Events Calendar

Black America On Screen: Winter Film Series

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (Norman Jewison, U.S. 1967) 109 mins. 
Rated R Philadelphia’s ace homicide detective is arrested in a small Mississippi town, a racist hotbed. Crime drama starring Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger and Warren Oates. Awards: 5 Oscars. 

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

January 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Curator’s Talk

Join Curator Suzanne Moase as she examines collecting in the 21st Century.  Learn how our collections have been shaped over time and hear what serves to make collections relevant today. 

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Black America On Screen: Winter Film Series

HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE (Robert Townsend, US, 1987) 78 mins. 
Rated R Director Townsend draws from his experience, playing a version of himself in this satire on the stereotypical roles offered African-American actors in Hollywood. International Awards: best actor, best film.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 8, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Film Screening: Wilma! ….the story of a Black Canadian

Wilma (Ayo Adewumi, Canada, 2016) 72 mins.

 Join us for a community screening of the locally created film, Wilma! Wilma Morrison, who is regarded as the custodian of Black History in Niagara, tells her story and experiences growing up as an Ontario-born Black Canadian, the discrimination she faced based on her colour and sex, and her efforts to preserve Black History in Niagara Falls. She highlights the struggles of saving the local BME Church and having it designated as a National Heritage Site, and also, the history of early Black settlers in Niagara Falls. Wilma talks about her numerous awards including the Order of Ontario, and her hopes for the future as Canada celebrates her 150th anniversary of Confederation. Producer and Director, Ayo Adewumi will be present at the screening to introduce the film and answer questions.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 15, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Free Family Fun Day @ the Museum

Spend Family Day exploring biodiversity and habitat conservation @ the Museum! Join the Earth Rangers for shows @ 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm. This unique and up-close encounter with their animal ambassadors will leave you educated and inspired to help protect animals in the wild. Sponsored by Ontario Power Generation.

Other activities include scavenger hunts, crafts, FREE family portraits and three galleries full of artefacts that explore our local history!  

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Black America On Screen: Winter Film Series

MIDDLE OF NOWHERE (Ava DuVernay, U.S., 2012) 97 mins. 
Rated R From the director of Selma, a drama of self-discovery. A woman is torn between loyalty to her imprisoned husband, family and another man. Starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo and Lorraine Toussaint (of Orange is the New Black). 13 Awards, including best actress and best director.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

February 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Niagara Brewery Culture

The Niagara Brewery industry has been through several changes in the last 100 years. Join Larry Lemelin from the Niagara Brewery Collectibles Club as he shares information about Niagara brewery history and news of the Niagara brewery industry as it exists today. Check out some artefacts and bring your questions!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Black America On Screen: Winter Film Series

DO THE RIGHT THING (Spike Lee, U.S. 1980) 120 mins. 
Rated R On a hot Sunday, racial and ethnic tensions in a Brooklyn neighbourhood spill into the streets. Starring Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Awards: several Oscars and Golden Globes.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 8, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

March Break @the museum

Join the Bubbleology Show at the Museum this March Break! Miss T the Bubble Queen hosts an entertaining and educational show that pushes the barriers of science to create a mixture of wonder, visual art, science, and magic all together in one bubble-fabulous spectacular show. Showtimes are at 11am & 1pm March 13-16. Afterwards take a journey through the museum, make a winter-themed craft and complete a scavenger hunt, then finish the day off with a movie at 3pm.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 13, 2018 - March 16, 2018, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Family Craft Night

Visit the Museum Thursday night to make a winter-themed craft, explore the galleries, and complete a scavenger hunt.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 15, 2018 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Black America On Screen: Winter Film Series

FRUITVALE STATION (Ryan Coogler, U.S. 2013)  85 mins.
Rated R A 22 year-old man experiences the racist coercion of Oakland, California’s Bay-area police. Based on a true story. Starring Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer. 39 Awards, including breakthrough performance, and movie of the year.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Yoga Series

Join Shine On Yoga for a FREE community yoga class. Relaxing hatha yoga class, geared toward reducing stress and anxiety, improving sleep quality and maintaining or re-gaining your health. No yoga experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothing, bring a water bottle and a yoga mat if you have one. Recommended for ages 16 and up.  20 Participants max, please come early to ensure a spot!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

March 29, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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