Events Calendar

  • Ontarian Culinary Experiences

    The RBG Culinary Journey (4-6 dinners) will showcase different Ontario regions and their cuisine, emphasizing local ingredients and traditions. Stay… More >

    The RBG Culinary Journey (4-6 dinners) will showcase different Ontario regions and their cuisine, emphasizing local ingredients and traditions. Stay tuned for confirmed dates.

    Location 680 Plains Rd. W, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web http://www.rbg.ca/150-arts


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  • Canada 150 Mural

    The Canada 150 Mosaic Mural Project commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary by bringing together 150 communities and thousands of participants to… More >

    The Canada 150 Mosaic Mural Project commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary by bringing together 150 communities and thousands of participants to create community murals that visually reflect the history and culture of Canada. Once complete, the community murals will be virtually connected to form one gigantic mural mosaic with a railway theme that connects the country from coast to coast.

    Our mural is composed of 750 tiles, each measuring four inches square and painted by Oakville residents. The official unveiling of Oakville's 150 Anniversary community mural took place on February 16, 2016 at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC). Oakville’s community mural is now on exhibit at River Oaks Community Centre.

    Location 1225 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville, L6H 0H3

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Aircraft Collections

    Welcome to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum! We can't wait for you explore our collection of almost 50 aircraft and… More >

    Welcome to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum! We can't wait for you explore our collection of almost 50 aircraft and displays – all dedicated to Canada’s rich military aviation history from World War II to the current. Many of the aircraft still fly and you can book your flight into history

     

    Location 9280 Airport Rd., Mount Hope, L0R 1W0

    Web http://www.warplane.com/aircraft/collection.aspx


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  • Eileen Collard Exhibit

    Eileen Collard (1912-2002) was a couturier, costume collector and instrumental in founding the costume collection at the Joseph Brant Museum.… More >

    Eileen Collard (1912-2002) was a couturier, costume collector and instrumental in founding the costume collection at the Joseph Brant Museum. She was a pioneer of her day, becoming one of a few self-published authors and resident authorities on historical fashion. Eileen was passionate about her craft and between the years 1969 and 1983 wrote 12 books on Canadian fashion history. This exhibition will explore the Collard costume collection and the lady behind the designs.

     

    Location 1240 North Shore Blvd. E., Burlington, L7S 1C5

    Web https://museumsofburlington.com/joseph-brant/exhibits/1-eileen-collard-gallery


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  • Homegrown

    Drawn from the Permanent Collection of Canadian Ceramics, this exhibition traces the history of ceramics in Ontario over the last… More >

    Drawn from the Permanent Collection of Canadian Ceramics, this exhibition traces the history of ceramics in Ontario over the last forty years. Starting with the refined functional ware of Ruth Gowdy McKinley and her effect on the program at Sheridan College and elsewhere, this exhibition will look at the development of the more sculptural approach by younger artists such as Reid Flock and Mary Philpott.

    Location 1333 Lakeshore Rd. , Burlington, L7S 1A9

    Web http://artgalleryofburlington.com/past-exhibitions/permanent-collection-exhibition/


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  • Last Folio: Yuri Dojc

    Time had stood still since 1942 in a small Jewish village in Slovakia, until nearly 10 years ago when Canadian… More >

    Time had stood still since 1942 in a small Jewish village in Slovakia, until nearly 10 years ago when Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc returned to visit his family’s former home. On the eve of World War II, many of the villagers had fled, and those remaining were taken away to concentration camps. Serendipity led Dojc, along with a documentary film team to the local Jewish school, which had been locked since 1943. All the school books were still there, including essay notebooks with corrections, even the sugar was still in the cupboard. The decaying books, which were lying on dusty shelves, the last witnesses of a once thriving culture, are treated by Dojc like the survivors they are, each one captured as a portrait, preserved in their final beauty, silent witnesses to the horrors of history.The images in Last Folio are a last memento of the culture and people who used those books. Most of them are forgotten, they don’t have relatives or graves. I tried to memorialize them. This is not a documentary but my personal salute to a vanished culture and a vanished people.

     

    Location 123 King St. W., Hamilton, L8P 4S8

    Web http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/ex_current.php#13


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  • Sketching Thursdays
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Sketching Thursdays Every Thursday 4:30 - 7 pm Sketch in the galleries. Art supplies are provided. FREE. No registration required. More >

    Sketching Thursdays
    Every Thursday 4:30 - 7 pm
    Sketch in the galleries. Art supplies are provided.

