Adult Colouring Contest to Win Murder Mystery Tickets!

We are having a fun contest!!!!  If you are 19 years or older,  print off a colouring sheet or pick one up at:  Huronia Museum,  549 Little Lake Park Road,;Midland Library, 320 King St.; Nerdvana, 231 King St.; Grounded Coffee, 292 King St. ;Georgian Bakery, 253 King St.; Georgian Bay Books, 247 King St.

Then colour it and get it back to us before September 15th to win tickets to this awesome evening at the museum:

Don’t worry, we are not judging your colouring skill – all coloured sheets will be put into a box and randomly picked out.  Uncoloured sheets with just contact information won’t be entered. Don’t forget to check out the complete Rules and Regulations.

Tickets For Heritage Dinner have arrived!

Hot off the press! Tickets are available here on our online store or in person at the Museum (549 Little Lake Park Road).

Press Release

Midland Ontario, Monday April 10th, 2017

Canadian Historical Consultant to Canada, A People’s History to present as guest speaker at Huronia Museum’s annual Heritage Dinner.

MAKING REEL HISTORY

Bringing history to the screen involves unique challenges.  How do you integrate truth with entertainment?  There are many aspects to being the onset historical advisor for film or television projects.  Whose stories are worth telling?  When does subjectivity cross the line to downright lies?  How can you tell big stories with limited budgets?  How important are the “details”?  

Join us at our annual  Heritage Dinner to hear Peter Twist, Director of Historical Reconstruction, talk about breathing life into history on film and television, He will discuss the pleasures and pitfalls of working on two major Canadian history documentary series; ‘Canada- A People’s History’ and the upcoming ‘Canada – The Story of Us’.

Peter Twist is well known around the world to museum curators as well as film, television and event producers. With a background in fine arts, engineering and teaching, his knowledge of historical topics and events span all periods around the globe.

His impressive CV includes being Historical/Technical Advisor and Military and Nautical skills trainer for Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean film series; as well as for many well known documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and CBC.  Peter is also an internationally recognized, award-winning miniature sculptor and painter who produced prototype action figures for Hasbro, including the world-famous, iconic G.I. Joe.

He continues to be active in the heritage community as a museum board member and event organizer. He writes, lectures, hosts workshops, and has been instrumental in training and establishing a system of command in North America’s British Napoleonic Re-enactment Community. He holds memberships in numerous societies including the Company of Military Historians and has been certified as an Historic Weapons Supervisor.

The Heritage Dinner takes place on Friday, May 12th 2017 at 5:30pm at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, in Midland, Ontario. There will be a silent auction, dessert auction and  bar. Tickets are available  on-line, or at the Museum for $80 ($40 tax receipts can be given.) For more information, please contact the museum at 705-526-2844.

Heritage Dinner 2017: Making Reel History

Final Heritage dinner 2017 poster (1)Huronia Museum and Ouendat Village

Heritage Dinner 2017 – Featuring Speaker, Peter Twist

 MAKING REEL HISTORY

History is not just a location and date. History is PEOPLE.

Bringing history to the screen involves unique challenges.  How do you integrate truth with entertainment? Peter Twist will discuss the pleasures and pitfalls of working on two major Canadian history documentary series; ‘Canada- A People’s History’ and the upcoming ‘Canada – The Story of Us’.  There are many aspects to being the onset historical advisor for film or television projects.  Whose stories are worth telling?  When does subjectivity cross the line to downright lies?  How can you tell big stories with limited budgets?  How important are the “details”?

Friday May 12th, 2017 at 5:30 PM at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, in Midland, Ontario.

Join us at Heritage Dinner to hear Peter Twist, Director of Historical Reconstruction, talk about breathing life into History in Film and television. Peter Twist is well known around the world to Museum Curators as well as Film, Television and Event Producers. With a background in fine arts, engineering and teaching, his knowledge of historical topics and events span all periods around the globe.

His impressive CV includes being Historical/Technical Advisor and Military and Nautical skills trainer for Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean film series; as well as for many well known documentaries for PBS, the History Channel and CBC.  Peter is also an internationally recognized, award-winning miniature sculptor and painter who produced prototype action figures for Hasbro, including the world-famous, iconic G.I. Joe.

He continues to be active in the heritage community as a museum board member and event organiser. He writes, lectures, hosts workshops, and has been instrumental in training and establishing a system of command in North America’s British Napoleonic Re-enactment Community. He holds memberships in numerous societies including the Company of Military Historians and has been certified as an Historic Weapons Supervisor.

Tickets can be purchased on-line or in store at the museum, 549 Little Lake Park Rd. during regular business hours (Monday- Friday 9am-5pm,and during the farmers market Sundays from 9am – 1pm)