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Focus on the Arctic: Summer at the Museum

Activities and Special Events

Head for the Arctic! New exhibitions, games, cultural activities and performances.

As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, explore this unique and remote area.

Coming Up

Canada Goose Arctic Gallery.
Northern Voices Gallery.
  • Northern Voices Gallery
  • Exhibition – New Special Exhibition Gallery
  • Experience Inuinnauyugut: We are Inuinnait, the inaugural exhibit of the Northern Voices Gallery.

  • Now open!

Circumpolar Arctic.
  • Circumpolar Arctic
  • Map Natural and Cultural Wonders
  • Activity – Hands-on; informal discussion
  • June 24 – September 4, daily

Albedo.
  • Albedo
  • Experience a BRIGHT science
  • Activity – Hands-on; informal discussion
  • June 24 – September 4, daily

Arctic Science Fair.
Activity Zone.
Explore Canada's Three Coasts.
Populace.
  • Populace
  • A Ceramic Installation for Canada 150
  • Exhibition – Outdoor exhibition
  • June 17 – September 4

Nature Nocturne: June 30.
  • Nature Nocturne: June 30
  • 150-Throwback Special
  • Event – Themed event for adults: dancing, music, activities, cash bar
  • Bilingual
  • Friday, June 30

AquaVan150.
  • AquaVan150
  • Touch live marine invertebrates and learn about Canadian waterways
  • Activity – Informal discussion; hands on
  • June 29 – July 2

Canada Day.
  • Canada Day
  • Cool activities at the museum!
  • Activity – Hands on; Informal discussion
  • Saturday, July 1

Inuit Games.
  • Inuit Games
  • Live Demonstrations and Try-Outs!
  • Activity – Presentation; physical activity; informal discussion
  • Sunday July 9

Landscapes of Canada Gardens.