We here at the Diefenbunker could not be more excited to welcome Ottawa artist Marc Adornato underground for his newest exhibition, Ruined Landscapes which opens with a special event on April 5, 2018. Come check out Marc’s exploration of modern Canadian landscapes as he ‘hijacks’ vintage, mass-produced works of art with disasters taken from Canadian headlines. One … Continue reading Marc Adornato’s Ruined Landscapes- Opening April 5, 2018 at the Bunker!
It’s March 14 which can only mean one thing- it’s Pi Day! In honour of this most nerdy of holidays we here at the Bunker got to thinking about what you can buy for $3.14. All though some of the things we found are pretty cool, what is cooler than an underground bunker? Did you know that donating $3.14 to the Diefenbunker as a non-profit … Continue reading March 14 is Pi Day!
Is your child spy material? Do they ever notice things others have overlooked? Find riddles and codes to be no challenge at all? The Diefenbunker is offering a chance to perfect those spy skills by training young spies all summer long. Spy Camp gives campers the opportunity to complete week-long missions while training to obtain the mysterious status of a Bunker Agent. Every week there … Continue reading Welcome to Spy Camp!
Can you believe it’s nearly April? This past month flew by so quickly for us here at the Museum. With two weeks of steady family visits during the Quebec and Ontario March breaks, and a sold out week of Spy Camp, we have happily had our hands quite full. Now, we’re looking forward to the many great programs and events we have planned over the coming months: … Continue reading Springing forward at the Diefenbunker
The Diefenbunker has something to offer everyone this fall so plan to join us in Carp in the coming weeks. For the art lover, Breaking Barriers continues to January 31, 2015. Organized in partnership with One World Dialogue, the exhibition explores the lessons of breaking barriers and the symbolism of the Berlin Wall in its efforts for peace. Come and see how the Bank of Canada … Continue reading So much to do at the Diefenbunker this fall!
On September 20, 2014, One World Dialogue, in collaboration with the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum, present the exhibition Breaking Barriers. This exhibition is the second the two organizations have collaborated on to mark International Peace Day (September 21). While this is the fourth year One World Dialogue continues to build this exhibition around Peace Day and working with the arts community in Ottawa for … Continue reading Breaking Barriers at the Diefenbunker by Rohini Bhalla, Founder – One World Dialogue
With Labour Day weekend just days away, we at the Diefenbunker are preparing to bid farewell to an impressive group of young people who kept the Bunker running smoothly throughout the busy summer months. They tackled specially assigned projects; led secret missions over nine action-packed weeks of Spy Camp; greeted and toured the masses every day of the summer; and hosted innumerable Bunker birthday parties on weekends. Not to mention … Continue reading Farewell to our amazing team from the summer of 2014!