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Member News - October 2019

07 October 2019

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre has an exciting new exhibit: Archaeology Alive: The Jean Baptiste Lainé Site and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  This exhibit will explore the amazing archaeological site that was uncovered in Whitchurch-Stouffville between 2003 and 2005.  You will engage with artifacts on loan from the Canadian Museum of History and the Huron-Wendat Museum, a 3-D gaming experience, and oral histories from Huron-Wendat nation members.  Follow www.townofws.ca/waybackinws for updates. 

Register your children for a P.A. Day Workshop at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre.  Get Cooking! will run on Monday, October 21st from 9am to 4pm.  Your children will learn to prepare a variety of seasonal recipes in both a modern and a historic kitchen!  Pre-registration is required and the workshop is recommended for children ages 5-12.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Come to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Saturday, October 26th  from 1-2pm to Meet Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette!  Owner of NishDish Marketeria and Catering, Indigenous Chef Ringuette will discuss the role that food plays in traditional Indigenous communities.  With complimentary food tastings, learn about food sovereignty, sustainability, plants and medicines.  Pre-registration required.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Trick or Treat!  On Sunday, October 27th from 10am to 1pm, join us for Ghoul-icious at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre.  You’ll visit the Museum’s historic buildings in search of treats, decorate a sugar cookie, and create a spooky craft!  Wear your costumes for a family photo taken by a professional photographer – included in ticket price!  Pre-registration is required.  Recommended ages: 3-10.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Join us at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Saturday, November 9th for An Evening With Dr. Ron Williamson!  Over an Anishnawbe-themed dinner, archaeologist Dr. Ron Williamson will discuss the discovery of this provincially significant site.  Also enjoy Archaeology Alive!, the current Museum exhibition showcasing artifacts on loan form the Canadian Museum of History and the Huron-Wendat Museum.  Pre-registration is required. Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Register your children for a gift making P.A. Day Workshop at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre.  This Winter Workshop will run on Friday, November 15th from 9am to 4pm.  Your kids will make mason jar hot chocolate, reindeer pops and more!  Workshop includes games, crafts, and a tour of the Museum.  Pre-registration is required.  Recommended for children ages 5-12.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

 

Member News - August 2019

07 August 2019

Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre Events

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre has an exciting new exhibit: Archaeology Alive: The Jean Baptiste Lainé Site and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  This exhibit will explore the amazing archaeological site that was uncovered in Whitchurch-Stouffville between 2003 and 2005.  You will engage with artifacts on loan from the Canadian Museum of History and the Huron-Wendat Museum, a 3-D gaming experience, and oral histories from Huron-Wendat nation members.  Follow www.townofws.ca/waybackinws for updates. 

Come to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Sunday, August 11th (Rain Date: August 18th) for the 46th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show!  The Car Show will run from 11am to 4pm.  Exhibitors from across southern Ontario will display their prized antique & classic cars!  This family event includes food vendors, music and children & heritage activities.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Register your children for a P.A. Day Workshop at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre. Get Cooking! will run on Monday, September 23rd from 9am to 4pm.  Your children will learn to prepare a variety of seasonal recipes in both a modern and a historic kitchen!  Pre-registration is required and the workshop is recommended for children ages 5-12.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Sector News - August 2019

07 August 2019

Support Bottled Feelings - The Exhibit by Doris Wei

Bottled Feelings - The Exhibition is a free collaborative and interactive exhibition intended to allow anonymous people to submit feelings they have only felt inside but have never spoke about. 
Doris is raising funds to support this exhibit! Help by making a small contribution today. 

For more info and to support, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/doriswai/bottled-feelings-the-exhibition/description

Latcham Art Centre and Gallery Exhibit: SHAPING TIME

Artist:  Natalie Hunter, Xiaojing Yan and Lois Schklar
Dates: July 10, 2019 to August 24, 2019
OPENS WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 at 7PM

Celebrate our 40th anniversary with the group exhibition about memory and time featuring artists Natalie Hunter, Lois Schklar, Xiaojing Yan. Join us for the special opening night party on Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm to honour this important milestone and all the incredible individuals in our community and beyond that have made Latcham Art Centre the vibrant visual art centre it is today. This exhibition purposefully represents artists at all different stages of their careers, pairing two established artists who have exhibited with the gallery in past and an emerging artist, showcasing the role a public art gallery plays in helping to support the growth and development of artists.

Refreshments will be served.  Remarks at 7:30pm.  Everyone is welcome!

For more info, visit: http://www.latchamartcentre.ca/?q=exhibitions/shaping-time 

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