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Friends show support for Brockville Museum

Friends show support for Brockville Museum
BROCKVILLE – The Brockville Museum recently received a gift of $25,000 from the Friends of the Brockville Museum to assist the local community museum with the much needed purchase of promotional materials, conservation supplies, and exhibit development. The board-run, city-owned museum relies on donations like this to supplement its limited operating budget. “We’re in the enviable position that our building... Read More

Winners of Brockville Public Library’s Oh Canada Art Show and People’s Choice Awards Announced

Winners of Brockville Public Library’s Oh Canada Art Show and People’s Choice Awards Announced
Brockville – The Galleries at the Brockville Public Library are celebrating the 150 anniversary of Canadian confederation with their “Oh Canada Art Show and People’s Choice Awards.” Local artists were asked to submit artwork representing their vision of Canada, and the public was invited to vote for their favourite piece. The results are in and the People have chosen Northern... Read More

Marianne van Silfhout Gallery 10th Annual Alumni Exhibition: Diversity

Marianne van Silfhout Gallery 10th Annual Alumni Exhibition: Diversity
Brockville – The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery will showcase the artwork of 18 St. Lawrence College Alumni as part of the 10th Annual Alumni Exhibition: Diversity. The exhibit will be on display at the Gallery, located on St. Lawrence College’s Brockville campus, from July 14 to August 11, 2017. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, July 18 from... Read More

Oh Canada Art Show and People’s Choice Awards at The Galleries at Brockville Public Library

Oh Canada Art Show and People’s Choice Awards at The Galleries at Brockville Public Library
Brockville – The Galleries @ Brockville Public Library are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation with the OH CANADA ART SHOW AND PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS. Local artists have submitted artworks representing their vision of Canada, and their art will be on exhibit at the Library through July and August.  Everyone can view the artworks in the Library galleries on the... Read More

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