Exhibits and Galleries

Bert Henderson – A Living Legacy Juiried Exhibition

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This exhibit will feature a juried selection of art works created by those who have been touched by the Southampton Art School & Gallery, and will be exhibited alongside a grouping of works by Southampton Art School founder, Bert Henderson. This is a befitting demonstration of the living legacy of Bert Henderson’s vision for the […]

Bruce History Comes to Life!

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This summer six young actors will be bringing Bruce County’s 150 years of history to life in the exhibit halls of the Museum.  Their theatre group “Authentic Voices Productions” will be presenting dramatic Vignettes throughout the day Monday, Wednesday and Friday until August 25, 2017. Proudly sponsored by Ontario 150

TOYS: The Inside Story


Have you ever wondered what makes toys go? Peek inside some popular toys with this interactive family exhibit! Explore linkages, cams, pulleys and circuits…win at Operation®, find out what makes a Jack-in-the-Box jump, see behind the screen of an Etch-A-Sketch® and more! On now until September 4, 2017. This exhibit is on loan from the […]

The Last Frontier

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This exhibit pays homage to the County’s Pioneer and works in conjunction with the Museum’s Permanent galleries to complete Bruce County’s history from the 1850s to the 1900s by telling the stories that occurred from the first Shanty through to the cultural development of the General Store. Canadians and foreign visitors alike will reflect on […]

As the Crow Flies


The Museum is curating our newest fibre art show with a twist! ‘As the Crow Flies’ is a collection of multi-fibre, multi-media pieces inspired Canada’s 150th.  Fibre Artists were invited to create original pieces inspired by their interpretation of Canada in celebration of this milestone anniversary!  Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind art show. May 14 – […]

Log Buildings

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The log buildings are closed for the season and will re-open in the spring!

Rise of Community

Rise of Community

Rediscover the stories of community and technological growth within Bruce County that follow the emergence of specialists and home conveniences.