Heritage Museum News
Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 02:26 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic public health restrictions and the ongoing closure of Lambton Heritage Museum, the Paint Ontario Art Show & Sale is being postponed until September 3 - 26, 2021. The 25th anniversary show will be a live, in-person show - not a virtual show - operating with similar COVID protocols to the successful show that took place in September 2020.
Paint Ontario is the largest show and sale of representational art in Ontario, typically featuring over...
Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 02:31 PM
Oil Springs, ON – Grade 12 Design and Technology students from Northern Collegiate Institute & Vocational School have concluded their recent quadmester by completing scaled designs of interactive displays for the Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site.
Over a three week period, the students worked to plan and prepare scale models of the interactive displays. The process consisted of developing preliminary design sketches and concepts, working drawings and a small scale model of their proposed...
Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:07 PM
Grand Bend, ON - The eight museums in Lambton County that comprise Heritage Sarnia-Lambton will be hosting a virtual Heritage Hour on Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. This panel presentation, titled Lambton Calamities, will explore moments in our local history that have tested our resolve and challenged our resilience. Museum professionals from across Lambton County will explore manmade and natural disasters that have shaken our landscape for over 100 years.
“We are looking forward to hosting our first...
Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 08:54 AM
Grand Bend, ON - The Tundra Swans have been spotted in the Thedford Bog behind Lambton Heritage Museum, and numbers are expected to continue to rise.
For many Lambton County residents, the beginning of spring is associated with this fascinating migration. The Tundra Swans make an annual stop in this area during their 6,000 kilometer migration loop. In a good year, there may be 15,000 individual birds resting on the bog behind the museum. They are attracted by the melt water of spring and the remnants...
Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 01:38 PM
Back Together Again: The Log Cabin from Canatara Park, on Thursday, March 11 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. This panel presentation explores the history of the incredible building and its multiple relocations.
Dana Thorne, Curator/Supervisor from Lambton Heritage Museum will be hosting the presentation in partnership with Sandi Spaulding and Roger Hay from the "Save the Canatara Cabin" group. This local grassroots group has partnered with Lambton Heritage Museum on a $100,000 fundraising campaign for the...