Learn why we chose “The Muse” as the overarching name for the Lake of the Woods Museum & Douglas Family Art Centre.
New virtual exhibition! Strike a Pose: Portraits from the Collection features over 60 portraits from the Museum’s extensive photo collection.
Today (May 21st) is International Tea Day! Here is a case from the Lake of the Woods Museum collection full of Rat Portage souvenir china.
May 20th is World Bee Day and we’re showing off some items from Shop the Muse to teach your kids about the importance of bees!
This is the story of four men who made the very first trip to Winnipeg by car in 1927, a full five years before the highway was built.
During the summer of 1953, the last major polio epidemic swept through Kenora. Though it is a tragic story, it is also one of hope.
May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, also sometimes called Red Dress Day.
Does your mom have a sweet tooth? The Muse’s custom-made Sweet, Lake of the Woods chocolate bars are on sale for 20% off for a limited time!
Give your Mom the gift of art, history, and inspiration this year with our special Mother’s Day membership package!
The World Sculling Champion Jake Gaudaur Sr. lived in Rat Portage (Kenora) for several years around the turn of the century.
In 1916 the Keewatin-Kenora area was the flour milling capital of Canada. Between Keewatin’s Lake of the Woods Milling Company and Kenora’s Maple Leaf Milling Company they could produce 13000 barrels of flour a day!