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'Enemy Aliens': The Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940-43

'Enemy Aliens': The Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940-43

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

Through eyewitness testimony and artefacts, this exhibit explores a little-known chapter in Canada's national history: The wartime internment of approximately 2,300 civilian refugees of Nazism, most of them Jews. The internees' journey - from fascist...

A Scholar's Garden

A Scholar's Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Explore the cultural complexity and elegance embodied in Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's classical Chinese garden. The only Chinese garden created in the last century, this "Yi Yuan" or "Garden of Ease" is typical of the private spaces found within a Ming scholar's...

All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

All Aboard! Exploring the Newfoundland Railway

Railway Coastal Museum

The Railway Coastal Museum's Virtual Exhibit explores the fascinating story of Newfoundland's Railway Coastal Service which connected over a thousand little outports along 10,000 miles of coast. The construction of Newfoundland's narrow-gauge railway not...

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries

Anno Domini: Jesus Through the Centuries

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Explore the history of Jesus Christ and what has made him a worldwide Christian icon - "A man who belongs to the world". With Anno Domini, Jesus Through the Centuries, you can see the life Jesus led, and learn more about his struggles as the Lamb of God....

ARTothèque - Overview of Contemporary Art in Acadie

ARTothèque - Overview of Contemporary Art in Acadie

Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen

Get to know 20 visual artists and discover the wealth of artistic expression in Acadia. Image galleries and video interviews present the life, works and approach of the following contemporary artists: Marie Hélène Allain, Jacques Arseneault, Gerald...

ArtPad: A Collection. A Connection

ArtPad: A Collection. A Connection

Glenbow Museum

ArtPad is a collection of contemporary art from the Glenbow Museum. Learn more about these Canadian artists and their art, ask questions, voice your opinion or create your own art online.

Artwork Awaiting Discovery

Artwork Awaiting Discovery

Maison Saint-Gabriel

Canadian artwork awaits discovery at the Maison Saint-Gabriel in Montreal! Explore the rich and varied history of Canadian art at this fine collection of Canadian artwork that spans the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring artists from Lower Canada...

Asahi: Canadian Baseball Legends

Asahi: Canadian Baseball Legends

National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre

Do you know how to lay down a hit like the Asahis? These baseball players were champions, from Powell Street days 'til Internment. Here's the story of these popular Canadian heroes, levelling the playing field for Nikkei in Canada.

Back to Batoche

Back to Batoche

Gabriel Dumont Institute

This is an interactive tour on the colourful history and culture of the past and present Batoche. The website features video interviews with elders, video and photo highlights from the annual Back to Batoche festivals, Métis music, games, quizzes, photo...

Balance of Power: Hydroelectric Development in Southeastern British Columbia

Balance of Power: Hydroelectric Development in Southeastern British Columbia

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

The area's history has been transformed by development - both on the rivers and alongside them. The history of hydroelectric development in the area involved almost everything around us. The dams are the visible infrastructures, the stories of the people...

Beauty in the Beast | The Mill at Britannia Mine

Beauty in the Beast | The Mill at Britannia Mine

The BC Museum of Mining

On the West coast of British Columbia, Canada, the Mill at Britannia Mines remains an icon of what was once a great copper mine, which was among the largest in the world. Come explore this immense industrial building, one of the last of its kind in North...

Butterflies North and South

Butterflies North and South

Canadian Heritage Information Network

A butterfly's life cycle is an amazing journey. Learn about the migration patterns, and how to identify different species in your own backyard. All this can be found on the Butterflies North and South website, which has been jointly created by Canadian and...

Canada Under the Stars

Canada Under the Stars

ASTROLab du Mont-Mégantic

Discover the universe and explore the stars! The birth of modern astronomy in the 17th century coincided with the beginnings of New France, and Canada would go on to play a major role in the history of this science. Did you know that, at one time, two of...

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Céilidh air Cheap Breatunn

Highland Village Museum/An Clachan Gàidhealach

The Gaelic culture of Cape Breton has a legacy that goes back thousands of years. Gaelic-speaking Scottish Highlanders began coming to the island's shores more than two hundred years ago. To this day, the ages-old Gaelic culture rings strong and true. In...

Christmas Traditions in France and in Canada

Christmas Traditions in France and in Canada

Canadian Heritage Information Network

The legacy of New France lives on in the Christmas traditions practiced in Canada. Drawing from the materials dating to the Middle Ages, the Christmas Traditions in France and Canada exhibit shows how the living cultural tradition inherits and borrows from...

