Join us on Thursday, August 11th for the real story about how the border on Lake of the Woods came to be with guest speaker David Malaher.
Join local artist, Melissa Jean, for this Meet the Artist Reception for the exhibition Power of Place: Melissa Jean & Walter J. Phillips.
Learn some easy conservation hacks from Museum Educator Braden Murray to help you preserve important family photographs, documents, and textiles.
Peruse through the Museum’s collection of photos of local stores and businesses from 1960s-1980s and tell us the stories.
Join us for coffee and conversation as we welcome you to view and assist us in identifying photographs of Kenora’s pulp and paper mill, 1960s-1980s.
Join local Ancestor Seekers of Kenora member Gloria Harvey as she gives a broad brush overview of the who, what, where, and why of genealogical research and how to start your family tree.
Enjoy a culinary experience with Theresa Jamieson (aka The Bannock Lady) who will be presenting a cooking demonstration of traditional Anishinaabe foods. Come hungry!
Browse through the Museum’s collection of winter sports photographs from the 1960s-1980s and share your knowledge with Museum staff.
Take a guided tour of this exhibit which features over 70 Kenora/Keewatin images with Museum Educator Braden Murray.
This is the story of when 5,000 people, over 10% of the population of Winnipeg at the time, made Rat Portage their destination for a day at the lake.
The spring break-up of ice on Lake of the Woods has long been closely followed by residents. Besides the necessity of the opening of the lake for transportation and communication purposes, there naturally developed a competition to be the first boat to navigate through the ice floes in the early spring.
Anglican Summer Camp Island is located south of Crowe Island at the mouth of Keewatin Channel on Lake of the Woods.
2016 marks the 125th anniversary of Camp Stephens, a Lake of the Woods summer camp for youth and families operated by the YMCA/YWCA.
Tales of Massacre Island have been passed on through oral story-telling, but the facts became skewed. So where is the real Massacre Island?
A collection of letters written by a mother to her family in 1966 as she waited, stranded at the cottage in spring, for the ice to break-up.