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Volunteer Spotlight

Today is the last day of National Volunteer Week in Canada. This week you may have seen posts on our social media highlighting our volunteers. We wanted to make sure that everyone had a chance to learn more about some of the great people that work hard to make Glanmore such a great place to visit. Below you will find profiles on just a few of the many excellent volunteers to give their time to Glanmore. Lindi Pierce
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Glanmore Reopens Just in Time for March Break

Glanmore reopens  just in time for March Break! March Break at Glanmore  March Break Extended Hours Glanmore will be open from 10 am to 4:30 pm, March 15 to 18, 2016.  Families can explore the historic house; see the restoration; play the artifact hunt game; and discover a true Canadian hero in the travelling exhibition Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada.  Regular museum hours resume Saturday, March 19, 2016. 
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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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Conservation of Artifacts at Queen’s University

Conservation of Artifacts at Queen’s University The Master of Arts Conservation Program at Queen’s University in Kingston celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015. This program trains students in the conservation and repair of paintings, paper and objects. Students work on artifacts from museums and galleries, and sometimes private individuals. Glanmore National Historic Site  has been sending paintings and arti
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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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Family Fun at the Museum: August

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 – 2 to 4 pm Play outdoor games such as croquet, hoops
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Family Fun at the Museum: July

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: Garden Games: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – 2 to
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International Museum Day Open House

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 time. International Museum Day is a world-wide movement in its 37th year
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Mother’s Day Tea and Tour – SOLD OUT

Mother’s Day Tea & Tour The Mother’s Day Tea and Tour is now SOLD OUT.   Thank you to all our supporters who bought tickets and a special thanks to all the wonderful Mom’s out there!  Sunday, May 10th, 2015 Two Seatings: 12:30 pm or 3:00 pm Treat mom like a queen on her special day!  Bring her to Glanmore National Historic Site for a lovely afternoon tea hosted by the Friends of Glanmore on Moth
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