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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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We Are What We Eat 2017

      $20 per session $18 per session for Museum Members Pre-registration Required. Please contact the Museum to register. It’s that time of year again when the Lake of the Woods Museum partners with our community members to offer…

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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.