February 11, 2012: 100th Anniversary exhibit on show

The story of one hundred years of culture at the site of the Acadia Cinema Coop’s Al Whittle Theatre will once again be on display during February in the theatre lobby, 450 Main Street in Wolfville.

The  walls of Jack’s Gallery will feature an extensive collection of memorabilia — posters, programs, photos, articles, etc.,– depicting the history of many performances and events that took place in the various venues that have been on the site since 1911.

The 100th Anniversary Committee of the Cooperative is sponsoring the display. Wonderful archival material has been loaned by Ken Bezanson of Port Williams, and Al Whittle, or found in archival research by Susan Hauer and Bill Zimmerman. Thanks go to Heather Watts, Anne and David Burton and the Wolfville Historical Society and the staffs of Acadia University’s Archives and the Nova Scotia Archives.