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Dufferin County Museum and Archives

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August 2017

The Works of David Arrigo at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives

August 27 - October 14
Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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With no formal art training, renowned artist David Arrigo of Hockley Valley has been painting professionally for 25 years. He was first propelled into the spotlight when he was commissioned by the Hockey Hall of Fame to complete a painting of Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. Arrigo’s high profile client list includes various sport and corporate identities and his work has been featured at such events as the Winter Olympics, various professional All Star Games and the NFL Super Bowl. He…

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September 2017

True. Grit. at the Dufferin County Museum and Archives

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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2017 Main Exhibit. It is the people, past and present, that have built this community. It is our stories that make this County unique. We look to the past; to the pioneers, the originals, to understand where our community began. We study the lives of the first settlers because they are the heroes of Dufferin County. They built roads, businesses and families. The people were resilient. Dufferin County has grown and changed…but one thing remains: the pioneering spirit. Opening Reception:…

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Forgotten Migrants: British Home Children in Dufferin County – Seminar and Workshop

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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Between 1863 and 1949 over 100,000 children were sent from the UK to Canada as “Home Children”. Today, Canada is home to over four million descendants of these British Home Children and yet most Canadians are completely unaware of their story. Join Lori Oschefski, Founder and CEO of the British Home Children Advocacy & Research Association and Laura Camilleri, Dufferin County Archivist as they tell the stories of some of Dufferin County’s Home Children and lead a research workshop on…

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October 2017

The Residents of Dufferin County by Photographer Emily Curd

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 7, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 7, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 7, 2018

Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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October 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018 The Residents of Dufferin County is a fine art documentary photography exhibition by local Mulmur photographer Emily Curd: “you do not have to travel far to realize the beauty we have right in our own backyard and appreciate the people who create this welcoming community.” Opening Reception: Sunday October 1 at 2 pm RSVP by Phone: 877.941.7787 or email: info@dufferinmuseum.com Admission by Donation for opening only.

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The World Remembers: A Digital Exhibition

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 12, 2017

Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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The 1914-1918 war is distant history for many Canadians. To assist in making distant history relevant, The World Remembers is a digital exhibition that provides the means to personalize the study of history and connect individuals and communities within Canada and around the world through the use of technology. The World Remembers is a travelling digital exhibition that will be on display at the DCMA for the month leading up to Remembrance Day. Hour after hour, day after day, the…

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Fall Storytelling & Live Music – Dufferin Circle of Storytellers

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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$10

The Dufferin Arts Council and DCMA present an evening of stories expertly told by members of the Dufferin Circle of Storytellers. Live music between the tales and refreshments back at the Museum round out this very special evening. Admission: $10.00 Tickets only available at the Corbetton Church on the evening of the show. Friday October 27 at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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Haunted History Tour of Orangeville

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Orangeville Opera House, 87 Broadway
Orangeville, Ontario Canada
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$15

Saturday October 28 – Two Tours available: 3 pm to 4:30 pm or 5 pm to 6:30 pm Back by popular demand! Join DCMA staff and volunteers for a haunted tour through the streets of Orangeville. Hear tales of fabled ghost sightings, mysterious occurrences and gruesome misfortunes that are sure to change the way you see the town. Tours leave promptly from Orangeville Town Hall (87 Broadway) at the designated time, rain, snow or shine. This program is not recommended…

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November 2017

Georgian Bay Primordial: An Immersive Installation by Sue Miller

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until January 27, 2018

Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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Sue Miller is an accomplished artist and arts educator from Creemore, Ontario. Her newest collection of works, which together are known as Georgian Bay Primordial, honour the beauty and simplicity of the natural environment. With no pre-determined plan, Sue’s paintings evolve naturally. Her pieces feature warm under-staining and layer upon layer of viscous oil paint. Accompanied by intricately detailed three-dimensional works and soothing audio elements, this immersive installation is a truly wonderful experience. Opening Reception: Sunday November 5 at 2…

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December 2017

Holiday Treasures Arts & Crafts Juried Show & Sale

December 2 - December 17
Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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Shop for one-of-a-kind handmade items in the festive surroundings of the Museum at Christmastyme. Meet the talented artists and artisans in person who make the many wonderful offerings in clay, glass, wood, textiles, jewellery, paintings, folk art, photographs, note and gift cards and much more. For more information please visit the Facebook event page.

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Christmas Concert in the Church with very special readings by Ken Weber

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dufferin County Museum and Archives, 936029 Airport Road
Mulmur, ON L9V 0L3 Canada
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Celebrate the festive season in the quaint surroundings of the historic Corbetton Church on the Museum grounds with the wonderful talent of musicians from Mulmur. Warm cider and coffee/tea are served in the Museum after the performance, along with a chance to take in Holiday Treasures – our annual show and sale of handmade arts and crafts. Sponsored by the Township of Mulmur Purchase tickets in person or by phone at 877.941.7787 Admission: $10.00

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