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November 4, 2022

Young Canuckstorians film series celebrates Huron County’s Hometown Heroes

The Huron County Museum’s Young Canuckstorians film series celebrates these Huron County hometown heroes. Watch on YouTube!

October 27, 2022

Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol seeking volunteer to joins Collections Committee

The County of Huron invites applications for an open position on the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol’s Collections Committee. The position is for a volunteer community member from Huron County.

October 19, 2022

2022 Huron County Art Show winners announced

The County of Huron and the Huron County Museum are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Huron County Art Show, Roman Turczyn and Michele Miller.

August 15, 2022

Call for submissions to 2022 Huron County Art Show

This judged competition collects local art for the Huron County Art Bank. Submissions will be accepted at the Museum, 110 North Street, Goderich, until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022.

June 7, 2022

Wanted: Volunteer Actors for Huron Historic Gaol’s Behind the Bars

The Huron Historic Gaol this summer and the Gaol is currently seeking volunteers to help portray former inmates for the Behind the Bars tours.

March 7, 2022

Ribbon Skirt Project Comes to the Huron County Museum

The Huron County Museum is very pleased to host The Ribbon Skirt Project: Creating & Gifting a Cultural Connection, a collection of more than 215 ribbon skirts which will be on display throughout the Museum from March 12-April 10, 2022. The exhibit is open to the public during regular Museum hours of operation.

March 1, 2022

Huron Heritage Fund Deadline Approaches

May 1, 2021 is the next deadline for individuals and organizations to submit applications for the Huron Heritage Fund. ore information about the application process can be found on the Huron County Museum’s website at https://www.huroncountymuseum.ca/huron-heritage-fund/.

February 14, 2022

Métis artist brings Hope and Healing art installation to Huron County Museum

The Huron County Museum is pleased to welcome Métis artist Tracey-Mae Chambers, who brings her site-specific art installation #HopeAndHealingCanada to the Museum on February 17, 2022. Chambers will be onsite at the Museum on February 17 and the public is welcome to watch the creation process, which will take place outdoors in front of the log cabin. The final installation will be available to the public until March 6.

February 7, 2022

Huron County Library receives prestigious award for Digitized Newspaper project

The Huron County Library is honoured to receive the Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Archival and Preservation Achievement Award for the Huron County Digitized Newspaper project. Virtually presented to library staff at the OLA Super Conference on February 2, 2022, the award recognizes significant achievements in the field of preservation and/or conservation for library and/or archival materials.

November 15, 2021

Huron County Library will eliminate overdue fines in 2022

The Huron County Library is very pleased to announce that starting Jan. 1, 2022, the library will no longer charge fines on overdue materials. All outstanding overdue fines will be forgiven effective Jan. 1, 2022. Fees will, however, continue to be charged for lost or damaged materials.