April 09 to April 16
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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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An exhibition showcasing the Visual Arts student’s independent studio practice. Exhibition: Thursday Apr. 5 to Saturday Apr 28 Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 pm Opening Reception: Thursday Apr 5, 5 to 9 pm Location: Visual Arts Exhibtion Space, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts 15 Artists’ C…


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Each Spring, JFL assembles a crack team of up-and-coming comics and pairs them with an established host to deliver a night of side-splitting comedy in downtown St. Catharines.


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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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PORTRAITS: STUDIES IN CHARACTER Opening February 7 2018 This exhibition includes formal portraits of prominent individuals along with spontaneous renderings of anonymous subjects. As attempts to capture purpose and personality each is only partially successful, as the sitters conceal as much as they reveal to the artist and, consequently, to the…


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TOM AND FRIENDS Opening March 7 2018 This exhibition showcases iconic works by Tom Thomson (1877-1917), including Sketch for the Jack Pine alongside art works by his friends and contemporaries Neil McKechnie, Florence McGillivray, A. Y. Jackson and J. E. H. MacDonald.


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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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DRAWINGS FROM THE COLLECTION Opening March 7 2018 The Samuel E. Weir Collection includes a significant number of works on paper, including many drawings. Drawings perform many different functions, from aide memoire to preparatory sketch or study to finished composition. The works in this exhibition have been selected by students from Brock Univer…


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This clown has written his show! He’s found an audience, and is now asking: “What’s next?” What happens when people have left the theatre and he’s all alone on stage? Looks like he’s gotta hit the road!


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Socialize in the Gallery chatting with friends new and old, or break away to step into the Walker Room for 45 minutes to participate in the evening’s chat. This Month Special guest speaker Sandra Iafrate will give a short talk entitled Moving Forward with your Vision as an Artist.


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IndoorShoes Presents SINGLE MOTHERS | London, ON “Single Mothers broke up in 2009 - and have been playing shows ever since.” with: DBOY | Welland, ON STRANGE SHAKES | St. Catharines, ON


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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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LOVEfest: The Beloved Shall Not be Named is a musical response to hate crimes by Kiran Ahluwalia and other exceptional performers intended to create positive curiosity and appreciation of Sikh and Islamic life. The program features artforms that use age-old symbols of love to express a myriad of passions and features Temple music of Sikh India, mod…


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Presented by the graduating students of the Dramatic Arts program, a play by Len Falkenstein about the Lac Megantique explosion. Dates: Friday Apr. 13 and Saturday Apr. 14 Time: 7:30 pm Location: MIW Theatre, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts 15 Artists’ Common, St. Catharines, ON Order tickets from the FirstOntario…


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Sometimes in Canada, oil and water don’t mix. Lac/Athabasca is inspired by the Lac-Mégantic train explosion of 2013 and tells the dark truth of the forces behind the disaster. Townsfolk tell their experiences of the event, lamenting the deaths of forty-seven friends. As the train of explosive fuel journeys across time and place, we tour the mag…


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The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans (2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award recipients), have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene, built on their reputation for energetic live shows, impecca…


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Bodies of water are much more than just fields of blue but it can be tricky to make them look anything other than “flat.” This workshop will take your water from flat to fabulous and full of life. Lots of ‘tips and tricks,’ practical advice, exercises and a chance to take home a finished water study.


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The world’s greatest operas with the world’s greatest singers. Single or season tickets available on our website. All seats reserved by number. The schedule for 2017-18: Bellini Norma NORM: October 7, 2017 Mozart Die Zauberflőte (The Magic Flute) : October 14, 2017 The Exterminating Angel: November 18, 2017 Tosca: January 27, 2…


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The world’s greatest operas with the world’s greatest singers. Single or season tickets available on our website. All seats reserved by number. The schedule for 2017-18: Bellini Norma NORM: October 7, 2017 Mozart Die Zauberflőte (The Magic Flute) : October 14, 2017 The Exterminating Angel: November 18, 2017 Tosca: January 27, 2018 L’El…


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IndoorShoes Presents KEVIN DEVINE | Brooklyn, NY “Kevin Devine is an independent singer/songwriter from Brooklyn, NY. He plays alone, with his Goddamn Band, and as a member of Bad Books.” with Special Guests


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Join professional pianist Luis Gerardo Molina for an afternoon of chamber music duets - piano and cello. FREE!


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Join us in the gallery each month for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life and times of a famous or infamous person from the past. 21 JAN: The Mitfords 18 FEB: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran 18 MAR: General Paul von Lettowvorbeck 15 APR: Nancy Langhorn Astor 20 MAY: Eliza Fenwick (Biography of a H…


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Forged in the crucible of war, transcending oppression, the creative human spirit emerges triumphant in the music of this concert. Elgar’s lyrical, contemplative concerto stands as an ardent repudiation of war; tyranny made Shostakovitch ever more inventive. Never has the power of creation shone more brightly than in the face of adversity. On…

April 09 to April 16