Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 8:15a.m. to 5:15p.m
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This tour will highlight renovations and new builds within the Waterloo-Wellington Museums and Art Galleries Network, including:
1. Region of Waterloo Archives
The first stand-alone archives to receive a Museum Assistance Program (MAP) grant in 2010, the Region of Waterloo Archives has a new descriptive database and a newly renovated storage vault and reading room / gallery.
2. Joseph Schneider Haus Museum & Galleries
Joseph Schneider Haus Museum & Galleries – Visit the restored to 1856 Pennsylvania Mennonite farmhouse in the heart of downtown Kitchener and tour the newly reproduced Wash House, part of the historic environs including a Springhouse and Bake House.
3. Scenic Drive to the Wellington County Museum and Archives
4. Wellington County Museum and Archives
In June 2010, the Wellington County Museum and Archives, a National Historic Site, opened an 8,000 square foot archives addition complete with state-of-the-art storage vault, processing room, reading room, accessible washroom and office space. In addition, previous archival space has been transformed into a large conservation lab and work room.
5. Guelph Museums
A behind the scenes tour of the restoration of the Loreto Convent, which opens in the late fall of 2011 as the new home of the Guelph Civic Museum.
6. Cambridge Centre for the Arts
Innovative and inviting, located in downtown Cambridge this site adds to the growing sense of action and vitality in this growing urban centre.
7. McDougall Cottage
Region of Waterloo’s “wee” cottage on the banks of the Grand River is a small but mighty example of renovation at its best.
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