WHEN I was an overly eager artist wannabe at 22, I drew a hundred small pictures for a self-learning toy called Dakobijigan. Gerardus Vervoort, a math professor at Lakehead University was developing self-learning tools for commercial use. We first worked on a project called Secret Surprise w…

THE Friends of the Grain Elevators have set up an historical exhibit at the Baggage Building Arts Centre at Prince Arthur’s Landing to tell the story of the grain industry in Canada. The emphasis is on railways and the incredible amount of activity in our harbours since 1883 when the railway…

The arts are an important part of a full life, said Holly Rupert, assistant to the director at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, and that is no different for seniors.

Circus performers, a poet and a musician showcased their talents on the Lakehead University campus last week as part of a student outreach event by Definitely Superior Art Gallery.


Seven years in the making, the new Thunder Bay Art Gallery that is to be built at the waterfront took a big step forward on Monday.

Thunder Bay Art Gallery is the proud recipient of $375,000 in funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, provided under the New Chapter initiative, Director Sharon Godwin announced today.

Hill City Comics & Cards in Thunder Bay is one of the thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the largest event in the comic book industry on Saturday, May 6th: Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). Each year, thousands of participating stores give over six million comic books t…

Lakehead University visual art students were busy at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery on Wednesday setting up their major studio exhibition.


The Thunder Bay Art Gallery hosted opening ceremonies and a gala awards last Friday for the annual Lakehead University Visual Arts Department Juried Student Art Exhibition.


Vivian Wood-Alexander of the Thunder Bay Art Gallery walks past an installation piece that’s part of the Lakehead University Visual Arts Department juried exhibition, now on display at the gallery. The annual juried student exhibition features 87 works by 47 student artists. The juried exhib…

The art program for people living with dementia, (re)Creating the Self, has been taking place at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery since September of 2016.

Thunder Bay artist and Lakehead University visual arts program graduate Elizabeth Buset delivered an informative talk to a very interested audience Feb. 9 at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery in conjunction with her current exhibition Swine, which is showing until March 5.

The City of Thunder Bay announced a new design today for the awards presented to recipients at the annual Thunder Bay Arts & Heritage Awards. Growth, by local artist boy Roland, was selected by a jury to become the new award distributed in all categories at the 2017 and 2018 ceremonies. …

Victoriaville Mall is buzzing with shoppers that are finding unique, one-of-a-kind gifts that are rare and hand-made by First Nations artisans.


Lakehead University Visual Arts are opening their doors to the public for their annual open house show and sale on Friday. The eighth annual event takes place Friday, Dec. 2 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the William H. Buset Centre for Music and Visual Arts at the LU campus near the Oliver Road …


The Artisans Northwest 41st annual Art and Fine Craft Show continues at the Valhalla Inn today with more than 70 booths and artisans. Eugene Vandal, the president of Artisans Northwest, said there is much more to see this year.

Anticipation is building for The Hunger 11, a major annual music and performance event in the Downtown Waterfront District, this Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.


This year’s Thunder Bay Art Gallery’s annual art auction will be held Sept. 30 and it comes with a fresh new look.


Who could have guessed that taking a pottery class could lead to a life changing result.


Four large concrete planters are no longer grey and dull thanks to a partnership between the city and Definitely Superior Art Gallery’s youth collective Die Active.

There are 1,692 models of the Beaver aircraft carved from basswood in this installation by Frank Shebageget. That's the same number of the real aircraft built by de Havilland Canada. The iconic bush plane and its connection to Northern Ontario fits with the complex look at the region's histo…


Definitely Superior Art Gallery’s Urban Infill 10 is underway in Thunder Bay. The event presented multidisciplinary art and performances by 350 artists at 24 downtown waterfront district locations on opening day Saturday.


You never know what you'll see downtown. Performative tour guides Kathleen Ball and Renee Terpstra check out the new yurt/film art installation at Definitely Superior Art Gallery, part of the 10th anniversary Urban Infill - Art in the Core, which opens Saturday night with a gala from 7 to 11…


The achievements and contributions of local artists, cultural professionals, organizations and businesses were celebrated at the City of Thunder Bay’s annual Arts & Heritage Awards, presented by the Walleye, on Thursday evening at the Finnish Labour Temple.

As the ice resurfacer made sweeps across the Marina Park skating rink this week, youths inside the Baggage Building Arts Centre swept paint bushes across canvasses to create artwork.

Fans of renowned Canadian cartoonist Lynn Johnston will have a chance to meet the artist in person this week at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.

After a very successful show at the Valhalla Inn in November, Artisans Northwest president Eugene Vandal, left, and treasurer Paula Clarke, present their annual silver collection donation cheque to Die Active administrator Lora Northway (centre) in memory of John Clarke, artist and past memb…


Thunder Bay Art Gallery staff, from left, Vivian Wood-Alexander, Alastair MacKay and Stacey Hare Hodgins pose in the photo booth that will be featured at the Hand Made Holiday Pop Up Artisan Market. The event begins today from 7 - 10 p.m., and on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Thunder Bay…