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Brockville Museum seeks support for landmark new exhibit

Brockville Museum seeks support for landmark new exhibit
Brockville – In late October the Brockville Museum was honoured with the Ontario Museum Association’s Award of Excellence for their 2019 exhibit “Travel Trunk: Unpacking Brockville’s Cultural Stories”. Now, the team is turning their attention to their most ambitious exhibit project to date “Painting Picnic with Prudence Heward” set to open in Spring 2020. “Painting Picnic with Prudence Heward” will... Read More

Friends of the Brockville Library Welcome Author Roy MacGregor Oct 26th

Friends of the Brockville Library Welcome Author Roy MacGregor Oct 26th
The Friends of the Brockville Library invite you to Meet the Author Roy MacGregor, acclaimed author of many books including the famous Screech Owl series, at the Aquatarium on Saturday October 26th at 2:00 pm. Please help us spread the word by posting and sharing. Tickets are $20, available at the library and at https://1000islands.snapd.com/events/view/1283065 https://www.facebook.com/events/2384077071911822/ Meet the Author Roy MacGregor... Read More

“Raising a Glass”, a fundraiser for the Brockville Museum, July 16th!

“Raising a Glass”, a fundraiser for the Brockville Museum, July 16th!
Brockville – Join the Brockville Museum for “Raising a Glass” a fundraiser at the museum to be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2017 at 7 p.m.! Sample locally produced craft beers, fruit wines, and spirits as well as a tantalizing array of amazing food provided by some of Brockville’s best restaurants – what could be better on a pleasant summer... Read More

The Spencerville Mill & Museum Presents: Home for Dinner: Kitchens before Convenience: 1890 to 1945!

The Spencerville Mill & Museum Presents: Home for Dinner: Kitchens before Convenience: 1890 to 1945!
Spencerville – The Spencerville Mill & Museum presents a very special temporary exhibition: Home for Dinner: Kitchens before Convenience; 1890 to 1945! From the creators of Quiltessence and Toys From Yesteryear, this special exhibit shines a spotlight on the art of cooking pre-electrification, pre-refrigeration and pre-convenience food; as well as satisfying your cravings for all things vintage kitchen! Home for... Read More

Brockville Museum’s Historical Walking Tours Begin June 20th: Sign Up Now!

Brockville Museum’s Historical Walking Tours Begin June 20th: Sign Up Now!
Brockville – Trials and royal pick-pockets or shipwrecks and factory-explosions, the Brockville Museum is offering two distinct historical walking tours around Downtown Brockville this summer that are sure to entertain and delight audiences looking to explore some of Brockville’s unique and lesser-known history. Our popular “Brockville’s Criminal Past” walking tour is back for a 5th season. Join us on this... Read More

Friends of Brockville Library Present March Meet The Author: Johanne Brennan

Friends of Brockville Library Present March Meet The Author: Johanne Brennan
Brockville – The Friends of the Brockville Public Library’s March Meet The Authors is Johanne Brennan, author of ‘How to Thaw Out Your Frozen Feet’. The book will help you discover how to thaw your frozen feet and end the cycle of hardship, pain and abuse. For you to heal, nurture yourself, and finally begin to experience freedom. It takes... Read More

Meet the Author to Feature Johanne Brennan at March Gathering

Meet the Author to Feature Johanne Brennan at March Gathering
Brockville – The Friends of the Brockville Library welcome Author Johanne Brennan to the Brockville Library March 30th at 2:00 p.m. Brennan’s book “How to Thaw Your Frozen Feet” will help you discover how to thaw your frozen feet and end the cycle of hardship, pain and abuse. For you to heal, nurture yourself, and finally begin to experience freedom.... Read More

FRIENDS OF THE BROCKVILLE MUSEUM 2019 ANNUAL BOOKSALE COMING UP APRIL 8TH TO 12TH

FRIENDS OF THE BROCKVILLE MUSEUM 2019 ANNUAL BOOKSALE COMING UP APRIL 8TH TO 12TH
Brockville – The Friends of the Brockville Museum Annual Booksale is scheduled for April 8th to April 12th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  As usual, members of the Friends of the Brockville Museum have an opportunity to purchase books from noon on April 5th until 4:30 p.m. The sale will be at the Brockville Museum, 5 Henry Street,... Read More

Counterculture edition – a taste of life on the edge at the Brockville Museum!

Counterculture edition – a taste of life on the edge at the Brockville Museum!
Brockville – What things might you be a bit curious about but have never had the chance to try? Let the Brockville Museum help you with that at this year’s “Counter-culture” edition of the annual Museum@Night series! Three uniquely themed events will be held on the last Friday evening of the month starting in March. At these adult-only, after-hours events you can indulge... Read More

Brockville Museum opens new family-friendly exhibit about immigration

Brockville Museum opens new family-friendly exhibit about immigration
Brockville – The Brockville Museum is thrilled to announce the opening an all-new, family-friendly and interactive exhibit, “Travel Trunk: Unpacking Brockville’s Cultural Stories”.  The exhibit opens to the public on Family Day, Monday, February 18th. The exhibit aims to unpack the role immigration has played in Brockville’s development and to share the stories of local newcomers while helping visitors to... Read More