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Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 (events found - 8)

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tour & talk 6:30pm
Gallery Tours. FREE with admission.
Jun 7: "The Life of a Collection." Join curators Sarah Quinton and Anna Richard as they discuss the needlework mottos and their evolving meanings in the hands of women who made them, their collector Jane Webster and the artist Katherine Knight. In association with the exhibitions, Kind Words Can Never Die: A Personal Collection of Victorian Needlework, and Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections.
Aug 16: "Japanese Textile Traditions." Join curator Natalia Nekrassova on a tour of the exhibition, Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles, as she highlights the various methods of construction and decoration that are featured in both the historical and contemporary textiles in the exhibition. ... more
Gallery Tours. FREE with admission.
Oct 19: "The Artist and Her Generation." Join Georgiana Uhlyarik, Associate Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, for a tour of the exhibition that offers a global view of women artists of Sheila Hicks' generation.
Nov 23: "The Art of Material Transformation." Join Curatorial Director Sarah Quinton as she discusses the power and potential of simple materials to convey a sense of place and lived experience in the sculptures of Sheila Hicks.
Dec 14: "Thread Journeys." Join Curator Roxane Shaughnessy as she discusses how, drawing on memory and experience, Sheila Hicks uses textiles as a language to record and interpret imagery she encounters during her travels across the globe.
Mar 1: "The Art of Display." Join Curatorial Director Sarah Quinton as she discusses the power of Brendan Fernandes' exhibition display methods in Lost Bodies.
Mar 22: "The Life of a Collection." Join curators Sarah Quinton and Anna Richard as they discuss the needlework mottos and their evolving meanings in the hands of women who made them, their collector Jane Webster and the artist Katherine Knight.
Apr 26: "Huichol Dress." Join TMC Curator Roxane Shaughnessy for an exploration of the rich spiritual symbolism of Huichol dress and the complex layers of meaning of traditional designs drawn from nature.
May 24 "Slow Looking." Join TMC Education Programs Coordinator Susan Fohr for an in-depth, slowed-down look at two of the complex yarn paintings by artist José Benítez Sánchez. Participants will be encouraged to share their observations and insights on the featured artworks.
Jun 7: "The Life of a Collection." Join curators Sarah Quinton and Anna Richard as they discuss the needlework mottos and their evolving meanings in the hands of women who made them, their collector Jane Webster and the artist Katherine Knight. In association with the exhibitions, Kind Words Can Never Die: A Personal Collection of Victorian Needlework, and Katherine Knight: Portraits and Collections.
Aug 16: "Japanese Textile Traditions." Join curator Natalia Nekrassova on a tour of the exhibition, Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles, as she highlights the various methods of construction and decoration that are featured in both the historical and contemporary textiles in the exhibition.
Textile Museum of Canada (T.O. Downtown)
first day
The LGBTQ Show: You Can Sit With Us. Works by Philip Hare, Ethel Shoul, Jean Fode & Therese Maude Christie ... more
The LGBTQ Show: You Can Sit With Us. Works by Philip Hare, Ethel Shoul, Jean Fode & Therese Maude Christie.
Gerrard Art Space (GAS) (T.O. Central)
opening reception 7-9pm
Liquid Landscape, new work by Rosemary Parson. Working with layers of encaustic wax and pigmentations on birch panels, Rosemary Parson creates a series of transparent abstractions ... more
Liquid Landscape, new work by Rosemary Parson. Working with layers of encaustic wax and pigmentations on birch panels, Rosemary Parson creates a series of transparent abstractions.
Rectory Gallery & Cafe (T.O. Central)
public reception 7-8:30pm
Etobicoke Seniors Art Show. Presented by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation ... more
Etobicoke Seniors Art Show. Presented by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, this exhibition offers the opportunity to experience the talent and enthusiasm of the many seniors in our community who have created artworks in a variety of media.
Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery (T.O. Greater)
reception 7-9pm
Highlights 2017 presents artwork by members of the Etobicoke Art Group ... more
Highlights 2017 presents artwork by members of the Etobicoke Art Group. This year's May / June date offers members an end-of-the-year choice of the best in their artistic accomplishment in classes, workshops, juried shows, various other exhibitions and ultimately in their own working space.
Neilson Park Creative Centre (T.O. Greater)
first day (closing reception: Jun 17)
The Cat's Meow Art Show. Main Gallery. An art show of cat pictures, dedicated to raising awareness and support of Cat Rescues in Peel Region ... more
The Cat's Meow Art Show. Main Gallery. An art show of cat pictures, dedicated to raising awareness and support of Cat Rescues in Peel Region. During this art exhibition we request our participating artists, membership and audience to donate a non-perishable cat-food package, any toys or blankets that will help Cat Rescues take good care of these lovable pets!
Beaux-Arts Galleries Brampton (T.O. Environs)
first day
Dale Boyd: Signs of Life. A Collection of Handpainted Signs ... more
Dale Boyd: Signs of Life. A Collection of Handpainted Signs.
Beaux-Arts Galleries Brampton (T.O. Environs)
opening reception 5-7pm
At renann isaacs contemporary art, Sea Change by Cheryl Ruddock. Taking its title from an idiom for profound transformation, this series of new paintings draws on Ruddock's lifelong relationship with the Canadian landscape. Evening with the artist: TBA ... more
At renann isaacs contemporary art, Sea Change by Cheryl Ruddock. Taking its title from an idiom for profound transformation, this series of new paintings draws on Ruddock's lifelong relationship with the Canadian landscape. Evening with the artist: TBA.
Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art (Ontario South-West)