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In the Feature Gallery
Duty and Glory: A Salute to the 77th Wentworth Regiment
September 23, 2017 – February 17, 2017
Discover the rich history of the 77th Wentworth Regiment through the lives of the men who trained and fought with the militia. The display will focus on the accomplishments of the Regiment. You will learn about the influence of the 77th on the community of Dundas, and discover what it would have been like to be a member of the Regiment during late 19th century.
What to expect:
Explore a replica military Bell tent, showing an authentic look at the grueling military training as Canadian soldiers prepared for the First World War. On display include militia garb spanning half a century, highlighting the incredible stories of the brave local men who would have worn them. The exhibition will finally give due prominence to the heroic life of Major Albert Edward Kimmins and his ultimately tragic end. Our terrific collection of black and white photographs from the turn of the 20th century will accompany the artifacts.
In the Education Centre Gallery
Seeing and Feeling Reflections Presented by Rick McKenzie, Rob Robichaud, Rolph King
Rick, Rob and Rolph came together several years ago through a mutual desire to photograph the natural aspects of the Niagara escarpment, specifically the many magnificent local waterfalls.
Since that time we have concentrated our focus on more than just the beauty of moving water but on what we each see and feel in this liquid medium. By exploring our inner feelings along with the play of light on rivers, lakes, still ponds and puddles in the form of reflections, we have attempted to express something personal yet tied to a common theme.
Rolph’s abstract reflective photography, Rob’s selective focal and exposure techniques and Rick’s use of composite imagery have each contributed in a different way to our vision and fascination with water. In many respects these images continue to highlight our beautiful region in our own unique fashion.