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The York Region Arts Council is a non-profit, charitable umbrella organization that serves to advance, promote, represent and connect the arts community across the region.

The Art of Performance

17 November 2018

Join Vaughan Film Festival for this rare and exciting workshop with choreographer and motion capture expert, Terry Notary. You may have seen him...or his movements...in such films as Avengers Infinity War as Teen Groot, Planet of the Apes as Rocket, and Kong: Skull Island as Kong himself, just to name a few.

This in-depth workshop will guide you through breaking down human behaviour and getting to the core of body awareness to create and truly capture the role you're going after.

This workshop is recommended for screen and stage actors, directors, stunt performers, and dancers. 

REGISTER NOW!

Art Journaling Workshop

20 October 2018

What is art journaling? This is an opportunity for anyone to be creative and expressive through their own creation of art. No art experience is requiredThis technique uses an individuals inspiration and design through a variety of mediums including decoupage, painting, writing, and even doodling. In the end, you art journal will reflect your own style, thoughts and emotions.

ASK artist Lynn Wilson will walk you through various techniques that will help you produce AND enhance your work.  Lynn is an accomplished artist in her own right and has been journaling for years.  She will provide a variety of methods, supplies and instructions to help you create your own masterpiece.  

Each participant is asked to bring their own book aka journal and start saving and bring images that inspire such as magazine clipping, cards, notes, letters, etc. Recommended books are old or even used thick 'coffee-table' style books that may have some meaning to you in terms of the size or theme of the book.

All instruction, paints, adhesives, brushes and other images to use will be provided. Refreshments will be provided - join for a lovely afternoon of creative expression. REGISTER NOW!

Member News - August 2018

10 August 2018

45th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre presents the 45th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show!  The Car Show will run on Sunday, August 12th from 11am to 4pm.  The Rain Date will be Sunday, August 19th.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more information.

Richmond Hill Artist in Residence - Bookaleidoscope by Aimie Botelho
Blacksmith and artist Aimie Botelho has constructed an outdoor kaleidoscope that provides an opportunity to see the world in different colours and patterns. Enjoy a shared family experience where children and adults can view the world around them with a new perspective.

Learn more about the Artist in Residence Program

Grand Opening of the Latcham Gallery

Thursday, August 23rd at 7pm to celebrate the new home of Latcham Art Centre at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre.  The newly built gallery and art studio is located just inside the main entrance of the building, directly opposite the Library!  

The inaugural exhibition Anthropocene by Jaime Angelopoulous and Derrick Piens will be on view with remarks beginning at 7:30pm.  The artists will be present, admission is free, and refreshments will be served!

Enjoy evening at Latcham Art Centre and discover the exciting and curious works in this new exhibition. Learn More

Dufflebag Theatre presents Robin Hood at the Aurora Cultural Centre

On August 22nd, 2018, While the King is away, the people of England suffer under the oppressive rule of his tax-happy brother, Prince John. Only a straight arrow like Robin Hood, the best archer in the land, can save England! By stealing from the rich and giving back to the poor, Robin keeps the spirit of justice alive, with the help of a few friends along the way, including Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, and Little John. But what if the Prince and the dreaded Sheriff of Nottingham lay a trap for our hero? Full of all the humour and fun you come to expect, DuffleBag brings a wonderful time-honoured tale of derring-do! Learn More

Clearly Musical Home Concerts

Enjoy some upcoming indoor connections and music! Please join Clearly Musical for living room concerts in Richmond Hill this Summer and Fall. Learn More

Contemporary Landscapes - Winged Canvas

An exploration of the different ways we understand and capture our rapidly changing world. July 13 - August 12. Learn More

Maryam Ebrahimi at 2018 Artwalk in the Square

Maryam will be at Booth 1 in the Town Square at The Shops at Don Mills at 1090 Don Mills Road, Toronto. Free admission from August 10-12th. Learn More

Curator's Talk at Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery

Join Ewa Chwojko and special guests Tom Zsolt and Joan Chianrandini Tadier Sunday August 19th at 2pm. Learn More

Made in Canada Exhibit

The exhibit will be available to be seen at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre now through Dec 8th during regular hours of operation.  Let the artifacts in this exhibit – both from the Museum and loaned from local residents – share their military stories with you.  Learn More 

Schomberg Street Gallery

This outdoor art show and sale takes place September 16th. Learn More

2018 Art & Studio Tour

The 16th Annual Richmond Hill Art & Studio Tour continues to showcase some of the most impressive art in Canada! October 13th and October 14th. Learn More

D'air Dance Collective 

Presenting their first recital as a dance family, Chapter One: Our Journey Begins will showcase all the hard work they have put into dancing for the 2017/18 Dance Season!

D'Air Dance Collective will be showing performances from their recreational competitive teams, as well as suprise guest performers! You wont want to miss it! Learn More

Arts Society King presents Sharon Kirsch Exhibit 

Sharon Kirsh's vibrant, richly layered, textured cold wax abstracts explore the relationship between what we experience in nature and what can be imagined when we daydream. Experimental and playful, vibrant saturated colour and deep texture is enhanced through building up, then excavating luminescent translucent layers, all working together to create mystery, depth and history.    Read More Here

The Shades of Water

Several painters, sculptors and photographers, members of the Newmarket Group of Artists, will present their works depicting lakes, rivers, streams, and… rain clouds. 
Read more here >>>

 

 

 

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Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

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

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