News

Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

Region of Waterloo Museums – COVID 19
Region of Waterloo Museums (Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum, Schneider Haus National Historic Site, McDougall Cottage Historic Site) will be closed Monday, May 4. For more information vist our  COVID-19  webpage.

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Posted Thursday, 23 January, 2020

Sarah GodfreyWATERLOO REGION –  Hand embroidery artist, illustrator, and designer Sarah Godfrey has accepted a residency as the 2020 Schneider Haus Artist-in-Residence. Sarah is passionate about exploring colour and texture, and draws much inspiration from nature and folklore. Her work has gained a large online following, which has lead to exciting international collaborations. She is also passionate about developing educational materials for other creative people and pursues opportunities...
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Posted Thursday, 05 December, 2019

SeniorsSchneider Haus National Historic Site and the Region of Waterloo Library have been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,086 from the Seniors Community Grant Program through the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.
“This project, Making Connections, is a partnership between Schneider Haus National Historic Site and the Region of Waterloo Library. The goal of Making Connections is to offer outreach programming for seniors living in the Region’s four rural...

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Posted Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

Wildlife Photography ExhibitThe Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year exhibit will open at Schneider Haus National Historic Site on Friday, October 11, 2019. 
“This travelling exhibit features award-winning wildlife photographs promoting the beauty, diversity, value, and vulnerability of wildlife by highlighting the most striking and unique photography depicting natural subjects,” said Antoinette Duplessis, Historic Sites Supervisor for Schneider Haus National Historic Site. The...

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Posted Thursday, 05 September, 2019

Storytelling in Stone exhibitWATERLOO REGION - Sophie Drouin is the  2019 Artist-in-Residence  at Schneider Haus National Historic Site. The Storytelling in Ston e exhibit showcases her beautiful works of mosaic art. Sophie, an internationally recognized practitioner of this ancient art form, received training in Canada, Italy, France and the United States.
In her mosaic work, she aspires to convey weightlessness and fluidity, and her pieces at times seeming to defy gravity. Her extensive use...

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