This week at the Gallery – April 8 – 14

Beaverbrook Art GalleryApril 5, 20190 Comments

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Curator Crunch: Designed to comfortably fit in your lunch break, these short presentations on artistic treasures are open to everyone. See what these artworks say, and how they connect us with the world – how’s that for “food for thought”?

April 10: 12:15- 12:50 pm, Peacocks and Dragons: William Morris’ finest tapestry

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In Conversation: Darren Emenau, George Kinghorn, Kate Wallace, and John Leroux

April 11: 7:00 pm. Beyond the mud: Curating the Ceramic Art of Darren Emenau. Join artist Darren Emenau, exhibition curator George Kinghorn (Director, University of Maine Museum of Art), Kate Wallace (catalogue author), and John Leroux (Manager of Collections and Exhibitions, Beaverbrook Art Gallery) for a discussion of the artist’s practice and the exhibition, Olio. The exhibition catalogue will be launched at this time, and a book signing will take place after the talk. Admission by donation.

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Thursday night art class: Thursday, 7:00- 9:00 pm. All skill levels are welcome, ages 16+. Cost is free for members, $15 per session for non-members; materials are included. Please register by calling 458-2028. 

April 11: Some of the projects Peggy will engage participants in are: collage, acrylic painting with glazes and textures, assemblages with found objects, layered mixed media art, watercolor on paper and monoprints. April instructor: Peggy Holt

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Art for Tots: Fridays from 10:00- 10:45 am - Children ages 2-5 and their parents participate in fun art games, hands-on activities, and storytelling. Cost is free for members, $10 per session for non-members; materials are included. Please register by calling 458-2028. 

April 12: Fabric collage

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pARTage: This free program brings artists and guests together in French-language conversations about art and creativity. Presentations may include everything from lectures and readings to musical and dance performances, and more!

April 14: Marie-Reine Ulmer: The work of the artist : ceramic and sculpture

 

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