    FREE. No registration required.

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Web http://mcmaster.ca/museum


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  • WINE, WATER and OIL: Domestic Vessels from the Greek and Roman World
    McMaster Museum of Art

    WINE, WATER and OIL: Domestic Vessels from the Greek and Roman World September 1, 2016 - September 1, 2017 This… More >

    WINE, WATER and OIL:
    Domestic Vessels from the Greek and Roman World
    September 1, 2016 - September 1, 2017

    This new antiquities exhibition in the Museum's Togo Salmon Gallery presents a picture of daily domestic life in the ancient world through objects familiar to Greek and Roman households. These artifacts reconstruct the quotidian practices in antiquity by focusing on three liquids that were instrumental to daily life: wine, water, and oil.

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Web http://mcmaster.ca/museum


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  • Kim Adams: Bruegel-Bosch Bus 

    Repeatedly in his work, Canadian artist Kim Adams has explored the patterns of a mobile society, creating works of art… More >

    Repeatedly in his work, Canadian artist Kim Adams has explored the patterns of a mobile society, creating works of art that are eccentric hybrids of the readymade. Blending humour, satire and seriousness, he builds “worlds” as a means of social critique. Adams’ installations exist comfortably in the space that divides life and art. His works have been presented in two very different social worlds: in a densely social environment such as a park or street and in a museum setting like the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Neither setting is privileged.A magnificent visual masterpiece, Bruegel-Bosch Bus consists of a 1960 Volkswagen that appears to pull a post-industrial universe displaying a cornucopia of fantastic and seductive worlds that play with our senses. It was produced over a 7-year span. This futuristic diorama is a permanent fixture in the AGH Sculpture Atrium overlooking the Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden, past Hamilton City Hall and the Niagara Escarpment. Reminiscent of a previous installation by Adams titled Earth Wagons that presented a micro-model North American society fixed on leisure and entertainment, the Breugel-Bosch Bus encapsulates the next whole world picture, a world in which reality and unreality, logic and fantasy, banality and sublimation of existence, form an inexplicable unity. This ‘bus’ is a Kubrickesque megalopolis made of icons symptomatic in present society and draws upon urban fantasies, phantasmagoric, post-apocalyptic landscapes, and a plethora of different times and cultures. Buildings from different epochs are aligned side by side and space becomes an imaginary territory where chaos prevails.

     

    Location 123 King St. W., Hamilton, L8P 4S8

    Web http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/ex_current.php#bbb


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  • Wednesday Wigglers - Spring

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and… More >

    Families can enjoy semi-structured preschool programming and a visit to the children’s museum. Enjoy songs, activities, story-time, sensory play, and a craft with a different theme each week. Suitable for ages 0 to 4 yrs.
     
    Time: 10 to 11 am & 2 to 3 pm
    Cost: Regular admission rates

    Location 1072 Main St. E., Hamilton, L8M 1N6

    Email childrensmuseum@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/childrensmuseum


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  • Mamma Mia

    The Ultimate Feel-Good Musical! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father… More >

    The Ultimate Feel-Good Musical! On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives! An unforgettable experience to be shared by mothers, daughters and everyone who loves them.

    Location 190 King William St. W, Hamilton, L8R 1A8

    Web http://theatreaquarius.org/onstage/


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  • Canada 150 Celebrations of Lucy Maud Montgomery in Norval

    A variety of events are planned around building a legacy of the famous Canadian author who lived in the village… More >

    A variety of events are planned around building a legacy of the famous Canadian author who lived in the village of Norval from 1926 until 1935. The L.M. Montgomery Heritage Society has purchased the manse where she and her husband lived and has plans to preserve this piece of history and keep it for all time growing it into a museum. More information can be found here: http://www.visithaltonhills.ca/Destinations/Destinations.php?id=17

    Location 2809 Bovaird Dr. W, Halton Hills, L7A 0H5


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  • A Season of all Canadian Plays!

