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Due to current COVID restrictions the DesBrisay Museum will be closed until further notice.

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Submission Poster

DesBrisay Museums Third Annual Square Show Call for Submissions

 

The DesBrisay Museums Square show is an exhibit highlighting artists from across the South Shore and beyond, work can be in any medium as long as it fits within an 8” x 8” square. 

 

Entry Fee:

One (1) entry: $15

Two (2) entries: $23

Three (3) entries: $30

 

Drop off         July 13, 14, 15, 9am – 4pm            Work must be delivered dry, and spray fixed if necessary.    

Show run      July 20 – August 20

Opening        Thursday August 5, 7-9pm

Pick up          August 24, 25, 26, 9am – 4pm

 

Once you have decided on your submission information, open the file Square show submission form 2021 , type in your information, and save this file as, square.show.submission.form.2021-(YOUR NAME).pdf and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. “Square Show Submission” in the subject line. Open to all artists,payment can be made on site or by phone, 902-543-4033.

Square show submission form 2021  


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Bridgewater Photo Club Group show

The DesBrisay Museum and the Bridgewater Photo Club present the Bridgewater Photo Club Group show.

The group show will be on display for the months of April, May and June.

The photo above was taken by Karen Parnell-Herrick at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Her title for the image is 'Ear Lowering Device, Eastern State Penitentiary'.


 HCL Book virtual

Now Virtual! History of The County of Lunenburg Read Along

Join us to VIRTUALLY read through History of The County of Lunenburg, written by our namesake Judge Mather Byles DesBrisay.

Every Wednesday, from 1-2 PM!

Printed in 1895 History of The County of Lunenburg provides a detailed history of the settlement and development of Lunenburg County from the time of European settlement up to 1895.

We will read a chapter or two out loud and then discuss it as a group. Considering what was documented versus what was omitted, what is new to us or surprising and more! 😊

Click here to join the meeting


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DesBrisay Museum Transcription Challenge

We need your transcription help! 

We are launching our DesBrisay Museum Transcription Challenge initiative to enlist the public's help to transcribe and digitize documents in our vast repository of hand-written documents.

Go to https://www.bridgewater.ca/desbrisay-museum-transcription... to start transcribing!


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South Shore Elementary School Art Exhibit Videos

We captured some of the magic of our South Shore Elementary School Art Exhibit on Video!

Meet Kai, he attends Hebbville Academy, his class was a part of our South Shore Elementary School Art Exhibit and they made some pretty cool new animals. Thanks for the chat Kai! 🐰🦊🐷💕 YouTube Link

Meet Layla, she attends Bridgewater Elementary, her class was a part of our South Shore Elementary School Art Exhibit and they made this amazing sound suit inspired by the music of Nick Cave. Thanks for the performance Layla!  YouTube Link

Thank you Sounds like and Earful for the music! Check out all the original tracks at soundslikeanearful.com!