Gibson Gallery

Site: Amherstburg - Richmond St

Service: Heritage Building - Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-736-2826
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Primary Contact Bonnie Deslippe, Office Administrator, Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts; Phone: 519-736-2826; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Heritage building. Built in 1896, this beautifully restored Michigan Central train station presents works from local artists, accomplished stitchers and travelling exhibits. 
* It is home to two needle art guilds and an artist guild 
* Offers adult and children classes-see website for details 
* The attached caboose houses railway artifacts and memorabilia, highlighting local railroad history.  
* See our website for exhibits 
* owned and operated by the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts, a charitable organization incorporated in 1975.
Hours Thu-Sun: 11 am-5 pm * extended days in Jun, Tue-Sun 11 am-5 pm 
Jul-Aug: open 7 days a week 
Closed mid Dec-Mar 1
Dates Main fundraiser "ART by the RIVER" takes place the weekend before Labour Day Weekend from 10 am-5 pm 
Where: on the grounds of Fort Malden NHSC. 100 Laird Ave S. Amherstburg 
For Christmas shopping: Gibson Gallery Holiday Gift Shoppe is open Thu-Sun (Dates: end of Nov-mid-Dec, 11 am-5 pm)
Areas Served Amherstburg ; Essex County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Applications available on the website
Languages English
Fees Service - variable according to program ; Donation - donations help support this heritage site ; None - admission
Agency Information
Established 1975
Primary Executive Carole Deschaine, President, Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts
Funding Donations ; Principle fundraiser Art by the River is held annually the end of August
Elections Annual meeting is held the end of January
Site Information
Site Location On Richmond St, East of County Rd 20 (Sandwich St), in Downtown Amherstburg
Located In Community Amherstburg
Address & Map
140 Richmond St
Amherstburg, ON N9V 1G4
Intersection Sandwich St S and Richmond St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance ; Heritage Doorways are narrow

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