Speaker Series

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The Monthly Speaker Series for the Oshawa Historical Society take place on the third Tuesday of each month, starting at 7pm. *

We are resuming in-person Speaker Series in September 2022. The events are held at the Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen Street, Oshawa, in the auditorium.

*Subject to change 

2022 Meeting Dates

September 20
ANNUAL MEETINGnote the date change
Lisa Terech, Community Engagement, Oshawa Museum
Stories from Oshawa’s Cemeteries

October 18
Dr. Amy Barron
Digger, Teacher, Soldier, Spy

November 15
Oshawa Museum
Oshawa Museum Movie Night

2023 Meeting Dates

Starting in 2023, we are excited to announce we are partnering with the Oshawa Public Libraries in offering the popular Local History Speaker Series. They are held at 6pm on the third Tuesday of the month at the McLaughlin Branch of the OPL in their lower level auditorium.

January 17, 2023
Nicole Adams, Local History Librarian, Oshawa Public Libraries
History of Oshawa’s Newspapers

February 21, 2023
Club Carib
A History of Club Carib

March 21, 2023
Dan Buchanan
Murder in the Family: The Dr. King Story

April 18, 2023
Jennifer Weymark, Archivist, Oshawa Museum
Asian-Canadian History: An Oshawa Perspective

May 16, 2023
ANNUAL MEETING
Melissa Cole, Curator, Oshawa Museum
Summer in the City

Previous Year’s Speaker Series


With a strong knowledge of and passion for Oshawa’s history, Oshawa Museum staff would be happy to deliver a presentation to your historical society, special interest group, or service club.  Contact Lisa at 905-436-7624(x105), or membership[at]oshawamuseum[dot]org for more information.