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February has arrived! Here's what's happening at the Museum. 

Summer Opportunity
Are you a student, or do you know of someone who is looking for a great summer work experience? We are presently looking for two Educational Programmer Students and one Collections Management Assistant to join our team. 

The deadline for application is February 10 at 4PM. See here for full position descriptions! 
 

Staff Member Welcome
Lori Cook has joined our team as a Museum Attendant! Lori has a degree in natural history and has worked in public engagement and educational programming at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Vancouver Aquarium. Prior to working for the Town, Lori worked in natural heritage conservation. Please join us in sending a warm welcome to Lori! 
New Community Collector Exhibit! 
Selected works by local carver Garry Reid will be on display at the Museum until March 31. Garry’s charming collection features handcrafted models of Collingwood’s iconic delivery wagons and vehicles, including Reid’s Superior Dairy, Seiggel’s Ice Delivery, Plater’s Delivery, and Smart Bros. Ltd. Florists.
Community Collectors' Night
Wednesday, February 26 at 7PM

The event will feature a live carving demonstration by Garry and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about his inspiration and process. Participants are encouraged to bring a carving from their own collection and photographs of Collingwood's other historic delivery vehicles. 


Click here to see the full news release about the event! 
"Pow! KaBoom! Bam!" We're crazy for comics!

Step into the world of superheroes and kooky
characters as you make your own comic-inspired art. Learn about the history of comics and discover tricks to create your own comic masterpiece. 

 Register online today! 
We have three great programs lined up for March Break

8th Annual Shenanigans: It’s that time of year again! Let’s celebrate all things Irish with our wildly popular St. Patrick's Day Shenanigans program.

Box-car Drive-In: Let's make our very own drive-in theatre! Design and create your own cars to cuddle-up in and watch a show.

Light up the Night: Illuminate your imagination with this neon-inspired program. See the world in a whole new light while making electrifying crafts.


Register online today! 
In celebration of Black History Month, Sheffield Park Black History and Cultural Museum is hosting many events throughout the month of February. 

Click here for the full listing of events. Please note that most events will be held at the Heritage Community Church of Collingwood (310 Seventh St, Collingwood).



 
Did you know that the Collingwood Museum is on the Family Literacy Map? Exploring the Literacy Map can give some great inspiration for educational activities, especially during strike days. The Collingwood Museum has lots of things for kids to see and do! Remember that guardians must remain with children at all times.
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