Upcoming Events

May 28th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DS4c Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DS4c Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.

$2 suggested donation.

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June 25th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DS4d Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DS4d Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.

$2 suggested donation.

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Past Events

May 10th, 20177:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Café - May

Artists: Please plan to join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is open to Pumphouse members and non-members alike.

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April 30th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DS4b Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DS4b Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.

$2 suggested donation.

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April 26th, 2017
Trip to the AGO: Georgia O

Trip to the AGO: Georgia O'Keeffe

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre and Riverbrink Art Museum are partnering to offer a day-trip to Toronto on April 26th to view Georgia O’Keeffe at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the beautiful innovative art of Georgia O’Keeffe, a trailblazing figure in American modernism. Making its only stop in North America at the AGO.

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April 23rd, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Spring Card Making Party 2017

Spring Card Making Party 2017

Join us for a day of communal card-making, where you will get the chance to watch short demos of note card-making techniques with all materials provided...

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April 12th, 20177:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Café - April

Artists: Please plan to join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is open to Pumphouse members and non-members alike.

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March 26th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DW3C Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DW3C Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! $2 suggested donation.

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March 8th, 20177:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Drop-In Cafe - March

Artists: Please plan to join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

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March 5th, 20172:00 p.m.
Celebration Party 2017

Celebration Party 2017

Join us for a Celebration Party on Sunday March 5, 2:00 p.m. to honour the Pumphouse instructors, members, students and volunteers. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

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February 26th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DW3B Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DW3B Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.
$2 suggested donation.

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February 19th, 201711 a.m. - 4 p.m.
DW3 Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DW3 Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Celebrate Family Day by getting creative! This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and participate in a hands-on art activity.

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February 8th, 20177:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Drop-In Cafe - February

Artists: Please plan to join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is open to Pumphouse members and non-members alike.

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January 29th, 20171:00 - 3:00 p.m.
DW3A Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DW3A Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.
$2 suggested donation.

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January 11th, 20177:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Drop-In Cafe - January

Artists: Please plan to join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is open to Pumphouse members and non-members alike.

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December 14th, 20167:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Artists

Artists' Drop-In Cafe - December

Artists: Please join us along with your artist friends and contacts from the community for our drop-­in café. The café will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is open to Pumphouse members and non-members alike.

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November 29th, 20166:30 p.m.
Annual General Members

Annual General Members' Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Niagara Pumphouse Visual Art Centre will take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at 247 Ricardo Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

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November 27th, 20162-4 p.m.
DF3D: Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DF3D: Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio


Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.
$2 suggested donation.

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October 30th, 20162 - 4 p.m.
DF3C: Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

DF3C: Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio to take part in a Halloween-themed activity! We will be doing a hands-on halloween printmaking activity where children of all ages will get a chance to create their own relief-print, stamp and stencil and print them to create spooky cards, banners and more! This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.
$2 suggested donation.

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October 23rd, 2016
Card-Making Party 2016

Card-Making Party 2016

Join us for a day of communal card-making, where you will get the chance to watch short artist demos of holiday card-making techniques and with all materials provided...

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October 2nd, 20162:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Lorraine Kelly

Opening Reception: Lorraine Kelly

Beyond the Blue is an exhibition of paintings by Lorraine Kelly and was her stepping stone into the various shades of blue in nature. Join us for an Opening Reception Sunday October 2, 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.

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October 1st - 2nd, 201611 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Celebrate Culture Days @ Niagara Pumphouse

Celebrate Culture Days @ Niagara Pumphouse

Visit the Niagara Pumphouse to celebrate Culture Days!
View current exhibitions: Beyond the Blue, paintings by Lorraine Kelly & Pumphouse Members' Show.
Meet the artist, Lorraine Kelly, Sunday October 2, 2-4 p.m.
Take part in our community collage Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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September 25th, 20162:00 - 4:00 p.m.
DF3B: Family Friendly Drop-In Studio

DF3B: Family Friendly Drop-In Studio

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Families are encouraged to see the exhibition in our gallery and then get their hands messy working on their own artwork in our studio.

Drop-In Fee: $2 suggested donation per participant

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September 4th, 20162:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Janny Fraser

Opening Reception: Janny Fraser

The Niagara Pumphouse is pleased to welcome mixed-media artist, Janny Fraser in her exhibition Reflections from September 1 - 25, 2016. Join us for an Opening Reception Sunday September 4, 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served.

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July 6th, 20168:15 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Trip to AGO: The Idea of North - The Paintings of Lawren Harris

Trip to AGO: The Idea of North - The Paintings of Lawren Harris

Last chance...deadline extended until June 29th! Join us for a bus trip to Toronto on July 6th for a guided tour of The Idea of the North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario...

