Highlights / exhibition

Arts & Entertainment, Environment & Animal Life, International

Wildlife photography exhibit returns to Canadian museum

An international photo competition and exhibition begins at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto on November 21, 2020. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition out of London, England is now in its 56th year and features 100 new »

Arts & Entertainment, International

Palestinian art exhibit aims to ‘encourage dialogue’

A Montreal art gallery is offering a free online exhibition of the works of emerging contemporary artists who  live and work in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories. It includes a virtual tour of the gallery, artists’ biographies and information on the »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit shines light on least known Group of Seven member

With COVID-19 restrictions lifting in parts of Canada, the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is inviting art lovers to escape the pandemic doldrums by reconnecting with a Western Canadian artist whose own art endured the Great Depression and blossomed despite its »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

COVID-19 takes down one of the last major summer events

Even as provinces begin to ease up on emergency health lockdowns, the virus has claimed yet another of Canada’s major events. Often considered as marking the last hoorah of summer, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto has just been »

Arts & Entertainment

Exhibition to showcase Inuit art from Atlantic Canada

A new exhibition featuring the work of 25 known and emerging Inuit artists from Altlantic Canada is coming to Montreal in October. Nunatsiavut — Our Beautiful Land will showcase more than forty artworks by established and emerging artists, and will »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Art exhibition highlights history of slave trade in Newfoundland

An exhibition at this year’s Bonavista Biennale in St. John, Newfoundland, highlights a dark part of the province’s history – the island’s involvement in the 18th century slave trade. Few people know, but Newfoundland built several ships in the 18th »

Society

Butterflies to fly free in Montreal greenhouse

Winter is very long in Montreal and by March, many people are longing for an end to it. So, it is a good time for them to be invited to the city’s warm Botanical Garden greenhouses to experience live butterflies »

Arts & Entertainment, International

The CNE and PNE: Ending summer on a big note of fun

It’s been an annual tradition since at least 1879. The Canadian National Exhibition opens today at the large 78 hectare CNE grounds in Toronto. Often called simply the “Ex” it was originally staged as a showcase of agricultural and technological »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Ocean plastic exhibit brings pollution to Ottawa’s attention

A travelling exhibition has arrived in Ottawa to draw attention to the fact that about 850 shipping containers’ worth of waste per day ends up in the world’s oceans. The exhibit called Ocean Plastics Lab is housed in four shipping »

Arts & Entertainment, International

Botanical art featured at Canadian, other museums

The Art of the Plant exhibition opened at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa today and runs until October 14, 2018. The exhibit includes 48 drawings and paintings by Canadian Contemporary botanical artists and was developed as part of »