Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum

Thread Art dis­play on un­til Novem­ber 10

The Gananoque Reporter - - FRONT PAGE - LOR­RAINE PAYETTE

The Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum (ACHM) in Gananoque has de­cided to close out its 2018 sea­son with two spe­cial ex­hibits.

“To mark the 100th an­niver­sary of the Ar­mistice that ended the Great War on Novem­ber11, 1918, the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum has put a spe­cial dis­play in its foyer,” said Art Thivierge, vis­i­tor ser­vices co­or­di­na­tor for ACHM. “Along with a replica of the Ceno­taph that is in front of town hall, the ex­hibit fea­tures medals, arte­facts, photos and plaques to­com­mem­o­rate Canada’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in wars and con­flicts from the Great War to Afghanistan.”

These items have been loaned to the mu­seum by John Nalon of the Gananoque His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety (owner of the model Ceno­taph) and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 92, which has one of the best mil­i­tary medal col­lec­tions in Eastern On­tario.

Fol­low­ing the view­ing of this spe­cial ex­hibit, vis­i­tors might con­sider vis­it­ing the Legion at 55 King St. East to en­joy even more of the col­lec­tion.

In ad­di­tion, the mu­seum has a spe­cial tex­tile ex­hibit in place.

“We are proud to wel­come ‘Thread Art’, an ex­hibit which fea­tures works by renowned tex­tile artists Molly Quayle, Carl Ste­wart, Joan­van Dreumel, ShirleyWalker, Pat Lar­son and arte­facts from the Town of Gananoque col­lec­tion,” said Thivierge. “In­tri­cate pat­terns, a wide va­ri­ety of ma­te­ri­als, and in­no­va­tive tech­niques lead the vis­i­tor to ap­pre­ci­ate tex­tile art in its many forms. While at the mu­seum, vis­i­tors can also ex­plore the sea­sonal ex­hibit ‘Mi­gra­tions’ aswell as visit the per­ma­nent ex­hibit that brings you through the end of glacia­tion, the ge­ol­ogy and ge­og­ra­phy of the is­lands, the First Peo­ples, early ex­plor­ers and set­tlers to the Golden Era and early in­dus­tri­al­iza­tion.”

Ad­mis­sion to the­mu­seum is by do­na­tion and there is am­ple free park­ing in the lot ad­ja­cent to the­mu­seum

The fa­cil­ity is fully ac­ces­si­ble and is open seven days a week un­til Novem­ber 10, Wed­nes­day through Satur­day from10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and from Novem­ber 14 un­til December 22.

LOR­RAINE PAYETTE/ FOR POST­MEDIA NET­WORK

Bright colours and a va­ri­ety of printed pat­terns make up a quilt done in a vari­a­tion of the Log Cabin, part of the ex­hibit ‘Thread Art’ cel­e­brat­ing a wide va­ri­ety of tex­tiles and tex­tile artists. These works are cur­rently on dis­play at the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum in Gananoque, and will be avail­able for view­ing un­til Novem­ber 10.

‘Polka Dot Sky’ by Molly Quayle, part of the ex­hibit ‘Thread Art’ cel­e­brat­ing a wide va­ri­ety of tex­tiles and tex­tile artists. These works are cur­rently on dis­play at the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum in Gananoque, and will be avail­able for view­ing un­til Novem­ber 10.

As­cale­mod­e­lof theCeno­taph­that stands in Town Hall Park is part of the ex­hibit cel­e­brat­ing the WWI Ar­mistice cen­ten­nial which is cur­rently on dis­play at the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum in Gananoque. The ar­ti­cles will be avail­able for view­ing un­tilNovem­ber 10..

LOR­RAINE PAYETTE/ FOR POST­MEDIA NET­WORK

Whim­si­cal de­signs help­move smock­ing into the fu­ture, part of the ex­hibit‘Thread­Art’cel­e­brat­ing a wide va­ri­ety of tex­tiles and tex­tile artists. These works are cur­rently on dis­play at the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum in Gananoque, and will be avail­able for view­ing un­til Novem­ber 10.

Quilts in a va­ri­ety of styles and ma­te­ri­als are part of the ex­hibit ‘Thread Art’ cel­e­brat­ing a wide va­ri­ety of tex­tiles and tex­tile artists. These works are cur­rently on dis­play at the Arthur Child Her­itage Mu­seum in Gananoque, and will be avail­able for view­ing un­til Novem­ber 10.

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