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*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

Location: Hillary House National Historic Site, Aurora & Aurora Town Hall (Upper/North Entrance)

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

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.

Join us for the opening reception of Inspirations From a Space of Healing on Saturday December 10 from 1 – 3 pm at Hillary House National Historic Site. 

Extended Hours Alert: Our gallery at Aurora Town Hall will be open Saturday, December 10 with extended hours from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. We encourage guests to hop between the two venues to enjoy the art in both spaces! Click here for location information of our temporary gallery at town hall.

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