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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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The Big Picture Campaign Pre-Owned Art Auction

From May 16-25, the Lake of the Woods Museum is hosting an exhibit and silent auction of pre-owned art donated by community members who may wish to refresh their art collections. There are over 150 items on display. Everything from photographs, original painting, soapstone…

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FACELESS DOLLS PROJECT

In conjunction with the Faceless Dolls Project exhibit, members of the public are invited to come to the Lake of the Woods Museum to create a Faceless Doll to add to our exhibit. All workshop materials will be provided, however,…

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TREATY #3

In recognition of Treaty #3, the Museum is displaying an original copy of the Treaty in our temporary exhibit area. The Treaty is on permanent loan at the Museum from Library and Archives Canada. The Treaty will be on display…

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THE BATTLE OF VIMY

From April 9 – 12, 1917 , Canadians successfully attacked the German-held stronghold of Vimy Ridge in France. To mark the 100th anniversary of that historic World War I battle, Lake of the Woods Museum Educator Braden Murray will explain…

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ART CALL

  A JURIED EXHIBIT December 5, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Kenora in 150 Photographs is a fine art photography exhibition that is being juried by a panel of local jurists. This exhibit will celebrate the community of Kenora as one…

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Do Not Miss

OUR TOWN Photographs
Silent Auction
April 4 - May 4
Find out how to get your Our Town exhibit photo

OUR TOWN TALKS - The Best Of
A Presentation by Braden Murray
April 20 @ 2pm
More info about the presentation

BY REQUEST ONLY 2
A Concert by Wayne Kelso & Friends
May 16 @ 7:30pm
Learn how you can have fun AND support Kenora's new Art Centre at this fundraiser

CALL TO ARTISTS!
A Juried Exhibition at the new
Art Centre
Find out how to submit your work here

In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

HELD OVER UNTIL May 4!!
OUR TOWN
An Exhibit of Large Scale
Rat Portage/Kenora
Town Images
January 17 - March 30, 2019
More Info ...

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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.