September 06 to September 13
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Feb. 11, 2017 to Feb. 3, 2018 Dance serves many functions, from simple pleasure in movement to religious devotion and ritual. This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection at RiverBrink, includes artists’ renderings of dancers and dances in various forms. Among the Canadian examples include early folk dance and Indigenous performances rec…


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February 11, 2017 to February 3, 2018 William Pars’ Portrait of the Young Simcoe (1770-75) is showcased alongside watercolours by Elizabeth Simcoe in this exhibition which celebrates the 1783 Act Against Slavery.  The Act was an important step toward limiting slavery in the Canadas and is considered Simcoe’s most important achievement…


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Opening Spring 2017 The 2003 donation of this portfolio of prints significantly increased the number of works by members of the Group in the RiverBrink collection. The photolithographs, published by Rous & Mann in 1925, were an early project in the history of reproductions of work by Group members in Canada. Image detail: Lawren Harris, Moun…


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May 18 to September 16 2017 The unification of the provinces of British North America as the Dominion of Canada was a significant political event in the early history of Canada. With a special focus on Canada West in the 1850’s and 60’s, this exhibition provides a glimpse of the land and people on the eve of Confederation. Image deta…


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On display May 15 to October 31, 2017 An exhibition exploring settlement, immigration and refuge in Niagara-on-the-Lake for Canada’s 150th. Topics include: First Nations, Loyalists, Black History, Irish immigration, Niagara-on-the-Lake as a Confederate refuge, Home Children, Mennonites, Polish soldiers and more.


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The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, working closely with Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy and Indigenous community leaders from the Niagara region announce the first Celebration of Nations / Célébration des nations (CN) in downtown St. Catharines from September 8 to 10, 2017. The three-day Indigenous arts extravaganza will ai…


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“One Dominion: On the Path to Confederation” In honour of Canada150, the 2017 Guided Spirit Walks at Victoria Lawn Cemetery will tell the story of Confederation in St. Catharines through multiple voices and perspectives. We will hear from those who supported the idea of One Dominion, like Sir. James Rae Benson, St. Catharines’ only appointed…


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The historic Seneca Queen Theatre continues its programming of comedy and popular musical acts. The schedule: Sept. 16, 8 pm – 11 pm: Katmandu in a Tribute to Bob Seger Sept. 22, 8 pm – 11 pm: The Ring of Fire: A Johnny Cash Experience Wed Sep 27, 6 pm - 8 pm: Treehouse Presents: Splash’N Boots Big Yellow Tunes! Sept. 29, 8 pm – 11 pm:: 2…


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Walking tours of historic Niagara-on-the-Lake Saturdays and Sundays from June through September. Participants meet at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park (at the end of King Street) for an hour long walk through town. Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Niagara Historical Museum.


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An exhibition specifically related to the Celebration of Nations Events. A story of one women’s journey to empower and support Indigenous arts in Canada and Globally through a collection of paintings, mixed media, sculpture, and personal objects. Never before exhibited original works including: Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Carl Beam, Roy Thom…


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Beatriz is a Los Angeles massage therapist and holistic healer who drives to the seaside mansion of her client Cathy. When her old Volkswagen breaks down, she receives a friendly invitation from Cathy to stay for a seemingly innocent business dinner. As the guests arrive and the wine starts to flow, Beatriz finds herself in an escalating war of wor…

September 06 to September 13