June 13 to June 20
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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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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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Jersey Nights is an incredible musical tribute to Frakie Valli and The Four Season featuring their many hits and outstanding accapella sound. The show captures the showmanship, energy and music of these great artists and includes eight performers, four vocalists and four talented musicians.


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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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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 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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This year’s Cocktails For Kitties fundraiser will be held on Friday, June 15th (7:00pm), at the historic Roselawn Centre. We are excited about the addition of a painting workshop led by local artist Wendy Malowany! The event will also include delicious hors d’oeuvres, delightful libation (cash bar), a fabulous Silent Auction, cat themed board…


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Making sweet music together for 19 years, blues/folk duo “DnA” is comprised of husband and wife Doug Boudreau and April Mitchell-Boudrea. Bringing Acadian (Doug) and Haudenosaunee (April) roots together, they embody the philosophy of two row wampum teaching of mutual respect and harmony on and off the stage. A mix of covers by Canadian…


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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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Learn the basic knots and techniques to create your own macrame wall hanging that is approximately 10” x 35”. You will leave with a finished wall hanging and lots of inspiration! Additiona $45.20 materials fee payable to the instructor.


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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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DREAMER is the authentic re-creation of the legendary ’70′s rock band Supertramp. An 8 piece group of multi-instrumentalists perform all of the sounds used in the real Supertramp show, from sax, clarinet, trombone, vintage keyboards and of course the unmistakable Supertramp vocal sound. The musicians for DREAMER, hand picked for their incre…


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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:…


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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…

June 13 to June 20