Last Folio: Yuri Dojc

Last Folio: Yuri Dojc

Time had stood still since 1942 in a small Jewish village in Slovakia, until nearly 10 years ago when Canadian… More >

Time had stood still since 1942 in a small Jewish village in Slovakia, until nearly 10 years ago when Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc returned to visit his family’s former home. On the eve of World War II, many of the villagers had fled, and those remaining were taken away to concentration camps. Serendipity led Dojc, along with a documentary film team to the local Jewish school, which had been locked since 1943. All the school books were still there, including essay notebooks with corrections, even the sugar was still in the cupboard. The decaying books, which were lying on dusty shelves, the last witnesses of a once thriving culture, are treated by Dojc like the survivors they are, each one captured as a portrait, preserved in their final beauty, silent witnesses to the horrors of history.The images in Last Folio are a last memento of the culture and people who used those books. Most of them are forgotten, they don’t have relatives or graves. I tried to memorialize them. This is not a documentary but my personal salute to a vanished culture and a vanished people.

 

Location 123 King St. W., Hamilton, L8P 4S8

Web http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/ex_current.php#13


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  • Exhibition: Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies 19 August – 2 December 2017 Guest Curator:  Mark A.… More >

    Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies

    19 August – 2 December 2017

    Guest Curator:  Mark A. Cheetham (Professor of Art History and Senior Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto)

    This exhibition explores commonplace declarations such as “Tom Thomson is the Van Gogh of Canada” and Norval Morrisseau is “the Picasso of the North” and the many issues raised by such comparisons. Works of art in the exhibition are drawn from the historical, modern and contemporary collection of the McMaster Museum of Art, and loans from the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Museum London and the Corkin Gallery, Toronto.

    CURATOR’s TALK - Getting Some Distance on Likening:  Wednesday October 4, 12:30 – 1:20 pm

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • Canadian Craft Bienniel

    The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is organizing the first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held… More >

    The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is organizing the first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held August 19 to October 29, 2017. The biennial will include a national master craft exhibition, an emerging craft maker exhibition, as well as a two-day conference (one day in Toronto and one day in Burlington). The conference will be presented with multiple partners in both cities. An international ceramist will be invited to present recent work in a solo exhibition, as well as to conduct master workshops and deliver the keynote address. Up to ten Canadian makers and two curators/writers will be invited to participate in a ten-day residency. The writing residency will be under the direction of Studio Magazine, which will publish their final piece in one of its following issues.

    Location 1333 Lakeshore Rd. , Burlington, L7S 1A9

    Web http://artgalleryofburlington.com/upcoming-exhibitions/canadian-craft-biennial/


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  • The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

    Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied… More >

    Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Your journey will begin at The Hamilton Military Museum to uncover the history surrounding the property. Discover evidence of military fortifications as the tour takes you outdoors into Dundurn Park. The guided tour will end with a look inside Dundurn Castle focusing on the 1812 architectural features that Sir Allan MacNab later incorporated into his well-known home.  NOTE: This tour contains outdoor components; please come dressed for the weather and for walking on uneven terrain. 

    $20 per person. Pre-registration is required

    Time 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • Sara Calder Day
    Battlefield House Museum & Park

    Celebrate the birthday of the woman who ensured the preservation of the Gage family home and the site of the… More >

    Celebrate the birthday of the woman who ensured the preservation of the Gage family home and the site of the Battle of Stoney Creek.  To recognize Sara’s artistic interests and talent, artists and non-artists alike are invited to come and sketch in scenic Battlefield Park.  Please bring your own chair and art supplies.  As part of the Friends of Battlefield House Museum’s “Canada 150 Challenge”, free cake and lemonade and a Canada 150 pin will be given to the first 150 visitors.  Free guided tours of Battlefield House Museum and the Battlefield Monument will be offered from 12 to 4 pm.  Food will be available to purchase in the picnic pavilion.

    Cost: Free event and museum admission.

    Time 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, L8G 1H9

    Email battlefield@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/battlefield


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  • Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn Castle
    Dundurn National Historic Site

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy… More >

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff. The tour promises to be a pleasure for the mind and the senses. 
    Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • Rockhound Family Day
    Robert Hall Originals

    Rockhound Family Day - fun for the whole family at this indoor & outdoor event! Explore Outdoor Rock Piles, Build… More >

    Rockhound Family Day - fun for the whole family at this indoor & outdoor event!

    Explore Outdoor Rock Piles, Build an Inukshuk Contest, BBQ 11 am to 1 pm.

    Enjoy kids' activities: Fossil Dig $1, "Fishing Pond" $ .50, free kids' craft.

    Don't forget to bring items for the Giant Silent Auction and partake in the Rock Swap!

    Time 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location 138 Sugar Maple Road, St. George, N0E 1N0

    Email inquiry@roberthalloriginals.com

    Web http://www.roberthalloriginals.com


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  • Exhibition: Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God 17 August – 2 December 2017… More >

    Simon Glass:

    The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God

    17 August – 2 December 2017

    An exhibition of Simon Glass’s photo-hybrid series from the collections of McMaster Museum of Art and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Simon Glass is an artist and educator based in Toronto. In his artistic practice, archival and original photographic imagery is combined with mystical, biblical and liturgical Hebrew.
    Artist Talk:  Thursday September 28, 12:30 – 1:20 pm

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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  • Golden Horseshoe Live Steamer Days
    Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a… More >

    Catch a ride on miniature trains and witness the social and mechanical life of Canada's early industrial revolution during a FREE guided tour of the museum. 
    Sundays:
    July 23rd
    August 13th
    September 10th
     
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free event and museum admission.

    Time 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Location 900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton, L8H 7N2

    Email steammus@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/steammuseum


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  • Historic Garden Tours at Dundurn Castle

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy… More >

    Dundurn's historic Kitchen Garden catered to the nutritional needs and aesthetic desires of the MacNab family 150 years ago. Enjoy informative stories and historic gardening knowledge conveyed by costumed garden staff. The tour promises to be a pleasure for the mind and the senses.

    FREE outdoor event 

    Saturdays and Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 AND 2:00 to 3:00

    Regular admission rates apply to the Museum. Cost: Adults: $11.50, Seniors/Youth: $9.50, Children: $6, Infants: Free, Family: $30

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • O Canada Summer Camp
    Ireland House Museum

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus… More >

    Join us this summer to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada and Ontario! Four of our five weeks will focus on 1867 and provide campers a fun, hands-on opportunity to step back in time to experience life at the founding of our country and province. Our last week will cover the last 150 years of Canadian history, featuring highlights from around the country!

     

    July 10 – 14: July 17 – 21: July 24 – 28: House and Farm August 14 – 18: Entertainment August 21 – 25: 150 Years in 5 Days

    Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Cost: $175.00 per week, or $40.00 per day

    Age: 5 - 12 years Extended hours available upon request from 8:00 am – 9:00 am and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The cost is $6.00 per session. Museum members receive 25% off the camp registration fee! Extended hours are excluded. Some activities will take place outdoors, so please dress your campers for the weather.

     

    To register, please visit www.museumsofburlington.ca, or call 905-332-9888.

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email MuseumEducation@burlington.ca

    Web https://museumsofburlington.ca/ireland-house/education/camps


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