Events

2018 Events

The MoD is known for producing some of the most engaging and exciting events in the region. Whether we present storytellers or have Canada’s boyfriend George Strombo in for a chat or have hockey legend Aaron Downey skating with the kids (and some parents!), one can be sure to have a wonderful time when they join our fun. With the closure for renovation during the first half of 2018, we are taking the MoD events on the road until the opening slated for August 1st, 2018. Stay tuned for additions to the schedule!


Fridays, October 12, 19, 26, 2018, 7pm
The Secret Still Escape Room

You’ve got word that the Hotel Inspector is on his way with a liquor raiding party. Selling liquor is against the law so you’d better hide those whiskey bottles!  But what about the Still in the back of the hotel?   You’ve got to hide it before the mob arrives.
You will have to find clues, solve puzzles and most importantly – work as a team in order to pass all the challenges lying between you and your goal. Discover your passion for mystery and uncover the Secret Still. Please purchase tickets by calling 519-941-1114.
Ages 19 and up
Tickets: $20.00

Saturday October 27, 7pm Paranormal Investigators at the Museum
With The Paranormal Seekers

The Paranormal Seekers are a scientifically based paranormal research and investigation group who investigate both residential and commercial properties and approach each case with a high level of professionalism and they are joining us here at the MoD. Will they find any spirits? Does energy stay with artifacts? Come and explore the MoD on a new level and quite possibly meet some permanent residents!
www.theparanormalseekers.ca
Please purchase tickets by calling 519-941-1114
Tickets: $20.00

Sunday, October 28, 2pm

Fall Storytelling & Live Music in the Church
The Dufferin Arts Council and the Museum of Dufferin present an afternoon of stories expertly told by members of the Dufferin Circle of Storytellers. Live music between the tales and refreshments back at the Museum round out this very special afternoon.
Admission: $10.00 – Tickets only available at the Corbetton Church on the day of the show.

Sunday, October 28th – 2pm opening. Runs until December 23, 2018

Lifeactually – A Photography Exhibit – Photography by Pete Paterson

Life isn’t easy. We set goals, face challenges, overcome hurdles and try to hold onto our Vision. We keep going, because we each bring something to this world that no one else has in exactly the same way. Some of the greatest barriers people face are the stereotypes about what it means to have a developmental disability. These photographs remind us that there are more things that tie us together than hold us apart. They are about LIFE at its best – finding meaning and joy in our relationships, our work, our hobbies, and our communities. They are about the ways that we all contribute to making the world a stronger and more vibrant place.

Join us for the opening of the Corn Flower Glass Gallery on Sunday November 11th at 10am.

In 2017, the Museum of Dufferin was successful in its application to the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program, and received a grant of $150,000 to be put towards a new and permanent Corn Flower Glass Gallery. Custom exhibit cases and state-of-the-art lighting show off the intricate details of the glass – each piece was hand-cut by talented craftsmen in the Toronto factory. The exhibition also features interactive displays, historic photographs of the Dufferin community, funky advertising materials and of course, the most rare, colourful and quirky Corn Flower glass (a toothpick holder shaped like a boot?!).

Holiday Treasures Arts and Crafts Sale

November 24 to December 9 /Tuesday to Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm / Sunday: Noon to 5 pm / Closed Monday
We endeavor to bring you the most unique offerings from artists creating wonderful gifts in clay, glass, wood, textiles, jewelry, paintings, folk art, photographs, note and gift cards, and much more.
For more information, please visit Facebook.com/MoDHolidayTreasures
Special Admission: $3.00 / Kids (1-12yrs) FREE

Sunday December 16, 1pm – 3pm

“Home for Christmas” Mono Christmas Party
Enjoy the music and talents of local artists as we celebrate the Christmas season together in the enchanting Corbetton Church on the MoD grounds. Refreshments and conversations to follow in the Museum. It’s a family affair so wear your comfy sweaters!
Tickets available at the door – $10.00

Monday February 18, 2019, Noon until 3pm

Family Day – Party Safari
Slimey, attention seeking, affectionate critters for you and your family to meet. Enjoy a day at the Museum to explore our new exhibits, play in the childrens’ area, watch a movie, and cuddle a frog or two.