*Featured image: Tea for Dr. Strange and the Hillary House, 2022, George Keltika, Oil on Canvas, Installed in the Hillary House National Historic Site
Inspirations From a Space of Healing
December 10, 2022 – January 28, 2023
*Virtual Gallery available until February 10, 2022
Curated by the Aurora Historical Society and Aurora Cultural Centre
Featured from the Society of York Region Artists:
Bill Lunshof, Carol Walthers, Catherine Fairs, Christine Valentini, George Keltika, Hans Backer, Karin Adams, Kevin McBean, Linda Welch, Lucy Quin, Melinda Schnalzer, Sharon Nielsen, and Vikki Mikkola
Hillary House Admission Fee: $5.00
Inspirations From a Space of Healing is a multisite exhibition located at the Hillary House National Historic Site and the Aurora Cultural Centre’s temporary home at the Aurora Town Hall (second floor). Featuring work by artists of the Society of York Region Artists, this exhibition looks to artifacts within the Hillary House National Historic site for inspiration.
Built in 1862, Hillary House is recognized by the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board as one of the best examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Canada. It was used as a doctor’s practice and family residence for over 100 years and contains a significant collection of medical instruments, books, papers, household furnishings dating from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century.