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T.O. Environs
Whitby
1450 Henry Street, Whitby ON L1N 0A8 (corner of Henry and Victoria Streets)
hours: Mon-Wed & Fri 10-4:30, Thur 10-9, Sat & Sun 12-4. Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve & Day.
admission: FREE
T: 905 668 4185
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Exhibitions ... more
Exhibitions
In-gallery preview Apr 1-27, 2017 | Fundraising event Thur 27 Apr, 7-10pm:
Drawing For Art. Station Gallery bursts with excitement and suspense at this much-loved signature event that celebrates culture and puts original artwork into the hands of ticket holders. Tickets are $225 each and include a fabulous time for two to attend, gourmet appetizers and aunique piece of art to take home. Tickets: http://bit.ly/2oqgO40 ... more
Drawing For Art. Station Gallery bursts with excitement and suspense at this much-loved signature event that celebrates culture and puts original artwork into the hands of ticket holders. Tickets are $225 each and include a fabulous time for two to attend, gourmet appetizers and aunique piece of art to take home. Tickets: http://bit.ly/2oqgO40.
May 1-7, 2017 | reception Thur 4 May, 7pm:
Art Attack. It's International Youth Week and the Town of Whitby and Whitby Youth Council in partnership with the Station Gallery are excited to present the third annual Art Attack event during the first week of May 2017. Art Attack gives Whitby youth ages 12-18 the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. Multiple art pieces will be selected to be showcased at Station Gallery in a week-long exhibition. Youth are encouraged to submit their artwork in various categories including: drawing and painting, sculpture, video and film, photography, graffiti and fashion and jewellery ... more
Art Attack. It's International Youth Week and the Town of Whitby and Whitby Youth Council in partnership with the Station Gallery are excited to present the third annual Art Attack event during the first week of May 2017. Art Attack gives Whitby youth ages 12-18 the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. Multiple art pieces will be selected to be showcased at Station Gallery in a week-long exhibition. Youth are encouraged to submit their artwork in various categories including: drawing and painting, sculpture, video and film, photography, graffiti and fashion and jewellery.
May 13-28, 2017 | closing reception & awards ceremony Thur 25 May, 7pm:
10th Annual Durham College Exhibition. It's a landmark anniversary partnership! SG is proud to present the tenth edition featuring the creative output of Durham College's Fine Art and Design students. This popular, year-end exhibition showcases new-generation artists and college grads. It's been a productive academic year at the College. Hundreds of diverse and engaging art projects will be on display through the gallery. A must-see! ... more
10th Annual Durham College Exhibition. It's a landmark anniversary partnership! SG is proud to present the tenth edition featuring the creative output of Durham College's Fine Art and Design students. This popular, year-end exhibition showcases new-generation artists and college grads. It's been a productive academic year at the College. Hundreds of diverse and engaging art projects will be on display through the gallery. A must-see!
Jun 3-Jul 2, 2017 | reception Sat 3 Jun, 1pm:
Barry Ace: Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin | The Great Lakes. Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin presents a new series of honouring blankets for the five Great Lakes. Hudson's Bay trade blankets are adorned with unique Anishinaabe blanket strips that remix intricately designed floral motifs and geometric iconography composed of traditional glass-cut beads and contemporary electronic components (capacitors, resistors, and diodes). Each blanket is a homage to a specific Great Lake and retells Anishinaabeg historical and cultural narratives through the use of mnemonic iconography and code embedded into each blanket strip. The suite of contemporary honouring blankets are witness to the persistence of Anishinaabeg cultural continuity, through the confluence of the historical and contemporary ... more
Barry Ace: Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin | The Great Lakes.
Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin presents a new series of honouring blankets for the five Great Lakes. Hudson's Bay trade blankets are adorned with unique Anishinaabe blanket strips that remix intricately designed floral motifs and geometric iconography composed of traditional glass-cut beads and contemporary electronic components (capacitors, resistors, and diodes). Each blanket is a homage to a specific Great Lake and retells Anishinaabeg historical and cultural narratives through the use of mnemonic iconography and code embedded into each blanket strip. The suite of contemporary honouring blankets are witness to the persistence of Anishinaabeg cultural continuity, through the confluence of the historical and contemporary.
Events ... more
Events
Apr-Jun 2017:
Art Talks. (16+ years; FREE to attend) –
Mon 3 Apr, 1pm: "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, 7pm: "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 ... more
Art Talks. (16+ years; FREE to attend) –
Mon 3 Apr, 1pm: "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, 7pm: "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, 7pm: "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, 1pm: "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, 7pm: "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, 7pm: "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.
Mon 5 Jun, 1pm: "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, 7pm: Curator's Walk & Talk. Join SG Curator Olex Wlasenko for an interesting walk and talk through the thought-provoking Barry Ace exhibition during Canada's sesquicentennial celebrations. In his exhibition, Nayaano-nibiimaang Gichigamiin, 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 the contemporary.
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(See also Community Courses – click here).