August 17 to August 24
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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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Architecture from St. Catharines’ past is on display as part of a new exhibit at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre. People and Places highlights the landmarks and stories behind some of the City’s most famous buildings and landscapes. Items in the exhibit include window pediments from the Russell House Hotel, the May-Clark-Se…


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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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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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Turbo Street Funk Friday, August 17, 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/ConcertsOnTheCanal.asp…


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Shayna and Grant Perkins are new in town. Eager to make friends and network for Shayna’s Pilates business the young couple decide to host a dinner party. The guest list includes Billie and Wing Falterman who abandoned their song-and-dance act and show biz to raise their daughter. Rounding out the party are haughty psychiatrist Veronica Dunn-Dudet…


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Haunting tales echo off the walls of the old stone fort. Old Fort Erie is Canada’s bloodiest battlefield, so what better place to experience a chilling ghost tour? Tours start at 9 p.m. in the Welcome Centre with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $7.50, no reservations required.


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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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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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Superstar classical guitarist MILOŠ: The Voice of the Guitar “The king of Aranjuez … The hottest guitarist in the world” - The Sunday Times “One of the most exciting and communicative classical guitarists today” - New York Times *MILOŠ’ only Canadian appearance of 2018. Seating is limited! “The hottest guitarist in t…


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Set within the breathtaking Twenty Valley, Ball’s Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery and natural beauty. Here you will discover Ball’s Falls has been lovingly maintained to its early mid 19th century industrial hamlet atmosphere featuring the original Ball family home, an operating flour mill, a lime kiln, a church, black smith…


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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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Enjoy the sounds of local musicians select Sunday nights in the summer. Montebello Park will be filled with music, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy the show. Performers will play in the bandshell and the pavilion will be available for dancing. Seating throughout the park is encouraged. Make a night of it. Feel free to br…


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THE MUSIC OF ELLINGTON & ARMSTRONG with Melissa-Marie Shriner, Sarah Jerrom & Faith Amour What a POWER-PACKED concert!! Jazz singers Melissa-Marie Shriner, Sarah Jerrom and special guest Faith Amour sing the music of Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong on Sunday Aug 19 at 6 pm at the Mahtay Cafe! Three lush, velvety voices singing you…


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The Museum is Open Late until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays between May 22 and Oct. 2, 2018. Come explore and discover the Museum in a new light. 2018 Open Late programs will stretch your mind and imagination all while discovering our City’s expansive history. Programs include Out of the Vault, Canal-Side Creations, 4Cats Art Studio: Clay Creations,…


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Join us August 23 at RiverBrink Art Museum for a film screening of Indian Horse. Based on the award-winning novel of the same title by Richard Wagamese, Indian Horse follows Saul through the residential school system, as a teen playing hockey, through to adulthood where Saul struggles with his past amid racism. Admission is by donation. Light re…


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Moonlight Flicks is returning to Niagara this summer bigger and better than before! Join us on Thursday nights in July and August at Rennie Park in Port Dalhousie for FREE outdoor family movies and festivities. Movies are PG rated, start at dusk and are dependent on weather. July 5: Despicable Me 3 July 12: Spy Kids No movie July 19 July 26: Car…


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My Son The Hurricane Friday, August 24, 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/ConcertsOnTheCanal.…

August 17 to August 24