Events & Programs

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Sunday May 26

May 26, 2019
2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Harp Petting Zoo offers a chance for you to try out these instruments renowned for their unusual characteristics and scarcity. Led by Vicki Greenslade, Jacqueline Cook and Alexa Laurie, you will be treated to a demonstration of solo and ensemble performances throughout the ...

Monday May 27

May 27, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM
On the 15th of June 1919, a Sunday morning, the greatest flight of all time came to an end when Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown landed their Vickers Atlantic Vimy close to the Marconi Transmitting Station a few miles beyond Clifden, Ireland. ...

Wednesday May 29

May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Workshop
Have you always wanted to learn how to play 120s 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, ...
May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Film
Join Aatif Baskanderi for a screening of his documentary, followed by a Q&A with local panelists. At a time of increasing racial and religious friction across the west, Aatif's story is a reminder of what can happen when a community welcomes newcomers with open arms. ...

Thursday May 30

May 30, 2019
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Join Dr. Rick Cooper for a talk about the high incidence of infant mortality in St. John's in the first half of the 20th century. The presentation explores the causes, the private and public health initiatives to reduce it and the outcomes.

Friday May 31

May 31, 2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM
Reception
Join us as we celebrate our new Summer Exhibitions. Free to attend, all are welcome. Future Possible: Art of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1949 to Present Over 100 artworks and objects brought together on the 70th anniversary of Confederation to pose ...

Sunday Jun 2

June 2, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Lecture
Join Billy Gauthier for a talk and tour of his exhibition, Beyond Bone. Gauthier is a renowned sculptor of Inuit and Metis ancestry whose inspiration comes directly from an intimate connection with the land and culture of his home in North West River, ...

Wednesday Jun 5

June 5, 2019
7:00PM - 8:30PM
Film
Join us for a special screening of the 1974 documentary Waiting for Fidel in connection with the art gallery exhibit Future Possible,which explores post-confederation art and culture in Newfoundland & Labrador. Directed by Michael Rubbo and starring director Rubbo, former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador ...

Thursday Jun 6

June 6, 2019
2:30PM - 3:30PM
Film
In connection with the 70 anniversary of Newfoundland & Labrador joining Canada, This feature-length documentary paints a lively portrait of Father of Confederation and first premier of Newfoundland Joseph Roberts Smallwood. Following one of Canada's most colourful political figures during a two-and-a-half-month period ...

Friday Jun 7

June 7, 2019
7:30PM - 9:00PM
Music
Guest Musician: Fergus Brown O'Byrne 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 ...