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Community Ties and Tapestries: Fibre Artists of the Rainy River Valley   

Embark on a journey into the colorful realm of fibre art, featuring 27 talented artists from the Rainy River District in 'Community Ties and Tapestries: Fibre Artists of the Rainy River Valley'.

Marvel at intricate quilts, whimsical wool felting, and a diverse collection of other captivating creations, each a testament to the remarkable talent thriving within our district. From April 26th to June 28th, immerse yourself in the celebration of boundless creativity and skill exhibited by these artists. Discover the stories behind each stitch and find inspiration from artists both young and old.

Join us for an unforgettable exploration of the vibrant world of fibre art!


'Rainy River Valley:Beginnings'

Please be sure to get your copy of 'Rainy River Valley: Beginnings', featuring the work of photographer, William Hampden Tener, who resided here in the late 1890s and early 1900s. Researched and organized by historian and author, Merv Ahrens, the book is an invaluable collection of images from our past, particularly as it portrays our community at work and play. The book is available at the Museum and Betty's of Fort Frances for $25. 

Strategic Plan (PDF)

With the assistance of Sandra Brunetta, we are gathering the personal histories of our residents. If you would like to help out, the form is below. This should be used as a guide only as each person is different. Once collected, we hope you will leave a copy with the museum. Thank you.

Interview form (PDF)