This is not an umbrella: exhibit on weather science and art


This is not an Umbrella
This is not an Umbrella

© Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2016

Rain or shine, the weather influences our daily life, our culture and our mood. But do we really understand the science behind it? In this fascinating exhibition, you’ll discover many different aspects of weather, including its causes, its consequences, and the instruments scientists can use to predict its numerous changes and hazards.

“This Is Not an Umbrella: Science and Art of Weather” looks at planetary phenomena related to the science of weather. At a time when the Earth is undergoing climate change and extreme weather events are increasing, meteorological science is an essential part of our lives, a key for understanding the present and preparing for the future. Come discover the major challenges that forecasters face!


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