Canada Museums

How To Spend 24 Hours In Madrid

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

While Madrid is a city in which you could easily spend a year and not see, do or eat everything, it's also an easily accessible stopover if you're just passing through. I managed to sneak in about 24 hours in Spain's capital city. And it's amazing how much one can accomplish in such a short time with an itinerary. Unless you're the aimless wandering type, a plan is key.

Exploring San Francisco's Best Museums

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Travel
Amanda Blakley

San Francisco seems big -- but I soon realized that her size (surprisingly only 7 square miles), has little to do with the grandeur you feel while visiting, but everything to do with the big hearts and open minds of the San Franciscans themselves. Much has been written of her culinary and cocktail culture, her nature and leisure pursuits, but it is also one of the museum capitals of the United States.

Exploring Toronto's Diversity Through Food

Andrea Chrysanthou | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Chrysanthou

This past week, the Toronto Ward Museum initiated the "Dishing Up Toronto" program with three walking tours in Toronto and its suburbs. Immigrants served as guides and shared their stories and the stories of their neighbourhoods. Rather than use inanimate displays for their history lessons, the guides introduced audiences to their culture through visits to local hotspots and by sampling their favourite dishes.

Reconnecting With Arts Using Virtual And Augmented Reality

Awane Jones | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Living
Awane Jones

It is essential that arts organizations adapt to shifting demographics and a rapidly changing participatory culture. In effort to address this new need, virtual reality and augmented reality can show us new ways to explore the arts and help spark a new interest and motivation for arts-goers.

The Day Canada's Parliament Went Up In Flames

Robert Waite | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Living
Robert Waite

Should you happen to visit the Canadian Museum of Nature in the days ahead, look for a small plaque that reminds visitors that the museum doors were, for four years beginning 100 years ago, the entry way to a productive and effective Parliament.

How To Spend 48 Hours In Montreal

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Canada's second largest city has so much to offer, you'll find it hard to pack it all into less than a week, but for a quick two-day trip, here are some fantastique stops to make.

Secrets We've Learned From Canada's Museums

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Living

Did you know that Canada's Royal Saskatchewan Museum has one of the largest T. Rex skeletons in the world or that the ROM once had a cat who helped ke...

The Truth About Auschwitz

Catherine Chatterley | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Impact
Catherine Chatterley

The Antisemitism Institute I direct in Canada received several inquiries about the accuracy of an article published under the provocative title Ukrain...

How To Stay Warm and Get Cultured in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Yelp Canada

Just ask any lady in your life, shoes are art, damn it! That's right, if you haven't already heard there is a massive monument to shoes in downtown Toronto. Go in and walk through the ages shoe by shoe, and be sure to check out their current exhibition: Fashion Victims... shoes in the 19th century were serious stuff....

Historical Must-See Spots In Geneva

Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Travel

Switzerland: that tiny European country both seemingly plated in gold and chocolate also bears the ideas of surviving total war with institutions and ...

A New Take on the Group of Seven

Andrea Carson Barker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Andrea Carson Barker

I went up to the opening of a new exhibition at Toronto's McMichael Gallery today. The exhibition was called You are here: Kim Dorland and the Return ...

Why You Need to Go to the Dufferin County Museum this Summer

Nanci Malek | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Travel
Nanci Malek

There is a place where one can go to discover the beauty and history of rural Ontario: The Dufferin County Museum and Archives. With art exhibits, fundraising auctions, and storytelling in the Corbetton Church, I guarantee there is something for every age and taste. It's well worth the drive!

Where To Eat and Dine in Toronto

Mark Chesnut | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Travel
Mark Chesnut

Whether it's winter or summer, Canada's largest city is a hotspot for shoppers and foodies, with an array of places to savor international cuisine and exercise the plastic. I just got back from a week-long visit to Toronto, and explored these sites for shopping and dining:

Human Rights Museum Plans to Bring New Meaning to "Never Again"

Bernie Farber | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Bernie Farber

After the Holocaust, we said "never again." After the Vietnam War, we said "never again." After Cambodia, we said "never again." But time and time again, we've gone back on our word. When will we, as a nation, and a people, stand up and say, "enough is enough?"