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Join us at the John Walter Museum and our partner facilities for hands on courses, workshops, lectures and performances. Enjoy the variety of unique and 'old-fashioned' activities the museum has to offer!

This Old Edmonton House - Masonry/Stucco

Historic homes with masonry and stucco exteriors can bring unique challenges for maintenance. Learn how to spot the warning signs and head off future issues.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
13-99 Mar 19 - Mar 19 7:00pm - 9:00pm Prince Of Wales Armories Heritage Centre Adult
$25.00
619540
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Foundations

The foundation for any historic home restoration is a good foundation! Learn about common foundation problem and solutions.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Apr 16 - Apr 16 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619534
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Historic Interiors

Tour Rutherford House on the University of Alberta campus to view first-hand how the former Premier's residence was laid out. The focus of this tour will be layout, materials, lighting and furniture (now antique) that was prevalent at the time. A great workshop if you are restoring your old house or just interested in history.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Apr 23 - Apr 23 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619535
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- House Doctor

This course gives you the chance to walk through a private historic home from top to bottom to evaluate the house for potential problems.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- May 5 - May 5 9:00am - Noon John Walter Museum Adult
$50.00
619537
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Mechanical and Electrical Systems

Before you hire a contractor to upgrade your systems, it's important to understand how their work may impact your interior.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Mar 5 - Mar 5 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619531
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Millwork and Floors

Learn how to revive tired woodwork without stripping, and how to repair, restore and replace if necessary. Find out about the kinds of flooring that are appropriate for old house restoration plus more.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Apr 9 - Apr 9 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619533
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Plastering Walls

Plaster has traditionally been used to finish interior walls. Learn how to make easy repairs to maintain these walls.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- May 7 - May 7 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619538
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Researching your Heritage Home

Join City of Edmonton Archivists and Heritage Planners and learn how you can research the history of your Edmonton heritage home. The session will also introduce you to the City's designation program and to the benefits of maintaining your heritage home. Participants will be requested to provide an address and neighbourhood information of their home prior to this session, as this is a hands-on workshop.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- May 15 - May 15 6:00pm - 8:00pm Prince Of Wales Armories Heritage Centre Adult
$10.00
619539
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Roofs and Exteriors

Repair and maintain the exterior of your home properly and you'll avoid having to repair the interior!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Mar 12 - Mar 12 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619532
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Wall Treatments

In this workshop, you will learn about the importance of using historic colour in your home and how to use embossed papers and wall paper treatments to create a look while camouflaging less than perfect walls.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Apr 30 - Apr 30 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619536
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Windows and Doors I

Windows and doors play a major role in preserving the character of your historic house. Find out how they can be maintained and repaired and why it's not always necessary to replace them.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Feb 26 - Feb 26 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619529
Instructor: introduced in class
This Old Edmonton House- Windows and Doors II

While the proper repair and restoration of windows and doors is always best, their retention isn't always possible. Visit a working window and door manufacturing facility to find out how new windows and doors can be manufactured to retain period look and feel and complement your historic home.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
- Feb 28 - Feb 28 7:00pm - 9:00pm John Walter Museum Adult
$25.00
619530
Instructor: introduced in class

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