Events Calendar

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Wednesday Jul 24

July 24, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Enjoy performances by local outstanding musicians as they fill The Rooms with music and songs from our province’s rich musical history.  Be prepared to sing along, tap your toes or just sit back and delight in the moment. This is a free, drop in event.  July 8, 15, 22, and 29 – ...
July 24, 2024
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Join us for an engaging conversation featuring author, Clayton B. Smith as he discusses his captivating new novel, A Seal of Salvage.   Set in a 1950s rural outport Newfoundland town, this story blends historical fiction with magical realism, following orphan Oliver Brown’s coming of age as a queer outsider. This is ...

Thursday Jul 25

July 25, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Gather: A Year of the Arts Exhibition In celebration of Newfoundland & Labrador’s 2024 Year of the Arts, this exhibition features work by 30 artists who all have a connection to this place. Learn about celebrated influential artists like Mary Pratt and Michael Massie, and their contemporaries like multidisciplinary artists Brian Amadi, ...
July 25, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
In celebration of the province’s Year of the Arts, drop-by and talk to local visual artists throughout the summer as they share stories about their work and creative process. Chat about what gets the creative juices flowing and see art come alive! Artist Schedule: Thursday, July 25: Kathleen Knowling Tuesday, July 30: Sid Ford     Thursday, ...

Friday Jul 26

July 26, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Enjoy performances by local outstanding musicians as they fill The Rooms with music and songs from our province’s rich musical history.  Be prepared to sing along, tap your toes or just sit back and delight in the moment. This is a free, drop in event.  July 3 – Fergus O’Byrne July 5 – ...
July 26, 2024
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Tour
Embark on a vibrant journey together to part through the clouds to view the captivating hues of the rainbow at The Rooms. See a spectrum of colors: from fiery reds to sunny yellows, lush greens to serene blues, and even the elusive indigos and violets. Offered Fridays 2:30 pm. Included in the ...
July 26, 2024
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Hamilton Sound, featuring special guest Bud Davidge, presents "Underground Echoes" - a unique show that pays tribute to brave miners working underground. Captivating songs and powerful stories celebrate a legacy of mining and honour the enduring spirit of this work through a moving blend of music and history. Tickets: $20 + HST. ...

Saturday Jul 27

July 27, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
tour
For centuries, fishing for cod has played a vital role in the lives of the peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador. Generations of fishing men, women and children made use of the land and sea to sustain them and spent their lives “making fish”. Offered Wednesdays and Saturdays 10:30 am. Included in ...
July 27, 2024
2:30PM - 3:00PM
In Beaumont-Hamel and the Trail of the Caribou exhibition find out about the impacts of the First World War on Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and how events overseas dramatically altered our lives at home. Offered Tuesdays 10:30 am and Saturdays 2:30 pm Included in the cost of admission.

Sunday Jul 28

July 28, 2024
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Get Hands on with our province’s plants, animals and wild spaces at The Rooms with Nature NL! Nature Nook is a monthly hands-on session to interact with real specimens like seal pelts, skulls, whale baleen, antlers, moose fur, and a variety of rocks and minerals. Join us to learn more about nature ...
July 28, 2024
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Step into a world of family fun at The Rooms! Experience an afternoon filled with creativity and connection for the family. Free with admission to The Rooms, this monthly event showcases a new theme and craft, cleverly tying into our galleries. Unleash your creativity, create memories, and relish quality family time ...
July 28, 2024
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Join us for a special author reading with Pheilm Martin as he introduces his new book, "Songs in the Sea." Follow Little Whale's adventure with his marine friends as he searches for Mama Whale despite the ocean traffic, in this timely, heartwarming tale of resilience. Free with Admission to The Rooms.  About the ...

Monday Jul 29

July 29, 2024
9:00AM - 4:00PM
CAMP
Each week is full of exploration, creativity, and fun! Activities focus on creative expression through daily themes as campers find inspiration in exhibitions and collections. Outside play and short field trips within walking distance to The Rooms are also part of daily camp activities as weather permits. REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 12, 2024 at ...
July 29, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Gather: A Year of the Arts Exhibition In celebration of Newfoundland & Labrador’s 2024 Year of the Arts, this exhibition features work by 30 artists who all have a connection to this place. Learn about celebrated influential artists like Mary Pratt and Michael Massie, and their contemporaries like multidisciplinary artists Brian Amadi, ...
July 29, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Enjoy performances by local outstanding musicians as they fill The Rooms with music and songs from our province’s rich musical history.  Be prepared to sing along, tap your toes or just sit back and delight in the moment. This is a free, drop in event.  July 3 – Fergus O’Byrne July 5 – ...
July 29, 2024
2:30PM - 3:00PM
tour
You will find botanical representations in art throughout The Rooms. Symbolism, representation, and science of botanicals will drive our curiosity and pull us deeper into the artists’ creative practices. Offered Mondays 2:30 pm. Included in the cost of admission.

