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56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke ON M9C 1V7 (between Bloor & Dundas, W of Hwy 427)
hours: Mon-Sat 9-4, Tuesdays 9-7, Sun 12-4. Closed holiday weekends, and weekends in Jul & Aug.
T: 416 622 5294
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Neilson Park Creative Centre
Gallery exhibitions ... more
Gallery exhibitions
Mar 20-Apr 9, 2017 | reception Sat 25 Mar, 1-4pm:
One After the Other includes abstract paintings that emphasize created spaces and minimalist actions. Featuring paintings from emerging artists Julia Szabo, Shannon Taylor-Jones, and Janine Wheeler, this range of work illustrates complementary yet diverse forms of contemporary abstraction ... more
One After the Other includes abstract paintings that emphasize created spaces and minimalist actions. Featuring paintings from emerging artists Julia Szabo, Shannon Taylor-Jones, and Janine Wheeler, this range of work illustrates complementary yet diverse forms of contemporary abstraction.
Mar 20-Apr 9, 2017 | reception Mon 20 Mar, 7-9pm:
Flux is a photography exhibition which features work by Jennifer Ribout of J. K. Ribout Photography and Rileigh Sabourin of Rileigh Sabourin Photography. This exhibition presents three series of work titled Flux, Essence, and Vitality ... more
Flux is a photography exhibition which features work by Jennifer Ribout of J. K. Ribout Photography and Rileigh Sabourin of Rileigh Sabourin Photography. This exhibition presents three series of work titled Flux, Essence, and Vitality.
Apr 10-30, 2017 | reception Sat 22 Apr, 12noon-4pm:
Imagining Peace: Walking Labyrinths is a solo exhibition featuring work by Bruce Parsons. This exhibition, which came together starting in 2012, focuses on the use of a wide range of materials, such as mural paintings, objects, watercolour on paper, video and installation. Parsons' extensive exhibition record includes solo and group exhibitions across Canada in both private, artist-run spaces and public galleries as well as in exhibitions in Beijing, New York City, Hong Kong and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England ... more
Imagining Peace: Walking Labyrinths is a solo exhibition featuring work by Bruce Parsons. This exhibition, which came together starting in 2012, focuses on the use of a wide range of materials, such as mural paintings, objects, watercolour on paper, video and installation. Parsons' extensive exhibition record includes solo and group exhibitions across Canada in both private, artist-run spaces and public galleries as well as in exhibitions in Beijing, New York City, Hong Kong and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Bruce Parsons invites participants to be a part of the discussion that explores the notion of non-objective painting during his artist talk on Tues 18 Apr, 7-9pm.
Apr 10-30, 2017 | reception Tues 11 Apr, 6-9pm:
The Sound of Life features oil paintings by Oleg Churylov that are artistic expressions about individual events, episodes, scenes of life, our spiritual experiences, dreams and nature around us. The inspirations for Churylov's pieces started when he was a child in the distant city of Baku. He has been seeking these experiences through different facets of his life ... more
The Sound of Life features oil paintings by Oleg Churylov that are artistic expressions about individual events, episodes, scenes of life, our spiritual experiences, dreams and nature around us. The inspirations for Churylov's pieces started when he was a child in the distant city of Baku. He has been seeking these experiences through different facets of his life.
May 1-23, 2017 | reception Tues 2 May, 7-9pm:
Etobicoke Hand Weavers and Spinners Annual Show. This exhibition features work by the Etobicoke Hand Weavers and Spinners. The purpose of the Guild is to: encourage an interest in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing amongst its members and in the community; provide opportunities to increase skills and artistry in these crafts by sharing of experience and by providing opportunities and services ... more
Etobicoke Hand Weavers and Spinners Annual Show. This exhibition features work by the Etobicoke Hand Weavers and Spinners. The purpose of the Guild is to: encourage an interest in hand weaving, spinning and dyeing amongst its members and in the community; provide opportunities to increase skills and artistry in these crafts by sharing of experience and by providing opportunities and services.
May 25-Jun 11, 2017 | reception Wed 7 Jun, 7-9pm:
Highlights 2017 presents artwork by members of the Etobicoke Arts 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 ... more
Highlights 2017 presents artwork by members of the Etobicoke Arts 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.
May 25-Jun 11, 2017 | reception Thur 8 Jun, 7-9pm:
Calligraphic Confederation presents work by the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. Pen, ink and paper were the tools used to document the Confederation-makers' meetings and parliamentary debates. To mark and celebrate our 150 years of Confederation, calligraphic artists have put pen to paper. Historical, political, social, personal and poetic perspectives about our country are expressed with traditional and contemporary lettering ... more
Calligraphic Confederation presents work by the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. Pen, ink and paper were the tools used to document the Confederation-makers' meetings and parliamentary debates. To mark and celebrate our 150 years of Confederation, calligraphic artists have put pen to paper. Historical, political, social, personal and poetic perspectives about our country are expressed with traditional and contemporary lettering.
Jun 12-Jul 2, 2017:
Hook and I. The annual Hook and I exhibition by the Etobicoke Rugcrafters features a selection of rugs created in the "Canadian Style",  the rugcrafters' group challenge in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. A variety of hooked items utilizing traditional rug hooking methods and other mixed fibre techniques will also be on display ... more
Hook and I. The annual Hook and I exhibition by the Etobicoke Rugcrafters features a selection of rugs created in the "Canadian Style",  the rugcrafters' group challenge in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. A variety of hooked items utilizing traditional rug hooking methods and other mixed fibre techniques will also be on display.
Programs ... more
Programs
Wed 12 Apr 2017, 7:30-9:30pm:
"Egg to Grave" with Susan Eckenwalder. In partnership with Etobicoke Art Group. FREE. Susan Eckenwalder will discuss various methods and motivations behind her work, as well as include odd facts and some insight into image selection ... more
"Egg to Grave" with Susan Eckenwalder. In partnership with Etobicoke Art Group. FREE. Susan Eckenwalder will discuss various methods and motivations behind her work, as well as include odd facts and some insight into image selection.
Tues 18 Apr 2017, 7-9pm:
"Places Out of Time" with Bruce Parsons. FREE. Parsons invites participants to be part of a discussion that explores the notion of non-objective painting during his artist talk. In conjunction with his current exhibition at NPCC, Imagining Peace: Walking Labyrinths that includes paintings, sculptures and installations ... more
"Places Out of Time" with Bruce Parsons. FREE. Parsons invites participants to be part of a discussion that explores the notion of non-objective painting during his artist talk. In conjunction with his current exhibition at NPCC, Imagining Peace: Walking Labyrinths that includes paintings, sculptures and installations.
Sun 7 May 2017, 2-4pm:
"Beautiful Writing" with Mark Lurz and Ramona Matthews. In partnership with Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. FREE. Experienced instructors Mark Lurz and Ramona Matthews will guide you through the steps of writing with pen and ink ... more
"Beautiful Writing" with Mark Lurz and Ramona Matthews. In partnership with Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. FREE. Experienced instructors Mark Lurz and Ramona Matthews will guide you through the steps of writing with pen and ink.
(See also Gallery Spaces for Rent in Art Services – click here; and Community Courses – click here) ... more
(See also Gallery Spaces for Rent in Art Services – click here; and Community Courses – click here).