April 26 to May 03
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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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Historical Society of St. Catharines Lecture The Thursday, April 26th meeting will feature Dr. Laurence Steven, Retired Professor of English and Humanities, Laurentian University, talking about “Turney’s Crossroads: A Portrait Through Time”, An illustrated presentation of the intersection through time of culture and landscape in the area s…

April 26 to May 03