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OUR TOWN TALKS – The Best Of

OUR TOWN TALKS – THE BEST OF A Presentation by Braden Murray Throughout the Our Town photo exhibit, Museum Educator Braden Murray has provided a tour of the exhibit, highlighting in each of his three presentations, a selection of photographs. Due…

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By Request Only 2

BY REQUEST ONLY 2 Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 pm At Knox United Church – 116 Fifth Avenue South Tickets: $25 available only at the Museum or at the door This is a fundraiser for the new Art Centre’s audiovisual…

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A Community Conversation

The Lake of the Woods Museum and the City of Kenora present:   A Community Conversation About the Bridge Art Pieces  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7 pm Lake of the Woods Museum 300 Main Street South, Kenora Let’s have an…

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2050: Our Lakes, Streams and Climate

2050: Our Lakes, Streams and Climate A Discussion with IISD Experimental Lakes Area Aquatic Scientists Please join IISD Experimental Lakes Area aquatic scientists Scott Higgins and Michael Paterson as they talk: water fish habitat rising temperatures rainfall ice coverage carbon…

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OUR TOWN TALKS

  OUR TOWN TALKS Admission is by donation. No registration required. Please join us and attend one, two or all of the presentations. Saturday, January 26 at 2 p.m. – Working Hard or Hardly Working: Industry in Kenora In Kenora people have…

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BLOOD GUTS and GHOSTS from Kenora’s Past

  Hear about the Blood, Guts, and Ghosts from Kenora’s past on this special Thanksgiving weekend guided tour of the Lake of the Woods Cemetery. Join Museum Educator Braden Murray to hear the true tales that caused Pierre Burton to…

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COLONIZATION ROAD

In towns throughout Ontario, there are startling reminders of the colonization of Indigenous territories and the displacement of First Nations people. Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon takes us to his hometown of Fort Frances and down its main drag,…

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WE ARE WHAT WE EAT – For Kids!

We’ve decided to design a couple of We Are What We Eat sessions for the kids. The adults can’t have all the fun … and yummy eats! To register for one or both of these sessions, please drop by the Museum,…

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Do Not Miss

SUMMER SPEAKERS' SERIES
Historians Share Their Research on the
La Verendrye and Father Aulneau Story
June 25 and June 26 @ 7pm
Learn more about the 2 part presentation and the presenters

In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

ON NOW!
34th Annual LOW Quilters Guild Show
May 28 - June 22 2019
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There were 6 prisoner-of-war camps on Lake of the Woods during World War II. The lumber camps housed German prisoners who were set to work out in the bush cutting timber. The Museum has several boat models built by the prisoners at those camps.