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June 2018

Great things to do in the Region of Durham and the GTA in June!

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees

You may find more information on events if you go to our facebook page and look in the EVENTS section as events updates keep appearing!

Early BirdJune 2019 Early Bird Listings

Latcham SaturdaysLATCHAM SATURDAYS
Community art events every Saturday from September - June
2 Park Drive, Stouffville
905-640-8954 | latchamartcentre.ca

to June 29 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreCAMAL PIRBHAI & CAMILLE TURNER: WHERE WE STAND
Opening Reception Thursday, May 16 at 7pm
2 Park Drive, Stouffville
905-640-8954 | latchamartcentre.ca

1 ~ Durham Philharmonic Choir

Durham Philharmonic ChoirOne World
Hebron Christian Reformed Church in Whitby at 7:30 PM durhamphilharmonic.ca
905-728-1739

2 to 16 ~ Jaan Teng

Jaan Teng & Friends Multimedia Show
Reception 2 June 2019 ~ 1pm to 4pm
420 O'Connell Rd. at Park St. S., Peterborough
kawarthaartists.org
705.741.2817
jaanteng@yahoo.com

to June 6 ~ Carol Matsuyama

A Polychromatic Response to Life
This show represents ideas that have sparked from the many diverse interests and experiences of the artist. Every painting is the exploration of a new idea—and a rejection of sameness, evident in the wide variety of subject matter. Carol hopes viewers will find it engaging and learn how to find their own creative sparks.
Kent Farndale Gallery
231 Water Street, Port Perry, L9L 1A8
https://www.scugoglibrary.ca/gallery/gallery-information/
905-985-7686 | redtrilliumstudio@gmail.com

3 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryART TALK: IT’S A SMALL WORLD
Monday June 3, 1pm
Despite their stature, miniatures have played a huge role in visual culture. In this hour presentation we’ll survey mini artworks and explore how contemporary artists employ model-making, “greebling” and “kitbashing” as a powerful means of expression.
*$5 suggested donation
https://www.stationgallery.ca/?post_type=events&p=3351
1450 Henry Street, Whitby L1N 0A8
905-668-4185
stationgallery.ca

7, 8, 9 ~ Port Perry Artists Association

PPAAPPAA Semi-Annual June Show & Sale
Art Show & Sale, original works by local artists. Variety of styles and media.
Reception June 7, 2019 5 pm to 8 pm
June 8/9 – 10 am – 4 pm
Scout Hall, 15585 Simcoe Street
Port Perry L9L 1M3
https://www.facebook.com/pg/PortPerryArtistsAssociation

11 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, June 11th 6-8pm
We invite Station Gallery Members to join us for our Annual General Meeting.
Should you plan to attend, we request that you RSVP to art@stationgallery.ca
https://www.stationgallery.ca/?post_type=events&p=542
1450 Henry Street, Whitby L1N 0A8
905-668-4185
stationgallery.ca

June 12, 2019 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAGuest speaker: Heidi R. Burkhardt
All starting at 7 pm – 2nd Wed. of every month except July.
Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen St., Oshawa
https://www.oshawaartassociation.com

11 ~ Pickering Township Historical Society

PTHS“The Ward Uncovered: Archaeological Investigations of one of Toronto’s First Arrival Communities” with Dr. Holly Martelle
This talk will provide an overview of archaeological investigations that were undertaken in 2015 in downtown Toronto on the site of a multi-ethnic 19th and 20th century neighbourhood. The excavations revealed the foundations of the British Methodist Episcopal Church, representing the third Black congregation church in the City of Toronto, as well as numerous early Black settler sites.
Meetings start at 7 pm at the Pickering Central Library Auditorium
FACEBOOK EVENT

15 & 16 ~ Oshawa's 15th Annual Peony Festival

The City of Oshawa is proud to present the 15th annual Peony Festival June 15 and 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event displays 300 types of peonies in the gardens and 100's more inside Children's Arena.
Jun 15, 2019 – Jun 16, 2019 10:00 AM
Visit Oshawa Arts Assoc. booth while you are there.

