RiverBrink Art Museum is a collecting and exhibiting art museum open to the public since 1983. Museum programming and operating is supported by the Weir Foundation, private donations, volunteers’ fundraising, and admissions fees. Specific exhibition and education projects receive additional support from federal, provincial and municipal sources. The museum’s exhibitions and educational offerings change annually. RiverBrink serves local, regional communities and tourists to Niagara.
RiverBrink Art Museum:
· Preserves and displays a collection of local, regional, national and international art which is unique in the Niagara Region
· Honours the collection and philanthropy of a remarkable Canadian, Samuel E. Weir
· Engages with current issues and contemporary art practice through lively exhibitions and lecture programs and hands-on workshops featuring established and emerging artists.
To be the leading art museum in the Niagara Peninsula
· To inspire residents of Niagara-on-the-Lake and the Niagara peninsula with the creativity of art through a dialogue between our historical collections and living artists
· To be a memorable destination for the millions of tourists to Niagara-on-the-Lake
· To contribute to the well being and economic vitality of our community through engagement with visual arts
We value and uphold: ethical stewardship, professionalism, respect and collegiality, and creating value for the community.
Header Image Detail Credit: Tom Thomson, Sketch for the Jack Pine c.1916, Collection of Samuel E. Weir ©RiverBrink Art Museum
RiverBrink Art Museum Inc.
116 Queenston Street
P.O. Box 266
Queenston, ON Canada