Upcoming Exhibitions and Programs

Upcoming Exhibitions

“In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942-1947)”

Opening Reception: Friday, June 9th from 6:00- 8:00 pm

Closing Date: Friday, August 11th at 4:00pm

Throughout the 1930s and 1940s Josh Silburt published more than a thousand political and sports cartoons in major newspapers across Canada. Silburt was also the editorial cartoonist at the Sydney Post Record (now the Cape Breton Post) in the mid-1940s. The exhibition will highlight some of the issues that continue to shape Cape Breton culture.



Image credits: “Our Victory Garden”, Josh Silburt (1945) Toronto Telegram



Mark Silverberg Article on Phil Richards Cinema Mural

Published in the Cape Breton Post on March 22, 2017

Read the full article here

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