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What’s Going On at Judith & Norman Alix Art...

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To register for the events below, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 Current Exhibitions... Influencing Identity: Tourism and the Group of Seven May 4 - August 19, 2018 Art Pod Session 4: ages 9-16 Awesome Op Art Thursday, August 23 | 5:00-5:45PM Early arrival welcome at 4:30PM FREE | Give what you can Materials included Registration required | Spaces are limited The Art Pod program invites youth with special needs, and an interest in fine arts, to explore art mediums through self-expression. The program creates an opportunity for participants to develop new artistic skills and take part in a positive recreational experience within an art gallery setting. Requirements: Caretaker or respite worker is required to provide support during the Art Pod workshop. Participants should be able to follow one-step directions. This week's activity: Do you like optical illusions? Yeah, so do we! Participants will explore the process and creation of opt art using geometric shapes, lines, and curves to create optical illusions on ...

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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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 Open Stage hosted by Missy Burgess will resume in the fall. Registration is open for  Summer Art Camp in July and August. These programs offered at the Lawrence House by the City of Sarnia Parks and Recreation Department are for children ages 6 - 12. Registration is in person at City Hall or online at: online-registration. For more information please phone the City Parks and Recreation Department: 519-339-1850. Summer Art Camp Ages: 6-12 years Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Cost: $155 per week Week 1: Tuesday, July 3 - Friday, July 6 (4 day week, $125) Fairies, Gnomes and Wizards, Week 2: Monday, July 9 - Friday, July 13 Frozen Frontiers, Week 3: Monday, July 16 - Friday, July 20 Once Upon a Time, Week 4: Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27 Adventures in Colour, Week 5: Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3 African Safari, Week 6: Tuesday, August 7 - Friday, August 10 (4 day week, $125) ...

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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @ Greenafish

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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @...

Nothing scheduled at this time. Greenafish is located at 140 N Christina St. – Entrance on Cromwell Sarnia, Ontario N7T3A2 Canada www.greenafish.com check out our Birthday Parties

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WATERCOLOUR Painting Classes with CATHY EARLE Feb/Mar 2018

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WATERCOLOUR Painting Classes...

Cathy Earle, a graduate of OCAD and professional artist, will be teaching introductory watercolour classes in the Studio Classroom Sunday afternoons from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. beginning February 18th through March 25th.  The cost is $225 for the six weeks of classes.  Students must purchase their own supplies. For more information, or to register, please contact Cathy Earle at: 519-331-6197 cearle@cogeco.ca   You can see Cathy's work on her web site: www.cathyearle.com

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Look & See Call for Artist Entry @ JNAAG

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Look & See Call For Entry Submission Deadline: February 18, 2018 Lambton County artists interested in displaying their work are invited to make their submission to the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery on or before February 18, 2018. The Gallery's Look & See 2018 Call for Entry is open to all Lambton County artists including those who have never before shown in a formal exhibition. Artists will receive a curatorial studio visit and have their art considered for this 'Pop Up' exhibition at the JNAAG. Exhibition Dates: June 1-17, 2018 July 6-15, 2018

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ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS – message from Lawrence House

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ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS –...

Attention all members and friends of the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts (LHCA) The Floyd Gibson Juried Exhibition of art  will open First Friday, January 5, 2018, from 6 to 9 pm with the Mayors Awards being announced at 7 pm.  Jurors are Jane Hunter, Mary Groombridge and Mary Kilbreath. There shall be three cash awards ($250, $150 and $100) and two honourable mentions. Intake is 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Dec. 30 or Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. NOTE: Only one piece of original art, (2D or 3D) which is ready to be installed, per artist.   Individual 2018 memberships available and will still be $20 including HST.  This year we offer a new category:family for $30.00. Please bring a one page bio to be put in our three hole punched book so that customers may read about you.  Exhibition runs through to Saturday, January 28, 2018. Looking forward to seeing your work. Lynne Brogden, on behalf of ...

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Lawrence House Call for Art Submissions – July &...

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Hi Members of The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, July and August will be opportunities for member artists to exhibit their work on the overall theme of celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. July's exhibition has two themes: "The Best Part of Canada Is" and "Portraits of Canadians".  Artists may submit one work in each theme. August's category is "The Sky's the Limit".  Artists may submit two works in this show. The work must be original art and be ready to hang with a wire.  The Portraits of Canadians may use source material from others, but the source should be given credit in the title of the work, for example "after a portrait by Yousuf Karsh".  Three dimensional work may also be submitted.  Artists may submit up to five three dimensional pieces. The intake for the July exhibition is on Sunday, June 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Take-down and pick-up will be on Saturday, ...

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Evan & John May First Friday review by Brian Hay

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Evan & John: May 5th First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay The harmony singing by the duo of John Pilat and Evan Dawe was great right from the start. Their vocal work on ’New York’  by the Milk Carton Kids was easily up to the standard of the recording released by the original group. The parts for their guitars and the ease with which they wove them together were exemplary and their interpretation carried some individual touches while remaining faithful to the original piece. That it rolled off them so effortlessly shows they put a lot of work into getting things right. The reading given to Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘Mrs. Robinson’ was an attention grabber of the best kind. Subtle weaving of guitar parts and brilliant harmony singing was again the dominant force in their delivery. Moving to ’Snake Eyes’ by the Milk Carton Kids before playing ‘Wednesday Morning 3:00 ...

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ArtWalk 2017

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ArtWalk 2017

Registration for Artwalk 2017 will begin on March 1st. Everything will be online this year including payment. The early bird price will only be available until April 14. All vendors, whether it be environmental, cultural, artists, info booths, crafts or food will have to register and pay online. https://www.sarniaartwalk.com/2017-vendor-registration/ https://www.sarniaartwalk.com/2017-food-vendor-registration/ If you have any questions, please visit website, or contact at info@sarniaartwalk.com. Sincerely, Your Artwalk Team!

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City of Sarnia & Lawrence House: Children’s Art...

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City of Sarnia & Lawrence...

Registration is open for all 2017 children's art classes by The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. The dates and information are available on the newly revamped Lawrence House web site. There is PD Day Art, After School Art, Weekend Art (at the Bright's Grove Library) and March Break Art Camp all for children ages 6 - 12. Phone the direct line to the City Parks and Recreation Department to register: 519-339-1850. Here are the details from the web site: PD Day Art Ages: 6-12 years Time: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Cost: $44.00 REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor New direct number 519-339-1850 Please provide your child with a lunch, morning and afternoon snack.  NOTE:  NO NUTS PLEASE! Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly.  We recommend that the artists ...

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