Public Opening Reception


Date: Oct 18
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Level 3 Atrium
Art

Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses October 12, 2019 - January 26, 2020 Four decades of work by renowned Newfoundland and Labrador-based artist Marlene Creates, this exhibition highlights her exploration of shifting relationships between human experience and the natural world. Organized and circulated by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB in partnership with Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS with the support of the Museum Assistance Program, Canadian Heritage. Curated by Susan Gibson Garvey and Andrea Kunard. Boarder X September 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020 Boarder X brings together interdisciplinary contemporary art from artists of Indigenous nations across Canada who surf, skate and snowboard to explore relationships to landscapes (both built and natural) and to challenge the status quo. Organized and circulated by the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Curated by Jaimie Isaac Image credit: Marlene Creates, Summer 2003, Chromogenic photographic print, Collection: National Gallery of Canada

Events & Programs

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FILM

Join us every Friday for something fabulous! Exhibitions, films, café, and gift shop. Let The Rooms be your date night location, family time space, or a friends evening out locale! 

Admission includes access to all of our exhibitions and a complimentary ticket for a National Film Board of Canada feature film. The Café is also open until 9 pm for dinner or a quick bite before catching the film in the theatre!

Each week will feature a full length film and / or a short in partnership with The National Film Board of Canada

This week presents:

Stories Are in Our Bones
Director, Janine Windolph
2019 | 11 min 17 s

A mother takes her young city-raised sons fishing with their kokum (grandmother)—a powerful form of resistance that rebuilds their connection to their homeland, and to one another.
 

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
Tasha Hubbard
2019 | 98 min

Sensitively directed by Tasha Hubbard, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up follows the family of the late Colten Boushie, a young Cree man fatally shot in a Saskatchewan farmyard, as they demand justice from Canada’s legal system.

Limited seats available, tickets are required. Tickets are the cost of admission*. To purchase your ticket, please contact Visitor Services at 757-8090. 

Restrictions due to COVID 19 will be in place for everyone’s safety. Masks Required. 
All visitors will be required to show proof of Vaccination to enter The Rooms. For more information: COVID-19 | The Rooms
 

*Members and Free Student Friday visitors are free