    To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, the Georgetown Little Theatre’s current season is featuring all Canadian plays. In April you will… More >

    To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, the Georgetown Little Theatre’s current season is featuring all Canadian plays. In April you will have the chance to visit the John Elliott Theatre and see a comedy drama by Norm Foster. Your future could be changed by a chance meeting at a bus stop as Holly and Robert discovered. This touching story will pull at your heart strings and leave a smile on your face. Tickets and more information about other shows please go to "http://georgetownlittletheatre.ca/

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  • At Home in Bronte, Perspectives & Reflections

    The At Home in Bronte, Perspectives, and Reflections initiative is a creative, interactive public art and place-making enhancement designed to… More >

    The At Home in Bronte, Perspectives, and Reflections initiative is a creative, interactive public art and place-making enhancement designed to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and welcome new and existing Canadians home to Bronte Village in Oakville. This project will harness community participation and artistic expression to tell the story of both Canada and Ontario’s history in Oakville through the design and installation of individually painted Muskoka chairs along the public pier in Bronte Village, Oakville for the summer of 2017.The project will engage local professional artists, businesses, community groups, families and the community to paint individual Muskoka chairs, using the design of each chair to tell a unique piece of personal or collective history that has contributed to the last 150 years in Oakville, Ontario.

    Web http://oakvillenews.org/bronte-bia-receives-25000-for-canada150-from-province/


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  • Exhibit: Anything You Can Imagine... Student Art Show

    Come delight in the amazing creative talents shown by students from Ancaster High School.   Open 1 - 5 pm… More >

    Come delight in the amazing creative talents shown by students from Ancaster High School.
     
    Open 1 - 5 pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
    Regular admission rates apply
     

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, L9G 1L8

    Email fieldcote@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/fieldcote


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  • A Day of Play

    Begin at Tourism, walk our nature trails then head over to Chiefswood National Historic Site where you can play lacrosse,… More >

    Begin at Tourism, walk our nature trails then head over to Chiefswood National Historic Site where you can play lacrosse, archery or tour the gardens. Drive to Ohsweken and enjoy a traditional lunch. Tour the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena and shop at their store. Option to return to ILA to watch a lacrosse game.

    Half day option oered to independent travellers from $30 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Where Cultures Meet

     Begin at the Royal Chapel of the Mohawks. Visit the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Visit the Kanata Village (replica 17th… More >

     Begin at the Royal Chapel of the Mohawks. Visit the Woodland Cultural Centre Museum. Visit the Kanata Village (replica 17th century Mohawk Village). Explore downtown Ohsweken then head over to the Chiefswood National Historic Site. Visit Kayanase and tour the Palisade and Longhouse.</p> <p> Full day option oered to independent travellers from $65 per person. Tour groups min. of 20 people from $55 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Love of the Arts

    Begin at Tourism, collect information and tour the exhibits. Walk our nature trails then head over to the Chiefswood Natural… More >

    Begin at Tourism, collect information and tour the exhibits. Walk our nature trails then head over to the Chiefswood Natural Historic site. Drive to Ohsweken to enjoy a traditional lunch. Visit Our Sustenance – Six Nations Farmers Market. Spend the afternoon visiting local galleries and shops.

    Full day option oered to independent travellers from $50 per person. Tour groups min. of 20 people from $40 per person.

    Location 2498 Chiefswood Rd., Ohsweken, N0A 1M0


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  • Home and Native Land: Being Canadian Exhibit
    Oakville Museum at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

    A story of 150 voices! Artifacts, photographs and interviews of current Oakville residents, 150 voices tell our story! Representing different… More >

    A story of 150 voices! Artifacts, photographs and interviews of current Oakville residents, 150 voices tell our story! Representing different cultures and traditions from around the world, woven together to showcase Oakville’s vibrant community and its Canadian identity.

    Location 1225 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville, L6H 0H3

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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  • Jewellery, Lapidary & Zentangle Classes
    Robert Hall Originals

    Take A Class at Robert Hall Originals! Jewellery Making: wire art, beading, fusing silver, sign up for one of our… More >

    Take A Class at Robert Hall Originals!

    Jewellery Making: wire art, beading, fusing silver, sign up for one of our classes or find 4 friends book a custom time.

    Lapidary: Learn to cut, trim, grind and polish a stone cabochon. 

    Zentangle: Whether you have never drawn before, or are experienced and looking for something to spark your intuition and creativity, this class is for you.

    For class details and registration, visit www.roberthalloriginals.com 

    Time 12:00 am

    Location 138 Sugar Maple Road, St. George, N0E 1N0

    Email inquiry@roberthalloriginals.com

    Web http://www.roberthalloriginals.com


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