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Workshops, Programs, Events, Tours & More!

Workshops & Events

There is always something going on at the Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre. We have a range of activities for people of all ages and abilities. Plan your visit, try something new, or learn more about what’s on offer.

October 6, 2022

Curatorial Talk and Opening Reception of Sara General Art Installation

Join us for the opening event of the newest installation by artist Odadrihonyanisoh (Sara General) in the Window Gallery at the Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre.

Age: 13+

Cost: Free - Monetary donation appreciated

October 8, 2022

Miss Welstead Schoolhouse Tours

Miss Welstead, the 1908 school Mistress, is in! Drop by the schoolhouse for heritage games and to learn all about a 1908 school day.

Age: All ages

Cost: Free - Monetary donation appreciated

October 9, 2022

Book Reading with Sara General and Children’s Craft Day

Author Sara General joins us at the museum for a special reading of her children's book, We Give Our Thanks. Come out for the book reading, free craft activities and fun related to the new Art Installation in the Window Gallery space designed by General.

Age: All Ages

Cost: Free - Monetary donation appreciated

October 13, 2022

Organic Fall Gardening 101

The growing season never ends with Teanne Teeft of Feeder Flower Farms and Gardens Keep Co. This seminar will cover what any home gardener might want to know about how to winterize their garden and prepare for next spring.

Age: 13+

Cost: Free - Monetary donation appreciated

October 14, 2022

What Now?: Panel Discussion about Sustainable Family Farming

In this panel discussion, meet the small-scale farming families dedicated to regeneration Lincoln's farmland with sustainable growing practices. Engage with these farming change makers as they talk about how they got started, the unique challenges of farming in the modern world, and the farmer's place in the community.

Age: 13+

Cost: Free - Monetary donation appreciated

October 21, 2022

Friday Night Out: Floral Glass Painting

Join painter Bobbi Cosby to get creative at the museum. Paint your own set of two floral wine glass tumblers and enjoy a glass of your own while you do!

Age: 19+

Cost: $50

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Starlight Market
Starlight Market

Discover the Magic

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Friday, November 18, 3-8 p.m.

Discover the magic of the holiday season in Jordan Village.

Lit entirely by holiday lights, the Starlight Market will celebrate and feature local artisans, food, children's craft activities, and the polar express train. 

Shop the market and enjoy local beverages and craft activities at the museum, then watch the lighting of the Jordan Village tree at 6 p.m. on Main Street.

Free Entry & Shuttle Bus available from Jordan Arena

Drop-In Tours
Drop-In Tours

Let Us Show You Around

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Historical Buildings: Drop-in from June to August during museum opening hours and join our expert guides to explore the 1815 Fry House and 1859 Schoolhouse. The buildings are only open to visitors during these tours!

Exhibition Tours: Join us from June to August on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. to learn about the themes, techniques, and history of the objects on display! Tours are open to the public, first-come, first-served, and are limited to a maximum of 10 participants. Have a large group or want a more intimate experience? Please book a private group tour here.

Museum Explorer Backpacks: Explore the museum with a themed backpack filled with intriguing items and fun activities. Backpacks can be borrowed for 1.5 hours and are available anytime during museum opening hours from the museum information desk. 
 

School Programs
School Programs

A Day to Remember

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Are you a teacher or educator interested in booking one of our school programs? We have many curriculum-based options to meet a variety of grade levels.

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Group Programs & Tours
Group Programs & Tours

Book Your Own Unique Experience

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Get behind the scenes look at the Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre. Education staff and tour guides offer dynamic tours and private programs for learners of all ages! Book a group tour, private class, or invite your friends and family to celebrate with a hands-on party.

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Special Events & Rentals
Special Events & Rentals

Come Celebrate With Us

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Interested in booking your special day with us? Be it a wedding, birthday party, conference, mixer, or meeting, the museum provides a beautiful backdrop for any special occasion.

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