January 20 – November 17, 2019 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACTrans/mission: Barley-Corn-Maize, an installation by Ron Benner
Ron Benner is an internationally recognized, London (ON) based artist who has been producing mixed media/photographic installations, which visually investigate the history and political economy of food cultures for over four decades. For its very first iteration of annual commissions, the VAC has invited Ron Benner to create a yearlong site-specific installation that responds to the gallery and its unique space.
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, 143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3K8 (Hwy 401 to Liberty Street, Liberty to Baseline, E to Simpson, N to Soper Creek Park)
Opening hours: Tues / Wed / Thurs 10 - 9pm, Fri-Sun, 10 - 4pm.
905-623-5831
E: communications@vac.ca
W: www.vac.ca

20 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryART TALK: ART TALK: CAPTURING REALITIES: PRE-PHOTOGRAPHY DRAWING AIDS
Thursday June 20, 7pm
Were the Old Masters “eye-balling it” when they created their highly accurate depictions—or did they have some help? Join SG Curator Olex and artist/educator Todd Tremeer as they explore scientific aids and tools that assisted artists before the advent of photography.
Art talks run approximately one hour
*$5 suggested donation
https://www.stationgallery.ca/?post_type=events&p=3352
1450 Henry Street, Whitby L1N 0A8
905-668-4185
stationgallery.ca

21 to July 27 ~ Port Perry Artists Association

PPAAAnniversary Show
Scugog Council for the Arts
181 Perry St Unit G-1, Port Perry
June 21 – July 27
Opening reception to be announced
https://www.facebook.com/pg/PortPerryArtistsAssociation

 


2018

to June 7 ~ Nesrin Blair, Cathy Clark, Ann Robinson

3 Mediums, Styles, Friends
Description Art Show featuring 3 friends with 3 different styles and mediums.
The Kent Farndale Gallery, 231 Water St., Port Perry

to July 7 ~ Ajax Creative Arts

Ajax Creative ArtsAjax Creative Art Juried Art Show
60 paintings chosen to hang at McLean Community Centre and the Juror is well known - Allan O'Marra-unafilliated to Ajax Creative Arts.
Paintings will consist of People & Animals, Still Life/Flowers, Scapes (Land, Sea or City) and 4 abstract paintings. Included in the show are Best in Show paintings & Honourable mention paintings receiving awards! The awards presentation will be held at the reception on May 29th 6-8 PM at the McLean Community Centre, 95 Magill Drive, Ajax. Refreshments will be served and you can come and meet several artists, enjoy browsing, and view the wonderful artwork.
McLean CC, 95 Magill Drive, Ajax
Contact person: Mary Allen, mary.allen@sympatico.ca

1 ~ St. Francis Centre ~ TIFF

St. FrancisFilm Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool – 7 pm
St. Francis Centre,
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529, Ext. 2787

1 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenColours of Joseph
Campbellford
www.westben.ca
705-643-5508

 

2 ~ The Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreThe Latcham Art Centre staff and volunteers will be on hand at the grand opening of the Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre on June 2, 2018. Get creative and join in our free art activity and talk to staff about the new Latcham Art Centre.
Latcham Art Centre will be located at 2 Park Drive, Stouffville ON. For more information or to get involved, our current website is www.latchamgallery.ca or call us at 905-640-8954.

2 ~ Angie Littlefield

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of FriendsYork Pioneer and Historical Society
Jubilee United Church
40 Underhill Drive Toronto ON M3A 2J5
Please tell us if you are attending by email to yorkpioneers@gmail.com
http://www.yorkpioneers.com/
http://angielittlefield.com

 

2 to July 1 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACThe Preponderance of the Small, an exhibition by artist Jane LowBeer
Reception: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2 - 4 PM
Artist conversation with Curator:
Sunday, June 17, 2 - 4 PM
Jane LowBeer invites us to join her contemplation on the significance of the ordinary, the quotidian, and the impermanent in The Preponderance of the Small. Her monotypes explore contemporary still-life, making drama out of inconspicuous household items.
The artist would like to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council. Admission is free and all are welcome.
143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3K8
Gallery Hours:
Monday: Closed, Tuesday - Thursday: 10am – 9pm, Friday - Sunday: 10am – 4pm.
Media contact: Áine Belton, Marketing Coordinator
Email: communications@vac.ca Phone: (905)-623-5831 ext. 1
www.vac.ca/exhibitions | Facebook Event

3 ~ BOB’S GALLERY EVENT

NEW BEGINNINGS from 10 am to — 4 pm
Wine & Cheese
4395 Westney Road, Claremont

3 ~ Pickering Rotary Ribfest

RibfestRibFest remains our number 1 annual fund raiser, and its success depends on our wonderful volunteers. The money raised helps us give to all of your wonderful organizations.

5 to October 2 ~ Pickering Farmers’ Market

Pickering Farmers' MarketTuesdays from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm
City Hall south parking lot

 

6 ~ PINERIDGE ARTS COUNCIL

PRACMONTHLY MEETING – 7:15 pm
Pickering Recreation Complex
1867 Valley Farm Rd., Rm. 2
Pickering L1V 3Y7
pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

8, 9, 10 ~ Port Perry Artists

PPAAArt At The Waterfront
Scout Hall
15585 Simcoe St., Port Perry
ppartists@yahoo.ca

 

9 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic Band11 am to 1 pm – Aquino Day – Ontario Regimental Museum, Stephenson Road, Oshawa
oshawacivicband.ca

9 10, 15, 16, 17 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenJos. & Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
Campbellford

www.westben.ca
705-643-5508

10 ~ Backwoods Players

A Wolf’s Tale– Noon to 3:30 pm
Pickering Museum Village
Hwy 7, 2365 Conc. Rd. 6
Greenwood
905-683-8401

12 ~ Palette of Friends

Monthly Meeting – 10:00 am
Ajax Village Community Centre
22 Sherwood Rd., W., Ajax
905-728-3345

12 ~ Pick. Twp. Historical Soc.

