June 21 to June 28
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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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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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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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“A thin membrane of fabric is stretched over an armature; such is a tent. A simple yet ingenious architectural form, it appears across countless centuries and virtually every culture. It is an ancient shelter that has protected both royalty and the homeless.” This is how John Notten starts his artist’s statement for The Tent Project,…


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Held on the Third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm.  $10 or free for Niagara Historical Society Members. This year’s series focuses on the history of clothing and fashion. • March 21 • April 18 • May 16 • June 20 • July 18 • August 15 • September 19 Seating limited so call for reservations. Generously sponsored by Geoff…


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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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Concerts on the Canal | Steve Strongman Friday, June 22, 2018, 7pm Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm, unless otherwise noted. Happening at the Merritt Amphitheatre, 151 King St, Welland, ON Find more information online : www.welland.ca/Leisure/eventsinfo/Conc…


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This course will introduce you to the possibilities of creating repeated images of a design as well as the steps involved in designing and producing a series of prints. The course will allow students to work through the process from design concept, simplification of image, transferring, carving and printing. The student will be able to create a ser…


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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.  


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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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ECHO A site-specific sound performance in the Walker Botanical Garden at Rodman Hall Sunday, July 8th, 2 to 4 pm Free community event; all are welcome! Stripping back the layers of history from DJ and rave culture, one is left with the elements of communal experience and sound. This event is an invitation for our community to gather and enjoy Rod…


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Let’s Paint! - All Levels Instructors: Robin Nisbet, BA & Lenore Walker, BRE, MRE, DTATI Instructors: Robin Nisbet, BA & Lenore Walker, BRE, MRE, DTATI This is IS NOT “Paint Night” painting. Join us for this beginning exploration/refresher course on the basics in art-making. Using acrylic paints and mediums, we’ll explore indi…


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How can things which begin so right end up so wrong? Four years after their divorce, Norah and Marty meet by chance in a big-city restaurant. Overcoming the awkwardness of the situation, they decide to have lunch together. Despite very different backgrounds, or maybe because of it, they once were deeply in love and maybe still are…Wrong For Each…

June 21 to June 28