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Posted Monday, 10 August, 2020

McDougall Cottage Historic Site is now accepting applications for the 2021 Musician-in-Residence Program. Applications for the 2021 Residency must be received by  no later than September 30, 2020 .  Download the full application . 
About the Musician-in-Residence Program:
McDougall Cottage Historic Site offers an annual, year long (January to December) residency to support and promote the efforts of local, professional or emerging traditional* musicians....

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Posted Thursday, 14 May, 2020

View From Here Dear Artists, We hope you are all staying safe and well!
At this time of year, we would normally be putting out a “Call for Artists” and excitedly looking forward to hosting our 8th Annual  Paint the Grand  event, however this year is far from anything we can call “normal”.
It would be an understatement to say that we are all in the midst of a unique and challenging time.  We are all having to find new ways to stay connected...

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Posted Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

Help Us Make HistoryHelp us literally write history! Region of Waterloo Museums, Region of Waterloo Archives, and Region of Waterloo Libraries are looking for the public’s help in recording accounts of everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic for future generations. 
We are looking for the experiences of Waterloo Region residents from a variety of age groups during the length of the pandemic. Some of the experiences we are hoping to document include: 
Shopping conditions
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Posted Friday, 13 March, 2020

Though we are closed due to COVID 19, McDougall Cottage will be hosting Virtual Fun for Wee Ones. Plan to join us on August 19, August 26 and September 2 from 10 to 11 a.m for Virtual Visits to McDougall Cottage! Using inexpensive and readily available materials, we’ll have tons of fun together playing games, creating crafts and lots more in these hour long programs! McDougall’s virtual visits are suitable for kids ages 6 to 10.  Pre-registration is required....
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Posted Thursday, 05 September, 2019

Paint the GrandWATERLOO REGION - On June 9th, talented artists set up their easels within walking distance of McDougall Cottage to capture a scene along our beautiful heritage river, the Grand. This fall, their fine artistry will be featured in McDougall’s 7th Annual Paint the Grand Exhibit and Silent Auction.
The exhibit and silent auction runs from Thursday, August 22 to 5 p.m. to Sunday, December 8. All proceeds support McDougall Cottage’s annual Musician-in-Residence...

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