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Posted Tuesday, 01 September, 2020

Schneider Haus National Historic Site will reopen on Saturday, September 26, 2020 with reduced operational hours and limited site access to enable physical distancing and increased cleaning due to COVID 19. Hours of operation will be Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. 
”Schneider Haus reopens with two new exhibits.  Painting with Thread: Reimagining Hand Embroidery explores embroidery as a marriage of illustration and fibre art and features nature,...

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Posted Friday, 14 August, 2020

Schneider Haus National Historic Site, in partnership with Reception House Waterloo Region , has received a $5,000.00 grant from the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation for a collaborative project, titled the Community Classroom.
The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation’s Spring 2020 grants support initiatives that demonstrated an impact on the three areas of focus identified through Wellbeing Waterloo Region: Affordable Housing, Healthy Children and Youth,...

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Posted Monday, 29 June, 2020

Region of Waterloo Museums’ Summer Day Camps will begin July 6 and will operate from Schneider Haus National Historic Site. All camps will comply with Provincial and Public Health guidelines that ensure a safe experience for all campers. A limited number of Summer Day Camps are now available for purchase. For more information and to register visit www.schneiderhaus.ca . Camps will take place in July and August with programs for children from seven to 13 years...
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Posted Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Help Us Write HistoryHelp us literally write history! Region of Waterloo Museums, Region of Waterloo Archives, and Region of Waterloo Libraries are looking for the public’s help in recording accounts of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations. 
We are looking for the experiences of Waterloo Region residents from a variety of age groups during the length of the pandemic. Some of the experiences we are hoping to document include: 
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Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

Schneider Haus National Historic Site is now open with reduced operational hours and limited site access to enable physical distancing and increased cleaning due to COVID 19. Hours of operation will be Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. 
Schneider Haus has two new exhibits,  Painting with Thread: Reimagining Hand Embroidery and For the Birds: Upcycled Bird Palaces , both on exhibit to December 20, 2020. Capacity is limited to enable safety protocols that...

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