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RiverBrink Art Museum
RiverBrink Art Museum, located in the historic village of Queenston, within the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, is a public art museum open since 1983. Situated in a large country home overlooking the Niagara River, the museum features exhibitions from the renowned art collection of Samuel E. Weir, as well as outstanding artworks on loan from Canadian and international collections. The museum grounds and gardens provide a spectacular view of the Niagara River.
The museum holds approximately 1,400 works in the permanent collection, including paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and decorative arts. The focus of the collection is historical Canadian art, with additional holdings of European art (particularly British and French) and American art. The collection contains works from some of Canada’s most significant artists: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, the members of the Group of Seven, Cornelius Krieghoff, Paul Kane, and Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté.
The RiverBrink Reference Library contains over 4,000 books on fine and decorative arts, history and Canadiana. In addition, the collection includes 500 rare and limited edition books, available for consultation by appointment. These include books such as A New Discovery of the Vast Country in America (London 1698) by Father Louis Hennepin and Travels Through the Canadas (London 1807) by George Heriot.
RiverBrink presents a popular summer lecture series and a walking tour of Queenston. For further information about our walking tours or about lecture dates and subjects, please visitwww.riverbrink.org, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-262-4510.
Sam Weir, The Consummate Collector
The Battle of Lake Erie
Nineteenth-Century Views of the War of 1812
Norval Morrisseau, Journey With a Genius
A Private Collection of Inuit Sculpture
Marine Art: Work, Play and Peril