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?
Summer Fun Activities Come to Glanmore National Historic Site for family fun over the summer holidays. Explore the historic house and join our demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered: Garden Games: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 –
Summer Fun Activities at Glanmore Come to Glanmore National Historic Site for family fun over the summer holidays. Explore the historic house, try our artifact scavenger hunt and join museum demonstrators for some old fashioned summertime fun. Regular museum admission applies; children must be accompanied by an adult. The following Summer Fun activities are offered:
Fundraising Plant and Bake Sale Saturday, May 30, 2015 – 8 am to 12 noon The Friends of Glanmore are taking over the front lawn at Glanmore National Historic Site for a Fundraising Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 30, 2015 Don’t miss this fantastic sale, just in time for the spring planting season.
International Museum Day Open House Free Admission at Glanmore Glanmore National Historic Site is offering an Open House with free admission on Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 4 pm as part of International Museum Day celebrations. This is an excellent opportunity to revisit Belleville’s treasured historic house or discover it for the very first
Egypt, Gift of the Nile, on display until April 12, 2015 Travelling Exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum Explore Egypt, Gift of the Nile, a travelling exhibition on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum. The exhibit explores the architecture, family life, personal grooming and adornment, education, religious and funerary beliefs of this fascinating culture. See
Reproduction of Original Hall Carpet Parrott Foundation donates $75,000 Belleville City Council provided pre-capital budget approval for $77,633 to reproduce the original hall carpet in Glanmore National Historic Site at Monday night’s council meeting. This project includes floor repairs at Glanmore and the custom reproduction of the original Wilton carpet. The majority of this cost
Chocoholics Take Note: Heritage Chocolate Comes to Glanmore! Glanmore is pleased to join other National Historic Sites in Canada and the United States in a special program to interpret the the rich and colourful history of chocolate. Cocoa trees were first domesticated in South America more than 3500 years ago. The beans were roasted by