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We are HIRING!

We are hiring for two new Young Canada Works positions. Please submit your resume for either position by May 13, 2022 to .

Young Curator Camp

We’re excited to announce a new day camp opportunity for secondary school students. Go behind-the-scenes at Hutchison House and get a glimpse of what it’s like to work at a historic house museum. Advance registration required.

Ploughman’s Lunch

Enjoy a hearty Downton Abbey-themed ploughman’s lunch at Hutchison House. This volunteer-run event features a delightful menu of ham, Cornish pasties, three types of cheese, rustic bread, chutney, pickled onions, boiled eggs, and a dessert of apple crisp with custard. Please note that there will be no tours of the museum available at this event.

Cross-Stitch Workshop Part 2

Intrigued about cross-stitch? Try your hand at recreating some historical cross-stitch patterns from the Hutchison House collection. You can access the next instalment of the workshop by clicking here. Interested in adapting the Stitch a Sampler workshop for your class? The students at Museum Management and Curatorship at Fleming College have created four lesson plans … Read more

Cross-Stitch Workshop

We’re excited to debut the virtual cross-stitch workshop developed in partnership with students in the Museum Management and Curatorship program. To view the first instalment of the virtual workshop, head over to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNb4f3KAvrw. Interested in checking out some of the historical patterns? Follow the links below: Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Stitch Caroline Emerson, … Read more