This juried show is a showcase of 64 artists from Western Canada. Opening reception is Friday, October 13th 7pm to 9:30pm. Art awards presented at 7:15pm. Afternoon tea will be held October 22 1pm to 3pm. Show is open October 13 - 15 and October 20 - 22, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
I will be participating in this event on August 19th, 10:30-4pm.
Chautauquas were traveling shows and local assemblies that flourished in the United States and Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, that provided popular education combined with entertainment in the form of lectures, concerts, and plays.
Along the Chautauqua theme of information and cultural dissemination, both professional and amateur performers will grace the stage in the Chautauqua tent, providing entertainment and historical narratives. Community workshops will be hosted in the tent to create 400 – 750 tiles for the Canada 150 Mosaic Project. The tent will be up for the last two weeks in August, allowing for 28 blocks of programs. Community outreach and events will include an interactive art exhibit, historical narratives by local seniors, children’s workshops, and theatrical performances.
During this time, gallery@501 will be featuring the artworks of Joe Fafard, a recipient of the Order of Canada for his outstanding contribution to the arts and the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. Joe’s son, Joël Fafard (an award winning musician) will be one of the professional acts booked for the evening performances in the Chautauqua Tent Series at Festival Place presented by the Cultural Arts Foundation and Imperial Oil.
This "Taste of Sherwood Park" event pairs with artists to create a unique event. Held in the Agora Room of the Strathcona Community Center (town hall) in Sherwood Park, Alberta July 9th from 4pm to 8pm.
The Art Society of Strathcona County is hosting this self-guided tour of artist studio spaces, which is free to the public. Each studio will have a large and varied collection of art for sale. Studios are in the homes of artists, and some, like my own, are in a beautiful backyard garden setting. Several artists are also set up in the A.J. Ottewell Center (red barn). Also open to the public on the tour are Gallery 501, Spark Gallery, The Clay Hut and Studio One. Come out and meet the artists. I will be providing a complimentary beverage at my home and will be doing a draw of a special work of art.