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Member News - January 2019

09 January 2019

Memory Bathing at the Latcham Gallery

In her new body of work consisting of drawings, wood sculptures, and fabricated metal, Laura Moore explores memory and the passing of information as it exists in the natural world and through human made technology. Exhibition runs until February 16. Learn More

Stephen Andrews: Aftermath at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Coinciding with the exhibition David Milne: Modern Painting and the centenary of the Armistice, this exhibition will focus on Stephen Andrews’ works responding to images of war and prisoners of war, exploring the way in which we experience such imagery through the media. Exhibition runs until February 18. Learn More

Art Society King partners with local Artisans - Extended Dates

ASK is proud to partner on this event at Olde Mill Art Gallery and Shoppe with 11 local and talented artists. Now open Thursday to Sundays! Visit until March 31. Learn More

Member News - December 2018

06 December 2018

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Presents This House Was Made for Christmas

Purchase your tickets to the This House Was Made for Christmas Family Program on Dec. 9 and 16 and enjoy a wagon ride through the McMichael's magnificent forest, a picture with Santa, art activities, a performance and more! Learn More

The Varley Art Gallery wins at 2018 OOAG Awards

Markham's Varley Art Gallery won for the following categories: Exhibition Installation and Design, Design Awards: Identity Renewal. Learn More

Art Society King partners with local Artisans 

ASK is proud to partner on this event at Olde Mill Art Gallery and Shoppe with 11 local and talented artists. Now open Thursday to Sundays! Visit until December 22. Learn More

Member News - November 2018

24 October 2018

William J. Withrow School Visits Bursary announced at the Rouge: Varley Gala by board member Howard Back

Numerous elementary and high school students have come to experience art and education through the programs run by the Varley Art Gallery’s education department. This coming school year, through the support of the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham, the William J. Withrow School Visits Bursary program will enable more students to visit the Varley Art Gallery by subsidizing the cost of bus transportation. These students will receive guided gallery tours and hands on learning through the programs led by the Varley Art Gallery’s experienced team of educators. William J. Withrow was a founding board member of the Varley Art Gallery. 

Also at the Rouge: Varley Gala, Gallery Director, Niamh O’Laoghaire spoke of the OAAG Award shortlist and you can learn more about this here.

Art Talk by Paul Harpley at Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery

On November 25th, Paul Harpley will present an illustrated Art Talk reviewing the importance of place and landscape in painting in a broad historical circumstance, and with reference to examples in the Canadian context. Learn More.

Chorus York and Shadowpath Theatre Productions join A Christmas Night Out

Chorus York have been invited to perform carols at Lake St George Field Centre for their “A Christmas Night Out” event on December 1st and 15th, 2018, where you can start your evening with a horse drawn wagon ride down the forested laneway. Tour the tree lit grounds, encounter historical characters played by Shadowpath Theatre Productions, and discover the natural beauty of this property. Enjoy holiday carolers around the outdoor bonfire, and delight in the spirit of Christmas! Learn More

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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