The Brockville Museum offers a variety of programs geared to an adult audience throughout the year. These include workshops, lectures and seminars on a range of topics.
On Demand Virtual Content
Visit our Digital Museum Site for on demand virtual program content, including recordings, activities, videos, and more.
Talk & Tea: Second Thursday of the month at 2pm
Explore Brockville's fascinating social and industrial history with the museum’s Interpretation & Public Program Coordinator on the second Thursday of the month at 2pm, featuring a different topic each month. Talks last about 45 minutes. Participants are encouraged to share their own stories and ask questions. $5/person. Includes tea.
Covid protocols continue to evolve. Masking is optional at this time. The room has been equipped with an air purifying system. Participants assume all risks with attending.
Advance reservations are not required, but capacity is limited. If you would like to ensure your seat in advance, please contact the museum by phone (613-342-4397) or by email.
Upcoming 2023 Dates & Topics (subject to change):
- January 12: Winter Pastimes
- February 9: Brockville Beverage Companies
- March 9: Brockville’s Grocery Stores
- April 13: Churches and Community in Brockville
An overview of the development of religious life in Brockville through the lens of its church history.
- May 11: Brockville Parks
An overview of the development of green spaces in Brockville and how they have shaped the landscape of the city.
- June 8: Frederick Lock and Painting Early Brockville
- July 13: Black and Decker in Brockville
An overview of the history of Black and Decker in Brockville and how it impacted industry in the city.
- August 10: A History of the Brockville Arts Centre
An overview of the history of the Brockville Arts Centre and how it has enhanced the cultural life of the city.
- September 14: A History of Brockville’s Schools
An overview of some of Brockville’s schools, looking at various aspects of student life.
- October 12: Brockville's Patent Medicine Industry
An overview of patent medicine, including its rise in the 1800s, some notable Brockville patent medicine “kings”, and their impact on Brockville society.
- November 9: The story of Blitz Magazine
An overview of Blitz Magazine published by the Officers Training Camp in Brockville and how the magazine contributed to soldiers’ morale during this period.
- December 14: Bands of Brockville
A talk highlighting some of Brockville’s favourite bands and the clubs they played at.
Watch recordings from our 2020 virtual Talk & Tea program: Past Recordings
Preserving Your Family Treasures
Coming April 2023 - an all new workshop in our Preserving Your Family Treasures series. This year's workshop will focus on preserving, digitizing, and displaying old photographs. Hang Ups Creative Picture Framing will be our guest, sharing some tips with participants. Details coming soon.
The Brockville Museum offers a range of off-site adult talks, tours, and mini-muse exhibit kits which we can bring to you! We can also customize any programs to meet your specific needs. Please contact us to discuss options. Click here to see what we are offering in 2023!
"Stories from the Stones" Virtual Cemetery Tour
In Fall 2020, 2021, and 2022 we filmed a virtual cemetery tour featuring the stories from seven stones in the Old Brockville Cemeteries.
Click on the button to see all episodes Stories from the Stones Prior Episodes
Virtual Exhibits: Check out our virtual exhibits online, anytime
Visit our "Digital Museum" here for a variety of virtual content including virtual tours, exhibit talks, do it yourself activities, and behind-the-scenes videos.