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Sector News - August 2019

07 August 2019

Support Bottled Feelings - The Exhibit by Doris Wei

Bottled Feelings - The Exhibition is a free collaborative and interactive exhibition intended to allow anonymous people to submit feelings they have only felt inside but have never spoke about. 
Doris is raising funds to support this exhibit! Help by making a small contribution today. 

For more info and to support, please visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/doriswai/bottled-feelings-the-exhibition/description

Latcham Art Centre and Gallery Exhibit: SHAPING TIME

Artist:  Natalie Hunter, Xiaojing Yan and Lois Schklar
Dates: July 10, 2019 to August 24, 2019
OPENS WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 at 7PM

Celebrate our 40th anniversary with the group exhibition about memory and time featuring artists Natalie Hunter, Lois Schklar, Xiaojing Yan. Join us for the special opening night party on Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm to honour this important milestone and all the incredible individuals in our community and beyond that have made Latcham Art Centre the vibrant visual art centre it is today. This exhibition purposefully represents artists at all different stages of their careers, pairing two established artists who have exhibited with the gallery in past and an emerging artist, showcasing the role a public art gallery plays in helping to support the growth and development of artists.

Refreshments will be served.  Remarks at 7:30pm.  Everyone is welcome!

For more info, visit: http://www.latchamartcentre.ca/?q=exhibitions/shaping-time 

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Member News - August 2019

07 August 2019

Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre Events

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre has an exciting new exhibit: Archaeology Alive: The Jean Baptiste Lainé Site and Whitchurch-Stouffville.  This exhibit will explore the amazing archaeological site that was uncovered in Whitchurch-Stouffville between 2003 and 2005.  You will engage with artifacts on loan from the Canadian Museum of History and the Huron-Wendat Museum, a 3-D gaming experience, and oral histories from Huron-Wendat nation members.  Follow www.townofws.ca/waybackinws for updates. 

Come to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Sunday, August 11th (Rain Date: August 18th) for the 46th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show!  The Car Show will run from 11am to 4pm.  Exhibitors from across southern Ontario will display their prized antique & classic cars!  This family event includes food vendors, music and children & heritage activities.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Register your children for a P.A. Day Workshop at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre. Get Cooking! will run on Monday, September 23rd from 9am to 4pm.  Your children will learn to prepare a variety of seasonal recipes in both a modern and a historic kitchen!  Pre-registration is required and the workshop is recommended for children ages 5-12.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Member News - July 2019

05 July 2019

Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre Events

Join us at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Thursday, July 18 for our Teddy Bear Tea!  The tea will run from 10am to 11:30am.  Your children and their favourite teddy bears will enjoy a morning of bear-themed activities, including a story, craft, and a snack!  Recommended for ages 3 to 8 and pre-registration is required.  Go to wsmuseum.ca for more info!

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre has an exciting new exhibit coming up!  Archaeology Alive: The Jean Baptiste Lainé Site and Whitchurch-Stouffville will explore the amazing archaeological site that was uncovered in Whitchurch-Stouffville between 2003 and 2005.  You will engage with artifacts on loan from the Canadian Museum of History and the Huron-Wendat Museum, a 3-D gaming experience, and oral histories from Huron-Wendat nation members.  Follow www.facebook.com/WSMuseum/ for updates. 

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre is offering themed summer camps each week of summer!!  The camps are for children ages 5-12 and they run Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.  Before and after care are available.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

Come to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Sunday, August 11th for the 46th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show!  The Car Show will run from 11am to 4pm.  Exhibitors from across southern Ontario will display their prized antique & classic cars!  This family event includes food vendors, music and children & heritage activities.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info!

York Region Arts Council, YRAC

395 Mulock Drive,
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 4Y9

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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