This week at the Gallery – September 9 - 16
Beaverbrook Art GallerySeptember 6, 20190 Comments
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Harvest Jazz and Blues Special!
Sept 9- 16: Show your Harvest pass or ticket stub between September 9 and 16 to get $5 admission to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Make sure to check out the Legends of Jazz portraits of jazz singers, on display in the Orientation Gallery.
Curator Crunch: The Other Dali
Sept 11: The roots of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery owning the 1957 Santiago el Grande go back to the late 1940s, when Sir James Dunn met Salvador Dali in New York City. The New Brunswick-born future donor of this work was initially unimpressed with Dali, but the relationship would eventually lead to one of the artist’s most significant and memorable portraits: La Turbie: Sir James Dunn, completed in 1949. Often overshadowed by its mammoth blue neighbour, La Turbie has Dunn dressed in a gold robe, evoking the spirit of none other than Julius Ceasar.
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.
Sept 12: Lawrence Peters will explore the many worlds of James Wilson Morrice. Morrice enjoyed the life of a “flaneur”, or an observer of the greatest flowering of modern art in France: impressionism. Be inspired by Morrice’s use and appreciation of the café as artistic scene, as you create your own pochades of café scenes at the gallery.
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.
Sept 13: Mini-Gallery Sculpture
Workshop: Trudy Gallagher: Personalized art t-shirts – anniversary edition.
Sept 14: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Celebrate the Gallery’s 60th anniversary with a statement art t-shirt. Participants will use Clorox bleach pens and vinegar on black t-shirts to create their design. Cost: $40 non-members, $30 members. To register please call (506) 458-2028.
Workshop: Richard Flynn: Painting with the Blues – and a few other colours.
Sept 14: 1:00 – 4:00 pm. With inspiration from live music, participants will create a work of art in soft pastels on a surface of their choice. Cost: $50 non-members, $40 members. To register please call (506) 458-2028.
pARTage: Deuxième frette
Sept 15: 3:00 pm. Join us as we celebrate the last day of the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival with a special performance by Deuxième frette! This local group will perform classic acoustic French pop-rock songs. Free admission; all are welcome to attend.
60th Anniversary Celebration!
Sept 16: 5:00 – 7:00 pm. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is turning 60! Join us for birthday cake, a special tour by John Leroux of artworks from the Gallery’s original collection, and a celebration of the past and the future of the Gallery. Event is free and open to all.
And don’t forget about Gala 60 on October 19! Buy your tickets here!
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