November has arrived! Here's what's happening at the Museum.
November is a time for us to reflect and remember sacrifices given. The Collingwood Legion will be holding its annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph on Monday, November 11. The parade starts at 10:30 and the ceremony will begin at 11:00. The legion invites the community to a chili lunch following the ceremony. Please note the Collingwood Museum will be open 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
If you're interested in more events, the Collingwood Public Library is hosting Remembrance Week. Visit 5thstreet.ca/remembrance-week for full details. Collingwood Museum collection -X976.40.1
Join us for the last Collectors Night of 2019!
This community event is an opportunity to show off your favourite piece of Blue Mountain Pottery, learn about the company's history and connect with enthusiasts.
You are invited to participate in the creation of a new exhibit! Staff are looking for one word descriptors to help inform an exhibit about one of Collingwood’s most memorable events – the sideways launching of ships into Collingwood’s harbour.
The deadline for submission is Monday, November 4. Register to share your word and story on theEngage Collingwood platform. Words may also be contributed in person, or by phone, at the Museum during regular hours of operation.
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Dive into the deep end as we learn all about the ocean’s most famous fish during our Shark Tale PA Day program! Participants will sink their teeth into fun shark facts while discovering an unusual connection to the Museum's collection.
This program is going to be totally jaw-some!
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Shipwreck Tales of Georgian Bay by Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg is the newest addition to our gift shop! This book is a great read for anyone interested in the maritime history of Georgian Bay. Shipwreck Tales is $19.95 +GST (Museum members receive a 20% discount).
Did you know we offer reproduction services? Historic photographs offer a unique touch to any decorating project. You may recognize images from our archival collection in many businesses throughout the community. Contact usto learn more or to set up an appointment!