Author Archives: Laura Sutin

Research Ignites…Again!

Our Research and Collections staff are just “burning” to share many fascinating insights about their work. Find out what they have to say in short, rapid-fire presentations about the science we do and why we do it. Continue reading

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The art of Ikebana gives life to the moment

This year, the museum is celebrating the 30th anniversary of our partnership with Ikebana International’s Ottawa chapter. For three decades, beautiful flower arrangements have graced the museum in an annual exhibition that brings a burst of spring to the “castle”. Find out how Ikebana first came to the museum. Continue reading

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How Do Frogs Survive the Winter (When It Feels Like We Humans Hardly Can)?

Find out how our little amphibian friends in our Frogs – A Chorus of Colours exhibition survive winter and other extreme conditions. Continue reading

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The Masterful Eye of Edward Burtynsky

Stunning photos of mines, quarries, oil, water and urbanization. Edward Burtynsky gave a public talk on his photography of man-altered landscapes. Continue reading

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Research Ignites!

In five minutes and 20 slides plus a dash of humour, museum researchers spark our interest in their work. Continue reading

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The Future of Our Boreal Forest

Did you know that Canada’s boreal forest is at risk as great as that of the Amazon rain forest? Laura Sutin learned this, and other things, during our recent webcast. Continue reading

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