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.
The Group of Seven Not Formed in a Day: Pop-up Exhibition
July 1, 2022 - July 10, 2022
James MacDonald, Lake O’Hara (from the portfolio Canadian Drawings by Members of the Group of Seven), 1925, offset lithograph on paper, 70/100, 29.0 cm x 39.0 cm, Courtesy of the American Friends of Canada Committee, Inc., through the generosity of Elliot and Ruth Brebner and family
River Bookshop’s Hole in the Wall event space will be activated with artworks that delve into the history, influences and depth of the Group of Seven.
The event space on the second floor of the bookshop will play host to several events aimed at educating and informing the public on the impact of the Group of Seven on Canadian art.
- In-person Q&A with AWE Executive Director, Jennifer Matotek – Saturday, July 9 – 1-3pm at River Bookshop’s Hole in the Wall
- In Conversation: Douglas Hunter on A.Y. Jackson and the Group of Seven – Thursday, July 7 at 7pm on Zoom
River Bookshop is located at 67 Richmond St, Amherstburg, ON N9V 1G1
This project and events are made possible with generous support from Richard and Colleen Peddie.
Accessibility: Please note the Amherstburg presentation of Group of Seven: Not Formed in a Day is not in a fully accessible space. Documentation of Group of Seven: Not Formed in a Day will be available online, along with a downloadable brochure, to provide a virtual experience of this exhibition. Group of Seven: Not Formed in a Day will be presented at AWE’s 401 Riverside Drive West location in Fall of 2022.
AWE is currently developing an accessibility plan and policy in consultation with our community members. We strive to accommodate the needs of visitors when possible. If you have a question about accommodations for any of our programs, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
To learn more about AWE’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, click here: AWE Equity Statement (agw.ca)