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Thursday, August 17th, 2017 (events found - 9)

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opening 6-9pm (see Aug 20 for lecture; Aug 27 for artist talk)
In the Spirit of Indigo. Curated by Michelle Letarte and Sharron Corrigan Forrest as part of the Summer Indigo Festival and sponsored by the Ontario Arts Council. Featuring work from Michael Chambers, Joël Guzman, Philip Hare, Sayward Johnson, Tai Kim, Wayne Kodje, Darlene Monroe, Maxine Noel and Dominique Prévost, as well as a selection of artists from Festival workshops ... more
In the Spirit of Indigo. Curated by Michelle Letarte and Sharron Corrigan Forrest as part of the Summer Indigo Festival and sponsored by the Ontario Arts Council. Featuring work from Michael Chambers, Joël Guzman, Philip Hare, Sayward Johnson, Tai Kim, Wayne Kodje, Darlene Monroe, Maxine Noel and Dominique Prévost, as well as a selection of artists from Festival workshops.
Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts (T.O. Downtown)
final day of exhibition
Two Generations of Indigenous Art. This exhibition is a celebration of Canada's great Indigenous artists: Carl Beam, Bob Boyer, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Glenna Matoush, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig & Carl Ray ... more
Two Generations of Indigenous Art. This exhibition is a celebration of Canada's great Indigenous artists: Carl Beam, Bob Boyer, Eddy Cobiness, Alex Janvier, Glenna Matoush, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig & Carl Ray.
Gallery Gevik (T.O. Yorkville/Midtown)
final day of exhibition
The MaestroLino Tagliapietra. Lino Tagliapietra's career is defined by a dedication to workmanship, innovation, and collaboration. Born in 1934 on the renowned glass-blowing island of Murano, Italy, Tagliapietra began his apprenticeship at age 11 with Muranese master Archimede Seguso from whom Tagliapietra achieved the status of Maestro Vetraio by the age of 21. For over forty-two years, Lino worked in various for-profit Murano factories including Vetreria Galliano Ferro, Venini & Co., and finally as the Artistic and Technical Director of Effetre International (1976-1989) ... more
The MaestroLino Tagliapietra. Lino Tagliapietra's career is defined by a dedication to workmanship, innovation, and collaboration. Born in 1934 on the renowned glass-blowing island of Murano, Italy, Tagliapietra began his apprenticeship at age 11 with Muranese master Archimede Seguso from whom Tagliapietra achieved the status of Maestro Vetraio by the age of 21. For over forty-two years, Lino worked in various for-profit Murano factories including Vetreria Galliano Ferro, Venini & Co., and finally as the Artistic and Technical Director of Effetre International (1976-1989).
Sandra Ainsley Gallery (T.O. Central)
curator's talk 7-8pm
Art Talks. (16+ years; $5 suggested donation) –
Thur 17 Aug, 7-8pm: "Synchronicities: Art & Cinema, Part VI." Never has the intersection of art and film been as pronounced as today. Join SG Curator Olex Wlasenko for an encore performance in this ever-expanding series exploring vsual art and cinema. Wlasenko addresses the influence of moving images on still imagery, and vice versa.
Thur 28 Sep, 7-8pm: "Collage Auto Portrait." Twenty years ago, Anishinaabe artist Robert Houle created a remarkable suite of twelve mixed media self-portraits. This landmark series is preserved in the SG permanent collection. Join the artist for this special artist talk on the final Thursday of September ... more
Art Talks. (16+ years; $5 suggested donation) –
Mon 3 Apr, 1-2pm: "The Amended Landscape" – by Chai Duncan. This second curatorial talk by Chai Duncan, Curator of the Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, will explore the concept of landscape – the role it has played and the evolution it has undergone in the world of art, as well as in the construction of Canadian cultural identity.
Thur 13 Apr, 7-8pm: "The Vinyl Story" – by Olex Wlasenko. At the Whitby Public Library, an art talk just in time for Record Store Day! Vintage album covers are a fascinating entry point to the world of visual art. Curator Olex Wlasenko shares his passion for collecting vinyl records and brings in his favourites that tell the captivating stories behind the music.
Thur 20 Apr, 7-8pm: "Not-so-Starving Artists." We've all heard of impoverished artists working tirelessly for their craft through the ages. This encore art talk reaches beyond the well-worn stereotype to explore the connection between wealth and artistic achievement.
Mon 1 May, 1-2pm: "Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!" Art can be distressing. some artists check the bounds of their profession through tests of hardship, sometimes to the point of exhaustion. This talk explores artistic extremes through performances, Endurance Art and creative feats of stamina.
Thur 11 May, 7-8pm: "The Daves We Know" – by Olex Wlasenko. At the Whitby Public Library. We'll take an arbitrary look at artistic notions of "David." From Michelangelo's famed sculpture to works created by artists with the same name – during this hour we'll explore the works of David Blackwood, Caspar David Friederich, David Hockney, David Bowie, Jacques-Louis David, and Micah Lexier.
Thur 18 May, 7-8pm: "How Appropriate?" Appropriation has been a strategy used by artists for over a century. In this encore presentation, we'll survey how artists adopt, borrow, recycle or sample cultural production to make new statements with old images.
