This week at the Gallery – November 11 – 17

Beaverbrook Art GalleryNovember 8, 20190 Comments

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Remembrance Day

Nov 11: 12:00- 5:00 pm. The Gallery will be open from 12 to 5 pm on Monday, November 11. Admission is free for everyone.

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Curator Crunch: Borduas and Riopelle Against the World

Nov 13: 12:15- 12:50 pm. In the late 1940s, Quebec witnessed an intense social and cultural revolution started by a group of artists who called themselves the "Automatistes." Click here to read more. 

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An Evening with the Director **member exclusive**

Nov 13: 6:30 pm. The Archangel Project: A Medieval Florentine Adventure in Art History and Atomic Science. Join the Gallery’s Director/CEO Tom Smart for an illustrated lecture of a uniquely interesting art conservation project he participated in in 2005 that involved the examination of a 15th-century Italian painting using some of the most advanced technical tools. $15 per member, by registration. Contact the Front Desk to RSVP at 458-2028, or membershipassistant@beaverbrookartgallery.org.

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Movie screening: It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt

Nov 14: 7:00 pm. Feminist painter or traditional housewife? Displaced and isolated, Mary Pratt's life was a highly complicated one of delicate rebellion. Award-winning filmmaker, Kenneth J Harvey, reconstructs Mary Pratt's life from archival footage dating back to the 1950s, across decades, and up to Mary's final interview conducted by Kenneth in 2017. $5 admission at the door.

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Thursday night art class: Thursday, 7:00- 9:00 pm. All skill levels are welcome, ages 16+. Cost is $8 for members, $15 per session for non-members; materials are included. Please register by calling 458-2028. 

Nov 14: Journey into the mind of the artist through the exploration of the formal elements of art. Katrina Slade will guide students through lessons on the elements of art using both wet and dry media in a variety of creative lessons.

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Art for Tots: Fridays from 10:00- 10:45 am. Cost is free for members, $10 per session for non-members; materials are included. Please register by calling 458-2028. 

Nov 15: Pop-up photo collage

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pARTage

Nov 17: 3:00 pm. Luc A. Charette will discuss his current painting practice and his return to a more tactile process. He’ll speak about how his more abstract paintings liberate him from the subject to concentrate more fully on a practice of pure expression.

 

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