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April 9th, 20162-4 p.m.
Spring Card-Making Party

Spring Card-Making Party

Join us for a day of communal card-making! Watch short artist demos of card-making techniques and try them out for yourself. All materials are included. Join us for a social and fun afternoon. Free for Pumphouse members. Participants will be asked to donate some of their hand-made cards which will be sold with proceeds benefiting Pumphouse programs.

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November 29th, 20152-4 p.m. drop-in
Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - November

Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - November

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork...

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November 25th, 20156:30 p.m.
Annual General Members

Annual General Members' Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the Niagara Pumphouse Visual Art Centre will take place on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 6:30 p.m...

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November 14th, 20152-4 p.m.
Card-Making Party

Card-Making Party

Spend the afternoon making some holiday cards, sipping on cocoa and socializing...

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November 5th, 20156:30-8:30 p.m.
New Initiative Workshop Committee Meetings

New Initiative Workshop Committee Meetings

Interested stakeholders (members, instructors, Board members, etc.) have met three times to discuss, plan, and implement activities, events, and improvements at the Niagara Pumphouse.

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October 25th, 20152-4 p.m. drop-in
Family Friendly Drop-In Art Activity - October

Family Friendly Drop-In Art Activity - October

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork...

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October 23rd, 20159 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bus Trip to McMichael

Bus Trip to McMichael

Join us for a day trip to McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg on Friday October 23rd. Trip includes: coach bus fare, guided tour, lunch, admission to McMichael permanent collection, newly landscaped grounds & outdoor sculpture garden, taxes & gratuity...

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October 18th, 201510:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Taste the Town Tour + Painting @ the Pumphouse

Taste the Town Tour + Painting @ the Pumphouse

Taste the Town Tours & Niagara Pumphouse presents a new food & cultural experience.

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October 1st, 20156:30-8:30 p.m.
New Initiative Workshop Committee Meeting

New Initiative Workshop Committee Meeting

Interested stakeholders (members, instructors, Board members, etc.) have met three times to discuss, plan, and implement activities, events, and improvements at the Niagara Pumphouse...

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September 27th, 20152-4 p.m. drop-in
Celebrate Culture Days @ The Niagara Pumphouse

Celebrate Culture Days @ The Niagara Pumphouse

Celebrate Culture Days @ The Niagara Pumphouse. Drop in between 2-4 p.m. on Sunday September 27th to see the current exhibition and to make your own artwork...

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September 12th, 20152-4 p.m. drop-in
Pumphouse Open House

Pumphouse Open House

Visit the Niagara Pumphouse on Saturday September 12th for our Open House. Drop-in between 2-4 p.m. to tour our facilities, see our exhibitions and studios, and meet some of our instructors. Free Admission. Everyone is welcome.

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August 30th, 20152-4 p.m.drop-in
Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - August

Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - August

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork...

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August 28th, 20154-7 p.m.
Members

Members' Event @ Hinterbrook Winery

Join us for a complimentary Members' Event at Hinterbrook Estate Winery on Friday August 28th, 4-7 p.m. A great chance for Pumphouse members to taste, tour & talk... R.S.V.P is required. Call 905-468-5455 or email office@niagarapumphouse.ca

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August 10th, 2015
New Initiative Workshop #3

New Initiative Workshop #3

Please join us for the New Initiative Workshop #3 on Monday August 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m...

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July 20th, 20156:30-8:30 p.m.
New Initiative Workshop #2

New Initiative Workshop #2

Please join us for the New Initiative Workshop #2 on Monday July 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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July 18th, 201510:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Taste the Town Tour & Art Project @ Pumphouse

Taste the Town Tour & Art Project @ Pumphouse

Taste the Town Tours & Niagara Pumphouse presents a new food & cultural experience. Join us on Saturday July 18th for a tour of three of Niagara-on-the-Lake's finest establishments that are sure to excite your taste buds. The experience will finish with an art project at the Pumphouse...

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July 18th, 20158 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Art activity @ Farmer

Art activity @ Farmer's Market

Visit the Pumphouse art activity tent at the Farmer's Market on Saturday July 18th for a chance for the whole family to explore art and get creative! Participants will get a chance to use modeling tools and colourful plasticine to shape and create an underwater creature sculpture.

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June 28th, 2015Drop-in between 2 - 4 p.m.
Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio

Drop into our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative!...

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June 27th, 20152:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Celebrating Raymond Martin Reception

Celebrating Raymond Martin Reception

Please join us for a reception to celebrate Raymond Martin (1927-2015) on Saturday June 27th, 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome...

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June 16th, 20159 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Trip to AGO: Emily Carr Exhibition

Trip to AGO: Emily Carr Exhibition

Join us for a bus trip to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Emily Carr Exhibition on June 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Deadline is extended to June 1st. Tickets: $80 per person. The exhibition features nearly 100 paintings, watercolours and drawings by Carr and includes more than 40 historic indigenous artifacts from the Pacific Northwest Coast.

