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Varley Art Gallery En Plein Air

Varley Art Gallery En Plein Air

This Summer at the Varley!

Come to Markham and paint outdoors.

Just as F.H. Varley did, local artists, are invited to set up their easels on Main St. Unionville and in Toogood Pond Park to paint or draw in the open air. Everyone is welcome to join us painting outdoors.

Saturday, August 10 to Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Varley Art Gallery En Plein Air Competition

Are you an artist living in Markham or York Region?

Would you like to have a chance to exhibit yourt work at the historic McKay Art Centre on Main Street Unionville?

Apply to participate in this years' Varley En Plein Air Competition.

The Varley Art Gallery of Markham is excited to announce its first annual En Plein Air Competition! In celebration of F.H. Varley and his connection with Unionville, local artists will set up their easels on Main Street Unionville and in Toogood Pond Park to paint or draw in the open air the weekend of August 10 – 11, 2019. The works produced will be juried by a committee and the winners’ works will be shown in the En Plein Air exhibition at the historic McKay Art Centre on Main Street Unionville. The exhibition will take place in September, 2019, to coincide with Doors Open Markham. The deadline to apply to participate in the competition is July 5, 2019, and application details can be found at varleyartgallery.ca.

A suggested donation of $10 will be collected at registration to benefit the Education Department at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham.

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Newmarket, ON. L3Y 4Y9

Phone: 905-726-3278
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