2018 Design and Story Contest

2018 Design and Story Contest

Entries are now open for our annual Design and Story Contest. Open to NL Students in Grades 4 to Level III, this year's theme is “Lessons from Our Past, Shaping Our Future". There will be two winners per region, with one overall provincial winner having their design featured on the official 2018 Heritage Fair t-shirt. Deadline for submissions is December 22nd, 2017.

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"Do You See What I See?" - Cooperative Artist Exhibition

"Do You See What I See?" - Cooperative Artist Exhibition

Please join us November 12th for the opening reception of our newest exhibition at The Water Street Gallery. Featuring artists: Patsy Gosse (Photography), April Learie (Mixed Media), Wendy Shirran (Pottery) and Amber LeDrew-Bonvarlez (Painting). The show runs until December 23rd.

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Annual Downtown St. John's Tax Free Day

Annual Downtown St. John's Tax Free Day

Save the tax on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at our two convenient downtown St. John's Heritage Shop locations: 309 Water Street and 158 Duckworth Street. Shop local and support our cultural heritage outreach projects! Can't make it down? Save 15% when you shop online, Promo Code: 2017TAXFREE.

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Artist-in-Residence: Amber LeDrew-Bonvarlez

Artist-in-Residence: Amber LeDrew-Bonvarlez

The Water Street Gallery is proud to be trialing an Artist-in-Residence Program! Our first artist is Amber LeDrew Bonvarlez who will be working away in the gallery Wednesday through Sunday afternoons until October 8th.

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Arctic Exploration: Maritime Tradition vs Modern Technology

Arctic Exploration: Maritime Tradition vs Modern Technology

The 22nd Bartlett Lecture will be taking place Saturday, September 23rd in Brigus. Lecturer Andrew C. McNeill will reflect upon his experiences in the Arctic with the Canadian Coast Guard and discuss how operations have changed since the days of Captain Bob Bartlett. 

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Port au Choix Gourmet Festival

Port au Choix Gourmet Festival

Taking place August 18th, 19th & 20th, the Port au Choix Gourmet Festival is a joint project of the Historic Sites Association and Parks Canada which will celebrate the French history of Port au Choix and allow participants to experience authentic Basque cuisine.

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2016 Signal Hill Star Gala

2016 Signal Hill Star Gala

Please join Parks Canada and various community partners for the annual lighting of the Signal Hill Star, this Sunday, December 11th. This year the event supports the Canadian Mental Health Association and aims to "Shine a Light on Mental Health".

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