Fashion, Light and Rembrandt at Agnes

If you’re ready to step out to an art gallery, you may want to visit Agnes to see Stepping Out, one of its four new exhibitions. This is a charming exhibition based on the historic practice of getting dressed up to visit a gallery. It features clothing from the 1860s to the 1970s along with... Continue Reading →

Algonquin Storytelling at Bellevue House National Historic Site

On a lovely Saturday afternoon, for once completely unscheduled, I took the opportunity to hop on over to Bellevue House and learn more about local aboriginal history through their Aboriginal Storytelling program with Tim Yearington. Tim Yearington is a Métis person of French-Canadian-Voyageur and Algonquin ancestry. His ancestors are from the Kitchizibi (Great River) territory... Continue Reading →

Soldiers, Sailors & Jailors

On July 25, 2017, Bring your Thing had our seventh event of the year with the theme Soldiers, Sailors, and Jailors at the Portsmouth Tavern. We were very excited for this month’s theme as Soldiers, Sailors, and Jailors have all made great contributions to the City of Kingston and have shaped this city's history. We... Continue Reading →

That Belongs in a Museum

That Belongs in a Museum, the latest Bring Your Thing pop-up was hosted at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area. Fort Henry NHS, Military Communications and Electronics Museum and MacLachlin Woodworking Museum shared interesting items that made us think about why an artifact belongs in a museum! Youth displayed items that, not... Continue Reading →

Museum of Health Care to Unveil 3 New Exhibits

Since 1991, the Museum of Health Care has strived to connect visitors with the experiences of people in past times to provide context and perspective on today's health issues. With eight on-site exhibits and nearly 40,000 artefacts in its collection, the Museum provides the community with the resources to reflect on and understand the history... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Story: A Pop-up Museum

Our second pop-up museum “What’s Your Story,” hosted at the Isabel Turner Library was a great success. We saw many new faces, a few familiar ones and some incredible items! The Marine Museum showcased a St. Lawrence Seaway plate featuring the opening of the interior of Canada connecting American and Atlantic shipping. W.D. Jordan Special... Continue Reading →

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