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September 24, 2017 Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada – Monthly Meeting At 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm Maritime Museum meeting room Hosted by the Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada Presentation by Patricia Teasdale: ‘Francis Dyke, the SS Minia, and Titanic Recovery Effort’;...
September 26, 2017 Book Launch: 6-12-17: The Halifax Explosion by John Boileau 7:00 pm On December 6, 1917, two tramp steamers, the Mont-Blanc and the Imo, collided in wartime Halifax Harbour, creating the largest man-made explosion prior to the development of nuclear weapons....
September 30, 2017 Halifax Explosion: The Deaf Experience Film Premiere At 7:00 PM The Nova Scotia Cultural Society for the Deaf invites you to the Halifax Premiere of Halifax Explosion: The Deaf Experience followed by a reception and viewing of the Maritime Museum of...
October 2, 2017 Halifax’s Underground Tall Tale: Myth, Muddle and Tunnel At 7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00)   Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia is holding their monthly meeting at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Monday, October 2nd. As always, they are having a guest...
October 3, 2017 The Turtle Grove Project At 7:00pm Kepe’kek [from the narrows of the great harbour] is a response to the impact of the Halifax Explosion on the Turtle Grove community –100 years later– by five Mi’kmaq youth: Aiden Gillis,...
October 10, 2017 The Great Halifax Explosion: by John U. Bacon At 7:00 pm In this presentation, you’ll hear the astonishing true story of history’s largest manmade explosion before the atomic bomb and its world-changing aftermath, from acclaimed New York Times...
October 17, 2017 Symphony 101 with Adrian Hoffmann 7:00 pm As part of our continuing collaboration with Symphony Nova Scotia, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is pleased to be hosting the first fall session of Symphony 101. Symphony 101 is hosted...
October 24, 2017 Book Event: Breaking Disaster by Katie Ingram 7:00 p.m. “The rumble got louder, the walls quaked as if in fear, and the classroom's windows started to pulse and shake before they completely shattered, showering everyone inside with glass." On...
October 31, 2017 Ghosts and Maritime Folklore Tour At 7:00 pm Nova Scotian ghosts and restless spirits have been seen, sensed or heard along the coast by more than just one person!   Sambro island Lighthouse, the home of the spirit of Double Alex...
November 23, 2017 to December 10, 2017
Lullaby: Inside The Halifax Explosion By Karen Bassett, Directed by Koumbie, Produced by Eastern Front Theatre Featuring Troy Adams, Mauralea Austin and Lisa Nasson It is a day that has become synonymous with tales of heroism, survival...