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events & programmes

The Museum and Society run a variety of events and programs to provide entertaining and educational activities for the residents and visitors of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  From quality lectures to musical performances in the galleries, we works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.

VIRTUAL LECTURES

Join us on Zoom on Wednesdays. 

Registration required.

January 27: Amanda Balyk

“An Atrocious and Abominable Offence” Textual Representations of Abortion and Shame in England, 1850-1870

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February 10: Sarah Kaufman | 11 am

Opening the Curator’s Treasure Chest -

Exploring The War of 1812 Collection

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February 24: Scott Finlay, Parks Canada

11 am
"The First Cut is the Deepest": a look at medical practice in the army during the Regency Period

March 10: Shawna Butts | 11 am

“Not All Women are Saints”

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March 24: Frank Racioppo | 11 am

Queenston Quarry

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April 7: Robert J. Lake | 10:30 am

'A front seat among the playgrounds of two nations': Lawn Tennis in Niagara-on-the-Lake, c.1880s-1920s

WATCH THE RECORDING HERE

 

past online programming

Webinar Recordings

  1. The Spanish Flu & Niagara Camp,
    1918-19
  2. Marathon Swimmers on Lake Ontario
  3. Famous & Infamous: The Medicis
  4. Famous & Infamous: Dusko Popov
  5. Doing Family History in COVID Days
  6. Queenston: The Inland Port
  7. Memorial Hall: Niagara’s own Cabinet of Curiosities
  8. The History of the Chautauqua Neighbourhood in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  9. Ordnance Boundary Stones of Niagara-
    on-The-Lake
  10. Some Women in Niagara-on-the-Lake's History
  11. Was Your Grandmother a British Home Child?
  12. Ask the Curator
  13. Virtual Scandal & Gossip Tour of NOTL
  14. The Cayuga and Her Consorts

Digital Cemetery Stories

Meet some of our favourite residents from NOTL's past:

SAMUEL ZIMMERMAN

DOROTHY CARNATHAN

REPORTER DESCRIBING "THE FOAM"

HENRIETTA SEWELL

ERLAND FIELD

FIRST WORLD WAR NURSE

JOHN REDHEAD

WILLIAM KIRBY & ELIZA WHITMORE

MATILDA BOULTON

EDITH HUTCHINS

Rolling' Down the River

A musical telling of the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake's Waterfront

RECORDING

PODCAST

Funded by the Niagara Region

 

walking tours of old town

Walking Tours return in spring 2021


Join our guides for a walk through town,

beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.

 

Special Events

 

 

 

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® Image: View of Fort George, Oil on canvass, C. Kreighoff 1823