Tuesday night at the museum

Be wowed on a weekday

Our Tuesday night programming is a community favourite. We try to plan for at least one Tuesday every month to get together and experience new things. Programming includes everything from: community tidbits, fun facts, music, sports, pop culture and more.

Things to know

For: Everyone (See individual programs for specific details)
Cost: $3.00
Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm, presentation starts at 7:00 pm


  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Programs change often, make sure to check out our event page for specific presentations

A Moment in Time with Bill Vanwart – Exhibit Opening

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 7:00pm
Please join us at the Museum for a conversation and exhibit opening with artist, Bill Vanwart. This one time special exhibition features a 30 year retrospective of his art. While the exhibit is here all summer long, we have Bill here for one night only for conversation and laughter while he shares with us his musings and inspirations in art...

Listening to the Fur Trade: A New History of its Sounds, Songs, and Ceremonies

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee ON 7:00pm
Although remembered for its material exchanges, this talk will explore how the fur trade was also predicated on musical exchanges and soundways among its diverse participants. Extensive archival and museum-based research reveals the confluence of musical cultures that intersected and developed in and around the trading posts, in the canoes, and on the portages, including Indigenous music, voyageur songs, and...

Museum hours

Monday – Saturday: 10am–5pm

*closed on holiday weekend Saturdays and Mondays

Macpherson House & Park hours

Closed for the season – stay tuned for 2023 updates

Archives Hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 12pm*, 1pm –4pm

*closed from 12pm –  1pm 

Museum and Archives daily rate

Adults (ages 13+): $3
Children (ages 12 and under): free

Museum & Archives location

97 Thomas St E, Napanee, ON K7R 4B9

Macpherson House & Park location

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee, ON K7R 1B5