Behind the Canadian Line:
The War Sketches of H. W. Cooper

Monday, February 1, 2016 to Thursday, September 1, 2016

An exhibition of over 30 original sketches of people and places near the Canadian lines during WWI by H.W. Cooper whose work appeared in Macleans Magazine and other publications before the war.   Macleans published a number of his sketches and letters in 1918 in a series of articles which are reproduced in the exhibit. Also included are a number of paintings by Ross Osgoode an artist from St. Thomas who served in the war and produced  views of a number of landmarks as he saw them including the Gates of Arras and the Cloth Hall at Ypres.

Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.