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Events at the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre

Open Late - Tuesday evenings, May 24-October 4, 2016

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Out of the Vault: One Night Only Exhibitions

August 30, 2016, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., admission by donation

Check out the compelling and relatively unknown stories of prisoners of war from our collection - for one night only!

Renegade Tours                                                                                            

September 6, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., suggested donation of $5

Our Renegade Tours of the Museum are anything but ordinary! Explore the galleries and get the inside scoop on the secrets of our collecion from our Renegade Guides, available only at Open Late.

Kids Night: Art Attack! September 13, 6PM

Join the Museum along with 4Cats art studio for a night of art making inspired by our newest exhibit, Down to Earth. Make your own farm animal in a special clay workshop from 6pm - 7pm.  By donation ($5 suggested)

Books and Brews Book Club, September 20, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

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Book selections will be paired with a local brew of your choice (beer, coffee or tea) from our catering partner, Mahtay Cafe and Lounge. Tickets are $30 per person, which includes a copy of the book and one beverage of choice. Mahtay will also have baked goods and other refreshments available for purchase.

Join us for the final session of Books and Brews for 2016:

September 20 - The Danger Tree by David MacFarlance with Dr. Daniel Samson, Associate Professor, Brock University

For more information on our chosen books and expert special guests, visit our blog

PA Days at the Museum

Join the St. Catharines Museum for special events and activities on selected Professional Activity Days during the 2015-2015 school year. Pre-registration is recommended for PA Day activities, as space is limited.

Upcoming PA Day Activities: Oct. 7 and Nov. 18, 2016.

 

Stories from the Front: Special Remembrance Week Performances, November 8-11, 2016

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Our cast of actors brings to life powerful stories of St. Catharines' experience in the First World War, augmented by music and photo projections drawn from the St. Catharines Museum collection. This new production is the perfect complement to Remembrance Week activities, giving students a unique cross-curricular learning opportunity, grounded in local history. Stories from the Front is ideal for students in grades 5-10.

School Performances

Exclusive school performances will take place on November 8, 9, 10 and 11 at 10AM. Tickets are $4/student. Included with the performance is the opportunity for students to visit the Museum's exhibition "Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front", complete with a re-created trench and stories of local soldiers, nurses and those back home who supported them.

Limited tickets are available, with bookings accepted until Friday, October 21. Morning performances on November 8, 9, 10 and 11 are limited to school groups only.

Public Performance

A special Remembrance Day public performance of Stories from the Front will take place on November 11 at 2PM. Limited tickets are available at $5/person.

Please call or email the Museum for more information or to reserve your tickets.

 

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