Art in the Core 9
28th Mar 2015 - 31st Mar 2015

Downtown-wide Art Exhibition 

18 Projects, 350 Artists, 18 Locations- 1,500 attended last year!

Gala Opening Reception Sat.March 28th, 7-11pm (all ages/by donation), Arty Lounge After Party, 11pm-2am (19+)

Celebrating it’s 9th year; Re-discover The Waterfront District in this Downtown-wide Nuit Blanche-like event, developed specifically for Thunder Bay.

A multi-sensory experience of art and unparalleled live performances… over 1,500 attended last year! Experience Thunder Bay transformed, by more than 350 multidisciplinary regional, national & International artists at 18 downtown locations!

You never know what you’ll see downtown. Performative Tour Guides will show you the way. Start at Definitely Superior Art Gallery and pick up your Art Map.



-critically-acclaimed international art at Definitely Superior Art Gallery

-new regional works by Lakehead University Visual Art Grads & Students

-Confederation College Film/Multimedia

-Definitely Superior Art Gallery Members

-Die Active Art Collective, exhibit, live painting and graffiti tour

-Neechee Studio

-Bay Street Film Festival

-Commercial Gallery Spaces : Ahnisnabae Art Gallery, Gallery 33, Painted Turtle Art Shop, Chenier Fine Arts,

Hide 5 Leather, New Day Records, Satellite Studio Artist Collective, Waverley Library


-Artists Studio Spaces

– 4 empty downtown retail spaces [7,000 sq.ft] will be converted into new arts/cultural spaces-[Tomlinson Bldg. Anderson Bldg. and more!]

-Live Music/7 Bands/DJ’s, Video Mapping/Projections, Grafitti Art Performance, Wearable Art Window Performances, Artists Talks, Performances by Dahab & World Dance Centre, Fire Spinning and Street Performances, Film Screenings, Drag Queens /Kings

-Catered Refreshments by Sushi Bowl, Sweet Escape Cake Cafe & Bakery

Thunder Bay’s Premiere Art-Music-Performance event starts Sat. March 28th@7pm.  Stay tuned for full schedule.

Exclusive Performance Features only at the Opening on Sat. March 28th  7-11pm. 

Special Location Exhibitions (visual art) run Sun. March 29th – Tues. March 31st, 12-6pm

DefSup exhibitions run until April 25th.

Urban Infill Series Sponsor: The Waterfront District