Climbing to the Clouds: A People's History of BC Mountaineering

Climbing to the Clouds: A People's History of BC Mountaineering

North Vancouver Museum and Archives

This story is of mountaineers, of how they were drawn to explore, map, enjoy, and fight to conserve peaks and wilderness areas in south western British Columbia and beyond. Wander through this intriguing history; see the climbers, hear their voices, and...

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

The Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke, in partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC), has just produced a new online exhibit, as part of an initiative of Heritage Canada.This virtual exhibit lets you explore the reserve collection...

Conservation in Action

Conservation in Action

Vancouver Aquarium

Conservation in Action is a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vancouver Aquarium's research programs. Geared towards youth (and the young at heart), the website is full of fascinating information, exciting games and dynamic videos that showcase the efforts of...

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land

Doig River First Nations

Dane Wajich- Dane-zaa Stories & Songs: Dreamers and the Land showcases Doig River First Nation (Dane-zaa) oral traditions. The Web exhibit teaches this group's history, culture and connection to the land through an exciting mix of video and sound clips,...

David Cronenberg: Virtual Exhibition

David Cronenberg: Virtual Exhibition

Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is committed to mentor post-secondary students in films and media and collaborate with their faculty and associated emerging practitioners. In 2010 we launched Higher Learning, a programme that provides...

Delgamuukw - a community struggle for aboriginal title

Delgamuukw - a community struggle for aboriginal title

Gitxsan Treaty Office

The Delgamuukw v. British Columbia land title action in northern British Columbia was one of the largest aboriginal legal rights cases in the Supreme Court of Canada's history. This exhibit explores Gitxsan governance through the processes and outcomes of...

Dubious Views

Dubious Views

Gallery TPW

Dubious Views addresses the role of the "institution" in terms of its effect on our understanding of place and identity. Through photo-based art, video and Web-specific projects, artists examine notions of public and private space, the tourism industry,...

Echoes from the Past

Echoes from the Past

Université de Montréal Exhibit Center

The prehistory of Quebec is explored in this rich multimedia virtual exhibit. Working on prehistoric archaeological sites from across Quebec, archaeologists from the Université du Québec à Montreal have uncovered centuries of historic objects from First...

Emily Carr

Emily Carr

Vancouver Art Gallery

The largest, most comprehensive website on the artist Emily Carr. Featuring a searchable database of artworks, biographical and contextual texts, as well as educational resources for teachers and students.

Expedition Arctic

Expedition Arctic

Canadian Museum of Nature

Canada is a great polar nation. Arctic or sub-arctic regions cover forty per cent of our land mass. Yet despite the fact that these regions are considered strategically important, most Canadians know almost nothing about them. Targeted to youth aged 14-29,...

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

Exploring Small Town Canada at War

The Bunker Military Museum

How do you describe the impact of two world wars on small-town Canada? This poignant interactive exhibition shares the powerful and heartbreaking stories of those who served. Through film clips, artifacts and firsthand accounts, discover nearly forgotten...

Fire + Earth

Fire + Earth

The Burlington Art Centre

Ceramic art and artworks from 57 accomplished Canadian ceramic artists are featured in this virtual exhibit. Created as a partnership between the Burlington Art Centre and the Itabashi Art Museum, the Fire plus Earth exhibit was seen in several art...

Flora of the Grand lake Meadows

Flora of the Grand lake Meadows

Mary's Point Shorebird Reserve and Interpretive Centre/Nature NB

This museum features the flora found in the Grand Lake Meadows through virtual tours, habitat descriptions, a vascular plant database and interactive games for youth.

Flyover Lake Saint-Pierre

Flyover Lake Saint-Pierre

Centre d'interprétation du patrimoine de Sorel

Flyover Lake Saint-Pierre presents the main characteristics that led UNESCO to recognize this lake as a biosphere reserve. You will discover the constant evolution of this unique and natural environment throughout the seasonal changes.

Fort Odanak, 1704-1759 — The search for traces of a fortified Abenaki village

Fort Odanak, 1704-1759 — The search for traces of a fortified Abenaki village

Musée des Abénakis

Discover the history of Fort Odanak, an Abenaki fortified village built in 1704 on the Saint-François River. Relive the fascinating history of this Fort, unique in North America and learn about the conflicts that led Abenaki groups to settle at Odanak....

