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Handmade Fun: Imagine Canada

July 17 to 31
10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays until 5 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Celebrate our country’s 150th birthday by making an imaginative work of art showing the world how you feel about Canada.

Handmade Fun: Float your Boat

August 1 to 31
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio
10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays until 5 p.m.

Make a splash by crafting a little sailboat with colourful peel-and-stick foam, then take it with you on your summer adventures.

Through the Lens: On and Off the Ice with the Huskies

August 3
Resource Centre
7 p.m. in French

Producer Martin Guérin and photographer Hugo Lacroix take you behind the scenes in their documentation of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies’ championship hockey season.

Archaeology Month: Reconstructions in the Canadian History Hall

August 17
Resource Centre
6 p.m.; in English with simultaneous French translation

August is Archaeology Month at the Museum. Explore the archaeological research behind the new Canadian History Hall with two of the Museum’s curators: Dr. Janet Young and Dr. Matthew Betts.

Awesome History

August 20
Canadian History Hall: The Hub, Canadian History Hall Lobby, Morning Star Mezzanine
10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn flint-knapping, Métis beadwork, finger weaving, and the art of upcycling during a family day of workshops inspired by stories in the Canadian History Hall.

Handmade Fun: Up, Up and Away!

September 1 and 4, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
September 2 and 3, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
September 5 to October 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursdays until 7 p.m.
Canadian Children’s Museum: Studio

Soar to new creative heights as you make your own hot-air balloon from beautifully decorated paper plates and paper cups.

Off to the Races!

September 9 and 10
Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hop into the driver’s seat for high-octane activities such as racing toy cars down crazy tracks, vintage video games, sorting contests, and more.

Make your own Holder of Dreams Mosaic

September 23 and 24; September 30 and October 1
Haida Gwaii Mezzanine
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come join the conversation on the experiences new Canadians face when immigrating to Canada by participating in a collaborative art project mosaic.

Journey of a Lifetime Theatre Performance

September 30 and October 1 – 1:15 to 2 p.m. in English; 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. in French
October 2 and 4 – 12:15 to 1 p.m. in English
October 3 – 12:15 to 1 p.m. in French
October 5 – 7 to 7:45 p.m. in English; 6 to 6:45 p.m. in French
Theatre

Celebrate the diversity of Canadians while watching Canadian immigration history come alive as Heritage Park and Quest Theatre present Journey of a Lifetime.

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