Special Events

 

Geek Out at The Rooms

Display Date: 
Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25
Cost: 
Included with the cost of regular admission

Geek Out at The Rooms: Cosplay Weekend!

Ongoing from Friday night, February 23rd starting at 7:30pm, and all weekend until 5:00pm, Sunday, February 25th.

Geek Out at The Rooms with Sci-Fi on the Rock as we explore the craft of costuming. This weekend at The Rooms bring the family in to meet some special character guests and dress up to take a selfie at the superhero booth where a monster is waiting to be vanquished.

Costumers From Town

Friday 7:30-10 pm

Put on your best cosplay outfit and come to the Friday night opening of the Costumers From Town display, where you can meet four pop-culture costumers and see their elaborate creations. Mingle with other cosplayers and try out our special blue galaxy cocktail!

Head to Toe: Costuming through the Years in Newfoundland

Saturday 2:30-3:30 pm

Join Curator of History Maureen Power and Archives Technician Kayla Burry for the special presentation Head to Toe: Costuming through the Years in Newfoundland. During this talk, you’ll learn about the construction methods of historical clothing in the museum collection as well as explore the history of costuming in Newfoundland through archival photographs.

Crafting Steam Punk

Sunday 1-4 pm 

Drop-in to mash-up the past and the future to make your very own steampunk brooch with Steampunk Newfoundland.

While you’re here don’t miss our newest exhibition, Head to Toe: European Settlers’ Dress in the 1600s.

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