News & Notices

Collingwood Museum
Collingwood Museum to Offer Victorian Halloween Virtual Event
October 15, 2020
Museum

Join Collingwood Museum staff on October 29 at 7:00 p.m. to explore the spooky side of the Victorian era through a selection of macabre objects from the museum’s artifact collection. The Victorian Halloween event will be broadcast on Facebook Live, so you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. 

Victorian culture is rich with imagery that we still associate with Halloween today. Whether it's haunted mansions, gruesome medical practices, gothic literature, or elaborate mourning rituals, many Victorian practices can be found in our favourite horror movies and Halloween traditions.

Collingwood Shipyard Workers by Dave West Photography
Collingwood Museum partners with Rogers tv for Virtual Shipyard Social
September 11, 2020
Museum

The Collingwood Museum is excited to announce that a recent partnership with Rogers tv will result in a broadcast of archival shipyard footage throughout the month of September.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 marks the 34th anniversary of the Collingwood Shipyards’ closure and would have been the date for the Museum’s flagship community event, the annual Shipyard Social.

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Collingwood Museum to Re-open For Self-guided Tours on September 9
September 4, 2020
Museum

Beginning Wednesday, September 9, visitors and local residents will be able to book a self-guided tour of the Museum’s exhibit gallery. Groups will be limited to 10 individuals and each group will have exclusive access during their tour time. 

Self-guided tours will be available on the hour, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, lasting 45 minutes in duration.

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Curbside pick-up to launch at the Collingwood Museum
August 14, 2020
Museum

The Collingwood Museum is pleased to announce that it is taking steps to return to services. While the building is not yet ready to re-open to the public, staff will be offering curbside pick-up, commencing Monday, August 17.

Sunset Point Park
Update on Collingwood’s Indoor and Outdoor Recreation Facilities
July 8, 2020
Library

As Provincial restrictions have begun to lift in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, and in response to a growing number of questions regarding Town services, an update has been prepared to help stakeholders understand the current status and outlook for the various Parks, Recreation, and Culture opportunities that would normally be a part of life in Collingwood.

Museum Literary Collectors Night
Collingwood’s Museum and Library partner to host book-inspired collectors’ night.
July 6, 2020
Library

Join the Collingwood Museum and Collingwood Public Library for the first ever literary-themed Collectors’ Night on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:00 PM and share your love of literary works and the collections they have inspired.

Camp Collingwood
Camp Collingwood: Bringing the Camp Fun to Your Home
June 23, 2020
Library

Summer is going to look a bit different this year. The summer of 2020 will be a summer to explore activities close to home and create adventures in your backyard or a nearby park. Explore Camp Collingwood for activities and ideas to fill your summer days.

Virtual Community Collectors Night
Collingwood Museum - Virtual Community Collectors Night
June 8, 2020
Museum

Join Museum staff from the comfort of your home on Wednesday, June 17 at 7:00 PM to share one item from your personal collection with like-minded collectors from near and far. This is a perfect opportunity for those separated by county or provincial lines to share your passion for collecting with the Collingwood community.

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Museum Programs Update
June 3, 2020
Museum

Please take notice that the Collingwood Museum’s onsite children’s summer programs will not be operating during the Summer 2020 season due to COVID-19 limitations.

Museum Artifacts
Collingwood Museum launches collecting initiative to document life during COVID-19
April 30, 2020
Museum

The Collingwood Museum has launched a real-time collecting initiative entitled Collecting for Collingwood: COVID-19 for which staff are seeking submissions.

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