Do you have a keen interest in local contemporary art and the performing arts?
DEFINITELY SUPERIOR ART GALLERY is a must stop if you find yourself in the Waterfront District on a visit to Thunder Bay.
Billing itself as Northwestern Ontario's leading edge artist-run centre for the contemporary arts, the gallery operates as an alternative to both the commercial art galleries and to the larger, mainstream public galleries.
The gallery run by a charitable, not-for-profit group support locals contemporary art and the artists that produce it. The professional artist-run centre located in the basement of the historic Eaton's building goes beyond visual art exhibitions and extends into multi-disciplinary art like film/video screenings, artist workshops/lectures, experimental sound/audio, literary, performance art, music events and arts education.
Dep Sup, as it is known locally, presents up to 45 exhibitions, events and activities in the Waterfront District each year. The Hunger, a very successful Halloween cabaret and the art and performance URBAN INFILL-ART IN THE CORE event in March are both multi-venue events held at various bars and restaurants in downtown entertainment district.