ArtsNotes: Unveiling Skin

(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.

REGISTER NOW FOR FALL LESSONS @ South Windsor School of Music

September 4 – 22

South Windsor School of Music is now accepting new students for Fall 2017. Take private music lessons at the #1 music school in Windsor, where making music makes sense …MORE

CANADA 150 JURIED ART EXHIBIT @ The Gibson Gallery

September 7 – October 1 @11am – 5pm

This exhibition expresses the celebration of the birth of our nation and presents an opportunity for the artists to showcase their art in a juried exhibit and promote their art. Admission is free, donations support heritage site …MORE

MUSEUM VOLUNTEER GROUP MEETING @ Chimczuk Museum

September 7 @6:30pm

Free event open to the public. Join us for our monthly Volunteer Group Meeting, This month, Museum Windsor Curator Madelyn Della Valle will be providing a walkthrough of the new exhibit …MORE

THE DRAWER BOY @ Sho Art Spirit & Performance (Atalier Virginianne)

September 7 @ 8pm

Ghost Light Players is proud to present their first in a season of all Canadian productions with Michael Healey’s “The Drawer Boy” …MORE

A HOUSE OF SKIN OPENING RECEPTION + ONTARIO 150 PROJECT UNVEILING @ Artcite Inc

September 8 – October 7

A video and installation work that charts the complex role mass-produced concrete high-rise apartment buildings have playing in defining the landscapes of post-soviet experience both in the diaspora and the country of origin …MORE

SECOND BANANA: A GRADE SCHOOL MUSICAL @ KordaZone Theatre

September 8 – 10 @ 7pm, and 2pm

There are no small parts, only small actors, yet some kids can’t seem to catch a break. Always being cast as chorus, or even the ‘second banana’ kids want theatrical justice and the roles they finally deserve …MORE

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

September 11 @ 10am

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

OBNOXIOUS PICTURES PRESENTS TOMRED @ Common Ground Art Gallery

September 8 @ 7pm – 10pm

This exhibition by Dermot Wilson will consist of 15 paintings and a spoken word performance called, “Recon Silly Nation” …MORE

ARTIST TALK WITH FELIX KALMENSON @ Artcite Inc

September 9 @ 1pm

Felix will be speaking about his exhibition “House of Skin” and providing a glimpse into his artistic process, the development of his work, and his ideas about the changing nature of place and time …MORE

UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

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

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

ARTLICIOUS 2017 – Call for Artists. Deadline Oct 14 …details

CEDAR RIDGE GALLERY – Call for Submissions. Deadline Sept. 15 …details

TRUST (Scarborough, ON) – Artist-in-Residence Call. Deadline Sept. 30 …details

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

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

 

ARTSPEAK GALLERY – Autochthonous by Martin Stevens  …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

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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