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October 2018

Great things to do in the GTA and Region of Durham

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* by performances means matinees

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

Women's History Month

Reading and RemembranceReading and Remembrance
has many lessons that can be used to learn more about amazing women. readingandremembrance.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

to Oct. 6 ~ Betty and Mike McGowan

"Dancing with Abstraction: A Post-Painterly Cabaret" At Gallery 1313 On Queen Street W., beginning Sept 26 until Oct 6th at Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen West in Toronto. Please join us there on Thursday Oct 6th and assorted other times to be announced.
If you cannot come for the opening, we are having the Artists Talk On following Thursday October 4th 2018 4-6pm
Artists: Bianka Guna, Betty McCowan, Mike McCowan, Linda Paton and Barbara Reston

October 6-7 ~ Victoria County Studio Tour-Kawartha Lakes
from 10am to 5pm

Victoria County Studio TourOur free driving tour will direct you to 33 local artists at 26 studio locations nestled among our beautiful lakes, quaint towns and rolling countryside. Each location will feature a ballot box for our yearly draw to win a $200 gift certificate towards the artist(s) of your choice.
vcstudiotour.com

to Oct. 13 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreAnthropocene
Jaime Angelopoulos and Derrick Piens
This two-person exhibition with Jaime
Angelopoulos and Derrick Piens is the inaugural
exhibition at Latcham Art Centre at their new
location in Stouffville.
Latcham Art Centre
Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre
2 Park Drive, Stouffville
905-640-8954
latchamartcentre.ca/

to October 26 ~VAC

VACAncillary Exhibitions at Clarington Town Hall:
Main Gallery and Artist’s Showcase
Hi-Sook Barker - Selected artworks
Municipality of Clarington, Administrative Centre
40 Temperance St. Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3A6
www.vac.ca

26 to Nov. 9 ~ Randomly Connected

OAAOpening Reception:  Fri. Oct. 5,  7-9 pm
Artists Talk:  Sun. Oct. 21, 2 pm
The group of 8 artists are: Sandra Collins | Ruth Greenlaw | Anne Labelle-Johnson | Barbara Kueres | Janet Blyth Powers | Sharon Recalla | Marissa Sweet | Sylvia Valentine
Robt. McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen St, Oshawa
oshawaartassociation.com

3 ~ 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

4 ~ Open Studio Art Café

OpenStudioChess Lessons for Beginners
9 Thursdays in Oct & Nov
$10 / lesson - $90
Registration by Sept 30
see website for details
openstudioartcafe.com/events.html
617 Liverpool Road, Pickering ON L1W1R1
905.420.CAFE (2233) | openstudioartcafe.com
draw@openstudioartcafe.com

5 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenFirst-Friday Lunchtime Tick Talk - Secrets of a Symphony Conductor
Michael Newnham
– Noon
Campbellford
westben.ca 705-643-5508


5 ~ Westben Arts Festival Theatre

WestbenHouse Concert with Ian Foster
Friday, October 5, 2018 | 7:30 PM 9:30 PM
Ian Foster, native of Newfoundland, Canada, is a storyteller. That music is the way he tells those stories only makes the telling richer still. Modern folk wrapped in Canadiana, Ian’s writing style belies a love of history, home and the humble tale. CBC’s Bob Mersereau described him as being “a fine example of what a 21st century folk performer should be doing.”
Often likened to Canadian songwriting icon Bruce Cockburn in both writing and guitar style, and artists like Daniel Lanois for his atmospheric approach to sound, Ian’s music has been described as thoughtful, introspective, cinematic, hopeful, atmospheric, and cathartic by critics and fans alike. He has numerous awards, nominations and co-writes to his credit, including SOCAN Songwriter of the Year nominations, Lyric finalist for the International Songwriting Competition (Nashville, TN), and a co-write with Canadian songwriting legend Ron Hynes.
During these intimate, acoustic, house concert inspired evenings, Westben explores Americana, Folk, Bluegrass and more.
Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Clock Tower Cultural Centre
36 Front Street South, Campbellford
westben.ca 705-643-5508

6 & 7 ~ Victoria County Studio Tour-Kawartha Lakes
from 10am to 5pm

Victoria County Studio TourOur free driving tour will direct you to 33 local artists at 26 studio locations nestled among our beautiful lakes, quaint towns and rolling countryside. Each location will feature a ballot box for our yearly draw to win a $200 gift certificate towards the artist(s) of your choice.
vcstudiotour.com

6, 13, 20, 27 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreLatcham Saturdays
September 15 - ongoing
Join us each week for Latcham Saturdays! Free and low-cost art events for the community. Events include hands-on art activities, art demonstrations, opening receptions, artist talks, tours, performances and more. Visit www.latchamartcentre.ca for details.
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
www.latchamartcentre.ca

6 to 31 ~ Galerie Q

Galerie Ql'Histoire du Québec: Expositions de Groupe, The History of Québec: A Group Exhibition
L'Histoire du Québec highlights three exceptional Québecois painters from the Q collection: Ginet Leblond, Yvon Lemieux, Raynald Leclerc.
1521 County Road 10 Cavan, Ontario L0A 1C0
705-944-8888 | Info@galerie-q.com

