ELMAN W. CAMPBELL MUSEUM, owned by the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket and operated by the Elman W. Campbell Museum Board of Management, is a non-profit, educational institution created for the purpose of collecting, preserving, researching, studying, exhibiting and interpreting artifacts related to the social, political and economic history of the Town of Newmarket and its environs from the time of the first settlers to thirty years before present, for the benefit of residents of the Town of Newmarket and visitors from outside the Town.
The Elman W. Campbell Museum is wheelchair accessible.
Location: 134 Main Street South, Newmarket, ON
For more information call 905-953-5314 or email: email@example.com
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Quilts: Warmth Through the Generations
This exhibit showcases 44 captivating and rarely displayed quilts from the museum's collection, as well as quilts loaned by members of our community. See an array stunning quilts including ones made by Elman W. Campbell's mother and grandmother. Enjoy the beautiful patterns and colours of Dresden Plate, Colonial Lady, Double Wedding Ring, Underground Railroad patterns, view a Quilt of Valour, and much more! This beautiful display is just waiting to be explored! Learn about and appreciate the art of quilting as expressed by skilled crafters over time. Curated by Lynn Robitaille and Janet Charpentier-Burling.
Date: June to October
Time: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
BOO-seum fun at the Museum
Join us for a howling good time as we turn the museum into a boo-seum! Halloween displays, crafts and try a Halloween hunt! Suitable for ages 4-10. Meet Andrew Hind, author of Canadian Monsters
and Mythical Creatures! Andrew will be autographing copies of his
book. It sells for $16.95.
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $3 admission/child
Gallery of Festive Trees 2018
November 17 – December 29
The Elman W. Campbell Museum presents a Gallery of Festive Trees to celebrate the holiday season. The Royal Family celebrated the holiday season with Christmas trees even before the custom became popular. Whether your style is Victorian, Edwardian, or Retro, there's something to inspire everyone! Opens the day of the Newmarket Santa Claus Parade!
Cost: Free admission.
Christmas Gift Shop Sale Fundraiser at the Musuem
Get a jump on your Christmas shopping. Find unique gifts, antiques, glassware, Christmas decorations, home décor and much more all on sale at the Elman W. Campbell Museum. Cash only please. Presented by the Friends of the Museum. All proceeds benefit the museum.
Date: Saturday, November 17
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cocoa and Cookies with Santa
You're invited to jingle all the way to the Elman Campbell Museum. Enjoy an afternoon of hot cocoa, cookies and photo opportunity with Santa. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free admission with donation to the Newmarket Food Pantry.