ARTsNEWS: FREE Film Screening / Exhibits / Call for Volunteers / Workshops / Member News

New/Old Scotland

ARTsPLACE will be a venue on the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative New/Old Scotland tour of short films in partnership with Edinburgh International Film Festival.
July 10, 7 pm, upstairs at ARTsPLACE.

Come out and join us for some amazing short films made in Nova Scotia, as well as curated selections of films from the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Afterwards join us for a Q&A session with EIFF Programmer Lydia Beilby and Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival Coordinator Bretten Hannam. For more information (including a list of films) click here!

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Opening Sunday, July 23rd
Displaced by Carrie Allison-Goodfellow
Worlds Apart Revisited Pene Domries
Beginning Alannah Journeay (2016 ARCAC Scholarship award recipient)

A reminder that our current main floor exhibits – Amanda Rhodenizer’s Parallel Play, Cynthia Henry’s All you need is Love. And Lobster. and Charlott Zimmermann’s Morning Sky and Evening Sun, are up for one more week (closing July 16th). Don’t miss these very diverse shows by three very talented artists.

Upstairs at ARTsPLACE, the Maritime Culture exhibit “Art from the Sea” continues until July 24th, with a sister exhibit “Art of Fundy Boats: Then & Now” continuing at the O’Dell House Museum.

Call for Volunteers

Help feed starving artists! We are STILL seeking volunteers to coordinate and cook the Starving Artist supper during Paint the Town (August 19). We do have a budget for this event so volunteers would not have to seek out food donations. If you are an organization that has experience running this sort of event, ARCAC can arrange a donation to your group. A venue has already been secured. Please email if you can help feed our artists.

Join the Fundraising Committee! ARCAC is looking for enthusiastic members to assist with an exciting new fundraising event planned for September 23. Help support the work of ARCAC in a great way! Volunteers are needed leading up to and during the event. Contact Suzanne Lee ( or email if this is something you are interested in.

Paint the Town workshops are filling up fast! See poster below for details and click here to sign up.

As well, Monica Forestall is offering  a series of FREE arts workshops to kids/tweens and teens this summer. For more information or to register, please contact Monica at

 – Saturday July 29 from 1-5 pm: “Mixed media Drawing Workshop for Teens” (ages 13-17; at ARTsPLACE)

– Saturday August 5, from 1 – 5 pm: “Creating Art for the Annapolis County Exhibition” (for all ages from 6-17; at ARTsPLACE)

– Saturday August 12, from 1-5 pm:  “Painting Workshop Focused on Acrylic and Watercolour for Teens” (ages 13-17; at ARTsPLACE)


Geoff Butler’s artist talk at SatsoGallery is next week, on Sunday, July 16 from 1-2 pm. See poster below for details. 

Spaces available in the newly formed Lucky Rabbit & Co. Artists’ House, located on the thriving Annapolis Royal Farmers’ and Traders’ Market.

Two great pop-up spots available for Saturday’s market. Artists only please.  $20 for market times or $40 for the day

Retail/studio opportunity
Available immediately – third floor studio,350 sq’.
Third floor apartment rental an option for an artist or couple renting a studio. Shared bathroom. Studios $350/month each. Apartment to be negotiated. Available now.

Contact Deb Kuzyk, Lucky Rabbit & Co.