AMHERSTBURG'S MARINE PAST
September 27-October 21
Through a collection of art, artifacts and photos, this exhibit showcases the marine industries that have flourished in the Port of Amherstburg since the 1800s. A highlight of the show is the colourful history of McQueen Marine Limited based in Amherstburg for over 50 years. Come aboard to hear the stories told by crew members of McQueen's famous tug , the Atomic". See what the Navy Yard Park was like 50 years ago!
ART BY THE RIVER 2019
August 24 & 25, 10am - 5pm
For questions, or any other matters related to Art by the River,
please call us at 519-736-2826.
2019 Applications will be available in February 2019
Welcome to the Gibson Gallery / Fort Malden Guild of Arts & Crafts
The Gibson Gallery is located in South Western Ontario's historic town of Amherstburg.
This former Michigan Central Railroad Station, ca. 1896, has been renovated to its original Romanesque glory
featuring towering ceilings, hardwood floors and bevelled glass windows. A full season of exhibits showcasing Essex County artists, travelling exhibits from Ontario museums and galleries and an Artisan Shoppe make this heritage building a vital center for the visual arts, offering art and craft lessons, an artist guild and three needle art guilds. A railroad museum, featuring artifacts and memorabilia, is housed in the attached caboose.
The Gallery is owned and operated by the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts,a charitable organization incorporated in 1975 "to encourage and foster cultural development in the fields of fine arts and applied arts".
Admission to the Gallery is free-donations help support this heritage site.
140 Richmond St. Amherstburg, ON
Knitting and Crocheting
AFRICA REVISITED : DONOVAN ALP
August 30-September 23
OPEN: Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Donovan recently returned to South Africa for a family holiday, visiting four different countries and five different Game reserves. Taking many photos of familiar animals and different, elusive ones, including the Leopard and Wild Dogs, he was inspired to capture the African wildlife in drawings and paintings. This exhibition will consist of twenty to thirty of his all new artwork and jewelry. You can meet Donovan at his reception on Sunday September 2 from 2-4 pm