Sector News - August 2019
Support Bottled Feelings - The Exhibit by Doris Wei
Bottled Feelings - The Exhibition is a free collaborative and interactive exhibition intended to allow anonymous people to submit feelings they have only felt inside but have never spoke about.
Doris is raising funds to support this exhibit! Help by making a small contribution today.
For more info and to support, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/doriswai/bottled-feelings-the-exhibition/description
Latcham Art Centre and Gallery Exhibit: SHAPING TIME
Artist: Natalie Hunter, Xiaojing Yan and Lois Schklar
Dates: July 10, 2019 to August 24, 2019
OPENS WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 at 7PM
Celebrate our 40th anniversary with the group exhibition about memory and time featuring artists Natalie Hunter, Lois Schklar, Xiaojing Yan. Join us for the special opening night party on Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm to honour this important milestone and all the incredible individuals in our community and beyond that have made Latcham Art Centre the vibrant visual art centre it is today. This exhibition purposefully represents artists at all different stages of their careers, pairing two established artists who have exhibited with the gallery in past and an emerging artist, showcasing the role a public art gallery plays in helping to support the growth and development of artists.
Refreshments will be served. Remarks at 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome!
For more info, visit: http://www.latchamartcentre.ca/?q=exhibitions/shaping-time
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More Youth Visit Art Galleries
In his 20 years as an arts researcher, Kelly Hill of Hill Strategies Research has read—and written—a lot of studies on cultural participation and engagement.
But when Hill was examining new data recently to complete a just-released study on arts audiences in Canada, he found some of his own expectations upended.
“A stunning finding of this report is that youth tend to attend a lot of different arts forms in higher proportions than older people,” says Hill, “which kind of flips our expectations of who goes to arts events.” Read More
The York Region Arts Council is a non-profit, charitable umbrella organization that serves to advance, promote, represent and connect the arts community across the region.