Kingston Arts Council
Exhibit Reveals History of Shipping on the St. Lawerence
Media Alert
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Exhibit reveals history of shipping on the St. Lawrence
Photo collection on display from June 4 to July 31
The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes presents ‘Against Winds and Tides’/‘Contre vents et marée’, an exhibit of vintage and contemporary photographs documenting the history of shipping in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, along the St. Lawrence River.
The exhibit opens on Saturday June 4th, with an English-language lecture by photographer and researcher Cedric Pearson, at 2 PM. The exhibit runs until Sunday July 31, and will close with a French-language lecture by Pearson.
The Marine Museum is located at 55 Ontario Street and is open daily from 10 AM - 4 PM.
Admission is $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children, and includes access to this exhibit. 
For more about the Marine Museum, visit or call 613-542-2261. For more about Cedric Pearson and his work, visit