Events Calendar

 

 





Wednesday Dec 2

December 2, 2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Engaging Evening
This event has been postponed.  Please join us for an insightful discussion with Lisa Moore who delves into the work of some visual artists in our province, including the art and practice of Rae Perlin. Lisa Moore has written three collections of short stories, Degrees of ...

Thursday Dec 3

December 3, 2020
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Coffee & Culture
Join Edwin Bishop, snowshoe maker, boat builder, painter, author and retired teacher from Heart’s Delight-Islington, as he discusses the practice of snowshoe making. What started as a skill needed to repair his own snowshoes has become a pastime he really enjoys.  Presented in partnership ...

Friday Dec 4

December 4, 2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Art Lecture
Dr. Gerard Curtis, Professor of Visual Culture and Art History at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, will guide us through the art historical references embedded within Adad Hannah’s exhibition Glints and Reflections. Adad Hannah's “living pictures” (also known as “tableaux vivants”) play with the fascinated and ...
December 4, 2020
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Concert
Join us for an evening of music to celebrate the season.  Musicians Jim Payne, Fergus O’Byrne, Mark Manning, and Aaron Collis will surely put you in the holiday spirit.  Tickets are $30 and are limited.  Restrictions due to COVID 19 will be in place for everyone’s ...

Sunday Dec 6

December 6, 2020
3:00PM - 4:30PM
The Mummering tradition found in Newfoundland has strong roots in the South East of Ireland and is related to a series of guising and mumming traditions that still exist to this day. Wexford like many parts of Ireland had a strong tradition of people embracing disguise and ...

Wednesday Dec 9

December 9, 2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Engaging Evening
Mummers have moved from your Nan’s front closet to the art scene! They have become the focus of mixed media, textile, watercolour, wood, tile, Christmas ornaments - you name it, mummers are beautifully featured in so many ways. This year the Mummers Festival is delving into The ...

Thursday Dec 10

December 10, 2020
2:30PM - 3:30PM
January 6th is Nalujuk Night for some Inuit communities in Labrador. Towns are abuzz on this night, anticipating the arrival of the Nalujuit—particularly terrifying characters are said to come in from the Eastern sea ice. This program will paint a colourful picture of a typical Nalujuk ...

Saturday Dec 12

December 12, 2020
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Art
Join art educator Anne Pickard-Vaandering for a series of lively lectures about contemporary art. This lecture takes a look at the history and interpretation of abstract art. Following the lecture, we will move to the art gallery to view and discuss artworks by Rae Perlin, Jean-Paul Riopelle ...