Wed 24 May, 7-8pm: "Tom Thomson" with Angie Littlefield. Guest speaker and author Angie Littlefield will discuss her latest book, Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of Friends: biography, history, art and food.
Mon 5 Jun, 1-2pm: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Arts Club Band." Released on June 1, 1967, The Beatles' eighth studio album revolutionized both music and album art. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their iconic album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, this special art talk explores connections to artisans, illustrators, designers and visual artists pictured on the record's psychedelic sleeve.
Thur 15 Jun, 7-8pm: Artist's Walk & Talk: Barry Ace. Ottawa-based Anishinaabeg artist Barry Ace presents a new series of honouring blankets for The Five Great Lakes. The blankets are witness to the persistence of cultural continuity, through the confluence of the historical and contemporary. Join SG Curator Olex for an interesting walk and talk through this thought-provoking exhibition during Canada's sesquicentennial celebrations.
Thur 20 Jul, 7-8pm: "The Daves We Know." We'll take an arbitrary look at artistic notions of "David." From Michelangelo's famed sculpture to works created by artists with the same name – during this hour we'll explore the works made by artistic Davids – not to mention, we'll be surrounded by David Wysotski's solo show.
Thur 17 Aug, 7-8pm: "Synchronicities: Art & Cinema, Part VI." Never has the intersection of art and film been as pronounced as today. Join SG Curator Olex Wlasenko for an encore performance in this ever-expanding series exploring vsual art and cinema. Wlasenko addresses the influence of moving images on still imagery, and vice versa.
Thur 28 Sep, 7-8pm: "Collage Auto Portrait." Twenty years ago, Anishinaabe artist Robert Houle created a remarkable suite of twelve mixed media self-portraits. This landmark series is preserved in the SG permanent collection. Join the artist for this special artist talk on the final Thursday of September.
Station Gallery (T.O. Environs)
first day (see Sep 14 for reception)
Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies. Guest Curator Mark A. Cheetham explores commonplace declarations such as "Tom Thomson is the Van Gogh of Canada" and "Norval Morrisseau is the Picasso of the North". Includes art by Jack Chambers, William Kurelek, Norval Morrisseau, Pablo Picasso, Tom Thomson drawn from MMA collection and on loan from galleries across Ontario ... more
Struck by Likening: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies. Guest Curator Mark A. Cheetham explores commonplace declarations such as "Tom Thomson is the Van Gogh of Canada" and "Norval Morrisseau is the Picasso of the North". Includes art by Jack Chambers, William Kurelek, Norval Morrisseau, Pablo Picasso, Tom Thomson drawn from MMA collection and on loan from galleries across Ontario.
McMaster Museum of Art (Ontario South-West)
first day (see Sep 14 for reception)
Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God. Two photo-hybrid series by Toronto-based artist ... more
Simon Glass: The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God. Two photo-hybrid series by Toronto-based artist.
McMaster Museum of Art (Ontario South-West)
concert 8-10pm
At renann isaacs contemporary art from Aug 3 to Aug 26: Bones & Secrets by Ryan Price, a series of intimate drawings conceived and executed for the album of singer, songwriter and harpist Shannon Kingsbury. Opening reception Thur 3 Aug, 5-7pm.
Special event Thurs 17 Aug, 8-10pm: Shannon Kingsbury in concert with Jeff Bird, Ben Grossman, Gary Diggins, and Tricia Brubacher. Doors open 7:30pm. Tickets: $35, available at R.I.C.A ... more
At renann isaacs contemporary art from Aug 3 to Aug 26: Bones & Secrets by Ryan Price, a series of intimate drawings conceived and executed for the album of singer, songwriter and harpist Shannon Kingsbury. Opening reception Thur 3 Aug, 5-7pm. Special event Thurs 17 Aug, 8-10pm: Shannon Kingsbury in concert with Jeff Bird, Ben Grossman, Gary Diggins, and Tricia Brubacher. Doors open 7:30pm. Tickets: $35, available at R.I.C.A.
Renann Isaacs Contemporary Art (Ontario South-West)
valuation day
VALUATION DAYS –
Thur 17 Aug 2017
at our Vancouver office. Please contact the Vancouver office to make an appointmtent.
Mon 26 Aug 2017 at our Montreal office. Please contact the Montreal office to make an appointmtent. ... more
VALUATION DAYS –
Thur 17 Aug 2017
at our Vancouver office. Please contact the Vancouver office to make an appointmtent.
Mon 26 Aug 2017 at our Montreal office. Please contact the Montreal office to make an appointmtent.
Heffel Fine Art Auction House (Art Auctions / Trusts)
workshop
Thur 17 Aug, 7-8:30pm: Creative Exchange, Grant Writing, in partnership with the City of Brampton and the Ontario Arts Council. This is a FREE event; RSVP by emailing: Christina.Romasz@brampton.ca ... more
Thur 17 Aug 2017, 7-8:30pm: Creative Exchange, Grant Writing, in partnership with the City of Brampton and the Ontario Arts Council. This is a FREE event; RSVP by emailing: Christina.Romasz@brampton.ca.
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Community Courses)