Hometown History is a local history resource for elementary teachers developed by Fairbairn House and centred around 3 local history videos developed by kids, for kids. The interactive online guide (www.hometownhistory.net) couples the videos with fact sheets, quizzes and other learning activities that expose students to local heritage and reinforce their sense of belonging in their community.
Whisky tasting will be on offer, along with a variety of delicious canapes and complimentary beverages. Stay tuned!
RARE BEASTS EXHIBIT
Collage artist Alyson Champ presents a series of twenty painted paper collages depicting rare or endangered breeds of farm animals. These colourful collages portraits illustrate a modern interpretation of the medieval concept of a bestiary. The animals’s endangered status, origins, and characteristics and will be explained by an accompanying text.
Art exhibit to appear on the ground and upper floors of the Main house.
‘Diversity’ will bring to life a number of cultural and regional communities from across Quebec. Our own region is highlighted with Norma Geggie, the Memorial Hospital and early health care being featured.
On display in the Heritage Barn June 22-July 4, 2019.