Tuesday Jul 30

July 30, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
In Beaumont-Hamel and the Trail of the Caribou exhibition find out about the impacts of the First World War on Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and how events overseas dramatically altered our lives at home. Offered Tuesdays 10:30 am and Saturdays 2:30 pm Included in the cost of admission.
July 30, 2024
10:30AM - 12:00PM
Playdate
Join us for a delightful afternoon at The Rooms! Bring your little ones to our enchanting Harbour View Room for unguided playtime surrounded by an array of toys and books tailored for infants and toddlers aged 0 to 4. No prior registration is necessary; simply pay your admission at The Rooms front ...
July 30, 2024
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Playdate
Join us for a delightful afternoon at The Rooms! Bring your little ones to our enchanting Harbour View Room for unguided playtime surrounded by an array of toys and books tailored for infants and toddlers aged 0 to 4. No prior registration is necessary; simply pay your admission at The Rooms front ...
July 30, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
In celebration of the province’s Year of the Arts, drop-by and talk to local visual artists throughout the summer as they share stories about their work and creative process. Chat about what gets the creative juices flowing and see art come alive! Thursday, July 25: Kathleen Knowling Tuesday, July 30: Sid Ford     Thursday, August 1: ...
July 30, 2024
2:30PM - 3:00PM
Gather: A Year of the Arts Exhibition In celebration of Newfoundland & Labrador’s 2024 Year of the Arts, this exhibition features work by 30 artists who all have a connection to this place. Learn about celebrated influential artists like Mary Pratt and Michael Massie, and their contemporaries like multidisciplinary artists Brian Amadi, ...

Wednesday Jul 31

July 31, 2024
10:30AM - 11:15AM
TOTS
Embark on a monthly musical journey with your little one at the Infant Sensory Music Group, hosted by certified music therapist, Renée White. Join us in exploring the unique art exhibitions at The Rooms, setting the stage for a sensory-rich experience that enhances your infant's development. Who's Invited: Newborns to 9 month olds ...
July 31, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
tour
For centuries, fishing for cod has played a vital role in the lives of the peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador. Generations of fishing men, women and children made use of the land and sea to sustain them and spent their lives “making fish”. Offered Wednesdays and Saturdays 10:30 am. Included in ...
July 31, 2024
11:30AM - 12:15PM
TOTS
Embark on a monthly musical journey with your little one at the Infant Sensory Music Group, hosted by certified music therapist, Renée White. Join us in exploring the unique art exhibitions at The Rooms, setting the stage for a sensory-rich experience that enhances your infant's development. Who's Invited: Newborns to 9 month olds ...
July 31, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop
Come Summer, capelin and squid swarm the shores of Newfoundland & Labrador. The sight of capelin rolling, alongside stories and songs about squid jigging grounds and the elusive giant squid are the inspiration for this interactive monoprint workshop. During the workshop, participants will hear facts and lore around these ocean creatures and ...
July 31, 2024
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Workshop
Come Summer, capelin and squid swarm the shores of Newfoundland & Labrador. The sight of capelin rolling, alongside stories and songs about squid jigging grounds and the elusive giant squid are the inspiration for this interactive monoprint workshop. During the workshop, participants will hear facts and lore around these ocean creatures and ...

Thursday Aug 1

August 1, 2024
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Gather: A Year of the Arts Exhibition In celebration of Newfoundland & Labrador’s 2024 Year of the Arts, this exhibition features work by 30 artists who all have a connection to this place. Learn about celebrated influential artists like Mary Pratt and Michael Massie, and their contemporaries like multidisciplinary artists Brian Amadi, ...
August 1, 2024
2:00PM - 4:30PM
Workshop
All About Icebergs Watercolour Workshop Icebergs are naturally captivating – they appear on our horizons and shorelines every spring and summer, breathing cold Arctic air over the land. Sculpted by wind and ocean, ever changing in shape and colour. During this engaging afternoon, participants will get to touch iceberg ice collected from ...
August 1, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
In celebration of the province’s Year of the Arts, drop-by and talk to local visual artists throughout the summer as they share stories about their work and creative process. Chat about what gets the creative juices flowing and see art come alive! Thursday, July 25: Kathleen Knowling Tuesday, July 30: Sid Ford     Thursday, August 1: ...

Tuesday Aug 6

August 6, 2024
10:30AM - 12:00PM
Playdate
Join us for a delightful afternoon at The Rooms! Bring your little ones to our enchanting Harbour View Room for unguided playtime surrounded by an array of toys and books tailored for infants and toddlers aged 0 to 4. No prior registration is necessary; simply pay your admission at The Rooms front ...
August 6, 2024
1:30PM - 3:30PM
Playdate
Join us for a delightful afternoon at The Rooms! Bring your little ones to our enchanting Harbour View Room for unguided playtime surrounded by an array of toys and books tailored for infants and toddlers aged 0 to 4. No prior registration is necessary; simply pay your admission at The Rooms front ...
August 6, 2024
2:00PM - 4:00PM
In celebration of the province’s Year of the Arts, drop-by and talk to local visual artists throughout the summer as they share stories about their work and creative process. Chat about what gets the creative juices flowing and see art come alive! Thursday, July 25: Kathleen Knowling Tuesday, July 30: Sid Ford     Thursday, August 1: ...