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This event is already claimed by Schneider Haus National Historic Site
“Tea and Tales with Muslim Women” is an interactive and educational travelling show which employs art, entertainment, and dialogue to build bridges of understanding between Muslim women and the larger community. Schneider Haus National Historic Site will be hosting this one of a kind event to get to know Muslim women first hand and build understanding of their identities, practices, and experiences.
For more information about Tea and Tales, please visit: http://cmw-kw.org/programs/teantales
Join us for a collection of powerful, inspiring tales presented by the Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener-Waterloo. Muslim women from diverse backgrounds who have made K-W their home will be hosting this culture café on the grounds at Schneider Haus. You can expect to engage in candid, meaningful conversations by swapping stories and asking questions, and be part of each other’s life journeys.
This will be an outdoor event, so please make sure to dress appropriately for the weather.
Purchase tickets online here
This program will include a visit to Schneider Haus’ new exhibit,
UNCOVERINGS: Mennonite and Muslim Women’s Heads and Hearts www.schneiderhaus.ca/en/exhibits/un-coverings.aspx.
About the Coalition of Muslim Women:
Founded in 2010 by a handful of racialized women from diverse cultural backgrounds, CMW is a federally registered charitable organization in Waterloo Region (WR) empowering Muslim women and girls to be leaders and change makers while addressing issues of GBV, racism, discrimination and Islamophobia through innovative programming and services, partnerships and collaboration, and advocacy and outreach. CMW's mission is to enhance communication and foster understanding between Muslim women and the larger community, while providing opportunities for personal and professional growth and leadership development for Muslim women. CMW's work is supported by a dedicate and diverse staff team and 200+ volunteers from diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
Note Regional Council has passed a Face Covering Bylaw that makes it mandatory for residents to wear face coverings in enclosed public places that include museums. Please plan to wear a mask when visiting the Schneider Haus National Historic Site. The by-law exempts children under the age of five and those who are unable to wear a face covering (due to a medical condition, disability, etc.).
COVID-19 Precautions in Place for Your Visit:
Reduced visitor capacity
One-way direction flow through exhibits and the Haus
Physical distancing maintained for all visitors and staff
Increased cleaning of common area surfaces
Availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizer throughout the haus
We ask all visitors to wear a face mask to protect our staff and other visitors. Face masks, combined with hand washing and physical distancing can reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Information for Region of Waterloo Museums Members:
Please book your visit in advance to reserve your place. Walk-in visits may be unavailable due to reduced visitor capacity.
Choose the date and time for your visit, then enter “MEMCODE” into the discount field and select your membership tickets. Verify account holder information and proceed to checkout.
Please note that your membership must be valid upon booking and presented to Guest Services staff when you arrive. Memberships must be valid on date of visit or access may be denied.
To renew your membership or if you are having trouble accessing your member tickets, please call us at 519-748-1914.
As per the Province of Ontario’s document "A Framework for Reopening our Province: Stage 2" it is recommend that heritage institutions like the Region of Waterloo Museums collect contact information for the purposes of contact tracing. This information would only be shared with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in the event that an individual who attended the museum tests positive for Covid-19, on our about the time you attended.
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