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Sep 18, 2019, 14:33 ET Canadian War Museum launches Supply Line Second World War Discovery Box

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Building upon the runaway success of its First World War Supply Line program, the Canadian War Museum officially launched the Second World War version of its popular...


Nov 02, 2016, 11:48 ET War Museum acquires artifacts related to last Canadian soldier killed during First World War

OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The medal set and the memorial plaque in honour of Private George Lawrence Price, the last Canadian soldier killed during the First World War, have been donated to the...


Mar 08, 2016, 15:12 ET Spotlight on women and the effects of conflict at the Canadian War Museum

OTTAWA, March 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - As we celebrate International Women's Day and as the highly successful exhibition World War Women enters its final weeks, the Canadian War Museum is pleased to...


Mar 26, 2015, 12:42 ET Beware - Gladiators are coming to the Canadian War Museum

OTTAWA, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Gladiators and the Colosseum – Death and Glory, a fascinating exhibition developed by the Italian firms Contemporanea Progretti and Expona, is coming to the Canadian...


Apr 09, 2014, 16:38 ET Canadian War Museum launches commemoration of First World War Centenary with two art exhibitions

OTTAWA, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum launched its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War today with two new exhibitions exploring the historic conflict through art....


Jul 17, 2013, 16:12 ET Canadian War Museum mourns the passing of Alex Colville

OTTAWA, July 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum joins all Canadians in mourning the passing of Alex Colville, one of the country's most accomplished and celebrated artists. Mr. Colville's...


Jun 21, 2013, 16:15 ET Weekend in Honour of Veterans of the Korean War launched at the Canadian War Museum

OTTAWA, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Veterans of the Korean War from across Canada were on hand today at the Canadian War Museum to launch a special weekend of events in honour of their service. The events...


May 31, 2013, 14:35 ET More awards for the Canadian War Museum's 1812 exhibition

OTTAWA, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum has earned another prestigious award for its exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. The latest accolade is from the Canadian ...


May 30, 2013, 15:47 ET Peace - The Exhibition vividly illustrates Canadians' diverse actions and choices for peace

OTTAWA, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Peace. We negotiate to obtain and protect it. We organize and demonstrate to call for it. Sometimes, we even fight to achieve it. Opening tomorrow at the Canadian War...


Feb 07, 2013, 17:42 ET Exhibition at Canadian War Museum examines impact of conflict on women

OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Their names are Olja, Mariatu, Dzidza, Amanda, Efrat, Nasrin, Qualam, Sarah, Shinaz, Zakiya, and Mah-Bibi. Their stories are captured in Eleven Women Facing War, the...


Dec 21, 2012, 15:16 ET Canadian War Museum displays historic Christmas card

OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - A Christmas card sent in 1943 by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King to a Canadian prisoner of war is on display this holiday season at the Canadian War Museum, a ...


Dec 10, 2012, 14:39 ET Canadian War Museum 1812 experience expands to include new online and travelling exhibitions

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum will soon reach more people than ever with its popular exhibition 1812. The four perspectives in the current exhibition in Ottawa will soon be...


Nov 21, 2012, 14:51 ET Canadian War Museum presents exhibition honouring Raoul Wallenberg, beacon of moral courage, honorary Canadian

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust during the Second World War and was later named Canada's first honorary...


Nov 05, 2012, 16:25 ET Famous trio of Victoria Cross medals unveiled at the Canadian War Museum

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - An extraordinary collection of all three Victoria Cross Medals awarded during the First World War to residents of Winnipeg's Pine Street, later renamed Valour Road, was...


Jun 12, 2012, 16:00 ET Innovative War Museum exhibition, 1812, explores four perspectives on a pivotal war

OTTAWA, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The War of 1812 was a dramatic event in Canadian history. But what was at stake, and who won? A major exhibition opening at the Canadian War Museum today reveals that...


Jun 05, 2012, 18:47 ET 1812 commemorative exchange of artifacts: A symbol of ongoing peace and friendship

OTTAWA, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - A mortar that stood in defence of Canada during the War of 1812 is going on display at the American Embassy in Ottawa, courtesy of the Canadian War Museum, as both...


Feb 29, 2012, 16:51 ET Canadian War Museum acquires Victoria Cross of heroic stretcher-bearer

OTTAWA, Feb. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Victoria Cross awarded to Private John Francis Young, a Canadian stretcher-bearer with the 87th...


Feb 23, 2012, 16:17 ET Canadian War Museum mounts mini-exhibition for Toronto production of War Horse

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is lending an authentic historical touch to Mirvish Productions' staging of War Horse in Toronto. Over 30 of the Museum's First World War-era...


Nov 09, 2010, 14:34 ET Canadian War Museum launches online naval history exhibition

OTTAWA, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of Canada's navy with a dynamic new online exhibition that brings Canada's rich naval history to life. Canada's Naval...


May 07, 2010, 09:01 ET The Canadian War Museum is 5 years old!

OTTAWA, May 7 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian War Museum will be celebrating the fifth anniversary of its opening on LeBreton Flats, sponsored by Bell. The anniversary takes place tomorrow, May 8. "We're ...


Apr 28, 2010, 17:10 ET Canadian War Museum historian Knighted by the Netherlands

OTTAWA, April 28 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian War Museum and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canada are pleased to announce that the Museum's director of research and exhibitions, Dr. ...


Mar 25, 2010, 15:25 ET The Military Museums launches The Navy: A Century in Art

CALGARY, March 25 /CNW Telbec/ - A new travelling exhibition by the Canadian War Museum had its national premiere earlier today at Calgary's Military Museums. The Navy: A Century in Art marks the...