Victorians led the tradition of the Afternoon Tea, a relatively recent past time developed in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Explore the culture of sipping tea, socializing with friends, and enjoying light refreshments.
The upstairs gallery space showcased Eva Brook Donly’s art. A native of Simcoe and a famous artist, the space was used to show visitors the history and the legacy Eva Brook Donly left to the town of Simcoe as well as showcasing her artwork.
This mini exhibit highlighted schools in Norfolk County at the turn of the 19th century. A display of William Edgar Cantelon paintings depicting schools from the early 1800’s were displayed along the main gallery wall.