May 27 to June 03
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Learn how to create dynamic interior compositions full of life, energy, intimacy, and movement. We will focus on capturing light in interiors, minimizing detail to create a focal point, and creating inviting scenes into which the viewer will want to enter.


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An exhibition of selected items from the permanent collection presenting local artists of national significance whose works recall local history, culture, and geography. Curated by Visual Arts Alumna, Emma German. Exhibition: Saturday Jan. 27, 2018 - Sunday Jan. 20, 2019 Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10 am to 5 pm Thursday: 10 a…


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CARRY FORWARD Curated by Lisa Myers Organized and circulated by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Maria Thereza Alves, Marjorie Beaucage, Deanna Bowen, Dana Claxton, Brenda Draney, John Hampton, Jamelie Hassan, Mike MacDonald, Nadia Myre, Krista Belle Stewart, Maika’i Tubbs May 25 to September 2, 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 24, 7 pm Rema…


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Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.


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NIKKI CHOOI Canadian Violinist, Nikki Chooi has been described as “richly expressive and technically assured” (Calgary Herald) and “vigorous and colorful” (New York Times). Appointed by Maestro James Levine, Nikki currently serves as Concermaster of New York’s Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for the 2016-2017 season. During the 2015-20…


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The Peninsula Orchestra is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a special concert on Sunday, May 27th at 4:00 p.m. at The Community Centre of B’Nai Israel Congregation, 190 Church St, St. Catharines ON. Tickets at the door - Adults $10.00 and children $5.00. Cash Only.  Raffles and Door Prizes !


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This exhibit focuses on a new source of twinning: artists and their muses. It juxtaposes the works of artists from St. Catharines and from Port of Spain, Trinidad who have used similar muses. While both cities have changed in their own ways their art and people remain complementary. Although 50 years have gone by it is apparent that the idea that i…


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Opening March 14 2018 This exhibition explores the eclectic visual history of Niagara Falls, centered on images and representations of the iconic site as an early, and widely-depicted, tourist destination. The works on display showcase various media – paintings, prints, etchings, guidebooks, and some early photography – spanning from the nine…


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As an enduring and popular subject for European-trained artists, depictions of First Peoples convey the world view of the colonizers. The artworks on display in this exhibition provide insight into European attitudes and perceptions of Indigenous people. The Samuel E. Weir Collection includes many such representations, and even some rare works by I…


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Be our guest! Join us at the end of May as we announce our new lineup for our 4th HOT TICKET season! Enjoy short showcase performances by artists who will be part of the upcoming 2018/19 HOT TICKET season. We look forward to hosting you for a FREE evening at the theatre with light refreshments, gifts, prizes and the reason for the season: high-q…


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THE WILLOW COMMUNITY | MEMBER SPRING SHOWCASE May 31 to June 24 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 31, 6 to 8 pm Free community event; all are welcome! The Willow Community is a non-profit arts organization that provides free art classes to individuals in Niagara with lived experience of mental health and/or addiction. Through a partnership with R…


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THE WILLOW COMMUNITY | MEMBER SPRING SHOWCASE May 31 to June 24 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 31, 6 to 8 pm Free community event; all are welcome! The Willow Community is a non-profit arts organization that provides free art classes to individuals in Niagara with lived experience of mental health and/or addiction. Through a partnership with R…


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Poetry Takes the Nite 2018 Located at The Black Sheep Lounge in Welland Come listen to some amazing poetry from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the last Saturday of every month! On from January 27th to November 24th!


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Explore the history of three unique neighbourhoods on Friday evenings in June at 6 pm.  Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.  Space is limited. June 1 - Chautauqua June 8 - Dock Area June 15 - Prideaux & Johnson Architecture June 22 – Chautauqua June 29 - Dock Area


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Spring has sprung so let’s plant our easels near the garden and put the tulips, lilies and daffodils on canvas. You will learn the steps to drawing and painting local flowers and gardens: drawing, underpainting, colour mixing, brush stroke technique and composition. This workshop includes a demonstration with a description of the basics understan…


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Join our guides for a walk through town, Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission. NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO TOUR ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2018


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Learn the basics of soap making. Instructor Lisa McBay will teach the importance of each ingredient demonstrating a batch from start to finish. You will also use the same ingredients in soap to make other natural bath products. Students will be able to take home a bar of soap made in the class and one other product, plus a booklet of recipes. Addi…


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Directed by Bud Roach Mistaken identity, sibling rivalry, and love at first sight - these comic themes drive the eighteen-year-old Alessandro Scarlatti`s first opera, premiered in Rome, 1679. Despite papal decree against such scandals as women on stage, and a ban on the church`s employment of theatre musicians, the public couldn`t resist the charm…


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Organ Recital by young St. Catharines based organist Ryan Baxter, to be held Sunday, June 3, 4:00 PM, at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church at 99 Ontario Street. Music by Bach, Marchand, Franck, Reger, and Durufle. Admission by freewill offering, pay what you can. All are welcome! We hope to see you there to enjoy an afternoon of great organ music i…


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DPLU Music, the TD Niagara Jazz Festival and Mahtay Café and Lounge present the next concert in the Twilight Jazz Series. Don’t miss our June feature: A Chick Corea Tribute featuring the Sarah Jerrom Trio Sarah Jerrom presents the music of Chick Corea. With a musical spanning 6 decades, from “Tones for Joan’s Bones” to his …

May 27 to June 03