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Brockville Museum opens new family-friendly exhibit about immigration

Brockville Museum opens new family-friendly exhibit about immigration
Brockville – The Brockville Museum is thrilled to announce the opening an all-new, family-friendly and interactive exhibit, “Travel Trunk: Unpacking Brockville’s Cultural Stories”.  The exhibit opens to the public on Family Day, Monday, February 18th. The exhibit aims to unpack the role immigration has played in Brockville’s development and to share the stories of local newcomers while helping visitors to... Read More

Brockville Museum’s Next Talk and Tea to Feature Brockville’s Confectioneries: Feb 14th, 2019

Brockville Museum’s Next Talk and Tea to Feature Brockville’s Confectioneries: Feb 14th, 2019
Brockville – Next week’s Talk and Tea at the Brockville Museum will be held on February 14th. Given that it is Valentine’s Day, it would seem somehow appropriate that the topic is Brockville’s Confectioneries. Admission to Talk and Tea is only $5 per person, with a discounted rate of $3 for friends of the Brockville Museum members. This includes tea... Read More

Brockville Museum seeks photo from 1979

Brockville Museum seeks photo from 1979
Brockville – The Brockville Museum is currently working on a new family-friendly exhibit that will explore the immigration stories and journeys of those who have called Brockville home. The exhibit will feature profiles of specific waves of immigration, including British Home Children, Dutch immigrants, and Vietnamese refugees. As it works on developing this exhibit, however, the museum has identified a... Read More

Of Plagues and Vampires Brockville Friends of the Library Features Dr. Michael Hefferon Oct 27th, 2018

Of Plagues and Vampires Brockville Friends of the Library Features Dr. Michael Hefferon Oct 27th, 2018
Brockville – Kingston’s semi- retired Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Oncology at Queen’s University; Dr. Michael Hefferon will be discussing his book, Of Plagues and Vampires at the Brockville Public Library at 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 27. Hear about the many myths, believable or factual and the role they play in medicine. Questions such as did Vampires really exist?... Read More

Jasmine’s Cheerleaders Paint Party being held Oct 26th at Cardinal Legion

Jasmine’s Cheerleaders Paint Party being held Oct 26th at Cardinal Legion
Cardinal – Galop Gallery will host a butterfly paint night fundraiser on Oct 26th in support of Jasmine Saunders who was critically injured in an ATV accident in August. Funds raised from the event will go to help with Jasmine’s medical costs as well as to help her family financially during this devastating time. “We are hoping to raise money that... Read More

Zinour to be featured at the Spencerville Mill July 21st – 29th

Zinour to be featured at the Spencerville Mill July 21st – 29th
Spencerville – It’s not every day that an internationally acclaimed artist decides to make the village of Spencerville his home. Equally good was the ease of the transition with friendships blooming quickly and new ideas emerging for local engagement of emerging artworks along with exploring an amazing portfolio created in other places. The Spencerville community supports and fosters many local... Read More

Meet Author Tim Bouma as he Discusses Artist Tom Thomson Last Days June 14th

Meet Author Tim Bouma as he Discusses Artist Tom Thomson Last Days June 14th
Brockville – Author Tim Bouma will be at the Brockville Public Library on Thursday, June 14th at 6:30 p.m., to talk about the Group of Seven member artist Tom Thomson. Tim's book, Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring, is about the days leading up to Tom's disappearance on July 8, 1917, in Algonquin Park, with his body surfacing days... Read More

Local Artists transforming chairs into ART objects

Local Artists transforming chairs into ART objects
Photo: Brenda Clarke and her CHAIR-ity Art Object “All Aboard” which is one of the chairs available for purchase at the upcoming ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction on April 20th at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, St. Lawrence College, Brockville. – Submitted Photo Brockville – When is a chair, not a chair? When it is an artist’s CHAIR-ity ART Object being... Read More

Beth Donovan Hospice Presents: Let’s ART About Grief

Beth Donovan Hospice Presents: Let’s ART About Grief
Kemptville – Beth Donovan Hospice is offering a free 3 part art workshop for children and families who have experienced the death of someone. Presented by BDH bereavement counsellor Margaret Lorrie Beaton and BDH volunteer Rose-Lynne McDougall. Available to children under the age of 18 — no minimum age.  (Child must attend with a parent or guardian).  All supplies are provided. ... Read More