Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (all day) to Monday, May 3, 2021 (all day)
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New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:

“Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy”

Monday, May 6, 2019 — 8:30 AM to Friday, October 25, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT
New Fraktur exhibit

Meg Harder is an interdisciplinary artist working and living in the Grand River Watershed. Harder graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the University of Waterloo, which included a six month exchange at Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem. She studied under Paula Wilson at Haystack Mountain school of crafts in 2018. She was the 2015 Eastern Comma Artist in Residence at Rare Charitable Research Reserve and at Vermont Studio Centre in 2018. She has exhibited at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Forum of Kitchener and Area, and The Museum, Kitchener.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Elizabeth Lepock, soprano
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Daniel Cabena
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
oboe

The Consortium Arts Ensemble will play Benjamin Britten's Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, as well as Mozart's Oboe quartet in F major.  Members consist of Anita Walsh on the violin, Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh on viola, our very own Ben Bolt-Martin on cello, and of course to round out the group, the renowned Jim Mason on the oboe.

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
On My Own Book cover

Join us with Hildegard Martens as she speaks about and reads from her recent memoir, On My Own: A Journey from a Mennonite Childhood.

Monday, November 11, 2019 — 12:12 PM EST to Friday, April 24, 2020 — 10:00 PM EDT
The Cultural life of Drones invitation

Drawing on local community partners involved in drone technologies and their applications, the "Cultural Life of Drones" explores how conversations about visual culture, technology, privacy, commercialization, safety, peace building and ultimately, the question of our shared humanity, can be brought into public dialogue via art.  

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Park Sounds

Park Sounds is a new duo comprised of Manitoba-raised, Montreal-based musicians Jennifer Thiessen (viola, viola d’amore) and Ben Reimer (percussion). Both members of Park Sounds are rooted in the Manitoba classical, pop and new music communities, while branching out through musical life in Montréal, and becoming central figures of the larger Canadian music scene. Their

Thursday, November 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
cultural life of drones invitation
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Eviole in barn

Eviole (pronounced ay-vee-oh-lay) is a group of musicians who perform music from in and around the 17th century that was composed for female singers. Music from this time period is very beautiful and poetic, often cheeky, and always delightful.

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Multimedia Videos

watch past lectures

Watch our special event videos: the Bechtel LecturesMennonite Literature series, the Eby Lecture, and the Sawatsky Lecture.