Brant Community Foundation grants support a significant number of organizations and agencies in our community. The Foundation is pleased to support ongoing exhibitions and events through our community grants and is pleased to spotlight the Brant Museum Month.
With spring weather among us, it’s the perfect time to venture out and explore all of the wonderful museums, galleries and historic sites in our own backyard.
During the month of May, you can enjoy this community initiative showcasing museums and galleries throughout Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations.
The following are just a few events that are free admission or pay by donation:
May 17: Open House at Canadian Military Heritage Museum, 347 Greenwich St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experience history through preserved displays of artifacts pertaining to the military history of Canada, and especially Brantford. Admission is free. www.canadianmilitaryheritagemuseum.ca
May 12: Colonization Road film screening at 2 p.m. at Woodland Cultural Centre, 184 Mohawk St., Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon explores the history of colonized roads, meet with settlers in solidarity and raises significant questions about reconciliation and what it means to decolonize. Admission is “pay-what-you-can”. www.woodlandculturalcentre.ca
May 14: Celebrate how Mother’s Day began with a “tell-all” open house at Adelaide Hunter Hoodless National Historic Site, 359 Blue Lake Rd., St. George, from 4 p.m. .to 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation. http://www.adelaidehoodless.ca
May 18: Take a free tour of the Bell Homestead, Alexander Graham Bell’s 1870s family home, 94 Tutela Heights Rd. from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 23: Brant Historical Society’s Speaker Series, Mr. Caroll’s Concoctions, at 7 p.m. at Myrtleville House Museum, 34 Myrtleville Dr. Guest speaker Lisa Anderson will talk about early medicine and the connection to the Good family. Admission is free.
(For a full list of events, please visit the website www.brantmuseumcrawl.ca)
For more information on the Brant Community Foundation, please contact us at (519) 756-2499, or firstname.lastname@example.org.