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Government of Yukon

Fort Selkirk is the historic living museum on the Yukon River. For centuries, Fort Selkirk was a trading settlement for the Selkirk Nation and the Coastal Tlingit. When the Klondike Gold Rush hit, the town grew enormously and was almost the capital of the...

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

From Camp to Community: Cowichan Forestry Life

BC Forest Discovery Centre

Vancouver Island's Cowichan Valley shelters forests that once lured loggers and now support communities of forestry workers. These communities take pride and interest in their own history, from the early camps to the towns of today. We invite you to...

Getting Better

Getting Better

University Health Network Artifact Collection

Explore hospital care in Canada and the advancements that have been made over the years. Learn about the past and present instruments used to treat patients for a wide variety of ailments and how they have evolved with new science and technology. When it...

Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure

Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Gold wiggled its way into Nova Scotia about 500 million years ago and has continued to shape the landscape and lives of Nova Scotians ever since. Dig up the dirt on why gold is so captivating and how it came to exist in Nova Scotia. Discover what sparked...

Greatest Sporting Moments: The Bobbie Rosenfeld and Lionel Conacher Award Winners

Greatest Sporting Moments: The Bobbie Rosenfeld and Lionel Conacher Award Winners

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

This virtual exhibit features the extraordinary athletes who have won the Bobbie Rosenfeld and Lionel Conacher Award. Since the 1930s, the awards have been presented by the Canadian Press to Canada's male and female athlete of the year. Using photos,...

Hands On!

Hands On!

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library

Since 1928 the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild has been creating works of art that symbolize the multicultural heritage of Canada. The mandate of the Manitoba Craft Guild was to search out new work and to preserve the old. From the start,...

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Harvests of Prince Edward Island

Community Museums Association

Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) has a rich history of its people depending on the land and sea for survival. A number of major industries have contributed significantly to the developing of this Atlantic Region including well-known P.E.I potatoes, Malpeque...

Healing Power of Plants

Healing Power of Plants

Coalition of Canadian Healthcare Museums and Archives

Discover the healing power of plants and the role they play in common items found inside your medicine cabinet. Medicinal plants have been used for years in Mohawk, Chinese and in many other cultures, and these plants have been refined into common...

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

History of the Basilica: From Cornerstone to Consecration

Basilica Cathedral Museum

This site chronicles the building of the Basilica-Cathedral in St. John's (Newfoundland) between 1837 and 1855. It was the determination of Irish immigrants making a new life in Newfoundland that brought the project to completion. These events were...

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

Musée de la nature et des sciences

Discover the universe of hummingbirds, their morphology, their diet and their breeding behaviour, through magnificent pictures, videos and sound clips. You will discover the five species of hummingbirds living in Canada. You will be amazed by these flying...

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Musée maritime du Québec

Discover the harsh reality experienced by the most famous French-Canadian explorer of the Canadian Arctic. Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier was one of the foremost seafarers in Canadian history; his exploration of the Arctic Archipelago set the scene for...

In Search of the Canadian Car

In Search of the Canadian Car

Canada Science and Technology Museum

Cars have shaped Canadian landscapes, cities, and communities. They have influenced Canadians' lifestyles and even impacted popular culture. But is there such a thing as a truly Canadian car? A car may be fabricated in one country, having been designed by...

In the House of Paul-Émile

In the House of Paul-Émile

Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire

In the House of Paul-Émile offers insight into the life and work of Paul Émile Borduas, as well as his impact both nationally and internationally.Besides the beauty and originality of the design, which make the house a masterpiece of cultural heritage...

Interactive Investigator

Interactive Investigator

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Who is the murderer? Find out as you explore the complex world of forensic science through this online Interactive Investigator. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of...

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

Royal British Columbia Museum

The landscape of British Columbia (B.C.) Canada changes dramatically from one part of the province to another. From the towering Rocky, Selkirk and Coastal Mountains to the gentle grasslands of the Peace district to the temperate rainforests in B.C....

Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol - Stories from Wolastoqiyik

Koluskap: Wolastoqewi-atkuhkakonol - Stories from Wolastoqiyik

New Brunswick Museum

A renewed interest in who we are as one has inspired Wolastoqiyik to honour our ancestors' teachings by respecting the human race as one, continuing to share our gifts with each other, living on Mother Earth with respect and recapturing the essence of...

