On Now

On Now

Myriam Yates: Island, Lyle

The world premiere of a short film from internationally-celebrated media artist Myriam Yates, based on her time on Fogo Island, NL.
January 14 - April 9 2017
Level 4

Leisure: Narrative no. 9

Artists Meredith Carruthers and Susannah Wesley use archival images, sound, and berry-dyed fabrics to reflect on the folklore connecting berry-picking and otherworldly experiences.
January 18 - November 19 2017
Level 2.5 Vitrines

In Some Far Place

A flamingo shot in Newfoundland in 1977, now held in the collection of The Rooms, is the starting point for this poetic contemporary art exhibition that explores connections between collecting and colonization, and the politics of inclusion and exclusion.
February 4 - April 23 2017
Level 3

Hurry Hard!

A glimpse into the rich history of curling in Newfoundland and Labrador.
March 1 - April 9 2017
Level 3 Atrium
The Trail of the Caribou in Trench Maps

The Trail of the Caribou in Trench Maps

A rich source for understanding the military role of our First World War troops.
May 13, 2014 – Ongoing
Level 3, Inside Archives Reference Room
Accidental Finds: Archaeology from the Potato Garden

Accidental Finds: Archaeology from the Potato Garden

Clues about past lives and culture have been dug up by residents.
February 11, 2015 – Ongoing
Level 3, Museum Alcove

Truth or Myth: Feast and Famine

An exploration of cultural identity and food in Newfoundland and Labrador.
October 22 2016 - Ongoing

A Prescription of Handicrafts: The Industrial Department of the Grenfell Mission

This exhibit explores folk art created under the auspices of the Grenfell Mission through artifacts and archival records.
Level 3

All Dolled Up!

From Barbie and Ken to Raggedy Ann, homemade to fancy, it’s a parade of dolls at The Rooms! Meet old and new friends. Something for everyone – from grandparents to the little ones.
Level 2

Why Can't Minimal

An exhibition of contemporary art that uses humour to play with expectations of solemnity and impenetrability in 'serious' minimal art.
January 14 - April 9 2017
Level 4

For more information, contact Visitor Services located on Level 1 at The Rooms. Call (709) 757-8090. Email information@therooms.ca.

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