paintings that depict Niagara-on-the-Lake’s landscape or built heritage. On...

Opening Reception: 21 Pillows - Cheryl Wilson-Smith
December 13

Opening Reception: 21 Pillows - Cheryl Wilson-Smith

Thunder Bay Art Gallery - Thunder Bay

Opening Reception: artist in attendance 7:30 pm21 PILLOWS  (December 13 - March 3, 2019)  is an interactive installation featuring 21...

Victorian Christmas
December 13 - December 14

Victorian Christmas

Simcoe County Museum - Minesing

Listen to beautiful music as it fills the galleries, sample unique seasonal treats, and discover what Christmas looked like over 100 years ago. Event...

Winter Exhibitions 2018 - 2019
December 13 - March 3

Winter Exhibitions 2018 - 2019

Thunder Bay Art Gallery - Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay Art Gallery Winter Exhibitions 2018 - 201921 Pillows: Cheryl Wilson-SmithDecember 13, 2018 - March 3, 2019Opening Reception: December 13...

Victorian Christmas for Kids
December 15

Victorian Christmas for Kids

Hutchison House Museum - Peterborough

Hutchison House Museum has decked the halls and is ready to celebrate the holiday season. Join us for a special Victorian Christmas for kids Saturday...

Christmas Reception at Arcturus
December 15

Christmas Reception at Arcturus

Gallery Arcturus - Toronto

 See the new show in the Genesis Gallery, “A Winter’s Poem” Look also for new work in the Collage Gallery on the second...

Opening Reception: Lessons: The Artistry of Learning
January 17

Opening Reception: Lessons: The Artistry of Learning

Thunder Bay Art Gallery - Thunder Bay

December 13, 2018 – March 3, 2019Opening reception: Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm Lessons: The Artistry of Learning ...

2019 Halton Region Heritage Exchange
April 11

2019 Halton Region Heritage Exchange

Halton Region Heritage Services - Milton

To all the Heritage and Cultural Network Partners who attended the 2018 Heritage Exchange:Thank you for participating in a great day of information...