FSA First Online Exhibition ends July 31st.


The Fredericton Society of Artists has held its Annual Spring Exhibition since 1949 and, this year, we are very pleased and excited to welcome you to an online showcase of our work. We are eager to share our paintings with you and hope you enjoy them and that you will check out the profiles of each of our artists.

Being able to create is an important part of the lives of FSA members. Never has this been more true than during the Covid-19 crisis. Each artist has his or her own art journey.

Our FSA, in New Brunswick is “looking to the future” with our first on line exhibition. Please join our members for a virtual tour.

Original art pieces sold online. Exhibition ends July 31st.
View now at http://frederictonsocietyofartists.com/2020-Spring-Exhibition-1.html

Pictou County Artists Association’s 30th Annual Art Show July 30 to August 27, 2020

The Pictou County Artists Association welcomes everyone to our 30th Annual Art Show.

This Art Show will run from July 30 to August 27, 2020, and is being held at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia.

The artwork is available for viewing during open hours at the deCoste, Monday to Fridays, from 1130 am-5pm.

20% of proceeds from artwork sold will be donated to the Arts are for Everyone program at the deCoste.

The artwork can also be viewed on our PCAA Event Page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/726960881204254/

The Fredericton Society of Artists FIRST ONLINE EXHIBITION in FSA history ends July 31st


The Fredericton Society of Artists has held its Annual Spring Exhibition since 1949 and, this year, we are very pleased and excited to welcome you to an online showcase of our work. We are eager to share our paintings with you and hope you enjoy them and that you will check out the profiles of each of our artists.

Being able to create is an important part of the lives of FSA members. Never has this been more true than during the Covid-19 crisis. Each artist has his or her own art journey.

Our FSA, in New Brunswick is “looking to the future” with our first on line exhibition. Please join our members for a virtual tour.

Original art pieces sold online. Exhibition ends July 31st.
View now at http://frederictonsocietyofartists.com/2020-Spring-Exhibition-1.html

ARTsPLACE Gallery Current gallery exhibitions, virtual exhibitions & outdoor art installations

ARTsPLACE Gallery, 396 St. George St., Annapolis Royal. www.arcac.ca / FB @ARTsPLACEGallery / IG arcac.artsplace
Open Hours: Thursday/Friday/Saturday 1-5 pm (COVID protocols in place)
ONLINE exhibitions artsplaceexhibits.weebly.com
Current virtual exhibitions: Megafauna and Other Collisions // Elizabeth D’Agostino, until August 2.

Current Gallery Exhibitions: Lullabies for Seniors // Geoff Butler, until August 2, and Lichen // Julia Redgrave, until September 19.

*NEW* OpenSpace at ARTsPLACE outdoor art installations artsplaceexhibits.weebly.com/openspace decomposing // Karen Langlois and Leylines for Ghosted Trees // Bonnie Baker, July 13 to August 5

In Conversation with Ursula Johnson | Maud Lewis’ Bluenose | Courtyard Artmaking


IN THE GALLERIES

SPECIAL HOURS & ADMISSION

Seniors and higher risk individuals can visit every Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for exclusive access to our exhibitions.

Until September 1st, frontline workers receive free admission for their bravery during this trying time.

Find everything you need to know before you visit on our website.

SKETCHING IN THE COURTYARD

Starting July 30th, join in the summer fun every Thursday and Friday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Ondaatje Courtyard for FREE artist-led activities. Find out more

Share your results online and don’t forget to tag us @ArtGalleryNS!

Presented by Scotiabank


AGNS AT HOME

NEW! IN CONVERSATION SERIES

Join us online for a new, monthly series with artists and leaders working in community and social justice through art. These conversations will challenge perceptions by elevating diverse voices and perspectives. Click here on July 29th for the first live stream.

Upcoming:

Wednesday, July 29: Ursula Johnson


BEYOND THE FRAME

Could there possibly be a more Nova Scotian painting than Maud Lewis’s Bluenose? Visit Beyond the Frame to learn more about this nautical scene.

