ArtsNotes: Diggin’ The Quarry

(WINDSOR, ON) – Check out this week’s ACWR ArtsNotes, your weekly guide to the arts in Windsor and Essex County. Read more about the arts in the area by checking out the Arts Council Windsor and Region website.

Submitting to Arts Notes? Would you like your arts-related event, exhibition, performance, concert to appear in Arts Notes/Community Calendar? Submit your event through the Community Calendar by Monday at 5:00pm.

WINDSOR HEAT: ACWR SUMMER MEMBER’S EXHIBITION @ ArtSpeak Gallery

July 11 – 22, 2017

The Arts Council of Windsor & Region (ACWR) is proud to share the work of its members this summer in its annual summer members show entitled, Windsor HEAT. The exhibition is themed “all things Windsor” to celebrate Windsor’s 125th Birthday. Reception: Friday, July 21 6:30 – 9:00pm …MORE

MAKE & TAKE: ARTS.WORK.LEARNING WORKSHOP WITH KATHRYN PASQUACH OF CULTURE SHOCK JEWELRY @ ArtSpeak Gallery

Wednesday, July 12 @ 5:30 – 7pm

Join us for a fun class with guest instructor Kat Pasquach, and make your own beaded deer hide pouch! We will be making a small pouch in your choice of two sewing styles. No sewing experience is necessary,
and all materials are provided …MORE

DRAWING 101 WITH ARTIST SASHA OPEIKO @ SB Contemporary Art

(Wednesdays) July 12 – August 16 @ 1 – 3:30pm

Have you always wanted to learn to draw, or you love to draw but are out of practice! Come and join Artist, Sasha Opeiko for this 6 week drawing course this summer. Get your creativity flowing again while learning the basics of drawing, explore new techniques …MORE

THRESHOLD OF MAGIC: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF TOM THOMPSON @ The Bank Theatre

July 14 – 15 @ 7:30pm & July 16 @ 2pm

The Bank Theatre Proudly Presents Threshold of Magic: The Death & Life of Tom Thomson Directed by Barry Brodie, Featuring Jeffery Bastien. The play begins at the moment of Tom Thomson’s accidental death …MORE

CRAFTERNOON WORKSHOP : FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS @ InTune Windsor

July 15 @ 1 – 2:30pm

All Ages (Kids 8+ can be dropped off) [$20/workshop or $30 for both] Learn the ins & outs, side to sides, & ups & downs of making awesome & unique friendship bracelets …MORE

COMPOSITION WORKSHOP WITH PETER KELLY OF NEW BLUE: EMERGING DANCE @ HNM Dance Centre 

Saturday, July 15 @ 4 – 6pm

This is a two hour workshop for pre-professional and professional choreographers and dancers and dance enjoyers. Participants will explore choreographic and musical structures, and …MORE

PELEE ISLAND STONE & SKY MUSIC & ARTS SERIES @ The Quarry 

Saturday, July 15 @ 6pm

July 15th: Word: Andre Narbonne, winner of the Atlantic Writing Competition, sailed as a marine engineer, and has two new books out this year. Music: The masterful blend known as the Count Yorgi quartet return to the Quarry …MORE

WINDSOR DANCE NETWORK MEETING – DANCE PRESENTATION AND ADMINISTRATOR @ HNM Dance Centre 

Sunday, July 16 @ 12 – 1pm

Dance Ontario, through the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, invites you to participate in another Windsor Dance Network meeting aimed to help the local dance community …MORE

FREE WEEKLY PLEIN AIR PAINT/SKETCH OUT @ Various Locations throughout Windsor & Essex County 

Monday, July 17 @ 10am

The Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Society is an active group of like minded artists who regularly meet to paint on location. We are accepting new members. The locations are announced via email …MORE

WHITE WORKS: DENNIS & DYLAN WHITE @ Gibson Gallery 

July 10 – August 6 @ 11am – 5pm

The Gibson Gallery welcomes the return to the gallery of Amherstburg’s muralist, Dennis White, joined by son Dylan in his first gallery exhibit. Well-known throughout Canada and beyond for their lifelike portrayals …MORE

AT THE BEACH SUMMER CAMP @ InTune Windsor 

July 17 – 21 @ 9:30am – 12pm

The Arts Council of Windsor & Region (ACWR) is proud to share the work of its members this summer in its annual summer members show entitled, Windsor HEAT …MORE

TOAST OPEN MIC POETRY @ Phog Lounge

Tuesday, July 18 @ 7 – 10pm

Toast Open Mic Poetry is a collaboration of art, writing, and performance with poets from all different backgrounds. It happens the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Phog Lounge beginning at 9:00 PM …MORE

SATURDAY JULY ARTS STUDIO DROP IN @ SB Contemporary Art

Saturdays @ 10am – 12pm

Come into the gallery each week and create a new work of ART! On Saturday mornings artist April Morris will be on hand with new ideas, and materials to create with …MORE

ONE WALL, ONE WORK – ARTIST DEAN CARSON @ SB Contemporary Art 

July 8 – 29 @ 12 – 4pm

The work refers to an image of a domestic display of a window in a design segment in a local newspaper. The photograph has been cut up into random segments using the collage technique …MORE

UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

WIFF – Call to Filmmakers | Deadline: Sept 5, 2017 …details

CITY OF WINDSOR – Call to Artists: Wall Space / Community Art Gallery | Deadline: July 15, 2017 …details

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL – Job Call: Social Media Coordinator for Media City Film Festival | Festival Dates: Aug 2 – 5, 2017 …details

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL – Volunteer Call: Media City Film Festival | Festival Dates: Aug 2 – 5, 2017 …details

SB CONTEMPORARY ART – Call to Artists: Studio Space Available …details

ONE TEN PARK – Call to artists: MAKE: PUBLIC MailArt | Deadline: September 1, 2017 …details

CANADIAN CRAFT BIENNIAL – Call to Crafters: Two Day Symposium | Sept 15 – 16, 2017 …details

W.A.M. WINDSOR ART MARKET – Calls to Artists: Windsor Art Market …details

THEATRE ONTARIO – Call to Artists: Must be Member of Theatre Ontario. Grant deadline: Oct 1 …details

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ARTCITE INC. – Unfolding: Antonietta Grassi & Katherine Pickering. Exhibition runs June 30 to July 29, 2017 …details

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR – Charles Pachter: The Cranbrook Years | Runs until October 1 …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY – Windsor HEAT: Summer Member’s Exhibition. July 11 – 22, 2017. Reception: July 21 …details

GIBSON GALLERY – White Works | Dennis & Dylan White. Exhibition runs July 10 to Aug 6 …details

WINDSOR SANDWICH SHOP – Lake Art Studios Gallery Exhibit | Andrea Mercier & Arlene Murphy. Exhibition runs January 16 to December 31 …details

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About the Author

Ashley Mailloux
Ashley is passionate about arts and culture as well as community outreach. She is the assistant outreach co-ordinator for the Arts Council Windsor and Region. Email Ashley Mailloux
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