Past Exhibitions

A selection of previous exhibitions at the Lake of the Woods Museum and Douglas Family Art Centre. Click on an exhibit to learn more.

Miijim- Traditional Foods of the Lake of the Woods Anishinaabeg
Lake of the woods museum

MIIJIM: TRADITIONAL FOODS OF THE ANISHINAABEG

Miijim - food - and its importance to the body, mind, soul and heart of the Anishinaabeg.

Sep 01 - Nov 30, 2010
Lake of the woods museum

Bakaan nake’ii ngii-izhi-gakinoo’amaagooomin / We Were Taught Differently: The Indian Residential School Experience

This exhibit examines the Indian residential school experience, particularly two schools that were located in Kenora, Ontario.

Sep 01 - Nov 30, 2008
Lake of the woods museum

34th Annual Quilt Show – Presented by the LOW Quilters’ Guild

The Annual Lake of the Woods Quilters' Guild showcases the fine work of local quilters.

May 29 - Jun 22, 2019
Lake of the woods museum

SHIIBAASHKA’IGAN: HONOURING THE SACRED JINGLE DRESS

Shiibaashka’igan – the jingle dress, the healing dress, is sacred in the Anishinaabe culture. 50 dresses are on display.

Jul 01 - Oct 19, 2019
Aneita Gates FIXING THE WATER PUMP 2014 Watercolour 20" x 28"
Douglas family art centre

THE ARTISTS’ MUSE

This Grand Opening exhibition celebrates the artists from the region of Lake of The Woods.

Oct 20 - Jan 31, 2020
Douglas family art centre

GAA-NIGAANII ONIDAAWIZIWAD / LEADING ARTISTS

A celebration of the artwork of two local Indigenous art collectives formed in the 1970s.

Oct 20 - Dec 30, 2019
Douglas family art centre

THE GIFT OF ART

The foundational collection of Walter J. Phillips’ Lake of the Woods inspired art donated by the Douglas Family.

Oct 20 - Dec 30, 2019
Michel St. Hilaire RECYCLED AIR 2018 Oil and Pencil on Panel 20.3 cm x 40.6 cm
Douglas family art centre

Michel St. Hilaire HIGH SPEED

Michel St. Hilaire's artwork is an expression of the intersection of human infrastructures with those of the natural environment.

Jan 16 - Jun 19, 2020
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