Events & Programs

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Wednesday Feb 26

February 26, 2020
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Have you always wanted to learn how to play 120's but have never had the chance? Join our enthusiastic volunteer instructors as they share their love of this iconic card game. Spaces are limited and pre-registration is recommended for each session. To register, ...
February 26, 2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Engaging Evenings
What Carries Us: Newfoundland & Labrador in the Black Atlantic draws on the works of contemporary artists, The Rooms collections and archival sources to deepen understandings of the centuries-long relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador, Africa and the Caribbean through migration, trade, language, culture and food. ...

Thursday Feb 27

February 27, 2020
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Cofee & Culture
Join Darryn Doull, Curator of Canadian Art, for an informal tour of Loops to Live By. Over the tour, Doull will discuss each of the main sections of the exhibition, beginning with hooked rugs produced by the International Grenfell Association in the early 20th century. We ...

Friday Feb 28

February 28, 2020
7:30PM - 8:30PM
Revisit the history you think you know. From Newfoundland and Labrador landscapes by the Group of Seven and their contemporaries, to John Akomfrah's panoramic, immersive Vertigo Sea - this winter's shows look back to look forward. DJ 16 Keys will be entertaining us ...

Saturday Feb 29

February 29, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Rocks are excellent storytellers. Their stories are slow, deep and memorable. In this performance by artist Camille Turner, participants will tune into rocks who have witnessed crimes of the past and have returned home to tell the tale. Afterward, visit Camille's work in the L3 Art ...
February 29, 2020
7:30PM - 10:00PM
Music
The Dictionary of Newfoundland English states that a concert is "A miscellaneous public performance of songs, recitations, skits, etc.". Many of these pieces were composed by community locals or learned orally from an older traditional collection and passed down through the generations. ...

Sunday Mar 1

March 1, 2020
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Family Fun
Join us for an afternoon of aviation fun! Learn the different airplane parts as you build your own paper airplane. Test your flight path and earn points in a fun game of flight school as you challenge your family members to determine the best ...
March 1, 2020
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Join us for a fun afternoon filled with good memories as Jabula Entertainment takes us through a journey to explore the different Latin dances within our city. They will start off with two 25 minute reggae ton and bachata workshops open to all levels (with a ...

Tuesday Mar 3

March 3, 2020
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Family Fun
Bring your tot along every Tuesday and join us for Big Fun. The program - designed for children aged 2-4 years -features stories, songs, puppets, games and crafts for tots and their guardian. Afterward, head upstairs to The Rooms Cafe for a complimentary tea or coffee ...

Wednesday Mar 4

March 4, 2020
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Engzaging Evening
Join Professor Sonja Boon from the Department of Gender Studies at Memorial University for a discussion about her recent memoir, What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home, and how its themes of complex migrations, memory, identity, and history intersect with those of the ...

Thursday Mar 5

March 5, 2020
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Coffee & Culture
March 8 is International Women's Day. March 9 marks the 95th anniversary of Newfoundland women receiving the right to vote. Celebrating both, Susan Chalker Browne showcases the women profiled in her latest book - Mother of the Regiment and Other Remarkable Women of Newfoundland and ...

Friday Mar 6

March 6, 2020
7:30PM - 10:00PM
What is a Come Home Café? A Come Home Café is a celebration of rural community life, culture, and history. You can think of it as a return, in spirit, to a home town. It is both a mini-reunion, and a way to share ...
March 6, 2020
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Music
Guest Musician: Rosemary Lawton On the first Friday of every month, join a special guest musician for a Rooms Friday Night Jam Session. Bring along your instrument to join in for some fun, or sit back and tap your feet to some great traditional ...

Saturday Mar 7

March 7, 2020
7:30PM - 10:00PM
Music
Join the Atlantic Boychoir for the first public performance of their new CD, "Tutto Mozart". Afterwards, enjoy a catered reception to have a chance to meet these talented performers. The Atlantic Boychoir is the first and only Provincial choir of boys and young ...

Sunday Mar 8

March 8, 2020
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Family Fun
Come make a collage inspired by the art gallery - mix images of oil painting, hooked rugs, and other items found throughout the building to create your own mixed media masterpiece!

Tuesday Mar 10

March 10, 2020
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Family Fun
Bring your tot along every Tuesday and join us for Big Fun. The program - designed for children aged 2-4 years -features stories, songs, puppets, games and crafts for tots and their guardian. Afterward, head upstairs to The Rooms Cafe for a complimentary tea or coffee ...