Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Press Release: Poetry Classes @ Juniper Books

Contemporary poetry with Laurie Smith, of Cranberry Tree Press. Tuesday evenings beginning July 3 (tentative). Location changes (motivational field trips) will be announced on a weekly basis, but home base will be Juniper Used and Rare Books, 1990 Ottawa St. 4 weeks/ $100. For more information or to register please email.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Press Release: Made in America Cocktail Party @ AGW

PREVIEW TOUR and COCKTAIL PARTYwith special guest Ann Thomas,
NGC Curator
MADE IN AMERICA: 1900–1950
Photographs from the National Gallery
of Canada
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada
Presented at the AGW with the support of
The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation
Thursday, June 21, 7 pm
Be the first to see Made in America on the inaugural stop of its national tour after opening to rave reviews at the National Gallery of Canada this winter. NGC curator Ann Thomas will lead the tour and provide her insights and anecdotes on putting this exhibition together.
Spend a lovely summer evening on our third floor terraces while indulging the great views inside and out. The City Grill, the AGW’s newest caterer, will prepare a wide range of savoury appetizers that will be a sample of what you can expect from their fine chefs when at the Gallery!
Tickets: $85 AGW members; $100 non-members
Includes appetizers, host bar and exclusive tour
A tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket price
For tickets, contact JoAnne Fletcher, 519-977-0013 ext. 133
or http://ca.mc1301.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=jfletcher@agw.ca, or visit http://www.agw.ca/.
Walker Evans; Citizen in Downtown Havana, 1933
Gelatin silver print; 25.1 x 20.1 cm; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa;
Gift of Phyllis Lambert, Montreal, 1982
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art Gallery of Windsor
401 Riverside Drive West

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Press Release: Demo Day @ Back Room Gallery

One week from Saturday, you are warmly invited to stop by the Back Room Gallery and meet and greet some of the artists in the co-op, watch them demonstrate their craft and talk with them about the range of their work. You may even be moved to place an order for something totally unique made just for you. The demonstrations are free, as are the light refreshments. Workshops with take-away items might have a small fee applied or a free-will donation requested to help cover the cost of materials.

Saturday, June 23rd

10 am-6 pm, 4749 Wyandotte East.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Press Release: Of Thread and Stone

Windsor Dance eXperience presents Of Thread and Stone: Greek Myths Weaved Through Dance.

St.Clair Centre for the Arts
Chysler Theatre
201 Riverside Dr. W.

Saturday, June 9th @ 8pm
Sunday, June 10th @ 2:30 pm

Tickets $20
Available at http://www.wdxtheatre.ca/

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Press Release: Call for Artists EPIC Lavender Fest

Attention Artists and Artisans!

We’re excited to host the 1st Lavender Festival ever in Essex County and it will be an EPIC event! We’d love to have you get involved and showcase your wonderful talents.

The festival will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2012 from 10 am to 5 pm at Serenity Lavender Farm 130 County Road 50 East, Colchester. This event is open to any Artist, Musicians, Writers and Artisans selling handcrafted materials. Please note no Electricity will be available.

All items to be sold must be original pieces created by the person.

10×10 spots are only $40.00.

To register for a 10×10 spot please complete the application available on our website and email to Suzanne@serenitylavender.com or mail to Serenity Lavender, 130 County Road 50 East Colchester, Ontario N0R 1G0. Fees must accompany the registration form. cheques will not be cashed until after the applicant is accepted. NSF cheques will be charged a fee based on bank charges.

Booth locations will be selected by lottery.

Please bring your own tables, chairs, self standing canopies. Vendors must have their spaces staffed at all times. Set up begins at 8 am and tear down starts at 5:15 pm on the day of the show.

Visit the Serenity Lavender events page to download the application.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Press Release: June Bug Art Show

Group exhibition at the Artspeak Gallery. Artists include:

Yara El Safi
Alex Derbyshire
Victoria Strehlau
Erin Donnelly
Carley Ouellette
Todor Tesla Oluic
Kristina Palazzi
Chelsea Spellchuck
Randell Inting
Rosalie Edwards
Jill Snider
Michelle Donaldson
Hannah Maitland
Connor Linton
Olga George Politis

The show will be a week long where the artist will be painting in the gallery and showing their process on their artwork for the week.
So come! Speak the artists, buy some art and watch us in our element! Everyone is welcome!
Free admission!

ETA: The June Bug Art Show has been extended to June 15th.