Your intrepid #artcriticfromhell offers a perhaps challenging opinion on what the closure – and loss – of Rodman Hall Art Centre means, employing Mary Ann Barkhouse’s Settlement as a focus for intersecting narratives.
Brock University has announced that Rodman Hall Art Centre is sold, to a developer, and that the collection is to be transferred to Rodman Hall Art Centre, Inc. We offer an in depth response to this, challenging the assertions and ideas of this ongoing saga.
Rodman Hall Art Centre closed with the COVID pandemic, but is likely to never re open. This is more so a culmination of Brock University’s ‘demolition through neglect’ than anything caused by COVID. Some final thoughts on the saga of this soon to be lost site of culture and history in Niagara.
There’s been several serious developments in the relationship between Brock University and Rodman Hall this past Summer. Your intrepid #artcriticfromhell puts on his hip waders and offers this update.