June 17 to June 24
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CARL BEAM: US AND EVERYTHING AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ARTIST CARL BEAM Opening Reception: Friday, January 11 at 5 P.M. Carl Beam (Ojibwe, 1943 – 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, is one of the most important artists in Canadian Contemporary Art History, noted as the first Canadian of Native Ancestry to have his work pur…


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GENERAL MEETING of the Visual Artists of Welland, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Upper Meeting Room at Chippawa Park, 90 First Ave., Welland, ON. Join us for the last meeting before the summer break! Open to the public and anyone interested in becoming a member (membership is $35).


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Visual Artists of Welland members are invited to be a part of the Welland Historical Museum Art Show which runs June 6th to July 18th and July 18th to August 24th with small opening receptions on June 6th and July 18th. Any questions on becoming a member (membership is $35) please contact Deedee Alexandre, Co-President via phone: 905 732 4782 or de…


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Carolyn Wren: Task at Hand Curated by Marcie Bronson May 24 to August 11, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 23, 7 pm Artist Talk: Thursday, June 6, 7 pm For over twenty years, St. Catharines-based artist Carolyn Wren has explored the relationship between identity and place. Known for her large-scale drawings and relief prints that poetically…


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ART SHOW AND SALE presented by the Visual Artists of Welland at the Welland Historical Museum. Open for public viewing based on regular museum hours.  Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get to know some of your local artists. 1st showing June 6 -July 18. 2nd showing July 18-August 24. Meet and Greet for the second show is July 18 6- 8 p.…



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The first of two world premieres in the Foster Festival’s 2019 season and Norm Foster’s 60th play, The Writer tells the story of a renowned writer and his son, who has followed in his father’s footsteps, perhaps less successfully. As they sit together and examine their relationship, secrets are revealed and old wounds are reopened…


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WEEKLY DROP-IN CLASSES WITH ROBIN NISBET Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 to 9:00pm at A Raven’s Nest in Port Colborne Join Robin for this beginning exploration/or refresher on the basics of painting. Using acrylic paints and mediums, we’ll explore individual art-making with intimate workshop-style classes. Each week, we’ll be covering eas…


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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. 21 Mar: Indigenous Stories/History - Gary Parker 18 Apr: Back to the Future-the Museum and Deaccessioning - David Aurandt 16 May: “Exposed” - A Brief History of Un…


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The biggest event hosted by the Niagara Regional Native Centre in conjunction with the Fort Erie Friendship Centre, celebrating the heritage of Indigenous Peoples. Throughout the day there will be entertainment by Indigenous celebrities, activities for kids, workshops, fireworks and much more. Beginning at 3 p.m. the event will be MC’d by Howie…


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Explore the history of two unique neighbourhoods on Friday evenings in June at 6 pm.  Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.  Space is limited. June 7 - Queen Street Estates with Denise Ascenzo June 14 - Irish Town/Rye Park with Judy Thornton June 21 - Queen Street Estates with Denise Ascenzo June 28 – Irish Town/Rye Park wi…


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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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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. 28 Jan Suzanne Hebert: Shah of Iran, Pt 2 25 Feb Sheila Hill: Rex Whistler 25 Mar David Sydor: Lloyd Dennis 22 Apr Betsy Masson: Hannah Peters Jarvis 27 May Michael Clark:…

June 17 to June 24