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Brockville Museum

Winter Lecture Series at the Museum


Tuesday February 02, 2016

    10:00 AM



    12:00 PM


Join us for our annual Adult Winter Lecture Series, every Tuesday February 3 - March 3.  All lectures held in the Carriage Hall of the Brockville Museum, 5 Henry St., Brockville  – $8 per lecture or $35 for all 5 lectures.

Tuesday February 2, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - ‘Tom Thomson was a Weatherman’
Join artist and meteorologist, Phil “the Forecaster,” in a   perspective-changing look at the genius of Tom Thomson as an artist through the weather that inspired him.

Tuesday February 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - ‘Digging up the Past: Confessions of an Ontario Archaeologist’
Archaeology is more than just playing in the dirt.  Discover how archaeological projects work & what they can tell us with Consultant Archaeologist, Andrea Jackson, who has worked on varied projects in Europe and our own backyard.

Tuesday February 16, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - ‘History of Railways in Brockville’
Railway historian, Doug Smith, will trace the development of the railways from the earliest days to the present and how they influenced the growth of the town.

Tuesday February 23,  10:00 am—12:00 noon - ‘New Perspectives in Plant Ecology & Biology’
Manager of the Queen’s Phytotron, Dale Kristensen, will guide us through how new understanding of the plant world has the potential for new ways of solving important problems that face our modern world.

Tuesday March 1, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon - ‘Icy Blasts to Balmy Airs: Reactions to Lincoln’s Assassination’
Dr. Cheryl Wells specialises in Canadians’ involvement in the US Civil War.  Her presentation looks at British North America’s varied reactions, including Brockville’s, to Lincoln's assassination in 1865.

Only $8 per lecture or $35 for all five! Light refreshments will be served. Lectures will be presented in the Carriage Hall of the Brockville Museum, 5 Henry St., Brockville. Due to high demand advanced registration is required - please call (613) 342 4397 or email Amy at amackie