Keeping it fresh for the Museum
Special exhibitions, like our travelling exhibitions and our education programs, are part of what maintains the Museum as a living, breathing institution. Change is good and we like giving visitors reasons to make return visits. We have a number of venues available. See what’s on now.
See what we’re up to these days
One of the things we love about our new space is the large auxiliary area in front of our programming room. It’s the perfect place not only to present special exhibitions but also to debut our travelling exhibitions before sending them on the road. We are also very proud of our ongoing relationship with the Canadian Museum of History, which has provided us with a window display around the corner from the Grand Hall. We do love it when you visit our permanent galleries, but bear in mind we have lots more to offer.
Special Exhibits Case
The International Art Medal Federation 35th Congress Exhibition
During and after the International Medal Federation’s 35th Congress, at the Museum, we’ll be displaying the work of 3 significant Canadian medal designers in our Gallery One Showcase. Gifted sculptors in this small-scale medium, the subtlety, elegance and beauty of their work will amaze you. From May 26 until November 25, 2018.
The Canadian Museum of History Window
A most able seaman
Now at the Canadian Museum of History.
We have no idea what was in Sir John Franklin’s wallet, but we do know where he travelled. From the Battle of Trafalgar to Canada’s Arctic coast, follow us on a trip through the formative years of Sir John Franklin’s career—illustrated with currency representing the societies he encountered on the way to war or to the frontiers of nineteenth-century European exploration.