Rodman Hall

A Eulogy for Rodman Hall

Rodman Hall Art Centre closed with the COVID pandemic, but is likely to never re open. This is more so a culmination of Brock University’s ‘demolition through neglect’ than anything caused by COVID. Some final thoughts on the saga of this soon to be lost site of culture and history in Niagara.

Rodman Hall: a survey and warning

The City of St. Catharines assembled a Rodman Hall Task Force this past year: an online survey about RHAC can be filled out, until this Monday, April 13, 2020. I offer some reasons why this is important, that are both current and looking back over the past few years.

Familial Motifs Bring Custodio’s Patterns To Life

Danny Custodio’s exhibition of new works opened at Rodman Hall Art Centre this fall, and is both seductive visually and a piece of social history, touching upon the immigrant experience in Niagara.

What About Rodman Hall? A Fall Update

It’s been an eventful Summer between Brock University and Rodman Hall, with many changes in their ‘relationship.’ The Sound offers an update and information on this ongoing saga.

Your City: Your Arts Awards

The 2019 St. Catharines Arts Awards take place on May 3rd, and we offer a teaser about several of the nominees and how culture is capital, both human and otherwise, in the Garden City.

Architecture of Fear: Spin and Silence

Some further updates and information, as well as the various community responses at a regional and national level, to Brock University’s controversial plans for Rodman Hall Art Centre.

Willow Winter Works

The Willow Arts Community presents their Winter Arts Exhibition at Rodman Hall. This is the latest in their community oriented arts initiatives, but how will this survive Brock’s plans for Rodman Hall?

Ephemeral Architecture: Natalie Hunter at RHAC

Natalie Hunter’s solo exhibition at Rodman Hall is an installation that plays with light and form, and responds to the unique Hansen Gallery.

A Place To Stand

Heather Hart’s Northern Oracle at Rodman Hall offers a site for interaction and speaking that is both historical and personal.

Up Close and In Motion (faraway, so close)

An examination, looking backwards and forwards, of Up Close and In Motion; a year long exploration of the collection of Rodman Hall Art Centre.