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At the Archives: 12-March-2014

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Junior Archivist Day Camp

Discover the excitement of creating and displaying your own personal archives.
Future archivist will learn basic techniques needed to store, preserve and display letters, photographs and artwork on paper.

Ages: 9 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Course fee: $40 / $50 non-residents

Register online: City of Ottawa Course #864046

Doors Open Ottawa 2013

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Doors Open Ottawa: June 1, 2013 – June 2, 2013

Two days + 100 of the city’s most prestigious buildings + free admission = Doors Open Ottawa

A unique opportunity to see the interior of some of the city’s finest urban and rural buildings.

Visit the City of Ottawa Central Archives on Sunday June 2, 2013, at 100 Tallwood Drive (corner of Woodroffe & Meadowlands) for a guided tour.


At the Archives: January 17, 2014

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The City of Ottawa Archives will be one of the regional hosts for the Canadian Archives Summit: Towards a New Blueprint for Canada’s Recorded Memory. The Summit will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014. Please join us from 8:00am to 5:00pm to watch the live streaming of the summit and discuss the papers and presentations. Summaries of our discussions will be made and returned as feedback to the Summit. The City of Ottawa Archives will host the live stream of the Archives Summit in two rooms at 100 Tallwood Drive: - Room 226 (capacity 17) will provide the opportunity of discussion in French, - Room 115 (capacity 60) will provide the opportunity of discussion in English. For more information about the Archives Summit and to access background papers please visit the ACA website under the Advocacy tab, http://archivists.ca/content/canadian-archives-summit. To register your attendance at the City of Ottawa Archives please email John D. Lund at john.lund@ottawa.ca by Wednesday January 15th. All are welcome to attend.

At the City of Ottawa Archives: September 2013

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Culture Days at the Ottawa Archives

One of the many free activities available during Culture Days September 26-28, 2013, is a workshop at the Archives designed to help you preserve your precious audio memories:

Preserving Your Sound Recordings Workshop Preserving Your Sound Recordings

Family memories stuck in the 70’s? This workshop will introduce techniques to digitally preserve your analog recordings, whether they be cassette tape, vinyl (45’s, LPs) or other formats. Tips on equipment, care, and maintenance of both original and digital. Register online at www.ottawa.ca using barcode 864222.

Date & Time: Saturday, September 28, 2013 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location James Bartleman Centre 100 Tallwood Drive Ottawa, Ontario

Visit http://culturedays.ca/ for more local activities.

At the Archives - May 2013

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City of Ottawa Archives Workshop: Preserving Your Artwork

Learn the basics of preserving your artwork from a professional Conservator. Practical, budget conscious tips about selecting materials, framing, and storage.

Register online at www.ottawa.ca using barcode 835859.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: James Bartleman Centre, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

Cost: $28.25


City of Ottawa Archives Workshop: Digital Photography

The City of Ottawa Digital Records Archivist will provide professional advice for the care and storage of your digital photographs. Come with questions to get expert solutions to problems.

Register online at www.ottawa.ca using barcode 835887.

Date: Sunday, May 26, 2013 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: James Bartleman Centre, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

Cost: $28.25

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