Join us for a fashionably fantastic evening with “The Hat Lady,” Norma Shephard—acclaimed fashion critic, author, and director of the Mobile Museum and Costume Archive. The presentation, entitled A Retrospective Millinery Fashion Show, will explore women’s hats from the Victorian Era to the present day. This night of fashion, fun, and friendship promises to be a great start to your weekend, so grab your favourite hat, and join us!
Pre-registration is required at the Uxbridge Historical Centre.
$25 (including HST) includes refreshments, make-your-own tea bar, door prizes, and penny draw.
Fri. Sept., 30 at 7:30pm at the Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre (75 Marietta St.)
Uxbridge Historical Centre
7239 Concession Road 6, Uxbridge ON
May 5 & 6, 2012
The artists of the Lake Scugog Spring Studio Tour invite local and guest artists to participate in our 13th Annual Tour on the weekend May 5th & 6th 2012 at studios in the Township of Scugog. The picturesque town of Port Perry is our central location situated one hour Northeast of Toronto.
Artists in all media are invited to apply for jurying – fibre, clay, glass, wood, metal, photography, paintings, mixed media and more.
Our Tour is a free, self-guided journey that is held on the first weekend in May each year. Using an illustrated brochure with map to guide them, visitors drive around the Township to our home studios as spring reawakens the landscape.
Visitors can ask questions and get to know us on our home turf. They can not only acquire memorable art pieces but also have a glimpse of the ‘artist’s life.’
Every September, 30 to 40 artists are selected by jury and placed at about 20 studio sites.
From September to May, the artists meet monthly to orchestrate a symphony of tasks that make the tour successful. The whole effort is sustainable, because it is run as an artists’ co-operative; everyone has a job to do.
The results of all this effort are truly remarkable, as our many new and repeat visitors will attest. They come from a wide area encompassing Southern, Central and Eastern Ontario.
June 4 – July 17, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 4, 1pm
For over a quarter century artists in the north-west corner of Durham Region have hosted a successful studio tour in their community. The Uxbridge Studio Tour has featured prominent artists such as Ron Baird, Ann Cummings, Edward Falkenberg, Judith and Viktor Tinkl, just to name a few. This annual open doors arts festival unfastens the studio gates of over 26 sites (one for every year the Tour has existed). This group exhibition will give a common exhibition ground to 34 artists who are involved with this collective showcase of creativity in the area, all under the one roof of Station Gallery.
Stellar Living 2011 is the fourth installment of Mercer Union’s Living exhibition and auction series. For this event, we have asked Canadian and international creators — the brightest minds in their fields — to share their insights and provide new models for how we live. The unique works of art and design they have created will be on view in our galleries leading up to the gala auction. Proceeds of this fund-raising event will support Mercer Union’s programming and exhibitions in 2011-2012.
Gala Auction Thursday 12 May 2011
Doors open at 6PM, Auction at 7PM
1286 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MAP
Diana Lopez Soto and Draught Horse productions present:
Doors open at 7:30
Diana Lopez Soto
Suzanne Roberts Smith
Art Installation by:
6479 Concession #2
Come and experience magic, tragedy, humour and much more… This project explores the various levels of dreaming; the dreamer, the dreamed and what we call physical reality. An open conversation between aerial dance, performance art, poetry, story telling and art installation.
Tickets can be purchased at the door, by order and at Presents Presents Presents or Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge ONT.
for further information please visit:
or call 416 254 08 62
Happy Spring Everybody, the daffodils are blooming and it’s time for….
Spring Open House
May 7th and 8th (Mother’s Day)
10am till 5pm
Come by and visit, Mom will have baking here and I’m busy making pottery!
The Paint your Own Ceramic Studio will be open as well.
Hope you can make it! Gilldercroft and Siloam Orchards will be open too.
8319 3rd Concession, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R1
Please invite your friends!
Port Perry’s Incredible Resurrection
Opening Event Sept 12, 2010 1:00 – 4:00
An art exhibition from the Museum’s collection and the rebuilding of the town after the fire of 1884.
Scugog Shores Heritage Centre and Archives
1655 Reach St, port Perry (above the arena)
Please Join Us For Our 9th Annual
Purple Turtle Art Festival
July17th, 2010 11-6 & July 18th, 2010 11-4
The Briars Resort
for a map: www.purpleturtlearts.ca
Come see amazing paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft and native art.
Over 30 artists from Burlington to Napanee, as well as local artists, have been selected. Stroll around the lush meadow, enjoy food prepared by The Briars’ chefs, and enter the draw for an original painting.
For further information, contact:
Lis: 905-473-1711 or Gail : 905-476-5686
Look for the funky purple turtles!