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April 19th, 20152:00 p.m.
Lecture <i>Pioneer Women and Paper Patchwork</i> by Elisabeth Bacque

Lecture Pioneer Women and Paper Patchwork by Elisabeth Bacque

Join us for a lecture by Elisabeth Bacque on her new series, Pioneer Women and Paper Patchwork. In this series she departs from traditional painting in oils and acrylics to use collage and mixed media to celebrate the courage and achievements of thirteen Canadian women pioneers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.Tickets $10 (Free for Pumphouse Members) Please call 905-468-5455 or email office@niagarapumphouse.ca to reserve your seat.

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March 29th, 20151:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Pumphouse Future Plans Workshop

Pumphouse Future Plans Workshop

We need your input! We have re-scheduled the workshop for Sunday March 29th, 1-4 p.m. to launch our New Initiative series of workshops in order to gather feedback from the stakeholders regarding the operations of the Pumphouse—and to shape the bright future of the Niagara Pumphouse.
We hope you will consider taking part in this unique opportunity.
If you are interested, please contact the Pumphouse by email: office@niagarapumphouse.ca or phone: 905-468-5455.

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March 1st, 20152 p.m.
Celebration Party

Celebration Party

Join us for a Celebration Party on Sunday March 1, 2:00 p.m. to honour the Pumphouse instructors, members, students and volunteers. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

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November 26th, 20149:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bus Trip to Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, Dundurn Castle & Military Museum

Bus Trip to Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, Dundurn Castle & Military Museum

Join us for a day trip to Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, Dundurn Castle & Military Museum Wednesday, November 26th
A few seats are still available - call 905-468-5455 to buy your tickets today!
Trip includes a guided tour of The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne exhibition at The Art Gallery of Hamilton; Lunch; Guided tours of Dundurn Castle decorated for Christmas and Military Museum to learn of the social history of the military wives.

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November 25th, 20147:30 p.m.
Annual General Members

Annual General Members' Meeting 2014

Hear about the accomplishments of 2013/2014, and have an opportunity to weigh in on important plans for the future of the Pumphouse. Following the meeting, our guest speaker, Bill Ralph, Prof. of Mathematics at Brock University will present on "Can Mathematics Recognize Great Art?"

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September 14th, 20141:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Celebrating 75 Years of Wine Making in Niagara

Celebrating 75 Years of Wine Making in Niagara

"Celebrating 75 Years of Wine Making in Niagara" will be a wonderful afternoon at Jackson-Triggs Winery where we can sip wine, enjoy entertainment, share our work, and support local arts and culture, while assisting young people in Niagara.

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June 21st, 20142:00 pm
Ghosts and Metamorphoses: Paul Kane

Ghosts and Metamorphoses: Paul Kane's First Brush

"Ghosts and Metamorphoses: Paul Kane's First Brush": a look at the analysis of Paul Kane's art through infrared reflectography by Kenneth Lister, Assistant Curator of Arctic, Subarctic & Native Watercraft at the Royal Ontario Museum.

This talk is open to the public and takes place at the Pumphouse on Saturday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Tickets for the talk are $10.00. Members can attend at no charge.

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May 24th, 20142:00 pm
Art Forgeries and Fakes

Art Forgeries and Fakes

Graham Ospreay, Forensic Document Examiner & Forgery Analyst at G.P. Ospreay & Associates, will discuss the fascinating topic of art forgeries and fakes.

Time of the lecture is 2:00 p.m. This talk is open to the public. Tickets are $10.00. Members can attend at no charge. Refreshments will be served.

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November 28th, 2013

Annual General Members' Meeting

November 28, 7:30 p.m. at the Pumphouse.
All current members will be invited to attend. Proxies will be mailed first week of November.

Guest speaker, Sharilyn Ingram, Assistant Professor Centre for Studies in Arts and Cultures, Brock University. Her topic is “Why the Arts Are Good for You: Are the Experts Right?”.

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November 14th, 2013
The Pumphouse

The Pumphouse's 21st Annual Fashion Show

Tickets available only at the Pumphouse. Call 905-468-5455
$50 includes 3 course luncheon.

The Pumphouse thanks the following for their contributions to the luncheon:
Willow Cakes and Pastries for their spectacular edible centerpieces, and
Konzelmann Estate Winery for Fresco Secco sparkling wine.

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September 29th, 2013
The Art of Cultural Property Protection - Any Takers?

The Art of Cultural Property Protection - Any Takers?

Sunday, September 29, 2013. Robert Marentette presented a lecture on The Art of Cultural Property Protection - Any Takers?

For resources to research or report art theft, click on ... more.

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March 17th, 2013

Open House