@ The Museum Thursday Night

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

June 27, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Senior Stories

The Essential Collective Theatre’s Senior Stories project is a unique intergenerational initiative in its sixth year, where senior citizens throughout Niagara have the chance to share their stories, history, and anecdotes to have their voices heard and valued.
The first part of the project, is story-sharing between Niagara's seniors and emerging artists. The second part is when the creators will present a performance developed from the shared stories. 

2019's offering, "The Toast of the Town" is created by emerging director, Emma McCormick and performers Ashley Small, Genevieve Jones, Kristina Ojaperv and Danielle Letourneau. Four lifelong friends in Niagara toast their life together through song, dance, comedy and storytelling as they take the audience through the years. All shows are free admission.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

Dates

  • July 2, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • July 4, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Family Craft Night – Dinosaur Fossils

Come make a clay impression of your favourite dinosaur!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

July 4, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

July 11, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Touch Tour: Museum Collection Behind-the-Scenes

Join Assistant Curator, Sara Byers as she takes you behind the scenes at the Niagara Falls History Museum. Explore the artefact storage room and get hands on with the museum collection. Understand what the museums collect and why. Learn stories behind some rarely seen artefacts and share your own insights. Free tour.
Tour starts at 6:00 & 7:00 sharp. Not suitable for young children. Tours will be first come first served on the day of the event and will be a maximum of 10 people.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

July 11, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Before the Plate Screening

Before the Plate brings viewers on an agricultural journey of discovery. Starring John Horne, executive chef of the downtown Toronto restaurant Canoe, the film showcases 10 ingredients from planting to cooking and everything in between, to help better connect the modern consumer with their food. This screening of Before the Plate is a joint presentation between the Wentworth-Niagara Junior Farmers and the Niagara Falls Farmers Market, and will feature a Q&A period with a panel of local Niagara farmers.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

July 18, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

July 25, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Moccasin Talks: It Binds Their Arms Together: Niagara and the Covenant Chain

Kayanesenh Paul Williams (Six Nations of the Grand River) as a member of the Haudenosaunee External Relations Committee, the Standing Committee on Burials and Burial Regulation, the Documentation Committee, and the Haudenosaunee Wildlife and Habitat Authority, works on relations with other nations, on securing rematriation of wampum records and other sacred objects from museums and other institutions, developing contemporary identification documents, and coordinating treaty-based deer harvesting and controlling invasive species. As research director for the Union of Ontario Indians, and then as legal counsel and negotiator for many Anishinaabe communities, he has been involved in most of the major land claims or claim settlements on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

August 1, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

August 8, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In the Time of Pharaohs: Wrapping up the History, Rituals and Secrets of Ancient Egypt

Join Antiquarian Eugenia Mooney as she unravels the tales of Ancient Egypt while wrapping up History, Rituals & Secrets before your very eyes!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

August 15, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

August 22, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Museum Detectives

Come put on a pair of cotton gloves and hold history in your hands! Touch and examine some unique artefacts and learn what they can tell us about our past. Suitable for all ages!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

August 29, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Community Art Project

Come work with local Indigenous beadwork artist Sam Thomas to create this year’s community art project which will be unveiled at Niagara Falls Night of Art on September 19. This large scale beaded project will touch on the issues of environment, land, water, and treaties with Indigenous nations. Thomas is a member of the Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois Nation and endeavors to break down cultural divisions through sharing knowledge and the arts.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

September 5, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LGBTQ+ In the City Presents: Mason Coates

LGBTQ+ activists Falynn Shaw and Patrick Alexander host Mason Coates for an evening of story-telling. Come explore what it means to be transgender through Mason’s coming out stories and journey to become his authentic self. The talk begins at 7pm, and all are welcome.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

September 12, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Niagara Falls Night of Art

Enjoy the most exciting night in Niagara Falls’ art scene. Live music, countless art installations, and food and drink will keep you busy for hours. This all ages event has something for everyone, including families!

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

September 19, 2019 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Road Movies: Fall Film Series

IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (Frank Capra, 1934) 105 mins
Rated PG Comedy romance set during the Depression era. On a bus to New York City, a spoiled heiress meets a charming reporter. With Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable. Awards: Oscars for best Picture, Director, Actors, Writing.

5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls

September 26, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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