9 ~ Pickering Township Historical Society

PTHSMonthly Meeting – 7:00 pm NEW TIME
Guest speaker: Dr. Mark G. McGowan "From Pickering to Prelate: Archbishop Denis O'Connor, Farmer, Educator, and Bishop"
Denis O'Connor was born on the family farm in Pickering Township in the 1840s, and became one of the first graduates of St. Michael's College in Toronto. After a distinguished career as a priest and teacher, he became the first Canadian-born archbishop of Toronto. His years leading the Catholic Church in the area were turbulent and filled with controversy - a stark contrast to his earlier peaceful life on the farm and as a teacher.
Pickering Central Library
One The Esplanade S., Pickering
905-831-3811

10 ~ Shuttlebug Weavers & Spinners

Monthly Meeting – 1:00 pm
Greenwood Community Centre
3551 Greenwood Road, Pickering, ON L0H 1H0
http://shuttlebugguild.blogspot.com/
905-649-5550

10 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAMonthly Meeting – 7:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Betty McGowan
Arts Resource Centre
45 Queen Street, Oshawa
289-991-1067
oshawaartassociation.com

October 12 to 14 ~ Oshawa Art AssociationOAA

37th Fall Art Festival
Fri., Oct. 12, Sat., Oct. 13, Sun., Oct.14, 2018 | Time: 10 am to 5 pm all 3 days
Camp Samac Oshawa, inside Council Hall building, Enter at Conlin Rd. Gate, 275 Conlin Rd. E., Oshawa L1H 7K5
Free event – hourly draw for prizes | 70 artists in all mediums
Lunch counter available | Info: Anne – 905-435-0575
oshawaartassociation.com

13 ~ Angie Littlefield

Author Indie DayIndie Author Day
panel on "Discoverability" at 1 pm. Book display and sales in the auditorium.
Authors to be confirmed.
angie.littlefield@yahoo.ca

13 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisAn Evening with Ella – 7 pm
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca 905-619-2529

 

13 ~ Schoolhouse Group of Artists

Schoolhouse Group19th Annual Art Show 10 to 4:30
Lebovic Centre for Arts & Entertainment
Nineteen on the Park
19 Civic Ave, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 1G5
http://theschoolhousegroupofartists.com/

13 & 14 ~ The 18th Annual Stouffville Studio Tour

Whitchurch Stouffville Studio TourAn event you don’t want to miss 10AM to 5PM both days. As a bonus, on our Tour you will be driving through the countryside during the beautiful colours of autumn.
Website: WSStudioTour.com
FREE Admission | FREE Draws
13 Venues | 23 Artists
Email: WSStudioTour@gmail.com
Phone: 905 640 2279
facebook.com/WSStudioTour
instagram.com/WSStudioTour
twitter.com/WSStudioTour

October 14 to November 11 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VAC38th Annual Juried Show
October 14 to November 11, 2018.
Opening Reception: Sunday October 14, 2018, 2-4 pm.
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.
Tel: 905-623-5831
E: communications@vac.ca
W: www.vac.ca

15 ~ Durham West 2019 Studio Tour

dwacCall for Entry ~ DEADLINE
11th Annual Durham West Studio Tour
Open to Ontario Artists and Artisans
DWAC.CA | Entry form and info HERE

 

17 ~ Open Studio Art Café

OpenStudioVenetian Mask Making
Janice Brown

see website for details
openstudioartcafe.com/events.html
617 Liverpool Road, Pickering ON L1W1R1
905.420.CAFE (2233) | openstudioartcafe.com
draw@openstudioartcafe.com

18 to 31 ~ Cameco Capital Arts Centre

Capitol Fine ArtsWait Until Dark
20 Queen St., Port Hope
www.capitoltheatre.com
1-800-434-5092

 

20 ~ Ontario Woodcarvers

Ont WoodcarversMagic In Wood Show
Pickering Rec. Complex
1867 Valley Farm Rd.

 

20 ~ Durham Philharmonic Choir

Durham Philharmonic ChoirCeltic Colours Concert
Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Hebron Christian Reformed Church
4240 Anderson Street, Whitby L1R 2W1
FACEBOOK EVENT

October 20 to December 8 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreRosalie Favell
October 20 – December 8, 2018, Opening reception Saturday, October 20th, 1 - 3pm
Rosalie Favell is a photo-based artist, drawing inspiration from her family history and Métis (Cree/English) heritage. She uses photography and portraiture to address issues of identity and representation. This exhibition continues Latcham Art Centre’s ongoing commitment to provide a public venue to showcase artwork by Indigenous artists and is generously sponsored by The University of Ontario Institute of Technology
LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
Admission: FREE. www.latchamartcentre.ca

21 ART TAKE-IN

JAS~ 1 to 4 pm
PRAC JURIED ART SHOW
McLean Community Centre
Room 3
95 Magill Dr., Ajax
pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

