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The Osborne Collection offers a variety of programs and exhibits as well as class visits and tours.

Upcoming Events

The Adventures of Red Riding Hood

Sat, Mar 10

Take a walk through the woods to Grandmother's house! This exhibit at the Osborne Coll...

The 15th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture with Judith Dawson

Thu, Apr 26 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Whimsy and Amusement of Early Children's Advertising Booklets...

Ready, Set, Go!: Sport and Play in Children's Books

Sat, Jun 09

This exhibit at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books explores the topic of...

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