On Now

On Now

Cod was King

A retrospective and tribute to the Newfoundland and Labrador cod fishery.
Now Open
Level 3

Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs

From rugs by early settlers through to contemporary artists drawing on rug hooking traditions – over 100 hooked rugs explore the links between craft and commerce.
September 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Level 3, Main Gallery

A Going Concern: Contemporary Textiles and Everyday Politics in Newfoundland and Labrador

What are NL artists hooking, knitting, and stitching? Witty, playful commentary on life lived here.
September 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Level 3, Harbour Gallery

Giorgia Volpe: Weaving the Existing

Discarded materials are given new meaning, woven through the works of this contemporary Brazilian-Canadian artist.
October 14, 2017 - January 28, 2018
Level 4, Main Gallery

The House of Wooden Santas

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the award-winning children’s book, The House of Wooden Santas. Come and see the delightful creations that were created to bring the story to life.
On Now until January 4
Archives Reference Room

Truth or Myth: Feast and Famine

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

Newfoundland and Labrador from A to Z

How do you understand a place or a culture? Sometimes, it’s by knowing the elements that give it its special character.
May 2017 to March 2018
Level 2

Jane Walker: Main Lands and Long Winters

Based on the Bonavista Peninsula, artist Jane Walker’s hooked steel wool rugs tell a story of longing for elsewhere, only to discover the value of what is close at hand.
September 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Level 3, Media Room

To Warm the Feet and Please the Eye: Hooked Rugs of Newfoundland and Labrador

Come, please your eye before a sampling of some of The Rooms loveliest hooked rugs. View brightly coloured arrays of mats that reflect various styles and regions across the province.
On now until January 2018
Level 3, Atrium

Ace Academy Flight Experience

Try your hand at piloting a First World War Sopwith Camel biplane through an air battle. A truly immersive experience from the Canada Aviation & Space Museum.
July 21, 2017 - July 15, 2018
Level 2

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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