Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Walpole Island First Nation. We want to state our respect for the historical and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
July 26, 2003 - September 7, 2003
This fall, Early Essex, an exhibition of paintings, sketches, and photographs, will illustrate early views of Essex County. It will feature historical artworks and ephemera from the Collection combined with works loaned from several historical organizations in the region, including Windsor’s Municipal Archives, Windsor’s Community Museum, the North American Black Historical Museum, Amherstburg’s Marsh Collection, and Fort Malden. Featured artists include Hellen Veldora Bowlby, William B.C. Braithwaite, Catherine Reynolds, Thomas Roach, and Frederick Verner. Subjects include views of the Windsor area, the Detroit River, Amherstburg, Yawkey Bush, Pelee Island, Kingsville, and homestead in the Essex County interior.