Land of the Spirits

Land of the Spirits

Davenport Centre Heritage Hall

Land of the Spirits tells the story of discovery and settlement over the centuries along the Little Bonnechere River, upriver from Round Lake in the Ottawa Valley. Features a simulated archaeological dig, artefact collection and teaching resources.

Land of Thundering Snow

Land of Thundering Snow

Revelstoke Museum and Archives

This virtual exhibit highlights the history of snow avalanches and their impact on people and nature in Canada, and reveals the secrets hidden within the stillness of the snowpack and the fury of a snow slide. Learn about heartbreaking avalanche tragedies,...

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Lighthouses of Prince Edward Island, Beacons of Light

Community Museums Association of Prince Edward Island

For centuries, lighthouses have been symbols of hope, safety and refuge. Nowhere is their presence more valued than on Prince Edward Island. Although it is only 224 kilometers from North Cape to East Point, the undulating coastline stretches for 1,760...

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

Living Traditions: The Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast

U'mista Cultural Society

Many believe that a rich and powerful person is someone who owns a lot. The Kwakwaka’wakw, on the other hand, believe that the rich and powerful are those who give the most away. Since time immemorial, the Kwakwaka'wakw have hosted potlatch ceremonies,...

Magnificent Rocks

Magnificent Rocks

New Brunswick Museum

This exhibit from the New Brunswick Museum will highlight ten of the province's best geology stories through a billion years of history. Each of the stories will weave together the geology, history of life, scientific exploration and mining. The learning...

Media Art

Media Art

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Media artworks (artworks that rely on a technological component to function) have introduced new installation and conservation challenges for museums. Showcasing a selection of Canadian media artworks from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), this...

Miguasha National Park: From Water to Land

Miguasha National Park: From Water to Land

Miguasha National Park

This site offers a unique scientific adventure to discover fossilized fish, plants and the paleo environment protected by the Miguasha National Park, a World Heritage Site. These fossils, dated from 380 million years ago, allowed paleontologists to explain...

Mt. Logan: Canadian Titan

Mt. Logan: Canadian Titan

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Come explore Mount Logan, the tallest mountain in Canada and the second tallest in North America. Mount Logan is one of the largest mountains on Earth with eleven peaks protruding from the colossal hunk of rock and ice.

Nametau innu: Memory and knowledge of Nitassinan

Nametau innu: Memory and knowledge of Nitassinan

Musée régional de la Côte-Nord

Nametau innu: Memory and knowledge of Nitassinan is a virtual exhibit dedicated to the Innu nation in which elders pass on their skills and knowledge to younger generations. The site is split into four sections - First steps; A Guided Tour into the Innu...

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt

Textile Museum of Canada

Become part of the Great Canadian Quilt. Produced by the Textile Museum of Canada in conjunction with local museums across the country, this exhibit showcases a rich and diverse array of handicrafts and folk art, reflecting their role in shaping the...

Nature Under Glass

Nature Under Glass

Montréal Biodôme

Discover the incomparable beauty of some of the world's most diverse and unique ecosystems at Montreal's world-famous Biodome. Sheltering five real life ecosystems, the Biodome offers glimpses of life in the most extreme ecosystems; from the Antarctic to a...

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Nikkei Tapestry: Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

Galt Museum & Archives

Nikkei Tapestry explores the history of four generations of Japanese Canadians in southern Alberta: the Issei, Nisei, Sansei, and Yonsei. This exhibit also includes the story of the Idosha who were relocated from the west coast of Canada during the Second...

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

North-West Mounted Police - A Tradition in Scarlet

The Galt

Samuel Benfield Steele was one of the first to join the North-West Mounted Police, back in 1873. By the time he retired after forty years of service, Samuel had served all across Canada. This Community Memories exhibit tells the story of the places and...

Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Canadian Museum of Civilization

The First Canadian Arctic Expedition ranks as one of the boldest undertakings in the history of exploration. Leaving Nome, Alaska, in the summer of 1913, these Canadian explorers mapped most of Arctic Canada. Aided by the Inuit, the scientists travelled by...

Nunavik: A Land, Its People

Nunavik: A Land, Its People

LRRM/OICRM, Faculty of Music, Université de Montréal

Covering nearly half a million square kilometres, Nunavik is the ancestral home to Canada's Inuit living in Quebec. For the last four thousand years, the Nunavimmiut have lived off the land by developing unique adaptive strategies to survive in a harsh...

