The Bytown Museum celebrates its 100th anniversary by showcasing objects from its permanent collection in A Century of Community. Until February 19, 2018.
At the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, Canadian artist Valerie Noftle’s exhibition From Hand to Hand, exploring the stories of veterans through photographs of their hands, is on until July 30, 2017.
Check out the (mostly scaly) tail end of the Reptiles exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature until April 8, 2017! Visitors learn about several reptile species, including 30 live specimens. On June 21, 2017, a new permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery opens at the museum, focusing on the ecology of one of the world’s harshest climates.
At the Canadian War Museum, the 100th anniversary of the pivotal Battle of Vimy Ridge is commemorated between April 6 and November 12, 2017 with the exhibition Vimy – 100 Years.
The Canadian Museum of History prepares to open its new Canadian History Hall, which tells the story of Canada through 18 “chapters” of artifacts in three galleries, on July 1, 2017! Until then, catch Hockey (until October 9, 2017), which explores Canada’s historic love of the sport of hockey, and its impact on Canadian identity.
At the National Gallery of Canada, the major retrospective of Canadian Indigenous artist Alex Janvier wraps up on April 17, 2017. A number of other exhibitions open soon after, including Photography in Canada: 1960–2000 (April 7-September 17, 2017); PhotoLab 2: Women Speaking Art (April 7-October 1, 2017); and Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present (May 3, 2017-May 6, 2018)—all leading up to the unveiling of the newly renovated and integrated Canadian and Indigenous Galleries on June 15, 2017.
And finally, watch for the reopening of the Bank of Canada Museum (formerly the Currency Museum of the Bank of Canada), this summer and the completely renovated Canada Science and Technology Museum in November 2017!