Vintage Film Festival

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Marie Dressler House

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The Marie Dressler House no longer operates as Cobourg's Tourist Information office but still  houses the Interactive Marie Dressler Museum.  Dressler House is located at:
212 King street West (Hwy 2),
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada.


Hours

Summer 2019

From May 28 to August 31
Tuesday to Sunday
from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Fall-Winter 2019

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Opening on Saturday September 8, 2018 - Closes on November 10, 2018

Held at Art Gallery of Northumberland, West Wing, 3rd floor, Victoria Hall, Cobourg

The exhibition will actively demonstrate the connection, in both past and present, to Marie Dressler and the Town of Cobourg. Visitors will leave with an understanding of who Marie Dressler was, what she meant to Cobourg, and what she means today.

The exhibition will also highlight the importance of preserving heritage by addressing topics of oral histories, commemorative plaques, and ways in which the community shares in the development of storytelling and heritage preservation.

newspaperThe exhibition also features talks by local experts at the Art Gallery:

  1. Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m.
    "Music and Cinema" presented by John Kraus, Musical Director of Northumberland Orchestra and Choir, Cobourg
  2. Sunday, September 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
    "Art and Cinema" presented by Olex Wlasenko, Curator, Station Gallery, Whitby
  3. Thursday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m.
    "Stage and Cinema" presented by Antonio Sarmiento, Artistic Director, The Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, Port Hope

Admission is Free for the Exhibition and for the series of talks.

Donors and Sponsors

Delphine and Bill Patchett;
Irving, Lester and Low;
Patrick Houlihan, RBC Dominion Securities;
Lynn Hardy, RBC Dominion Securities;
SMM Law;
Town of Cobourg (Community Grant);
HTM Insurance;
Staples Canada Inc.;
Langhorne, Irwin, Wharram-Spry;
Rutherford Lynch Tozer;
John Lillico.