Brockville Museum Winter Lecture Series - ALL Lectures PASS

Description: Enjoy ALL five lectures in our Winter Lecture Series and save $10. Every Tuesday from 10am to noon beginning February 6th with "Turn up the Volume! Libraries, ARchives and Museums: More relevant than Ever". Archivist and author, Jennifer Anderson from Library and Archives Canada February 13th it's "Míle Míle i gCéin: The Irish Language in Canada" Danny Doyle returns to the Brockville Museum to explore the fate of the Irish language in Canada and the immigrants who spoke it. Danny is a celebrated educator, writer and musician who blends historical research, poetry and music in to his popular lectures. February 20th: "The Development & Use of Aerial Photography in WWI" McMaster University Library’s Map Specialist, Gord Beck joins us for a unique look at the development and use of aerial photography in WWI. The Great War was the first to make extensive use of aerial photography thanks to the airplane—still in its infancy—which offered a vitally important platform from which to view the enemy. February 27th: "What We Ate: A Cook's Tour of Canadian Food History" Toronto-based food historian and writer, Sarah Hood will offer a brief sketch of the ingredients, food businesses and cooking technology that have influenced the meals on Canadian tables from the late 1600s until recent times. And wrapping up the series on march 6th, it's "The Rideau Route: Exploring the Pre-Canal Waterway" Historian and author, Ken Watson will offer a visual presentation of the almost fifty years of surveying and mapping that took place leading up to the construction of the Canal that we know today. *Tickets must be purchased in advance *Light refreshments will be served during the break

Start Time: February 6th, 2018 at 10:00am
End Time: February 6th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Location: Brockville Museum
Address: 5 Henry St.

City: Brockville
Province: ON
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Website: brockvillemuseum.com