Historical Prints of Niagara, Jun. 29th to Aug. 27th

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Welcome to our Historical Prints of Niagara Exhibition at TAG Art Gallery.

 
Niagara's military history is at the forefront once again, with 2016 being the 150th anniversary of the successful defence of Canada during the Fenian Raids.  TAG Art Gallery's current exhibition of Historic Prints of Niagara includes this watercolour (done at the time by a Fenian sympathizer) of troops  arriving at Port Dalhousie, on their way to fight the invaders in south Niagara.  The exhibition also features key events of the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada, and of the War of 1812, including the Battle of Lake Erie, and the Battle of Queenston Heights; and original views of Fort George and Fort Niagara.
 
And Gallery visitors will be drawn by a 12-print display tracing the first hundred years of the evolution of illustrations of Niagara Falls, starting with Father Louis Hennepin in 1698.  Significant works include the second-ever engraving (c. 1700) of Niagara Falls, after the artist Sebastian Le Clerc; and an unusual hand-watercoloured version of a 1776 drawing by Swiss-born, English artist Henry Fuseli.
 
Besides celebrating the natural wonders of 'The Falls', our diverse collection pictures the development of transportation, tourism, manufacturing, power-generation, and agriculture; and the vibrancy of growing communities. See the day-to-day life at busy Queenston Landing, and along the banks of the Welland Canal when it wound through St. Catharines and on to Port Dalhousie.
 
This is a wonderful opportunity to explore your Niagara History!!  TAG Art Gallery welcomes you from Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m., June 29th to August 27th, 2016.
 
During the Historical Prints Exhibition, please visit our website to view our complete selection of Contemporary Art.

Late Summer/Early Fall 2016 Group Show

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Late Summer/Early Fall ’16 GROUP SHOW Until Nov. 12th.   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

Winter ’17 Group Show

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Winter ’17 GROUP SHOW Until Mar. 18th, 2017.   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday,noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

Early Spring ’17 Group Show

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Early Spring ’17 GROUP SHOW Until Apr. 29th, 2017.   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday,noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

Early Summer ’17 Group Show

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Early Summer ’17 GROUP SHOW Discover What’s New at TAG!!.   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday,noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

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Fall ’17 GROUP SHOW Sensational New Artists at TAG Gallery!! Andrea Smits & Hanna MacNaughtan   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday,noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

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Winter ’18 GROUP SHOW New at TAG Gallery!! St.Catharines artist Sueda Akkor   Join us at the Gallery, Wednesday to Saturday,noon to 6 pm.   Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.   Tom and Frank Goldspink, TAG Art Gallery

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Click here to view a slide show of the Niagara College Graduates' Celebration and Exhibition.

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