December 13, 2014 - April 26, 2015 Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr.
The Lost Dhow: A Discovery from the Maritime Silk Route provides the earliest evidence of a maritime silk route — and confirms the vibrant exchange of ideas, and technologies between peoples that occurred centuries before the Portuguese entered the region in the late 15th century.
Through the display of more than 300 objects from its cargo, this exhibition tells compelling stories about the ship, its crew, and the treacherous movement by sea of domestic and luxury wares between continents 1,200 years ago.
Frogs: A Chorus of Colours introduces visitors to the amazing and colorful world of anurans – the frogs. Although most people have no aversion to frogs, their beauty and elegance are often overlooked.
These amphibians are among the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind!
Weekends, March Break and holidays - Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Ontario’s First Peoples as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration.
Nostalgia is served warm and gooey in the afternoon as staff demonstrate how to make taffy on snow. Maple themed crafts and discovery hunts for kids.
Weekdays - Enjoy a range of exhibits in the newly constructed, heated Deer Clan Longhouse. Other facilities may be limited – call for details.
Come out and tap into spring! This year’s festival includes a number of activities: tractor drawn wagon rides, kids activities, outdoor pioneer displays, sugar shack demonstrations, taffy tasting, pancake breakfast and live entertainment!
Take your kids on an interactive adventure: new-media technologies, learning-centric games, and hands-on activities.
At the fourth annual digiPlaySpace, explore the interactive light sculpture "forest," figure out how to communicate with an alien, shake your groove thing in the pop and lock dance machine, be a DJ, make robots and musical instruments, and much, much more!
Explore the making of maple syrup from the tree to the table in three different time periods: the methods of Canada’s First Nations, 19th century pioneers and modern times. Families can purchase and enjoy a delicious, reasonably-priced pancake breakfast.
This event runs on the following dates at the following time: March 8, 15, 22, & 29 Good Friday April 3 and Easter Sunday, April 5 Wednesday, March 18, Thursday, March 19 of March Break 10 am -- 4 pm
Robotics whiz Hiro lives in San Fransokyo with his older brother and his closest companion Baymax, a robot created to take care of people. When a dramatic turn of events throws Hiro into a dangerous situation, he transforms Baymax and his other robotic friends into high-tech heroes.
Additional springtime guided night snowshoe hikes are available at a new time: 6:30 -8:30 pm, Saturdays.
Professional guides lead your group on a 2 hour hike along trails winding through a mature forest of 100ft. tall trees at the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment and over the 420 ft. Suspension Bridge with breathtaking views of south Georgian Bay. For ages 8-10 and older. Reservations required. Weather permitting. Call (705) 446-0256 ext. 223.
You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance!
The 1950's are out and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 TONY Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs!
It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star! She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
Step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty And The Beast Jr! Featuring songs from the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this stage version includes music by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice!
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity!
Join internationally acclaimed Visible Fictions for a silly and unexpected take on Robin Hood and be prepared to unleash your imagination!
In a forest somewhere near you, there is a band of brothers seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the poorly treated. They are lean, mean, trained justice fighting machines. Armed with whatever comes their way, nothing is as it seems in this Sherwood Forrest, but one thing is for sure… no rogue is safe!
Visible Fictions have been touring internationally since 1991 with their productions Jason and the Argonauts, Shopping for Shoes, Bills New Frock, The Red Balloon and most recently The Mark of Zorro. Known for their imagination and humour, this time the company is re-imagining Robin Hood, bringing the well-known tale to the stage with a surprising use props, two actors, a multitude of characters, and some mischievous piggy banks.
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