Activities

Artifact Chats

Saturdays, January 6, February 3, March 3, 2018
10:00 am + 1:00 pm + 3:00 pm
Free with admission

Did you know that we only have about 20% of our collection on display in the museum? Join us on the first Saturday of every month as we facilitate a 15 minute chat about an artifact from the vaults.

Unplug and Play | Stories about Diversity

Unplug and Play | Stories about Diversity

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

11:00 am to 11:45 am Course 279988
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm Course 279989
Free

For Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week, join us in the Children’s Museum as we read some of our favourite children’s stories about diversity and social justice.

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Saturdays on Seymour

Saturdays January 27, February 24, March 24, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All ages
$5

Course Numbers: 279990 (Jan. 27), 279991 (Feb. 24), 279992 (Mar. 24)

Join us for Saturdays on Seymour on the last Saturday of the month. Crafts and activities for the whole family connected to our latest exhibits, current events, and local history.

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HBC Point Blanket Assessment

Thursday, January 18, 2018
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
All ages
Free
Course 279996

Bring out that Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket tucked in the back of your closet. Using author and point blanket collector, Harold Tichenor’s book The Collector's Guide to Point Blankets, we’ll see if we can shed some light on the age of your blanket.

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KMA Lecture | History of Hudson's Bay Point Blanket

Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
All ages
Free
Course 279997

The Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket has become an emblem for Canada, but this textile comes with a lot of challenges. From popular fur trade item to Olympic coat, learn about the long history of this iconic point blanket.

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#HaveaHeartDay at the KMA

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Free

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event promoting love and fairness for Indigenous Children. Drop into the museum to create a Valentines Day card to send to our MP as part of #HaveAHeartDay. 

Object Handling Session

Friday, March 16, 2018
2:00 pm
Free
Course 279999

This session will allow visitors to get up-close to artifacts in the KMA collection – to handle, examine, and discuss objects. This activity is designed for those with low vision but is open to all.

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