Opening the  Doors to Dialogue, Niagara Night of Arts. Cemetery Tours, Fall Film Series, Community Yoga and more.
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OPENING THE DOORS TO DIALOGUE

MAY 11, 2019 - JANUARY 5, 2020

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In this exhibition, Cayuga artist Sam Thomas examines the dark legacy of the Canadian Indian Residential school system. Working alongside survivors and their families, Thomas sheds light on what happened behind the doors of these church-run, government-funded institutions.

Niagara Falls Night of Art
September 19 @ 6-10pm

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Ready to immerse yourself in a FREE evening of local art, music, performance, and food?! Niagara Falls Night of Art has it all! There will be live music on our main stage and throughout the museum, art installations indoors and outdoors, and 15+ artisian vendors. There is something for everyone and the little ones too! Come out and enjoy Art for Art’s Sake and don’t forget to tag us #NFNOA!

Drummond Hill Cemetery Tours
6110 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, ON
October 18, 19, 25, 26 @ 7 & 8pm

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These tours offer a unique opportunity to discover Niagara Falls through a night-time visit to one of the most historic cemeteries in Canada. Led by a costumed guide, the human drama unfolds as you wander the grounds and happen upon theatrical performances that provide a glimpse into the lives of some of the people from our City’s history.
Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the museum; rain or shine and they are non-refundable. Ticket price $12 per person.
https://niagarafallsmuseums.ca/events/cemetery-tours

@ the Museum Thursday Nights



 


Free Admission every Thursday night from 5 - 9 p.m. Make us a habit. 

There is always something going on Thursday Nights

The Niagara Falls History Museum is open until 9:00 p.m. on Thursdays and provides free access to the galleries and a variety of programmes for all ages.  This month’s programmes include

September 5
Community Art Project @ 7pm 

Beadwork arts
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.


September 12
LGBTQ+ In the City Presents: Mason Coates @ 7pm

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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.


September 19
Niagara Night of Art @ 6pm


Ready to immerse yourself in a FREE evening of local art, music, performance, and food?! Niagara Falls Night of Art has it all! There will be live music on our main stage and throughout the museum, art installations indoors and outdoors, and 15+ artisian vendors. There is something for everyone and the little ones too! Come out and enjoy Art for Art’s Sake and don’t forget to tag us #NFNOA!


September 26
Road Movies: Fall Film Series @ 6:45pm
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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.
 

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Also on Thursday nights, when you visit the Museum, you might run across one of our new crew of volunteers. These individuals have worked with us on coming up with a new perspective on looking at our history. There will be new people out each week, so make it a habit of stopping by.

Become a Member

Museum membership is inexpensive and an affordable way to find out about our community. Your membership gets you free admission to the Museum and current edition of our publication “Circa”, which is filled with great articles on local history. Past editions are also available for sale in our Gift Shop.

  • Individual Membership - $15
  • Family Membership - $25
For more information on other benefits, call the museum at 905-358-5082

Educational Programs

The Museum has released the 2019 educational program offerings for teachers. There are a few new programs that fit the Ontario Curriculum as well as Museum and Battlefield tours.

We are also excited to be working with Niagara Falls Transit on offering free bus transportation to elementary school children.
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