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Fashion to the Future Opens on Friday!
A fresh feature exhibition will be opening at the Museum just in time for spring! From March 23 until June 2, Fashion to the Future: Dundas Fashion 1960 – 2000 will be on display in the feature exhibition gallery.
Take a journey through time, as we explore fashion trends worn in Dundas throughout the late 20th century, from the groovy 1960s to the trendy 2000s. Join the discussion and discover how the clothing we wear is often dominated by larger global trends.
“Fashion to the Future was created in collaboration with the Dundas community, showing an authentic picture of popular trends in the Valley Town. This exhibition explores how fun fashion can be and how style is constantly reinvented,” said Luke Stempien, Collections & Exhibitions Manager.
Remember that mini skirt, the disco white suit a la Travolta or that power suit with the shoulders of a linebacker? Those era defining outfits that you just had to have? Where did you get them?
Many pieces from the show were donated to the Museum from members of the community or loaned especially for this display. Artifacts such as a 100% polyester dress illustrate the revolution this newly engineered fabric had on the fashion industry. Designers loved that it could look like sheer silks, leather, or velvet while remaining affordable. Pieces by talented local designers are also highlighted.
Family Ceili Coming Soon
The Family Ceili will be coming up on Saturday, March 17! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Dundas Museum and The Mountain Road Band. Come join us at our Family Ceili Party, an afternoon of Irish song, dance and tunes. You are invited to tap your toes, to dance, to sing along and enjoy. Tickets are $10 for adults, children free. Friends of the Museum tickets are 2 for only $15 (25% off)!
Preschool Puppet Playhouse - February Show is Sold Out
We are sold out of preschool puppet playhouse tickets for the month of February! The Museum and Studio Babette Puppet Theatre are excited for next Tuesday’s show of Little Red Riding Hood!
Spots are available for the show during March break. Join us on March 13th at 10am – 11:45am for the Three Little Pigs. Tickets are $5 per child, adults free.
Family Day at the Museum
Join us on Monday, February 19 for fun indoor games, crafts, and activities for the whole family! We will be open from 11am until 3pm.
Preschool Puppet Theatre is Next Week!
Join us on Tuesday, January 9 for the first Preschool Puppet Playhouse day with Studio Babette Puppet Theatre. Featuring puppet shows, puppet making workshops, music, rhymes, sing-a-longs, and all with a unique Dundas connection!
January 9 will begin with Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Tickets are $5 per child per day, adults free. Or buy all six performances for $20 for Friends of the Museum or $25 for guests.