Coming up at the Arts Centre:
July 15 – August 5
Speaking Inverness is an open-ended exploration of stories about what happens and happened right here around the community. The goal is to create a multi-dimensional event which is open to anything that speaks Inverness: recorded /videoed stories, anonymous or non-anonymous stories left in the blue Story Drop boxes located around public spaces of Inverness (the Co-op, Coal Miners Cafe, Freeman’s Pharmacy, and the Beach Hut are a few of the confirmed locations), photos and/or other media, and objects brought to the art centre.
Monika Zarzecnza Artist Residency
July 18th – August 10
Monika Zarzecznza has now arrived! She will be working on site-specific installations that result from her exploration of Inverness. She will give a workshop, an artist’s talk, and hold an open studio as well as creating and displaying her work. Feel free to come meet Monika during our hours!
inFlux: The Act of Writing with Johanna Skibsrud
Saturday, July 22, 1:00-3:00pm
Using interdisciplinary, embodied and interactive exercises, participating writers in this two hour cross-genre workshop will be given the opportunity to explore various techniques and approaches to both writing and editing, and to generate new writing. Be prepared to be a little silly, and to have fun!
Materials necessary: Please come with a notebook and writing utensil
Cost: $15 to be donated to PEN Canada, an organization dedicated to supporting freedom of expression worldwide.
To reserve your spot, call the Inverness County Centre for the Arts at (902) 258 – 2533.
inFlux Ideas: Traditional Textile Skills: Homemakers, Social Change and Reclamation with Olivia Ball
Tuesday, July 25, 6:00-7:00pm
Olivia Ball is a jeweller and visual artist from the Heavy Woollen District of the UK. She learned to knit and crochet from her mother, studied and taught wool spinning in Orkney and studies weaving in Cape Breton.
Olivia will speak about how traditional textile skills have affected social change; been impacted by social change; and what is being done to preserve these skills today.
Admission by donation. Cash bar open.
Tai’ Gong with Zack Glass
Thursday, July 27, 10:00-11:00
Tai’ Gong combines techniques and practices from Tai’ Chi and Qigong as well as the Healing Sounds.These exercises present a meditative form of exercise that aids in stress reduction,improves well -being ,focus and promotes calmness and balance.Zack Glass has being studying Martial Arts since the age of 10 and has been studying and practicing Tai’Chi and Qigong for more than 20 yrs. He currently teaches group and private classes in New York City.
Cost: $15 (please bring cash)
All ages welcome.
Contact us for more information!