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Niagara Pumphouse Visual Art Centre

247 Ricardo Street | P.O. Box 676, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
905 468 5455
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Type: Art Galleries, Educational Sites
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Pumphouse offers contemporary art exhibits, sometimes by local Niagara region artists. Also classes, lectures and special events.

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Elmira, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Interesting artwork displayed in an historic old building situated on a scenic spot. A nice place to spend a few minutes while on your way to or from the Shaw Festival.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Two rooms of art in a heritage building near to the mouth of the Niagara River. Entrance is free (small donation appreciated) with a variety of artists showing their latest works. Beautiful sea scape paintings current show. Open every afternoon during tourist season.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The old pump sits out in the parking lot. It worked a very long time. The art centre has some artist painting on the walls, and also acts as a actual in-use art learning centre.

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Mississauga, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

My sister & I stopped to have a look! Wonderful river views & of the Fort ! The Art Gallery was a pleasant surprise. An array of paintings by teachers & students of the area. Terrific talent! The building has been restored beautifully!

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Twenty years ago this abandoned Pump House became both a school for the visual arts, as well as a gallery to showcase works of local artists. High quality instruction by working artists provides help and directions for all levels of abilities. Monthly salons feature creative persons whose work will be displayed for the following month. There are many special events... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012 via mobile

I live in St Catharines and we love going to Niagara on The Lake. When my Daughter was younger she took art lessons at the Pump House. They have a beautiful lighthouse and some very nice pieces hanging in the gallery. They are right on the water and there is a cute Gazebo we love taking our lawn chairs and... More

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