Upcoming Events


NRCC announces their 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING……….Thursday, December 12 at 6pm…..for more information….RSVP to nrcc2014@gmail.com

Appearing from Nowhere, Michael Couchie…Odyssey Guides, Jesse Couchie – Digital and Photographic ART SHOW…Opening – Thursday, Sept. 12, 7-9pm RUNS from Sept 12 – Nov. 8, 2019


CULTURE DAYS NORTH BAY – Sept. 28 – Masque Parade, ArtJam and Ferris Block Party, North Bay International Drum and Dance Festival and The Colours of the Wind, an Art Installation and Pop-up Picnic.

CALL for ORIGINAL “wind-powered” ART!!

National Indigenous Day POP-UP Exhibition featuring works by: Mike Couchie, Reno Couchie, Jesse Couchie, Mike Cywink, Russell Noganosh, Frank Polson, Melinda Shank-Miles, Wolf Belanger, Cole Forrest Stevens, Kathleen Mae Johnson, and Grace Kamalatisit. June 20 – 28, 2019.

Respect for Earth – a group exhibition led by mixed media artist, storyteller and painter, Sarah Carlin-Ball. The artwork will reflect the title and reflect on our relationships to and with nature. NOVAH will organize performances, readings and screenings around this major exhibition. May 4 – May 26, 2019.

Portraits North of 17 – June 1 – August 30, 2019 – Timmins Museum and National Exhibition Centre is hosting our first Northern Ontario Touring Exhibition. The show includes portrait works in many media by artists from: the Tri-towns area, North Bay/Nipissing First Nation, Timmins and Kirkland Lake.

SOIREE TROPICALE – June 27, 2019 – Voyager Inn SUMMIT ROOM – Tickets – $100 per person

What you receive in exchange for your support:
1.     a fabulous multicultural meal featuring delicacies from Africa, Nepal, the Philippines
2.     COMEDY sketches from Dave Dale and Fran Hanover
3.     a Dynamic drum and dance performance by Unik Theatre troupe from the Ivory Coast with super drummer Amadou Kiénou.
4.     Anishinabe Scarf Dancers performance.
5.    Turkish Belly Dancing by Joanie and the Feminicity Dancers,
6.     a Tibetan Fire ball Dance,
7.     Electronic dance party by The Schemeaddicts and Hyperboreal

Lost and Found Art – August 17, 2019 – a fundraiser for NRCC including works on recycled wood and found objects. Over 100 artists will donate works that address themes of regeneration and repurposing.

Passages – a solo exhibition by North Bay multi-disciplinary artist, Eric Euler – We’re hoping to develop this show and enable it to tour to various galleries across Northern Ontario. The works are expressionistic landscapes and surreal scenes from Eric’s dreams. Jul 6 – 28, 2019

The Archean Cauldron  – a multi-media exhibition and event focusing on the spiritual qualities of Mt. Chaudron, east of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. This on-site event featuring performance, sound, spoken word and video elements will be recorded and re-presented at NOVAH in October, 2019.

Mythologies – a solo exhibition by North Bay architect and artist, Manfred May. Best known for his work on the circular church at Chi-giing, Manitoulin Island, May has worked as a stonecarver for six decades. (Not on site) Jul. 6- Jul. 28, 2019.

Figure to Ground – a solo exhibition by digital artist, Michael Couchie. This deeply spiritual and uniquely abstract show will examine themes of aesthetics in digital art and the ways in which Indigenous artists are creating visual art using the computer. Sept 7 – Oct. 12

Russell Noganosh (Sixties Scoop Survivor): Full Circle, My Healing Journey – an exhibition of works by Sundridge area artist, Russell Noganosh. The exhibit includes images and sculptures on the theme of spiritual healing, especially to do with abuses suffered during the sixties by the artist. October 15th – November 14th t, 2019

Landscapes and Stories – Barry Burniston – Paintings and Possibly Outdoor installation – November 15th – December 15th, 2019.

Benjamin Chee Chee and Hugh McKenzie – an exhibition organized by Temiskaming Art Gallery including a mini-retrospective of this important Cree Nation artist’s works and a workshop and exhibition of works by his friend and fellow artist, Hugh McKenzie

Christmas Black and White Show – a group exhibition and fundraiser challenging artists to present new works that incorporate tones and shades of blacks and whites.

Edges of Abstraction – A Mini-retrospective of works by Eleanor Mackey (1926-2014) and a new body of abstract paintings by long-time Mackey collaborator, how by this renowned encaustic artist. Sara McIntosh.