On the Dragon’s Trail
With Ines Bonacossa
Learn about Asian influence on the British and Europe during the Victorian Era with Dalnavert’s collections registrar.
All About Dolls (Yes, the Creepy Ones Too!)
With Ines Bonacossa
Follow the history of dolls, from pretty, to creepy, and everything in between!
Death Photography in the Victorian Era: A Talk in Pictures
With Leif Norman
Join a local professional photographer through his lecture on the curious mourning practices of Victorians through pictures.
An Unsuitable Job for a Lady:
Revelations of Victorian Lady Detectives
With Arlene Young
Discover the Victorian fascination with mystery and learn about the history of the female role in detective work — in fiction and real life!
The Rescue of Christmas
With Gerry Bowler
Follow Gerry Bowler, author of The World Encyclopedia of Christmas, Santa Claus: A Biography and Christmas in the Crosshairs, through the reinvention of one of the world’s most celebrated holiday.
With Kevin Klassen
In the spirit of RMTC’s Shakespeare Fest Jan/ Feb 2020, local actor, director, playwright and producer Kevin Klassen talks about why we keep returning to plays by Shakespeare, why we love to shake them up, and how Henry Irving revolutionized Shakespeare in the Victorian era!
With Matt Joudrey
Visit for a discussion and demonstration on the art of bookbinding with Matt Joudrey of At Bay Press.
Manitoban Woman Artists
With Susan Moffatt
Join us for International Women’s Day and celebrate the culture and creations of Manitoba’s female artists.
Form and Function:
A Cultural History of the Corset
With Vanessa Warne & Sabrina Mark
Listen to an illustrated talk exploring the controversial history of the corset,
a celebrated but also much maligned garment. Join us to learn more about whalebone, waspish waists, and the foundations of what Victorians wore.
Sir Hugh John Macdonald and the History of Manitoba
With Alexandra Kroeger
To celebrate Manitoba’s sesquicentennial, Curator Alexandra Kroeger explores the life of Sir Hugh John Macdonald through significant moments in Manitoba’s history.
$13 each general ($39)
$10 member ($30)
*All 10 offer valid until September 22nd, 2019
ALL lectures begin at 1:30pm and include coffee, tea and cookies.