RiverBrink Art Museum

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-262-4510
Fax 905-262-4477
E-Mail info@riverbrink.org
Website www.riverbrink.org
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Primary Contact Liz Simpson, Administrator; Phone: 905-262-4510 ext 23; Email: simpson@riverbrink.org
Alternate Contact Sonya Marie de Lazzer, Programming and Curatorial Assistant; Phone: 905-262-4510 ext 22; Email: sdelazzer@riverbrink.org
Primary Executive Debra Antoncic, Director/Curator; Email: dantoncic@riverbrink.org
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara-on-the-Lake
Address & Map
116 Queenston St
Queenston, ON L0S 1L0
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Intersection Queenston St and Niagara Pkwy
Mailing Address PO Box 266 
Queenston, ON L0S 1L0
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A public art museum featuring exhibitions from the art collection of Samuel E Weir, as well as on loans from Canadian and international collections.  
The museum holds approximately 1,400 works in the permanent collection, including paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and decorative arts. The focus of the collection is historical Canadian art, with additional holdings of European art (particularly British and French) and American art. The collection contains works from some of Canada’s most significant artists: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, members of the Group of Seven, Cornelius Krieghoff, Paul Kane, and Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté.  
The RiverBrink Reference Library contains over 4,000 books on fine and decorative arts, history and Canadiana. In addition, the collection includes 500 rare and limited edition books, available for consultation by appointment. These include books such as A New Discovery of the Vast Country in America (London 1698) by Father Louis Hennepin and Travels Through the Canadas (London 1807) by George Heriot. 
RiverBrink presents a LearnMore education series, two to three times a year on a variety of art-related topics. Also offer artist workshops and an annual lecture series. 
Fall 2017 Exhibitions: 
Dreams and Schemes: Building the Welland Canals 
Dancing in Circles: Rituals to Classical Ballet 
John Graves & Elizabeth Simcoe: 18th Century Power Couple 
The Group of Seven Projects: A Portfolio of Prints 
Suzor-Cote at Riverbrink
Hours Summer Mon-Sat 10 am–5 pm, May-Oct * Winter Wed-Sat 10 am–5 pm, Oct-May
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees Admission $5/Adults; $4/seniors over 60 and students; Children under 12 are free accompanied by parents; Call for group tours.
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible ramp to first floor.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983 (Opened to public)
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Foundation
Service Categories Museums ; Visual Arts
Resources War of 1812 Exhibition Catalogue 
Biography of Collector 
Note Cards 
Reproductions of 'The Battle of Queenston Heights 
Vintage Sotheby's International Auction Sales Catalogues
Events 6 week LearnMore Series 
Saturday Afternoon Lecture Series  
Guided tours of the village of Queenston featuring the Mackenzie Printery, Laura Secord Homestead & Willowbank *(offered during the summer months only)