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Cultural Heritage Landscape Strategy moves forward

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:30 PM

Steps to conserve the cultural heritage of Oakville’s significant landscapes moved ahead this week with Council’s approval to officially designate Erchless Estate a cultural heritage landscape under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act.

Iroquoian Longhouse

Iroquoian Longhouse digitally recreated by Sheridan Professor

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:50 AM

Sheridan Digital Creature and Computer Animation Professor Kristian Howald helped recreate a digital Iroquoian Longhouse now on display at the longhouse Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre.

Workwear

From Workwear to Everywhere: The Story of Denim

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Friday, July 12, 2019 1:45 PM

Oakville Museum’s eagerly-anticipated denim exhibit “From Workwear to Everywhere” launched Tuesday, July 19, 2019 evening at Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre.

2019 Weekly Events

2019 Weekly Events in Oakville this summer

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:10 PM

Other than going for walks, having a coffee with friends or going for a swim, here is a list of the 2019 weekly events that take place in Oakville. They take place on a the ...

Denim, a fabric with a history – share yours with us

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:50 PM

The Oakville Museum would like to borrow your well worn clothing for a new temporary exhibit.  From Work Wear to Everywhere: The Story of Denim show will be in the main gallery at the Queen Elizabeth ...

Celebrate Paris with the Oakville Museum: A French Connection

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:15 PM

“Paris is always a good idea”, said Audrey Hepburn in the 1954 movie, Sabrina. Ah, but springtime in Paris! Equating springtime in the City of Light with extreme bliss is somewhat of a cliché.

Special Glen Abbey Public Meeting

Update: Glen Abbey Public Meeting Update – Pay Attention

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Friday, January 4, 2019 4:20 PM

At the Glen Abbey Public Meeting on January 7th, Councillor did not cry uncle.

Harry Barrett

Former Oakville Mayor Harry Barrett dies at 93

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Friday, November 30, 2018 7:20 PM

Former Mayor Harry Barrett helped shape Oakville into the wonderful community it is today.

Cultural Appropriation

What is Appropriate & What is Appropriation – A Panel Discussion

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Sunday, February 25, 2018 5:00 PM

The next in a series of vital conversations and in response to the calls for action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The Partnership for Truth & Reconciliation in Oakville is presenting a panel discussion ...

Digital Heritage Collections

Digital heritage collections launched by Oakville Museum

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:43 PM

Oakville Museum is now offering online digital heritage collections that allow visitors to explore and discover historical objects and photographs at any time of day, and from anywhere.

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