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Flatiron Gallery opens this weekend

Part of the Culture & Harvest Festival
The Flatiron Gallery will celebrate it’s grand opening Sept 25 and 26 as part of the Culture & Harvest Festival. (Photo submitted)

Final touches are being done as the Lacombe & District Historical Society prepares for the opening of the Flatiron Building Gallery this weekend.

Coupling the Lacombe & District Historical Society’s artifacts and photographs by Ben Cameron with three black and white photographic exhibits from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

There will be 70 works of arts on display in the gallery, featuring Life Lit Up, In the Moment and Arthur Nishimura: Mystical Landscapes.

The silent auction, featuring items donated by local artisans and businesses has been moved online visit for further information closer to auction day.

Earlier this year it was announced that the society would be moving into the building.

The Flatiron Building Museum and four current exhibits will be open Tuesdays to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 through Oct 24.

The grand opening is paired with the Culture & Harvest Festival. Throughout the weekend, demos and tours will be offered at other historical sites around Lacombe.

Heritage forging demos and tours at the Blacksmith Shop Museum Heritage Site, spinning demos and tours at the Michener House Museum Heritage Site. Details on events and locations can be found at