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UPPER CANADA VILLAGE OPENS CROIL BARN AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM

UPPER CANADA VILLAGE OPENS CROIL BARN AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM
Morrisburg – Upper Canada Village will celebrate the transformation of the recently restored Croil Barn at Loucks Farm into a new agricultural museum.  Over the past two years the barn has seen an extensive restoration and a complete makeover inside into an engaging museum space showcasing artefacts from the Village’s extensive agricultural collection, many pieces on display for the first time.... Read More

Annual Youth Exhibition at Marianne van Silfhout Gallery

Annual Youth Exhibition at Marianne van Silfhout Gallery
The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery will showcase the artwork of more than 35 Brockville secondary school students as part of the Annual Young Artist Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display at the Gallery, located on St. Lawrence College’s Brockville campus, from June 8 to July 7, 2017. The opening reception will be held on Friday, June 9th from 7... Read More

BGH Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Etherington

BGH Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Etherington
BROCKVILLE – This week for Artists Spotlight, we’d like you to meet Stephanie Etherington. Stephanie works in the BGH Laboratories and is an amazing photographer in her spare time. Stephanie is currently showing ‘The Crow’ in the BGH Art Corridor Gallery. Stephanie tells us that,“this is a black and white photograph. For me, photography is like treasure hunting. The hunt... Read More

Finalists Announced for the 5th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 5th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Eight original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2017 MyView Youth Film Festival. Keep Our Spaces Beautiful by Stewart Travers from Ottawa Mr. Bully by Cole VanStoken from Kemptville Canada 150, Canada and War by Luke Gardiner from Brockville... Read More

ACOTTI Presents: A “CHAIR-Ity” AUCTION, May 18th

ACOTTI Presents: A “CHAIR-Ity” AUCTION, May 18th
Brockville – Join us on May 18th at the Marianne van Silfhout gallery at St. Lawrence College, Brockville, for ACOTTI’s first fundraiser! This elegant evening is a live auction of ONE-OF-A-KIND artist redesigned chairs, created by more than 20 local artists. The proceeds from the auction will benefit the creators, and the ongoing programs of the Arts Council of the Thousand... Read More

Author Terry Fallis Returns to Gananoque to Open the 1000 Islands Writers Festival – May 5th to 7th

Author Terry Fallis Returns to Gananoque to Open  the 1000 Islands Writers Festival – May 5th to 7th
By Pam Hudson, 1000 Islands Writers Festival With 14 Celebrated Canadian Authors and two-time National Spoken Word Champion PrufRock Shadowrunner, at the Gananoque Inn & Spa        Gananoque – From May 5th to 7th the 1000 Islands Writers Festival will join in the nation’s celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation with its intimate and friendly author engagements that... Read More

Canada 150th Anniversary on Display at South Dundas Municipal Centre

Canada 150th Anniversary on Display at South Dundas Municipal Centre
The year 2017 is Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, and the Municipality of South Dundas has marked the occasion with a new display on the first floor of the South Dundas Municipal Centre. The display shows a glimpse into the life of South Dundas in the mid-to-late 1800s, around the time of Confederation. Items from the South Dundas archives on... Read More