Community Events

1 March - 31 December 2017 - Juno Beach Centre - Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France

1 March - 31 December 2017 - Juno Beach Centre - Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France

On the occasion of the Centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Juno Beach Centre presents a new temporary exhibition in its Main Hall “Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France.” Produced in partnership with the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa and co-authored by noted Historian, Dr. Tim Cook, this exhibition portrays the major role Canadians played in France...
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1 March 2017 - 31 December 2018 - Juno Beach Centre - Temporary Exhibitions "From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France"

1 March 2017 - 31 December 2018 - Juno Beach Centre - Temporary Exhibitions "From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France"

Until 31 December 2018 Temporary Exhibition hall Included in the museum entrance fee. Visit the temporary exhibition alone: 3€ Vimy and Juno. Two names, two world wars, two great victories for Canadians. One hundred years ago in 1917, Canadians captured Vimy Ridge in the Pas de Calais region. 27 years later in 1944, Canadians landed on Juno Beach in Normandy,...
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April 2017 - January 2018 - Vimy 100 At The Canadian War Museum

April 2017 - January 2018 - Vimy 100 At The Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with a diverse range of exhibitions and programs, running from April 2017 through to January 2018. Find details on a number of special exhibitions currently on display by visiting their website here: http://www.warmuseum.ca/vimy-100/  
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23 September 2017 - April 2018 - Success In Battle - Okanagan Military Museum

23 September 2017 - April 2018 - Success In Battle - Okanagan Military Museum

Success in Battle is the 4th instalment in the Okanagan Military Museum's First World War exhibition series. The latest exhibit explores the compelling story of how Canadian soldiers succeeded in several important battles in 1917, with a focus on Vimy Ridge. The exhibition also looks at the Military Services Act, which was issued in September 1917, and Dr. Benjamin Boyce, who examined hundreds of Okanagan...
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20 October 2017 - 7 January 2018 - WAR Flowers - Temporary Art Exhibition - Canadian War Museum

20 October 2017 - 7 January 2018 - WAR Flowers - Temporary Art Exhibition - Canadian War Museum

"During the First World War, Canadian soldier George Stephen Cantlie plucked flowers from the fields of war-torn Europe, sending them home to his baby daughter Celia in Montréal. Artist Viveka Melki presents ten of these century-old flowers in an exhibition that examines human nature in wartime. A touring art exhibition presented by les Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens with the generous...
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27 October - 16 December 2017 - "Hommage aux militaires"

27 October - 16 December 2017 - "Hommage aux militaires"

This exhibition will be presented in French. For information in French, please click here.
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November 2017 - Vimy Flight Static Display - The Rooms, NL

November 2017 - Vimy Flight Static Display - The Rooms, NL

"Lucie", a biplane of the 2017 Vimy Flight team, is now on static display at The Rooms in Newfoundland, following the completion of the "Birth of a Nation" tour. "Lucie" is a replica Nieuport 11, a French fighter plane from 1917. It can be viewed along with a temporary exhibit detailing the Royal Canadian Air Force during the First World War and...
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3 November 2017 - 7 January 2018 - Wool War One Exhibit - Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

3 November 2017 - 7 January 2018 - Wool War One Exhibit - Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, in collaboration with Atout France– the France Tourism Development Agency – and the First World War Centenary Partnership Programme presents WOOL WAR ONE, an installation composed of a battalion of 780 small soldiers knitted by a five hundred volunteers from around the world following an online call to action by French self- taught visual artist Délit Maille. Beaverbrook Vimy Prize...
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November - December 2017 - TV Series - A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

November - December 2017 - TV Series - A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada's Great War Flyers

A Nation Soars is a trilogy of documentaries narrated by Dan Aykroyd and accompanied by a suite of educational initiatives that explore how aviation changed the course of the First World War, such as its vital part in Canada’s nation-defining victory at Vimy Ridge. Produced by Sound Venture Productions and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in collaboration with a number...
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20 December 2017 - 16 February 2018 - Rossland Museum Discovery Centre - Travelling Exhibit "From Vimy to Juno"

20 December 2017 - 16 February 2018 - Rossland Museum Discovery Centre - Travelling Exhibit "From Vimy to Juno"

"From Vimy to Juno is a bilingual travelling exhibition that was developed by the Juno Beach Centre in partnership with the Vimy Foundation with the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage. It examines Canada’s role in the First and Second World Wars, anchored on the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917 and the D-Day landings on Juno Beach...
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