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Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookies – Nov 27/16

Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookies Sunday, November 27, 2016 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Sip hot cocoa and nibble on gingerbread cake and cookies in the breakfast room just as Glanmore’s original residents may have during the  Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookies event – Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 2 to 4 pm. Explore Glanmore and make your own Victorian tree Decorations inspired by the period Christmas trees at Glanmore.  
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Peter Stokes Restoration Award

Peter Stokes Restoration Award Glanmore National Historic Site Restoration Project Honoured   The Architectural Conservancy of Ontario (ACO) has awarded the Peter Stokes Restoration Award (Corporate) to the City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site. The ACO intends this award to recognize “those responsible for the exemplary restoration of significant heritage structures, undertaken in accordanc
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To Preserve and Protect: Caring for your Family Heirlooms

To Preserve and Protect: Caring for your Family Heirlooms   Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 1 pm to 4 pm Drop in to Glanmore, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville, and bring along your family heirlooms to learn how to best preserve and protect these objects for future generations.  Throughout the afternoon local heritage professionals will be prepared to answer your questions, give advice and demonstrate how yo
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Music Video to be Filmed at Glanmore

Music Video to be Filmed at Glanmore The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site will be the location of a music video shoot early next week. A production crew from Part & Parcel will be working with Toronto-based musician STACEY to film her latest music video at the historic house on Monday, June 13, 2016. STACEY is known for her minimalist synthetic sound. In 2015 she was listed as one of BlogTO’s
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Terry Fox Travelling Exhibition

Travelling Exhibition Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada The inspiring travelling exhibition Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada is coming to Glanmore National Historic Site. On April 12, 1980, a young athlete from British Columbia named Terry Fox, who had lost his right leg to cancer, dipped his artificial limb in the Atlantic Ocean. So began the Marathon of Hope, his run across Canada to raise money fo
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Glanmore National Historic Site to Reopen March 15

Glanmore National Historic Site to Reopen March 15 The City of Belleville’s Glanmore National Historic Site will reopen to visitors on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, just in time for March Break activities.  The museum was closed for several weeks while work was done to repair and restore floor areas in the historic building.  A new carpet, a reproduction of the original 1883 Wilton carpet, was custom manufactured in the U
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Holiday Hours

Please note the changes to Glanmore’s hours during the holiday season.  The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to 4:30 pm with the following exceptions: Thursday, December 24—CLOSED Friday, December 25—CLOSED Saturday, December 26—CLOSED Sunday, December 27—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Monday, December 28—CLOSED Tuesday, December 29—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Wednesday, December 30—OPEN 1 PM TO 4:30 PM Thursday, Dece
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Porchfest 2015

Porchfest 2015 Saturday, September 26, 2015 Opening Ceremony at 12:45 pm Returning for its 7th year, Porchfest is a celebration of music, where  musical performances take place on porches with an audience that moves from house to house throughout the East Hill neighbourhood in Belleville.   The Porchfest 2015  opening ceremony will take place at  Glanmore at 12:45 pm.  Music at all other venues begins at 1 pm. For mo
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Fundraising Calendars Now Available

2016 Fundraising Calendars Now Available Featuring Cat and Dog Paintings by H.H. Couldery The Friends of Glanmore recently unveiled  a new fundraising initiative. They have produced a 2016 calendar featuring beautiful photographs of cat and dog paintings by Horatio H. Couldery (1832-1918) from the collection at Glanmore National Historic Site. Couldery was a noted British artist who specialized in painting cats and d
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Ask a Curator Day – Sept. 16/15

Ask a Curator Day Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Staff at Glanmore will be participating in a world-wide social media event  on #Askacurator Day, September 16, 2015, by live tweeting answers to your questions.   Ever wondered what the oldest object in the collection is?  Or, how a curator decides what to accept into a collection? How about the funniest comment ever received by a museum visitor?  Ask a Curator Day can
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