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

On Canadian Ground: Stories of Footwear in Early Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Canada covers a great land where extreme climate variations have required an impressive level of innovation in footwear. On Canadian Ground is an examination of the history of Canadian footwear from the traditional kamiks of the Inuit and the moccasins of...

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

Once Upon a Roof... A short history of house architecture in Eastern Canada

La Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean

Houses tell the story of the people who built and then transformed them. They reflect their era and express their regional and cultural distinctiveness. Looking at house fronts, an attentive eye can identify construction details and the passage of time....

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Picturing A Canadian Life: L.M. Montgomery's Personal Scrapbooks and Book Covers

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

L.M. Montgomery is a Canadian cultural icon whose stories and poetry are loved around the world. This virtual exhibit gives visitors an inner glimpse of Montgomery's life and times through her scrapbooks and book covers. Author of 25 works, including Anne...

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Maritime Museum of Quebec; Naval Museum of Québec

Explore the history of the privateers of the St. Lawrence in this exhibit. Privateers influenced not only military conflicts, but also daily lives. For the first time ever, discover their history: how were they perceived? Ask Mr. Robin, a merchant from...

Prairie Pollination

Prairie Pollination

The Manitoba Museum

The prairies are one of the most endangered ecosystems in Canada. However, they provide essential habitat for many of the insects that pollinate our crop plants. Take the virtual tours to see some of these amazing prairies and learn about the research that...

Radical Reform —  Education and Society 1845–1945

Radical Reform — Education and Society 1845–1945

Toronto District School Board

Explore the century-long journey from birth to rise of a radical new idea: a public education system. Through more than 1,000 texts and visuals, the exhibit shares the stories of educators and others at the heart of this “Radical Reform” — starting...

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Regina Clay: Worlds in the Making presents over 130 works by 14 artists. The exhibit examines how, in the late 1960s, clay came into its own as a sculptural medium in Regina and garnered international attention. Work presented includes the ceramic murals...

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War

Canadian Heritage Information Network

In World War II, Canada rose far above its size and national resources and sent one of the largest forces into battle of any commonwealth nation. Canada's Second World War contribution is the subject of this moving exhibit detailing the lives and untimely...

Return to the wild: Evolving perspectives on Canadian Wildlife

Return to the wild: Evolving perspectives on Canadian Wildlife

Royal Canadian Geographical Society

For 80 years, Canadian Geographic has been telling non-fiction stories about the wildlife of Canada. This virtual exhibition illustrates the abiding interest of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in the health of Canada's vast wildlife populations,...

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Saguenay - An Exceptional Fjord !

Musée du Fjord

The Saguenay Fjord is one of the largest yet least known Fjords in the world. Granting access to the mineral rich heartland of central Quebec, the Saguenay Fjord is an essential piece of the St. Lawrence River seaway. Starting at the St. Lawrence River,...

Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

Sandford Fleming, The knight of time

Exporail, The Canadian Railway Museum

The Sir Sandford Fleming, The Knight of Time virtual exhibit gives young people a look at the industrial development and the golden era of the iron horse in Canada through the life experiences of this remarkable individual.

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Science and Survival at Fort Conger – A Polar Heritage Site in the Canadian High Arctic

Arctic Institute of North America

Built in 1881, Fort Conger — located in Nunavut’s Quttinirpaaq National Park — played a key role in international exploration during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This exhibit explores not only the history of the abandoned outpost but also...

Sharing the Meal!

Sharing the Meal!

Musée de la civilisation

The Sharing the Meal! exhibition explores what you and those around you are serving to help you discover new foods, recipes, terroirs and customs. From Lac-Saint-Jean tourtière to takeout sushi, from Aboriginal influences to the contributions of...

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

Sq’éwlets: A Stó:lō-Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley

The Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre

Kwelches – Welcome! Our Old People tell us we have always lived in S’ólhTéméxw (Our Land). We are Stó:lō (People of the River), a nation of tribes along the Fraser River. As Sq’éwlets, we are one of 30 Stó:lō communities. Sturgeon is our...

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt

Musée maritime de Charlevoix

Did you know that, in the St. Lawrence River, you can actually encounter blue whales — the largest mammals on Earth? Learn more about the St. Lawrence and its riches with St. Lawrence Scavenger Hunt. Through 10 fun itineraries, you and your family can...

