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Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Artsin-person Doors Open St. Catharines

  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Washrooms
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts opened in 2015, and is an award-winning, architectural triumph of adaptive re-use of a 19th-century industrial site. The site features a 235-seat theatre, digital media studio, photo darkroom, rehearsal spaces, studios, wardrobe shop, art gallery and other specialized facilities that support students in dramatic arts, music and visual arts.

Contact info

15 Artists’ Common
St. Catharines, Ontario



Year built: 1884; 2015
Building type:Educational facilityHistorical landmark
Architect: James A. McSloy; Diamond Schmitt Architects

Dates/hours open

Aug 20, 10:00am - Aug 20, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; tours at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.