Elman W. Campbell Museum
Rebel Heartland logo design contest
The ARCH (Architecture, Recreation, Culture, Heritage) Committee calls anyone in Upper York Region for submissions for a logo commemorating events in Newmarket in 1837. Entries can be submitted in person to W. Broydell, Elman Campbell Museum (134 Main Street South) by 4 p.m. on January 24, 2014. Winners will be announced on the February 6, 2014 Town Page and prizes are as follows: 1st: $500, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $100. Call 905-953-5314 for information.
Raw files must be submitted ideally in either an Adobe Illustrator or Encapsulated Post-Script File Version, although high-resolution JPEG or TIFF files are also acceptable. These can be submitted on either CD or flash drive. Maximum 5 colours. Submit a full colour and black and white version for all applications. All fonts must be either created as outlines or submitted along with the logo.
Celebrate Culture Days on Sat. Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Discover Your Downtown Main Street
Filmmaking Workshop Flyer
The museum is located at 134 Main Street South, Newmarket. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Free admission. Call 905-953-5314 for more information.
We have lots of great programmes for schools and community groups! Ask us for information on "Traditional Rhymes and Songs", "Community Helper", "Winter Celebrations ", "Pioneer Life", "Local Government", "History Hunt and Tour", "Hallowe'en Party", and more!! Visits can be booked by appointment.
Evening programmes can be arranged for Beavers, Brownies, and others. Information about our Guide, Brownie and Sparks programmes can be found here. Programmes for Wolf Cubs can be found here, and for Scouts can be found here. We also offer an Outreach programme for seniors groups called "What Is It?", that combines a slide show about Newmarket with objects from the Museum's collection.
The Museum has a Gift Shop operated by the Friends of the Museum. The Shop features postcards, books on local history, maps, t-shirts and other great merchandise. Especially popular are the old-fashioned wooden toys! The Gift Shop is open during regular Museum hours.