Don’t Read This If You’re A Woodpecker: The Scrapbook Paintings

The Scrapbook Paintings
December 3, 2016 - January 15, 2017

This exhibit showcases the work of local artist Melanie MacDonald.
It highlights a series of artworks inspired by a pair of scrapbooks created in the 1930s and 40s. 

Portion of Melanie Macdonald's scrapbook series

Melanie MacDonald lives in downtown St. Catharines and is an active member of the Niagara Artists Centre. She has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Niagara, Hamilton, London, Kingston, Western New York and Quebec.

Her work was selected to appear in Carte Blanche 2: Painting, Magenta Publishing’s national survey of Canadian painters. In 2009 she received a Trillium Excellence in the Arts Emerging Artist Award from the City of St. Catharines. She has been the recipient of numerous Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance grants.

Events

23
Aug

Community Art Project

Join video artist Dougie Hayz as he explores and documents the wide range of emotions expressed by humans.

30
Aug

Touch Tour: Museum Collection Behind-the-Scenes

Join Assistant Curator, Sara Byers as she takes you behind the scenes at the Niagara Falls History Museum.

6
Sep

Community Art Project

Join video artist Dougie Hayz as he explores and documents the wide range of emotions expressed by humans.

13
Sep

Family Craft Night – Museum Goes Medieval!

Get the family together and create a new family crest, using accurate information from the Medieval period to add meaning to your art.

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