Jimmie Frise ~ A Canadian Cartoonist
SCUGOG: Scugog Shores Museum is hosting an exhibition of Jimmie Frise’s artwork from July 27th to September 2nd. The show is open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday to Sunday with general admission.
Best known for his Toronto Star series Birdseye Centre, Jimmie Frise was born and raised on Scugog Island before rising to cartoon fame from the 1920’s to 1940’s. View a selection of works by famous cartoonist, Jimmie Frise, featuring the newly restored painting The Last Muskie.
“The Lake Scugog Historical Society is pleased to have sponsored the recent restoration of this very large watercolour & ink painting by our own renowned cartoonist Jimmie Frise. Scugog Shores Museum has one of the largest collections of Frise paintings and artwork in Ontario and we look forward to seeing this piece displayed for all to see”, stated LSHS president Marilyn Pearce.
Scugog Shores Museum Village is located at 16210 Island Road, Port Perry. General admission tickets to the museum include the exhibition. Adult tickets are $5 per person, seniors and students are $4 per person, children 5+ are $2 per child and children 4 and under are free.
For more information please contact Victoria Karakian, the Assistant Curator of the Scugog Shores Museum Village by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 905-260-2017.