PTHSMonthly Meeting – 7:30 pm
Guest speaker: Kim Phuc

NEW LOCATION
Pickering Civic Complex
One the Esplanade
Pickering, Ontario L1V 6K7
FACEBOOK EVENT
905-831-3811

12 ~ Cobourg Art Club Workshop

The Fine Art of Discovery – 10 am
cobourgartclub.ca
905-377-1477

13 ~ Shuttlebug Weavers & Spinners

Monthly Meeting – 1:00 pm
Greenwood Rec.Bldg.
905-649-5550

13 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAMonthly Meeting – 7:00 pm
Arts Resource Centre, Oshawa
905-426-861

 

June 14, 15, 16, 17 ~ Keith Thirgood

Ottawa Valley Art Retreat | 6:00pm 3:00pm
Plein Air Art Retreat in Ottawa Valley
949 Lake Clear Road, Eganville, K0J 1T0
http://www.wilsonstreetstudios.com/ottawa-valley-retreat-2018.html
647-551-3387
keith@wilsonstreetstudio.ca

16 ~ Garage Sale & Bar-B-Que

Spectacular Fundraiser – 8:00 am
Dunbarton-Fairport United Ch.
1066 Dunbarton Rd., Pickering
www.dunbartonfairport.on.ca
905-839-7271

17 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACThe Preponderance of the Small, an exhibition by artist Jane LowBeer
Artist conversation with Curator:
Sunday, June 17, 2 - 4 PM
143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville


20 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic Band7:30 pm - “A Night At The Opera” Concert in the Park – McLaughlin Bandshell
oshawacivicband.ca

22 to July 29 ~ Scugog Council for the Arts

SCASummer Celebration Cdn. Living
181 Perry St., # G-1, Port Perry
scugogarts.ca
905-982-2121

23 to July 26 ~ The Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies, Margaret Brackley, Kim Johnson, Cheryl Trimbee Del Ciello, Cheryl Bannister, Bonnie Lusty and Irene Leach are back for another Art Show at the Kent Farndale Gallery. We are a group of six Artist friends with a collection of exciting and individual artwork.
Kent Farndale Gallery
Scugog Memorial Public Library
231 Water Street, Port Perry

24 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenGarden Gala – 1:00 pm
Campbellford
www.westben.ca
705-643-5508

June 25 to July 22 ~ Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery

GeorginaTHE SHADES OF WATER exhibition. It’s all about water! Several members of the Newmarket Group of Artists present their works in a variety of media.
Meet the artists: Sunday, June 24 @ 1pm.
Exhibition dates: June 25 - July 22
Georgina Arts Centre& Gallery
149 High Street, Sutton, 905-722 - 9587 | www. gacag.com

30 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenTafelmusik Baroque Orchestra: Bach & His World
Saturday, June 30, 2:00 PM at The Barn

Before the Show:
Dare to Pair (11:30 am to 1:15 pm) Table Feast wine tasting and lunch. What wines go best with Bach? Sommelier Christopher Waters, editor of VINES, has a few suggestions! Join him for a special pre-concert wine-tasting, then choose your favourite and stay on for a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Tina Moorey from On The Side Gourmet.
Pre-concert Chat – 1:15 to 1:35
From Campbellford to Versailles – Westben’s Artistic Director & Friends.
www.westben.ca 705-643-5508

 

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speaker's series AND art TALKS

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A Gift of Art | Station Gallery

Art in Public Places

OPG Info Centre, Pickering

2019
Jan. & Feb. – Nesrin Blair
Mar. and April – Mary Jo Smith
May and June – Jelena Zivkovic
July and August – Charles Burke

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

Jan. 7 to Mar. 18 – Allan’s Artists
Mar.18 - Apr. 15 - Allan O'Mara 15 Reasons to Live
Apr. 15 - May 26 - PRAC - JPE
May 27 - Jul.8 - ACA Juried Show
Jul. 8 - Aug.12 - Kay Hubbard
Aug.12- Sept.9 - Angela Wong and Shirley Huang
Sept.9-Oct. 21 - Janice Brown & Jayshree Daya
Oct. 21 - Nov.24- PRAC Juried Art Show
Nov. 25 - Jan 6/20 - Ajax Photo Show


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