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August Museum Exhibits in Windsor-Essex

Wednesday, August 1 to Friday, August 31

Museum Windsor – Chimczuk Museum

Permanent exhibits include the history of the Windsor area, the Original People’s Culture and Legacy, and the development of The City of Windsor.

Temporary Exhibits
July 1 – Dec 31, 2018: A CENTURY OF SERVICE ABOVE SELF: ROTARY CLUB OF WINDSOR
Marking the organization’s 100th anniversary, this exhibit utilizes artifacts and ephemera to explore the history of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918).

July 17 – Sept 9: MATERIAL CULTURE EXHIBIT: THE THINGS WE MAKE TO LIVE
A.G. Smith’s Material Culture Project is based on the concept that human need and available material combine to create forms that are inherently iconic. The exhibition, includes, A.G. Smith’s models and as well as selected pieces from the Museum’s collection.

Tues – Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 11 am – 5 pm
$5 Adult, $4 Student/Senior
519.253.1812 x 2530, www.museumwindsor.ca
401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

Park House Museum

June 1 – Aug 31: WORLD WAR I HOUSE
In honour of the centenary of WWI’s end, we explore another perspective of the building’s past. During the First World War, this family home faced a new era with the Park children now aging adults. Visitors will investigate what life was like in Amherstburg during the First World War; costumed interpreters will guide you through the museum. Great for all ages!

July 2 – October 5, 2018: CAN YOU DIG IT? ARCHAEOLOGY IN AMHERSTBURG
Although our European history in town begins in the 18th century, our Indigenous history spans centuries before our European settlements. Join us during our summer exhibit as we explore past cultures and diversity within our community through dig artifacts.  Artifacts displayed within the exhibit will date as far back as 8000BC! Featuring the Price Arrowhead Point Collection dating 8000BC to 1800AD.  Can you dig it?

Mon – Fri, 11 am – 4 pm, $4/Adult, $2.50/Child
519.736.2511 , www.parkhousemuseum.com
Park House Museum – 214 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg

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