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Coming Events


Vast Lands: Art Show and Sale

Saturday, July 15, 2017
1:00 – 5:00 pm
St. Marks Church, 51 King Street, Port Hope
https://jenniferanneburke.com/2017/06/18/vast-lands-art-show/

Vast Lands is all about exploring Canada’s water, land and skies through expressionist and abstract paintings. Jennifer Anne Burke will be showcasing Alberta’s “Badlands” as well a few other Canadian landscapes. Jennifer Trefiak will be showcasing a variety of paintings focused on our Great Lakes (beaches and sunsets). Both artists work in Acrylic Painting.


Jane Urquhart Dinner & Reading

Saturday, August 05, 2017 at 5PM
Keeler Centre, Colborne, ON

“A Truly Canadian Evening” with author Jane Urquhart. Book Reading including dinner: Atlantic salmon, Alberta beef, Quebec chicken, Ontario vegetables, Desserts, Music and Improv. $30.00/person advance

Contact: Pat Westrope: westrope@eagle.ca


Cramahe Studio Tour

August 5 and 6th, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm

We, the Cramahe Studio Tour Committee, are excited to let you know about our inaugural and historic event: Cramahe Studio Tour on August 5 and 6th, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm. at 14 studio locations in Cramahe Township. The artists and artisans include painters, potters, photographers and more are all within the township and warmly invite you to visit their creative spaces and view the wide variety of talent in our community.

The Cramahe Canada 150 Committee has generously donated towards the brochure for this event which has allowed us to make this a reality. Brochures with map are available at Vito’s Restaurant in Colborne at the Cramahe libraries and participating artists.

Please let us know what you would require from us and any details needed.

https://www.facebook.com/cramahestudiotour/


Duo Les AMIS

August 9, 2017

Love – innocence, passion, obsession.
Les Amis Concerts brings an exquisite performance with National Ballet?s Assistant Concert Master Lynn Kuo(violin) and internationally acclaimed pianist Marianna Humetska playing favourites of Chopin, Gershwin, Debussy Piazzolla, Kreizler and Pepa.

Tickets at Victoria Hall.


Introduction to Oil and Cold Wax Workshop

Thursday, August 24, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017
1:00 to 5:00 pm
9 Trafalgar Street, Port Hope, ON
dorothysiemens.com/workshop-introduction-to-oil-and-cold-wax-medium/

Join me for this two-afternoon workshop and learn all the insider methods and secrets of working with the wonderful and versatile medium of oil paint and cold wax. In this technique-driven workshop you?ll learn the basics and more so that you can continue exploring on your own.

Unlike encaustic, cold wax is used at room temperature and non-toxic. All materials are supplied. $165.00.


Outdoor Painting Festival – Call for Artists (and of course, Visitors)

For photos of last year’s event www.cavanarts.ca
Workshop: Sept. 28, Plein Air 29, 30 and Quick Paint on Oct. 1
Also on Oct. 1, Awards Reception and Fresh off the Easel Sale of artists’ paintings.

Main event – The festival celebrating artists and their Plein air work on the hills of Cavan and in historic village of Millbrook where the movie, Anne, was filmed. The awards total $3500.

New events: Quick Paint and Plein Air Workshop with Sam Paonessa. Free to visitors, free hands-on art activities for children, Quilting workshop.

Sam Paonessa workshop is $75. Limited space register early. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Festival without charge and interact with the artists.

Sponsors: www.galerie-q.com (prizes) OPA www.cavanarts.ca

www.outdoorpaintingfestival.com
valerie@outdoorpaintingfestival.com
705 944 9444

Brought to you by Cavan Art Gallery and Galerie Q
Please Register ASAP – Limited Numbers


Fleming College Courses


Photography 1: Exploring Your Camera with Cindy Taylor

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fleming College 1005 Elgin St. W. – Suite 300 Cobourg, ON
https://flemingcollege.ca/continuing-education/courses/photography-1-exploring-your-camera

Bring your digital camera to learn the basics hands-on: basic terminology, composition and framing, color schemes, aperture and shutter priority, natural lighting versus fill flash photography, and the process of taking a good technical and artistic picture. This is a beginner level course.

ARTS1350
$157.12

To register, please contact 905-372-6865 ext. 5000


Photography 2: Advanced DSLR with Cindy Taylor

Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Thursday, December 07, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fleming College 1005 Elgin St. W. – Suite 300 Cobourg, ON
https://flemingcollege.ca/continuing-education/courses/photography-2-advanced-dslr

Expand your passion for photography with this intensive workshop that will give you a greater understanding of photography styles, composition, light and the skills to become a professional in the industry. Explore the techniques for styles such as travel, nature, portraiture and commercial photography.

ARTS2244
$189.43

To register, please contact 905-372-6865 ext. 5000


Photography 1: Exploring Your Camera with Cindy Taylor

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 to Wednesday, December 13, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Fleming College 1005 Elgin St. W. – Suite 300 Cobourg, ON
https://flemingcollege.ca/continuing-education/courses/photography-1-exploring-your-camera

Bring your digital camera to learn the basics hands-on: basic terminology, composition and framing, color schemes, aperture and shutter priority, natural lighting versus fill flash photography, and the process of taking a good technical and artistic picture. This is a beginner level course.

ARTS1350
$157.12

To register, please contact 905-372-6865 ext. 5000


Spirit of the Hills is dedicated to promoting ALL creative art forms and traditions in Northumberland County, including the performing and visual arts, media, design and the literary arts.