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Osborne Collection Events & Exhibits

Upcoming Osborne Collection programs

Let's Celebrate! Canadian Children's Books from Coast to Coast
Sat, Sep 16

An exhibit of historical and modern books and art in celebration of Canada's 150th ann...

Picturing Canada: The Changing Face of Children's Book Illustration in Canada
Thu, Oct 19 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Osborne Collection's 11th annual Sybille Pantazzi Memorial Lecture presents Profes...

"Reading for Freedom" with Deborah Ellis
Thu, Nov 09 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Osborne Collection's 30th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture presents Deborah Ellis,...

Northern Lights, Northern Sights
Sat, Dec 09

From Inuit traditional stories through tales of adventure and exploration, few parts o...

Class Visits and Tour Groups

Teachers and instructors are welcome to contact the Osborne Collection to arrange group visits, subject to space and scheduling. Classes starting at grade 4+ may enjoy exhibits and talks, while high school, college and university-level students may be given subject presentations on Osborne material.

Virtual Exhibits

Online exhibits highlighting items from the Osborne Collection:

Worlds Away!: Wild Inventions at Osborne

When Cinderella Went to the Ball: Five Hundred Years of Fairy Tales

Picture Perfect! - An Exhibit of Canadian Picture Book Art

This Magical Book: Movable Books for Children, 1771-2001