Staff Pick Video: Imari Charger

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Watch Administrative and Collections Assistant, Danielle, as she describes her artifact pick: an imari charger circa 1700 from the Couldery collection. This artifact is a Japanese white porcelain circular plate with ornate hand-pained floral decoration in blue and yellow. Porcelain was rare and as such was a status symbol for wealthy Europeans. Chinese porcelain dominated

Glanmore National Historic Site to Reopen March 15

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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,

Conservation of Artifacts at Queen’s University

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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

Ask a Curator Day – Sept. 16/15

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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?

Family Fun at the Museum: August

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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 –

Family Fun at the Museum: July

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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:

International Museum Day Open House

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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