26 to Nov. 9 ~ Randomly Connected

OAAArtists Talk:  Sun. Oct. 21, 2 pm
The group of 8 artists are: Sandra Collins | Ruth Greenlaw | Anne Labelle-Johnson | Barbara Kueres | Janet Blyth Powers | Sharon Recalla | Marissa Sweet | Sylvia Valentine
Robt. McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen St, Oshawa
oshawaartassociation.com

 

23 to October 14 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreGRAND OPENING of LATCHAM ART CENTRE
Jaime Angelopoulos and Derrick Piens: Anthropocene  
August 23 – October 14, Opening reception Thursday, August 23 from 7 – 9pm
Through sculpture, painting and drawing, Jaime Angelopoulos and Derrick Piens play with form and gesture in ways that reference the human body, evoke emotion and create imagined environments to be explored and experienced. This exhibition will look at the relationship between their respective practices and investigate the narratives that emerge in the context of the Anthropocene period. 
LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
Admission: FREE. www.latchamartcentre.ca

24 ART TAKE-OUT

JAS~ 5 to 7 pm
PRAC JURIED ART SHOW
McLean Community Centre
Room 3
95 Magill Dr., Ajax
pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

 

23 ~ Angie Littlefield

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of Friendsnoon, Member of the Month, Heliconian Club, $25.
Angie talks about projects past and present

Hazelton Lane, Toronto

 

 

24 ~ Angie Littlefield

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of FriendsWomen's Art Association of Canada, Wednesday Lunch,
"Tom Thomson, Archie Belaney and the Rockies"
21-23 Prince Arthur Ave.,
Toronto

26 ~ Gallery 67

oaa gALLERY 67"Into the Darkness" Masquerade Ball @ Gallery 67
7:00 PM 11:00 PM
Local art, food entertainment, cash bar and prizes!

October 28 ~ Angie Littlefield

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of FriendsYork Pioneers Historical Society

 

 

 

October 29 to December 28, 2018 ~ VAC

VACAncillary Exhibitions at Clarington Town Hall:
Main Gallery and Artist’s Showcase
Jo-Ann Jordan - Selected artworks
Municipality of Clarington
Administrative Centre
40 Temperance St. Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3A6
www.vac.ca

 

 

Have you checked our Workshops and Auditions |
Juried Art Show
pages?

If you are a PRAC member your event
SHOULD be listed on this page!

PineRidge Arts Council members are invited to list their events in ArtScene and on the website. Please send plain text, do not send attachments, word documents, pdfs or jpegs to Cathy and Mary or click HERE to enter the info on-line.

ArtScene deadlines HERE

Culture Days

What are you doing for Culture Days 2017?

Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre | Culture Day - Painting a background for the Whitevale Mural and Sketching the Hamlet
1-4 pm | 475 Whitevale Road, Whitevale


Have you checked our Workshops and Auditions | Juried Art Show pages?

If you are a PRAC member your event should be listed on this page!

PineRidge Arts Council members are invited to list their events in ArtScene and on the website. Please send plain text, not word documents, pdfs or jpegs to Cathy and Mary or complete our on-line form.

Art in Public Places

DENTISTRY ON LIVERPOOL, Pickering

927 Liverpool Road, Pickering
Jan. & Feb. 2018 ~ Katlin Rohn
Mar. & Apr. 2018 ~ James Ruddle
May & June ~ Sharon Ridge
July & August ~ Edson Inniss
September & October ~ David Reid
November & December ~ Hanneke Koonstra

Reed's Florists, Pickering Town Centre

Jan. & Feb. 2018 - Charles Burke
March April ~ Gwen Williams
May & June – Mary Woodside
July. & Aug. – Jayshree Daya

Jolie's (Debbie's Boutique) Café,

94 Harwood Ave. S, Ajax L1S 2H8 | 905 239 6721
http://www.debbiescafe.ca/ across from Ajax Library

Jan. & Feb. 2018 - Nesrin Blair
Mar & Apr. – Eileen Myers
May & June – Maggie Burgess

OPG Info Centre, Pickering

January 2 to February 26, 2018 | Sharon Steinhaus
February 26 to April 30 | Jayshree Mina Daya
April 30 to June 25 | Harry Fraser
July & August – Heritier Bilaka
September & October | Jeannette Hay
November & December | David Reid

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

January 8, 2018 to February 12 ~ Allan's Artists
February 12 to March 19 ~ Lemonville Group of Artists
March 19 - April 23 ~ Allan O'Marra
April 23 - May 28 ~ PRAC Juried Photography Exhibition
May 28 - July9 - ACA Juried Show
July 9 - August.7 - Charles Burke and Nezrin Blair
August 7 - Sept.10 - Angela Wong and Shirley Huang
Sept.10-Oct. 25 - Cheryl Helferty and Harry Fraser'
Oct. 25 - Nov.25 - PRAC Juried Art Show
Nov. 25 – Ajax photo show (not ours)


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