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Current and Past Museum Windsor Events

Museum Windsor plays a key role in many events, projects, initiatives and celebrations in Windsor's culture and heritage community. We actively engage in finding unique ways to help the community tell its stories.

Current Museum Windsor Events:​​​​

P.D. Day At Museum Windsor

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Friday, January 19, 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

Looking for something to do with the kids on a P.D. Day? Join us at the Chimczuk Museum and take part in our Selfie Trail. Locate signs throughout our exhibits to find the perfect selfie spots! While you’re here, don’t forget to try our scavenger hunt and spend some time in our Children’s Gallery.

​​​​Free Day - February 1, 2018

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Free Admission

In honour of Black History Month, the Chimczuk Museum will be offering free admission on Thursday, February 1, 2018. This date will mark the official opening of the new temporary display, “Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred ‘Boomer’ Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars”. This display tells the story of the Chatham, Ontario baseball team who became the first black team to win a provincial Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship in 1934.

In the evening, there will be a free talk at the Chimczuk Museum hosted by the Museum Volunteer Group. This talk will feature Dr. Miriam Wright and Dr. Heidi Jacobs from the University of Windsor, who directed the Breaking the Colour Barrier project, and Dave Johnston of the Leddy Library who created the project website. In addition, sets of baseball cards featuring the Chatham Coloured All-Stars will be available for sale with proceeds going to the Chatham Kent Black Historical Society. The talk will start at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm.

For more information about this project, please visit Breaking the Colour Barrier​.

New Display! “Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred ‘Boomer’ Harding and the Chatham Coloured All-Stars”

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: February - March, 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

This new display tells the story of the Chatham, Ontario baseball team who became the first black team to win a provincial Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship in 1934. For more information about this project, please visit Breaking the Colour Barrier​​​.

​New Exhibit! Windsor in 1867 & 1967 - A Sesquicentennial Exhibition

Location: Chimczuk Museum
Date: July 1, 2017 - January, 2018
Time: Regular Museum Hours
Admission: Regular Admission Rates Apply

​This exhibit provides snapshots of life in the Windsor area at the time of Confederation (1867), and during the celebration of the Centennial (1967). A variety of historic artifacts, images, maps, newspapers and stories marks the diversity of these two iconic times in Windsor’s history.

Past Museum Windsor Events:

  • Exhibit: MayWorks "Beyond Traditional: Women's Work" - 2017
  • Exhibit: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Polish Parish - 2017
  • Andy Robertshaw Lecture: Trench Cookbook - 2017
  • Local Author Book Signing - 2017
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale - 2017
  • Exhibit: Toast To The Coast: An EPIC 150 Years - 2017
  • Exhibit: Sacrifice & Courage: The Dieppe Raid Remembered - 2017
  • Exhibit: Métis Footprints - 2017
  • Exhibit: J.P. Wiser's: A Photographic History - 2017

Museum Windsor
254 Pitt Street West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 5L5
Phone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, please call (519) 253-1812.
Email: wmuseum@citywindsor.ca​​​​​​