10:00 AM| Pickering Museum Village
July 27th – September 2nd
Available to view 10am-4pm Wednesday to Sunday with general admission.
Best known for his Toronto Star series Birdseye Centre, Jimmie Frise was born and raised on Scugog Island before rising to cartoon fame from the 1920’s – 1940’s. View a selection of works by famous cartoonist, Jimmie Frise, featuring the newly restored painting The Last Muskie. “The Lake Scugog Historical Society is pleased to have sponsored the recent restoration of this very large watercolour & ink painting by our own renowned cartoonist Jimmie Frise. Scugog Shores Museum has one of the largest collections of Frise paintings and artwork in Ontario and we look forward to seeing this piece displayed for all to see”, states LSHS president Marilyn Pearce.
10:00 AM| 143 Simpson Ave., Bowmanville, L1C 2H9
In the exhibition Sutures, Eve Tagny and Emii Alrai have stitched together duelling notions of a wound across explosive times and physical space. After injury, a suture weaves broken pieces back into a whole. Its bands pull together, forcing two lacerations to meet as the body recovers from incision. Though rough and imperfect, these markings imply a severing that at once imprint signifiers of new life and healing.
02:00 PM| Scugog Shores Museum Village
This popular mixed staged reading program from 2021 returns to look back at the plays of the early 20th century and finds that comedy, tragedy, social commentary and entertainment abound.
No intermission. General admission seating. Bring your own chairs.