Storm Spirits - Aboriginal New Media Art

Storm Spirits - Aboriginal New Media Art

Urban Shaman Gallery

Storm Spirits is the newest project of the Urban Shaman Gallery (Winnipeg). Urban Shaman is a public not-for-profit art gallery mandated for the exhibition, dissemination and articulation of contemporary art by Canadian and international Aboriginal artists.

SydenhamDiscovery.ca

SydenhamDiscovery.ca

Strathroy Middlesex Museum

The Sydenham River in Southwestern Ontario winds through one of Canada's most ecologically and historically significant regions. Home to over 2500 unique species, the richest farming land in North America, the first commercial oil wells in the world and...

The Astonishing World of Musical Instruments

The Astonishing World of Musical Instruments

Laboratoire de recherche sur les musiques du monde

Musical instruments are common as every world culture produces sound and music. The University of Montreal Music Faculty World Music Research Laboratory is pleased to open its collection of over 500 unique musical instruments from all corners of the world....

The Beginning of a New Era

The Beginning of a New Era

Musée québécois de culture populaire

History in Quebec was on the fast track in the 1960s. In less than a decade, Quebec experienced an in-depth political, social and cultural metamorphosis. This very turbulent period highlighted by the affirmation and liberation of society in Quebec was...

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

Old Log Church Museum

Missionaries who ministered in Canada's Arctic faced incredible obstacles and challenges. This is the story of some of the Arctic missionaries in the late 1800s and early 20th century, including the bizarre and harrowing 51-day journey of Bishop Isaac O....

The Burgess Shale

The Burgess Shale

Royal Ontario Museum

Visit the Burgess Shale Virtual Exhibit and discover what life on Earth was like following the Cambrian Explosion more than half a billion years ago. Take the virtual submarine into the Cambrian seas to explore fossil, marine animals and algae and other...

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

The Commissariat 3D Reconstruction Project

Paul Amirault

The Rideau Canal starts at the Ottawa Locks and stretches to connect Kingston, Ontario, with Montreal, Quebec. Built to aid in the defense of Canada, the canal opened in 1832. Designed by the Royal Engineers under Lt. Colonel John By, the Rideau Canal took...

The Dewdney Trail

The Dewdney Trail

Nelson and District Museum, Archives, Art Gallery and Historical Society

In the 19th century, British Columbia or New Caledonia as it was known then, was aflood with gold fever as people rushed to take their stake of the unrivaled fortunes. One gold strike at the mouth of the Pend d'Oreille River happened to capture the...

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico

Farmer's Bank of Rustico Museum

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico museum celebrates the unique story of the first people's bank in Canada, its Acadian community and the people whose vision and perseverance made it possible. The Farmers' Bank arose out of the needs of the Acadian people.The...

The Force in the North

The Force in the North

MacBride Museum

The story of the Mounties in the Yukon is told through the eyes of the men who served in the North. The romance of the North is illustrated with movies, photos and stories. Life is described in video interviews with retired Mounties and their families....

The Fungus Among Us

The Fungus Among Us

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

The mushrooms and fungus among us are a kingdom of their own! The fungus kingdom is the largest branch of living species on Earth. The Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History presents The Fungus Among Us, a virtual exhibit featuring fungi in all its forms,...

The Human Side of Lake Saint-Pierre

The Human Side of Lake Saint-Pierre

Biophare

Recognized in 2000 as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO, the Lac-Saint-Pierre region is known for the exceptional features of its natural environments and for the importance of its human ownership. Thanks to 360-degree panoramic photographs, you can dive...

The Inuvialuit Place Name Virtual Exhibit

The Inuvialuit Place Name Virtual Exhibit

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Inuit identity is expressed through place names. This virtual exhibit translates these names from the Inuvialuktun language into English as it traces a route map through dozens of traditional Inuit settlements. Starting near the Mackenzie River delta,...

The Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes

The Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

This very special exhibit is both a tribute to the legacy of sportswriter Lou Marsh and a celebration of the unique stories behind the Canadian athletes that have won the Lou Marsh Memorial Award. In a featured opening video, Brian Williams, Canada's...

The Painting Project

The Painting Project

Galerie de l'UQAM

The Painting Project proposes to delineate the practice of recent painting in Canada for a wide audience, based on exhaustive research in a didactic register and with a selection of 60 works by as many artists. The ambition is to provide a broader view of...

