Waterfalls and Water Scenes

Waterfalls and Water Scenes

Waterfalls and Water Scenes Waterfalls and water scenes are a favourite subject of artists and photographers. Thursday, August 12th, 2 to 4 pm our exhibit in the green space beside the Library will feature waterfalls and water scenes by Elsa Kosola, Mary Bordynuik,...
Mystery Painter and a Favourite

Mystery Painter and a Favourite

Mystery Painter and a Favourite There are two paintings by “Markell” in the Museum collection and no records to tell us about the painter. One painting includes the sign for Leishman’s Pharmacy, which was at 208 O’Brien Street according to our records....
Artists in the Park

Artists in the Park

Artists in the Park One of the strengths of Atikokan’s museum is the fine art collection. There have been many Atikokan artists, some very well known, others not so much. In the early 1950s Mari Hegler formed the Atikokan Art Club. It was an ambitious and hard...
April 2021, 23rd National Poetry Month

April 2021, 23rd National Poetry Month

April 2021, 23rd National Poetry Month Slam poetry, spoken word poetry and rap are the trends of today. Poetry has always been a popular outlet. I have found many poems working with the archival materials in the Atikokan Museum. Some bring a chuckle over the wit and...
French River Spring by Jameson Kooper

French River Spring by Jameson Kooper

French River Spring by Jameson Kooper Published in Lone Pine North Woods by Jameson Kooper, 2017 French River Spring Tender shootsRise to feast upon Aten`sGold, breaking soilLong held in winter blanket. With each dew day, glintingJewels wake a sleepy world,Shaking...