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Member News - June 2018

07 June 2018

Alice Teichert - text' painting

Alice Teichert is a multi-disciplinary artist exploring the endless possibilities of how line, shape and colour can create text, producing notations that can be both read and experienced. Inspired by language and music, Teichert’s paintings, photo collages, and text works all inform her practice of visual poetry.

text'painting is on display at The Latcham Gallery (6240 Main St) until June 30. Admission is free to all. Learn more here
 

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 Opening 

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

Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery Seeking Board Members

The Board of the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery is looking for two new board members. Here is an excellent opportunity to serve your community by directing the future of our art education and exhibition of the artistic work of our community. They are at an exciting time with a new executive director and beginning a search for a new location in Georgina. If you have time and interest in serving on this board, please contact the gallery (905) 722- 9587.
BILL MAJOR, Chair of the Board of Directors   

Member News - May 2018

13 May 2018

 

TD-NEWMARKET MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018 Receives $36,250 Celebrate Ontario Funds in support of TD-NMF Tribute Concert Series – Music at Riverwalk Series!

Arts Music Festivals York Region (“AMFYR”), non-profit organization which runs the annual TD-Newmarket Music Festival, is proud to be recipient of a $36,250 Celebrate Ontario Grant to create the TD-Newmarket Music Festival – Tribute Concert Series. Read More Here

Open House

Come to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre on Saturday, May 19th from 12-4pm for our Open House!  They are offering FREE admission in celebration of International Museum’s Day.   Learn about all the Museum has to offer – rentals, summer camps, exhibits, special events and programs.  Go to www.townofws.ca/museum for more info

Get to Know YRAC Members - Sarah Magni

04 April 2018

YRAC membership encompasses such a wide variety of talented and skilled individuals that we wanted to take some time to highlight some of you. This month we are featuring Sarah Magni, from Thatz Showbiz Theatre Project. Learn more about her journey here.

Tell us about yourself and your organization

I'm a performer, writer, theatre creator, arts educator and advocate.  My organization Thatz Showbiz Theatre Project uses theatre to educate, empower and for social change.  Young people come to us to gain theatre based creative tools that they can then take out into the world, into their communities and make them better.  Some of our students go on to have successful careers as performers while others use their tools to effect positive change in themselves and those around them in other ways.  It's important to me that everyone gains an understanding of the many important contributions theatre practitioners can provide and the many facets of being an artist.  There are a wide range of vocations available to creatives, it's our job to help young people discover those.

York Region Arts Council, YRAC

1310 Kerrisdale Blvd., Unit 200
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 7B3

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

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