These snowshoes, commonly referred to as bearpaw snowshoes, are much wider, bigger, and more circular than normal snowshoes.
Christmas in Kenora wouldn’t be complete without the giant Christmas tree downtown! This holiday tradition began in 1931.
New to Shop the Muse: fine art face masks! Available now at the Douglas Family Art Centre in 7 different double-sided designs.
Today marks the 103rd Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. It was a devastating event and news quickly spread across Canada.
Visit the Douglas Family Art Centre to pick up your free sketchbook as part of Bateman’s Sketch Across Canada project!
Ontario Arts Council has partnered with The Muse to offer online office hours to artists and arts organizations in the Kenora area.
Curator, Sophie Lavoie, discusses the story surrounding this painting of Death of Virginia in the style of Frencesco de Mura (1696-1782).
The jack pine is a staple in the work of many Canadian landscape painters, including Tom Thompson and Walter J. Phillips.
On this day (October 10th) 100 years ago Kenora officially welcomed the first plane to make a trans Canada flight.
The Hilliard House Hotel was considered one of the biggest and best hotels in western Canada. In January 1902, a disastrous fire took place.
On September 5th we wrapped up Cassandra Cochrane’s exhibition, Nindinawemaaganag: My Relations, with a talk from the artist.
On October 29th we opened 21 Pillows by award-winning glass artist, Cheryl Wilson-Smith with a talk from the artist.
Gloaming (1921) by Walter J. Phillips captures that feeling of a peaceful paddle on Lake of the Woods, and now you can colour your own!
Read more about the COVID-19 safety measures we are taking at The Muse to ensure the safety of both our visitors, staff, and volunteers.
Learn how to create your very own magical mason jar snowglobe! This super-simple sensory art project is fun for all ages and skill levels.
Just in time for the first day of summer, the Muse is pleased to announce that we have reopened to the public! Be sure to drop by and say hello.
The Muse staff will be laid off with other non-essential workers of the City of Kenora, effective April 25, in relation to the current COVID-19 situation.
Milk rolls, French Rolls, Milk Biscuits, and Muffins… Delicious! Some delicious roll recipes from Matilda Lees Dods Handbook of Practical Cookery, 1901.
Join us in colouring the Douglas Family Art Centre collection with this rendering of Evening (1921) by Walter J. Phillips.
In this 1901 copy of Isabelle Beeton’s Cookery Book there is an authentic Victorian crumpet recipe— time for a tea party!
Calling all regional artists! The Douglas Family Art Centre is now accepting submissions for an upcoming exhibit titled Art in the Time of Corona.
Struggling to keep your children entertained while they stay home? Try out this quick craft using toilet paper rolls to create animals, monsters, and more!
Inspired by our friends at the WAG, join us in “Colouring the Collection” with the beautiful Sunset, Lake of the Woods (1928) by Walter J. Phillips.