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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
(902) 425-7770

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March 2019

Family Bonds & Belonging

March 9 - November 3
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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What is family, anyway? Can you pick your family or is it determined by biology? Is family the people you share holidays with? Or, is it more of a feeling? Family Bonds and Belonging honours and interprets the many ideas of family - those of biology, of choice, of association and of place. Through four themes - belonging, growth and change, gatherings and generations - the exhibition celebrates Canadian identity by exploring families and family history, linking past to present…

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June 2019

Bagages: Film Screening

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Tuesday, June 11 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Location: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Theatre Language: Presented in French with English subtitles Cost: FREE Bagages opens the stage and turns the spotlight on newly arrived teen immigrants studying at Paul-Gérin-Lajoie-d’Outremont High School in Montréal. The film follows the students as they find voice for their individual stories with the help of drama workshops, theatre productions and deeply personal interviews. Paul Tom, the director, will introduce the screening and lead…

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Becoming Labrador: Film Screening

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Thursday, June 20 Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Location: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Theatre Language: Presented in English and Tagalog Cost: FREE As part of Filipino Heritage Month celebrations, all are invited to join us for the unveiling of the film Becoming Labrador at its world premiere screening at the Museum. A film by Rohan Fernando, Tamara Segura and Justin Simms, Becoming Labrador tells the story of a growing community Filipino workers who travelled halfway around the world…

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Pier 21: The Musical

June 29 - July 8
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Date: Saturday, June 29 - Monday, July 8 (no performance July 3) Time: June 29, 2:00 p.m., June 30 - July 8, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m Location: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Theatre Language: Presented in English Cost: Included with Museum Admission Connect with Canada’s immigration history in the very gateway that inspired the production Pier 21: The Musical. Refugees and immigrants flee Europe as war breaks out in 1939. After half a million soldiers depart from Pier 21 to…

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July 2019

Let’s Celebrate Canada Day Together!

July 1
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Monday, July 1 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Language: Presented in English and French Cost: FREE It’s an extra special Canada Day at the Museum as we celebrate our 20th anniversary! Come enjoy a fun filled day of live multicultural music and performances, family-friendly activities, crafts, delicious treats and so much more. Admission and activities are FREE all day. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., all are welcome to attend an official Citizenship Ceremony, presented in partnership with…

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