Museum Week on social media @ Canada Science and Technology Museum, Ottawa [from 19 to 25 June]

Museum Week on social media

19 - 25
09:00 - 17:00

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Canada Science and Technology Museum
1867 St Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3
7 days, 7 themes, 7 hashtags! Join us for this worldwide cultural event on social media.
Thousands of museums, galleries, and cultural institutions across the world and their visitors will be taking part in #MuseumWeek. Follow us twitter @SciTechMuseum, @AvSpaceMuseum and @AgMuseum and other participating museums on Twitter using #MuseumWeek. This year there is also a focus on “Women and Culture” theme with #WomenMW.

Join the conversation by tweeting with the daily hashtags:

Monday, June 19 #foodMW – What food related art, artefacts or exhibits do you particularly love? Are there food-related works or innovations by women artists in your collection?

Tuesday, June 20 #sportsMW – Are there sports related items you like from the collections? Something iconic, important locally or just plain odd that relates to sports? Are there any objects related to famous women athletes? Is there images or art showing women doing sports?

Wednesday, June 21 #musicMW – What music or song reminds you of an item in the collection? Are there items relating to a famous musician or instruments on show? Is there something in the collection inspired by a woman musician? A sound clip?

Thursday, June 22 #storiesMW – Stories about our museum, collections or objects! Or is there something related to fairy tales or a famous story that’s been told? Visitors, do you have any stories to share? Are there artefacts related to influential women from history? Share the stories of women innovators!

Friday, June 23 #booksMW – What books are there in the collection? Why are they important or interesting? Share your Bookselfies and BookShelfies! Are there important books by women, written for women or featuring women?

Saturday, June 24 #travelsMW – Are there artefacts in the collection that have travelled from afar? How has travelling changed? From early sea vessels to the first bicycles. Are there any artefacts specifically for women travelling? Any inventions by women that help us travel?

Sunday, June 25 #heritageMW – What is done to help visitors access the collection? Are there valuable collections in storage or online? Are there any heritage collections that are related to women: as a creator, preserver or promoter? What are women in the world doing to protect their heritage and sustain them?

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