Culture Days at the MoA
Robin Hood: Man or Myth?
In our first-ever virtual Crafternoon, historical reenactor Kevin Hicks is joining us to teach you the Robin Hood myth like you've never seen before! He'll be debunking some of the common misconceptions about the famed footpad and showing you some authentic medieval tools and tricks of the trade. When you think you know all there is to know about the infamous outlaw, head over to our blog where you can find tutorials for crafts and other activities to round off your marvellously medieval afternoon.
The Originals: A Virtual Scavenger Hunt
In this fun activity, we're sending kids and parents on a mission to track down the original versions of a few of the famous replicas in our collection! Head over to our blog to download the activity pack. Once you've located an original artefact at the museum where it's currently held, check out the web page and read about the history and significance of the piece, then fill in all of the pages of the activity pack. When you're done with all the activities, you can submit your favourites to the Museum to be featured on our website and social media! Good luck!
Click here or on the image above to find a link to download the activity sheets!
Crossing Beams: An Intersection of Disciplines
Join us in the exploration of synchrotron science at the Canadian Light Source, and discover its benefits in the study of ancient artifacts. In this video you will be introduced to students and professors who have conducted experiments on artifacts from the Museum’s collection in an effort to gain more information that cannot be obtained by traditional methods of study.
A Haunted Night at the Museum
In this thrilling series of special video tours of the Museum of Antiquities made in partnership with Culture Days of Saskatchewan, you'll experience the gallery like never before! We'll be focusing on some often-overlooked items from the collection that are more sinister in origin or mythology. Together with a short history of Halloween, viewers will learn some of the more frightful elements of the ancient past! From Assyrian demons to haunted doors, you'll certainly need to sleep with the lights on after this tour of the ghostly side of the Museum of Antiquities!
In this first installment of the Haunted Night at the Museum series, you will learn about Celtic culture, ancient rituals, and the heritage of one of our most popular modern holidays. Join our host Westin, and start off this Halloween season with a terrifying tour of the past! Be sure to check back here again over the coming week to discover more about the haunting myths, mysteries, and truths of our the ancient world!