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330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa is a Canadian heritage landmark that first housed the Public Archives (1905-1967) and then the Canadian War Museum (1967-2005). The revitalization of the building to serve as the new international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism came to a conclusion in 2016. The Centre moved its operations to the new facility in January and officially opened in May 2017. The Centre entered into a partnership with the National Capital Commission (NCC) to join a…Find out more »
What does it mean when a tree is indigenous to a region? What about non-native, naturalized, and invasive trees? We will explore these subjects, and the history of tree planting in the Ottawa area, via an interpretive guided tour of the magnificent and historical tree collection at the Dominion Arboretum. Details: Meet at Building 72, Central Experimental Farm Aboretum in Ottawa, we'll go from here.Find out more »
Classic tea is served ‘in the tea room under the trees’ at the Dominion Arboretum. You can dress in period garb (optional) and enter the Best Hat and Costume Contest (men/women). Handmade finger sandwiches, scones will be served with piping hot tea in fine china cups. High tea is $13.00. Reservations are NOT required. Details: Meet at Buildng 72 at the Central Experimental Farm Arboretum, we'll proceed from there.Find out more »
This free summer event will showcase local and regional artists and their original artwork: paintings to sculptures, art glass to jewelry, stonework to woodwork. There isn’t a more beautiful setting than under the luxurious canopy of the Arboretum. Also features a silent auction of artwork, sale of art books, and refreshments. Meet at Building 72 at the Central Experimental Farm Arboretum, we'll proceed from there. Note: Rain date - August 13 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pmFind out more »
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