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.
Look Again! Outside: Amherstburg
July 21, 2022 - August 1, 2024
Mary Celestino, Cormorant Colony, Middle Island, 2010, acrylic on canvas, 122.0 cm x 157.0 cm, Gift of the Celestino Family, 2015.
From July 2022 through July 2024, five reproductions of art from the collection of Art Windsor-Essex (AWE) will be placed throughout downtown Amherstburg.
The reproduced artworks featured in 2022 include:
A Side Street by Lawren Stewart Harris
Lake Cognaschene by A.Y. Jackson
Tide Pools, Vancouver Island by Arthur Lismer
Pembina Valley by Lionel L. Fitzgerald
Cormorant Colony, Middle Island by Mary Celestino
The Amherstburg edition of Look Again! Outside brings art and ideas into Essex County, expanding from AWE’s installation of eight artwork reproductions in downtown Windsor. Look Again! Outside: Amherstburg stops visitors in their tracks and sparks conversations, complementing an array of colourful murals already downtown and creating a vibrant, enjoyable walking tour for residents and tourists. Five new reproductions from AWE’s collection will be featured summer 2023.
AWE thanks Richard and Colleen Peddie for their generous support of Look Again! Outside: Amherstburg.
Funding is also provided by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.