Winter Games Fun Day!

The Olympic Winter Games are just around the corner and we’re here to help you get ready. Join us at the Museum on Saturday, January 20th from 10 am to 4 pm for a day of hands-on activities to celebrate Korean culture and revisit magical moments in Canadian sports history. Learn to curl with the NS Curling Association, enjoy a Korean martial art demonstration by Gumdo Halifax, explore sports memorabilia from the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame, view past CBC Olympic highlights and more. You’ll be excited to cheer on Canada at PyeongChang 2018 after your day of Winter Games Fun.

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Holiday Family Fun Day - Explorers Ahoy

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and spend time with your family. This year’s Holiday Family Fun Day theme is Explorers Ahoy! Beginning at 10:00 am on Friday, December 22, with activities and events happening for the entire day. Drop in for the English or French screening of Disney’s Moana, learn how to hula dance with Monique Ryan of Serpentine Studios, navigate using the stars with Discovery Centre’s mobile planetarium and get crafty with Andrea Tsang Jackson. Whatever adventure you choose, expect a fun learning experience and a chance to reconnect with your family. Family Fun Day is included with regular Museum admission.

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Vimy Conference

In tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Dr. Mélanie Morin-Pelletier, First World War Historian, delves into how this tactical victory became an emblematic event for Canada. The bilingual presentation takes place at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 on Friday, November 10th at 6:00 p.m. This is free event is timed to coincide with Remembrance Day activities throughout Halifax.

The Vimy Conference, presented in partnership with Alliance Française Halifax, will be of interest to historians, researchers, veterans, students, and all who are intrigued by Canada’s military history.

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