The Raven's Call / L'Appel de Corbeau

The Raven's Call / L'Appel de Corbeau

Bill Reid Foundation

"The Raven's Call" is the most comprehensive website dedicated to the life and work of Bill Reid, one of Canada's greatest artists. The site features a gallery of over 200 of Reid's works in a variety of media from jewelry to prints and sculptures from the...

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Médiat-Muse

Take a pleasant stroll through Quebec’s soundscape and listen to the soundtrack of our lives. From nursery rhymes and pop music to the din of factories and the noise of video games, sounds form a backdrop to all of life’s moments, both big and small....

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians

Droulers/Tsiionhiakwatha Archaeological Site Interpretation Center

At Saint-Anicet flows the La Guerre river, its meanders along which the St.Lawrence Iroquoians came to establish their villages long before the Europeans arrived. Recent archaeological research in the Upper St. Lawrence has identified numerous sites on...

The Story of Ranching in BC: Buckaroos in BC

The Story of Ranching in BC: Buckaroos in BC

O'Keefe Ranch & Interior Heritage Society

Like the Spanish vaqueros after whom they were named, the buckaroos forged a way of life in the face of the harsh climate and rugged conditions of the Interior Plateau of British Columbia. Buckaroos in British Columbia melds text, images, games, and rich...

The Story of the Masks

The Story of the Masks

U'mista Cultural Society

Native masks are explored and the stories of the creatures they represent are explained. Visit the Story of the Masks exhibit and learn about the culture and ceremonies behind both the Native masks and the people of the Northwest Coast. Learn the...

The Trait-Carré of Charlesbourg: The Only Star-Shaped Village in Canada

The Trait-Carré of Charlesbourg: The Only Star-Shaped Village in Canada

Moulin des Jésuites

The virtual exhibit is about Charlesbourg's historic district, which is recognized as a model for heritage preservation. The main themes are the district's geographic layout, which is unique in Canada, its history, the way of life of its inhabitants,...

Through the Eyes of the Cree

Through the Eyes of the Cree

The Allen Sapp Gallery

Cree artist Allen Sapp captures Cree culture through his art and paintings. Recognized around the world as one of Canada's preeminent artists, Sapp maintains the Allen Sapp gallery in North Battleford (Saskatchewan), near the Red Pheasant Reservation where...

Trading Ideas

Trading Ideas

Musée huron-wendat

Discover First Nations of North America through their great trade gatherings. Learn about the lifestyles of the Iroquoian and Algonquin groups, their material cultures and, above all, their trading -of great importance in smoothing alliances among nations...

Urban Wildlife

Urban Wildlife

Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke

The exhibition Urban Wildlife - Neighbouring Animals, produced by the Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke, is divided into three sections.The section "Canadian Cities" presents the urban wildlife of the cities of the participating museums:...

Virtual Museum of Canadian Traditional Music

Virtual Museum of Canadian Traditional Music

University of Alberta Museums

The Virtual Museum of Canadian Traditional Music is an online resource for students, teachers and the public. It tells the stories of Canadians and their music, using educational stories and an extensive collection of digital resources including images,...

Warming Up: A Canadian History of Automated Heating and Social Change

Warming Up: A Canadian History of Automated Heating and Social Change

HVACR Heritage Canada Centre

Indoor heating played a significant yet under recognized role in the social and economic life of Canadians over the past 300 years. This exhibit endeavours for the first time to describe the evolution of heating from open fires to automated, enclosed-fire,...

Waters of life

Waters of life

Biophare

Lake Saint-Pierre was recognized as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2000. Several of the territory's features led to this recognition, including the fact that this ecosystem is among the most studied by Canadian scientists. The virtual exhibition 'Waters...

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Window on the Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve

Nature Centre of Mont Saint-Hilaire

Explore the beauty of Mont Saint-Hilaire Biosphere Reserve and its magnificent territory through interactive maps, short movies, in the tales of storytellers or through the lenses of photographers. Designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since 1978,...

You are here. 80 years of Canadian Geographic maps

You are here. 80 years of Canadian Geographic maps

Royal Canadian Geographical Society

You might say we have a thing for maps. Canadian Geographic and its precursor, the Canadian Geographical Journal, have been making them since 1930. Explore eight decades of mapping in this Virtual Museum Exhibit, complete with interactive features and a...