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- August 2014-
Camp fun at MOA!
There's still time to join in the all the fun and games! Register your child (age 5-9) for our exciting camps left this month. Click here for registration details!

** There is still space available in our Dig It archaeology camp for ages 10-14!

Check out our blog to see what we've been up to
PLUS if you're looking for at-home activities to do with your kids, we've got some great activities for you too. 
What's NEW at MOA
The curatorial summer staff have been busy working on a new interactive exhibit in our permanent gallery space. On your visit, get your hands on pieces of history from clay pottery and pipes to grinding stones, projectiles, and lithics.
(Last month, they also changed the Roots of a Nation exhibit to include artifacts from the Inuit, Metis and First Nation peoples of Canada.)

This summer, stop by for guided tours and interactive demonstrations in the afternoons! Visit our website for more details: 

Educational programming staff have updated all of our birthday parties and created a new theme for ages 4-14: Creative Minds. Get crafty by making traditional crafts such as dream catchers, pinch pots, and painted rock totems, while learning about their history and significance. Learn more on our website!
Behind the Scenes at MOA
Jillian, acting Learning Coordinator, explains MOA's educational programming.
Promotional Videos
MOA staff and volunteers have been taking part in a series of professional promotional videos we're excited to unveil. Thank you to the youth and adult volunteer actors who took part in late July! Stay tuned to see the videos!

Establishing a Museum Mission
Visit our newest blog series: Staff Only - Behind the Scenes. This month, our Executive Director, Joan Kanigan talks about the most important aspect to a museum: it's mission. Learn how we strove to create our mission and answer the key question WHY we exist. 
Wilfrid Jury Day - July 26th
Thank you for visiting!
Thank you to all the families and guests who joined us for our annual Wilfrid Jury Archaeology Day. MOA staff and volunteers enjoyed hosting this fun and exciting day full of hands on activities, tours, and presentations.

Did you miss out on some of the action? You can learn more about Wilfrid Jury through our five part blog: Who is Wilfrid Jury
In This Issue
The Story of Our Grandfathers Exhibit
Don't miss out! This month is your last chance to visit our Feature Exhibit on medicinal plants of the Haudenosaunee Creation story. Exhibit ends August 25th. 
Upcoming exhibit
Ken Rollinson: Blood Memories

Ken Rollinson is a local Metis artist. The carvings, illustrations and photographs in this exhibit documents his spiritual connection and communication with the plants he works with, as was done in the past. The exhibit documents Rollinson's research into the use of plants in aboriginal traditional medicine through the use of meditation prayer and heritage tobacco.
Sweat Lodge
First Nation friends are invited to attend the monthly sweat lodge hosted at MOA every full moon, year round. Next Purification Ceremony is August 10th. Please email the sweat lodge coordinator if you are interested in participating. 
Pow Wow 
Coming SOON!
Mark those calendars because you won't want to miss this year's Annual Traditional Pow Wow & Native Harvest Festival
September 13 & 14 from
10 am - 4 pm. We're updating our website as more details are finalized so keep checking

Museum of Ontario Archaeology
1600 Attawandaron Road
London, N6G 3M6