Past Exhibitions

Still from Swan Pond by Tara K. Wells and Archivle image

Swan Pond, O Swan Pond

16 March to 26 August 2012

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Town of Sackville, New Brunswick, the Owens Art Gallery proudly presents an exhibition which looks at one of Sackville's most beautiful spots, the Mount Allison Ladies' College Pond, or the Swan Pond as it is more commonly known. The exhibition includes paintings, video, music, photographs, and archival materials which depict or take inspiration from this most beloved community site. Planned and presented by the Owens curatorial team of Kristen Atkins, Roxie Ibbitson, Gemey Kelly, Lucy MacDonald, Nicole Sharp and Jane Tisdale.

Top: Tara K. Wells, stills from Swan Pond, music by Julie Doiron, animation with stop-motion, photography and digital effects, 2007.

Bottom: Before the fountain in the pond was installed. ca. 1902 Mount Allison University Archives, accession number 2007.07/60

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