Events Calendar

 

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Tuesday May 21

May 21, 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 ...

Wednesday May 22

May 22, 2024
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Join author Ted Rowe as he discusses his latest captivating book, Mischief in High Places: The Life and Times of Sir Richard Squires. Delve into the spectacular career and personal life of the man who, in 1919, was elected Prime Minister of Newfoundland. This work focus’ on his political triumphs, scandals, ...

Thursday May 23

May 23, 2024
2:30PM - 3:30PM
See Gather together, the latest art gallery exhibition co-curated by The Rooms Curator of Contemporary Art Mireille Eagan and the Artistic Director of Bonavista Biennale, Rose Bouthillier. Gather highlights the province’s growing creative community, exploring the reasons we come together. See art inspired by this place, created in this place, and connected to ...

Friday May 24

May 24, 2024
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Art Tea is a contemplative way to experience our exhibitions. Join us for a visit to the art gallery, then exchange ideas and share reflections about current topics in art. This is a casual and relaxed group setting. Tea will be served overlooking the breathtaking view of the harbour. Tickets: $20 plus ...
May 24, 2024
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Come celebrate the launch of this new book, published to accompany the exhibition presented at The Rooms over Winter 2024. Artist Daze Jefferies, guest curator Emily Critch and designer Hazel Eckert will be in attendance for this casual, drop in event. Light refreshments will be served. Books available from The Rooms Gift ...
May 24, 2024
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Presented with PictureNL, we’re shining a spotlight on some of Newfoundland and Labrador’s superb films and filmmakers! Each month we’ll present a different local feature film on our big screen. Gather with friends and film buffs to celebrate home-grown talent. Friday, May 24, 2024 How to Be Deadly 2015 |1h 28m Directed by Nik Sexton Q&A ...

Saturday May 25

May 25, 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Playdate
Kickstart your weekend by joining us at The Rooms! Spend Saturday mornings with your little ones in our charming Harbour View Room. It's a delightful opportunity for unguided playtime amidst a variety of toys and books tailored for toddlers aged 2 to 4. There's no need to pre-register; simply pay your admission ...

Sunday May 26

May 26, 2024
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Family Fun
Step into a world of family fun at The Rooms! Experience an afternoon filled with creativity and connection for the family. This monthly event showcases a new theme and craft, cleverly tying into our galleries. Unleash your creativity, create memories, and relish quality family time with us! In connection with The Rooms ...
May 26, 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 ...

Tuesday May 28

May 28, 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 ...

Wednesday May 29

May 29, 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 ...
May 29, 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 ...
May 29, 2024
1:00PM - 3:00PM
In this expansive and educational in-depth talk and conversational gallery tour, art educator Anne Pickard places current art exhibitions in context with wider art histories. This mini art history sessions will leave participants with a better appreciation of current exhibitions, as well as the historical and cultural movements and societal change ...
May 29, 2024
7:00PM - 8:00PM
This talk will introduce the Chinese Canadian Museum (Vancouver), the first cultural institution in Canada devoted to Chinese Canadian culture and lived histories, and The Paper Trail, a feature exhibition on the 1923 Chinese Exclusion Act. Exhibition Curator, Catherine Clement will be in conversation with Chinese Canadian Museum CEO, Dr. Melissa Lee in ...

Thursday May 30

May 30, 2024
2:30PM - 3:30PM
The Rooms entomology collection is growing and becoming an important resource for studying insect diversity in Newfoundland and Labrador. Join us along with our partners, Nature NL and Memorial University Botanical Garden, for the launch of an exciting project for a fun summer filled with insect-themed events and activities. Entomology Intern, Abbie ...

Friday May 31

May 31, 2024
7:00PM - 9:00PM
You are invited to join us for a free public art gallery opening reception! In celebration of the Year of the Arts, Gather honours the vital role of artists in Newfoundland and Labrador. The exhibition places importance on intergenerational conversations, as artworks by some of the province’s most beloved figures are shown ...

Saturday Jun 1

June 1, 2024
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Playdate
Kickstart your weekend by joining us at The Rooms! Spend Saturday mornings with your little ones in our charming Harbour View Room. It's a delightful opportunity for unguided playtime amidst a variety of toys and books tailored for toddlers aged 2 to 4. There's no need to pre-register; simply pay your admission ...