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Canada's Waterscapes

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Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect

Full-size Exhibition

Marc Beck © Canadian Museum of Nature

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Canada’s Waterscapes—Yours to Enjoy, Explore and Protect is the newest travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Nature and its partners. Dive in and find out what it takes to understand and take care of Canada's aquatic ecosystems.

Discover amazing creatures that dwell in the depths of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Imagine yourself diving beneath the Arctic ice into a world full of life and colour! Follow a group of endangered Whooping Cranes to their remote wetland nesting ground in Wood Buffalo National Park.

Canada is a nation of water. Get inspired to take action to protect our ecosystems. Explore your aquatic side in this engaging, family-friendly, interactive exhibition.

Components

  • mini ecosystem models
  • wildlife specimens
  • interpretive units and panels
  • hands-on components
  • video interviews with Canadian Museum of Nature and Parks Canada scientists
  • complementary on-line resources

Space Requirements

Marc Beck © Canadian Museum of Nature

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  • 150 square metres (approx. 1500 square feet)
  • storage for shipping crates

Special Requirements

  • security and environmental controls
  • active staff participation to organize and present programmes

Cost

  • loan fee: $10 030
  • fee includes insurance
  • fee includes technical support
  • shipping fees and fuel surcharge are extra
  • loan period: 12 weeks or more

Funding: MAP Grants

The appearance of Canada's Waterscapes in several venues has been supported by the Exhibition Circulation Fund of the Museums Assistance Program, Department of Canadian Heritage:

  • $7500 (2013–2014)
  • $7450 (2012–2013)
  • $29 540 (2011–2012)

Availability

  • contact us to find out when this exhibition is available

Information and Reservations

Rachel Gervais

Where to See It

To book this exhibition, or for more info:
Rachel Gervais
• rgervais@mus-nature.ca
• Tel: 613.566.4211
• Toll-free: 1.800.263.4433.

Previous Venues

  • Gravenhurst, Ontario
  • May 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016

  • Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre

  • Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • January 15, 2016 – April 15, 2016

  • Niagara Falls Museum

  • Moncton, New Brunswick
  • September 15, 2015 – January 4, 2016

  • Moncton Museum

  • Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • May 25, 2015 – September 7, 2015

  • Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

  • Sept-Iles, Quebec
  • March 3, 2015 – May 10, 2015

  • Musée régional de la Côte-Nord

  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
  • Feb. 28, 2014 – October 30, 2014

  • Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

  • Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • September 10, 2013 – February 1, 2014

  • Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre

  • Kingston, Ontario
  • May 15, 2013 – September 1, 2013

  • Pump House Steam Museum

  • Summerside, Prince Edward Island
  • January 15, 2013 – April 30, 2013

  • Eptek Art and Culture Centre

  • Cambridge, Ontario
  • June 1, 2012 – September 4, 2012

  • Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

  • Thetford Mines, Quebec
  • January 28, 2012 – April 29, 2012

  • Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines

  • Georgetown, Ontario
  • September 15, 2011 – January 15, 2012

  • Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources

  • Peterborough, Ontario
  • June 5, 2011 – September 4, 2011

  • Peterborough Centennial Museum & Archives

  • St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • May 4, 2011 – May 22, 2011

  • Arts and Culture Centres

  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • February 1, 2011, to April 30, 2011

  • Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation

  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • October 1, 2010 – January 2, 2011

  • The Museum of Natural History

  • Saint John, New Brunswick
  • June 1, 2010, to September 5, 2010

  • New Brunswick Museum

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