Virtual Exhibits Approved Projects (2017)
Note: Some titles are subject to change
Changing Perspectives: Exploring Knowledge and Encounters During the Vancouver Expedition
This exhibit explores stories related to Captain George Vancouver’s expedition to map the Pacific Northwest Coast, between 1791 and 1795. It examines the oral traditions and views of Indigenous peoples, accounts left by Vancouver and his crew, and the perspectives of historians and other researchers during a pivotal time in Canadian history.
Driving with Nature
In this fascinating educational game, players will improve a vehicle that will enable them to travel efficiently across Canada. As they take up the numerous challenges, they will draw inspiration from nature and meet experts who apply the principles of biomimicry… and do it with ingenuity!
Footprints in Time: An Interactive Journey Through Canada’s Fossil Heritage
Leap back in time to walk in the footprints of dinosaurs. Through virtual tours, interactive games and conversations with scientists, this exhibit immerses visitors in Canada’s fossil heritage, and inspires a connection with the natural history of the world around us.
Reshaping the World Through Cinema
In this immersive experience, plunge into the world of filmmaking and discover how movie cameras change our relationship with the body, and influence our perception, sensitivity and view of the world. Film excerpts and 3D modelling show visitors how the history of cameras has shaped cinema.
Sounds Like Toronto: How the 6ix Shaped Canadian Music History
This interactive exhibit immerses visitors in Toronto’s music heritage, which is as diverse and vibrant as the city itself. Sounds Like Toronto connects historical content with contemporary artists to engage visitors of all ages with Canadian household names, iconic venues and defining moments in Toronto’s music history.
The Chedoke Collection of Inuit Art: Tuberculosis in the North and at the Hamilton Mountain Sanatorium
This exhibit explores cultural, social and political themes of art created by Inuit tuberculosis patients in Hamilton, from around 1953 to 1963. Through these 100 works of art, visitors delve into concepts of displacement, identity, and Canada’s past and current relationships with Indigenous peoples.
Thunder in Our Voices
This interactive exhibit tells the story of Justice Thomas Berger’s inquiry into a pipeline along the Mackenzie Valley, through the eyes of 24 Dene and Inuvialuit leaders who participated in the process between 1975 and 1977. Visitors are invited to place themselves in Judge Berger’s shoes as they try to solve three environmental and social dilemmas that are still debated today.