Will Kernohan appointed curator of Harbour Museum

port-dover-museum-backWilliam Kernohan has been appointed Curator of Port Dover Harbour Museum succeeding Ian Bell. He will begin his duties here on Tuesday, November 14 prior to the retirement of Ian Bell from his post at the end of November.
Mr. Kernohan has been the Manager of Education and Public Programs at the Stratford-Perth Museum since 2007 with previous posts at the Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and the Waterloo Regional Children’s Museum.
In a phone interview with The Maple Leaf on Monday, Mr. Kernohan referred to the museum here as “fantastic” commenting “it is one of the best such museums in Ontario”. He is “impressed by the sheer scope of the exhibits,” mentioning the Atlantic Steamer exhibit.
Will Kernohan is pleased with the apparent amount of community involvement at the museum, stating “it is as participatory museum that provides relevance to the community”. The newly appointed curator to Port Dover Harbour Museum stated he prides himself on organizing community events.
General Manager Chris Baird of Norfolk’s Planning & Economic Development Services Dept. stated he welcomes William (Will) Kernohan as the new Curator/Director of the Port Dover Harbour Museum. He said that William looks forward to continuing the fine tradition and community partnerships that the Port Dover Harbour Museum has become so well known for.
Ian Bell tendered his resignation last month in order to get back into private business and pursue his music interests.

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