View this beloved work by Maud Lewis (and many others!) through our virtual tours, presented by BMO.


WESTERN BRANCH UPDATE

The Western Branch in Yarmouth remains closed at this time to allow Tourism Nova Scotia to use the space as a temporary Visitor Information Centre (VIC) while the current VIC is being used for COVID testing.

Learn more on our website


Follow the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) for highlights from the Permanent Collection, past exhibitions, and more.

CHESTER ART CENTRE KIDS CAMPS & ADULT CLASSES

Give your child an opportunity to explore art this summer! Chester Art Centre has amazing hands-on interactive art camps for children in two sessions this summer. Camps are limited to 8 participants in each age range. Physical distancing and pandemic protocols will be in place. Cost: $115/child per week.


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SHAPES WONDERFUL SHAPES
&
NATURES TRANSFORMING CYCLES
INSTRUCTOR: ANN GAGNON

SHAPES WONDERFUL SHAPES – Ages 5 to 7
July 27–31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Shapes come in all sizes and colours in the art world. We will explore various artists like Mondrian, and Kandinsky.

NATURES TRANSFORMING CYCLES – Ages 8 to 10
July 27–31, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Nature inspires with its changing cycles and transformations. We will look at different perspectives with flora/fauna and colours along with examining light and shadows.

Cost: $115 per child per week. Maximum number of kids: 8.

Ann Gagnon (Anastasia) brings a varied teaching background with an enthusiasm for art, colours, nature and fun. She dabbles in sea glass jewelry and unique floral bouquets.

REGISTER


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ART ON THE WILD SIDE
instructor: Alexa Camp

August 10 to 14

Ages 5 to 7, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 8 to 10, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

During the August Art Camp kids will explore natural textiles like wool, hemp and maybe even leather. Our paintings and drawings will be nature inspired, while kids dive into mediums like charcoal, watercolour and pastels. Bring your natural imagination and expression!

Cost: $115 per child per week. Maximum number of kids: 8.

With a strong connection to Mother Earth, Alexa is very excited to help kids tap into their inner Natural – Wild side this summer! She has been teaching French, Art and other school subjects to South Shore children for 12 years.

REGISTER


 

CHESTER SUNSHINE SKETCHABOUT

Join guide Lisa Hrabowsky on a walkable exploration of our beautiful village starting from the Chester Art Centre, while participating in activities designed to get your sketching skills started or honed. Walks will be appropriately physically distanced. All levels of skill can attend.

Cost: $10
Ability level: beginner–upward
Meet at the Chester Art Centre on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m., returning at 4 p.m.
Upcoming Dates: July 26, August 23, September 20

Join Simon Copas and explore the beauty of Chester from the historical vantage point of the original Hackmatack Inn at 36 Prince St. Explore Plein Air through dialogue of composition, sketching and painting with acrylic. Please bring your own supplies. If you need an easel please make a request at registration.

Cost $95 includes lunch
Meet at 36 Prince St. at 10:30 a.m.
August 16th (rain date August 30th)

ART HIKES TO LABRADOR LAKE

Join us on a beautiful hike up to Labrador Lake and enjoy a delicious lunch by the lake. Using your favourite creative media be inspired by the beauty of the area to create in this plein-air art experience. The hikes will start at Castle Rock trail head – and all participants are invited to display their completed work at Chester Art Centre.

Join guide Sue LeBlanc on July 25. Cost: $40 including lunch
Join local artist
Bryan Reid for an artist guided hike on August 8. Cost $75 includes lunch

Ability level: able to hike
Time length: 4.5 hours
Meet at Castle Rock trailhead Saturdays at 9 a.m., returning for 1:30 p.m.
Bring your own art materials

REGISTER


 

Link to All Adult SUMMER–FALL 2020 CLASSES

Chester Art Centre
60 Queen Street
Chester, Nova Scotia

 

Sue LeBlanc

Interim Executive Director

P: 902.275.5789

chesterartcentre@ns.aliantzinc.ca

www.chesterartcentre.ca