The Windsor Woodcarving Museum

-- MANDATE --

The Windsor Wood Carving Museum has been established to exhibit wood carvings reflecting the talents of Windsor and regional woodcarvers. Operated by a Board of Directors, the Museum will research, collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit a collection of artifacts related to the various themes of the Museum, and will exhibit wood carvings created by individual artists.

The museum is serving the inhabitants of Windsor and area, through the medium of wood carving by implementing educational exhibits and other programs for the benefit and promotion of artistic potential of the individual and community. Some of these programs are and will be: workshops, tours, wood carving classes, craft activities, soap carving activities, school programs, wood show, and multiple new exhibits with various themes per year.

For more information about the Museum mandate or policies please contact the Museum administration by email: woodcarv@windsorpubliclibrary.com

Thank you to the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services for co-sponsoring this summer employment program through the 2008 Summer Experience Program initiative.


-- EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS --

Learning opportunities, educational displays, and hands-on demonstrations are part of the special activities at the museum. Guided tours for school children and visitors are available. Group tours (guided or self-guided) are welcomed (by appointment).

For those who wonder how it's done, explore our displays of artifacts exhibiting "cutting edge" carving tools through time. Our unique gift shop offers a selection of the finest work of local and regional woodcarvers. Personalized and distinctive wood carvings make wonderful gifts.

Download educational program flyer


-- VOLUNTEERING --

If you have any ideas of activities or if you want to help out with the Museum and with our numerous activities...
Drop by or call Anne-Marie to have more information.
Be active and be part of our amazing group of volunteers.


-- PROUD MEMBER OF --

Windsor Wood Carving Museum is a member of South Western Ontario Heritage Council.

SWOHC

SWOHC is an association of heritage groups, societies, museums and Archives that meets four times a year to share information, opportunities for collaboration and in doing so, further the heritage agenda in our communities.

 

Windsor Wood Carving Museum - Copyright 2007