ArtsNotes: Riverside Art

(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.

ACROSS THRESHOLDS: DENNIS SMITH & VIVIAN CATTANEO @ Gibson Gallery

August 7 – September 3 @ 11am – 5pm

Fine artists Dennis K. Smith and Vivian Cattaneo present images of doors and entranceways that allow the viewer to go beyond the image and cross over the threshold of imagination …MORE

DISNEY MUSIC SUMMER CAMP @ InTune Music

August 21 – 25 @ 9am – 3pm

Ages 7-12, FULL DAY $225/week. Have a blast this summer with an all-around creative camp with a huge focus on singing! Participants will collaborate all week long to create a final presentation for parents and friends involving their favourite Disney songs, acting, choreography and instrument playing …MORE

WINDSOR POETRY SLAM FT. SIMON MERMELSTEIN @ Phog Lounge

August 22 @ 8pm We’re back for another edition of the Windsor Poetry Slam and yes, it’s going to be amazing! Taking place at Phog Lounge on Tuesday, August 22nd! Doors will be open at 7:30 pm, show start will be 8 pm. As always, two rounds of three-minute poems …MORE

ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE FUND INFO SESSION @ Coach House at Willistead Manor Park

August 23 @5:30pm

The City of Windsor’s Cultural Affairs team will host a public info session during the application intake time period for individuals and organizations to come and learn more about the process of applying for funding …MORE

ART BY THE RIVER @ Fort Malden NHSC

August 26 – August 27 @ 5pm

Love art and the ACWR? Join us and over 160 topnotch artists and artisans in Amherstburg, August 26 and 27 at Art by the River, Essex County’s original arts and crafts festival …MORE

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH MICHAEL CHAMBERS @ Thames Art Gallery

Saturday, August 26 @ 11am – 4pm

Thames Art Gallery is very pleased to present an intensive photography workshop with artist Michael Chambers. Participants will gain valuable opportunities to analyse and critique subjective experiences …MORE

THE OFFICIAL PELEE ISLAND SUMMIT 2017 @ The Quarry & Pelee Island Winery Pavilion August 27 – August 28 @ All Day

The official Pelee Island Stone & Sky Summit will bring together 40 professionals to encourage the galvanization of cultural connections …MORE

FREE WEEKLY PLEIN AIR PAINT/SKETCH OUT @ Various Location Throughout Windsor & Essex

Monday, August 28 @ 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

DYNAMIC DUO ART PHOTOS – SHOW & SALE @ ArtSpeak Gallery

August 29 – September 2 @ 5pm

Dyanmic Duo Art Photos – Show & Sale will be hosted at the ArtSpeak Gallery from August 29 – September 2. The show will be featured during regular gallery hours. The reception will be held on Thursday, August 31 @ 9:30pm …MORE

UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

ART GALLERY OF GUELPH – Job Opportunity: Senior Curator | Deadline: Friday, Aug 25 …details

DEGROOTS NURSERIES – Call to Artists: Under the Glass Show …details

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

WIFF – Call to Filmmakers: WIFF Local ‘2017’ | Deadline: September 5, 2017 …details

WINDSOR ART MARKET – Call to Artists: Windsor Art Market – receiving inquiries on an on-going basis …details

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

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

ACWR – Call for Facilitators: Art.WORK Workshop Series 2017 – 2018 | On-going …details

MACLAREN ART CENTRE – Job Opportunity: Communications Assistant, Barrie, ON | Deadline: Monday, Aug 28 …details

SHERIDAN COLLEGE – Job Opportunity: Assistant Curator, Mississauga, ON | Deadline: Thursday, Aug 31 …details

CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION – Call for Submissions: Toronto West Arts Collaborative Fine Art Contest …details

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR –  The Sandwich Project | Walking Tours May 27 – October 1 …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY – ArtSpeak renovation with Lowe’s Heroes | Gallery Closed: Aug 1 – 4 …details

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

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

THAMES ART GALLERY – Shadows to Silver – a Retrospective | Michael Chambers. Exhibition runs July 7 – September 3 …details

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About the Author

Kaitlyn Briden
Kaitlyn Briden
Kaitlyn Briden is pursing an advanced diploma at St Clair College. She is a proud Windsorite who is passionate about community involvement and making Windsor a place anyone can call home. She is the Programs Assistant for the Arts Council Windsor and Region. Email Kaitlyn Briden
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