The Society runs a variety of events to provide entertaining and educational activities for the residents and visitors of Niagara-on-the-Lake. From quality lectures to musical performances in the galleries, the Society works hard at being a focal point of culture in Niagara.
The Society lecture series usually takes place on the third Thursday of each month (March - September) at 7:30 pm in the historic Memorial Hall. Admission is free for Society members and $5 for the general public.
7PM on May 4, 2012 a Special Lecture: `Ramses I – A Canadian Pharaoh.... and other Wonders of Ancient Egypt`` by ROM Egyptologist Gayle Gibson : The Niagara Museum mummy, ancient Egypt insider secrets, travel tips and Gibson’s own January 2012 tour
1812 LECTURE SERIES
1812 series generously sponsored by:
March 15: Wes Turner - War by Accident or Design?: Did each side have war aims? Did they achieve them?
April 19: Ron Dale - Girding For War
May 17: Cheryl MacDonald - Women and the War of 1812
June 14: Jamie Robertson - "Pray Like a Saint & Fight Like a Devil": How Religion Shaped the War of 1812
July 19: Zig Misiak: The War of 1812 and First Nations
August 16: Renee Lafferty - Morale Building: Alcohol and Freemasons in the 1812 War
September 20: David Webb - The Battle of Queenston Heights
**Seating is limited so please reserve a spot ahead of time!
Programmes & Events
June 16, 2012
2012 BROCK BALL - Commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 with this exciting event. Presented by the Museum and held at Fort George, the Brock Ball attempts to recreate the dinner that was held the night War was declared. Guests will enjoy period decor, music, and a four course dinner catered by Queens Landing Hotel.
Tickets are $200 each and are more than 3/4 sold! Period costume is encouraged but not mandatory (black tie otherwise). Call 905-468-3912 for tickets and information.
John Harris & Maury Tawse, Simpson's Pharmacy, Barberian's Steak House, The Niagara-on-the-Lake Bed & Breakfast Association, Mori Nurseries, Sotheby's Canada
1812 Walking Tours
The Museum conducts1812 Walking Tours of the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake from June - August. The tours start at the gazebo in Queen's Royal Park at 11 am on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
$5.00 per person, includes admission to the Museum! See our VISIT section for more details!
Petticoats, Boots and Muskets
Add a unique theatrical presentation on the War of 1812 to your 1812 walking tour. Admission is $20 which includes a walking tour, followed by a performance and admission to the Museum's Bicentennial exhibition. Come out and learn more about our Town and its War of 1812 history!
Each week, from May to October, the Museum produces a newsletter (called What's Happening Around Town) of events for the cultural institutions in town. From November to April, newsletters are distributed on a bi-monthly or monthly basis. View our current newsletter for a glace at some of the cultural events in town this week.
Check out the current "What's Happening Around Town"
Also check out the 2011-2012 Discover Niagara-on-the-Lake Magazine for more information on the Town!
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