Posts Tagged ‘art gallery’

  • Shake up your wake up

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Families are invited to a Day-Breaker Dance Party, breakfast bar, street-style mural painting and exciting exhibits at the Cultural Centre this Family Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join DJ Courtney Wells on stage in the Kiwanis Theatre from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m....

  • Student art pieces examine Indigenous issues

    Jan 29, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Students in Grade 11 at Chatham-Kent Secondary School in Chatham had a unique opportunity in their English class to use art to sum up what they learned about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Studies. The art pieces created in class were showcased for the first...

  • Call for pARTicipation

    Apr 30, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Organizers of the annual CK ARTcrawl are seeking downtown business partnerships to connect art with people. Due to an incredible response from the public last year, CK ARTcrawl will return on July 26 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The growing celebration of local...

  • Eye for Art awards Nov. 23

    Nov 20, 18 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story1 Comment

    Guest Juror, Kris Knight, the acclaimed Toronto painter with roots in Chatham-Kent, has selected a total of 61 artworks from the 158 submissions received by the Thames Art Gallery for the 2018 Eye for Art exhibition and fundraiser. Three of these accepted...

  • Art gallery hosting ‘must-see’ exhibit

    Aug 2, 16 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    “Contrarieties & Counterpoints,” an exhibition of Ottawa-based painter Melanie Authier, was recently named by Canadian Art Magazine as one of the top “must-see” exhibitions in Canada. And where did it open? At the Thames Art Gallery in Chatham. In...

  • Alberta artist showcased at gallery

    Jan 3, 16 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Thames Art Gallery will launch an exhibition of Laara Cassells work beginning Jan. 23. It’s a solo exhibition where the artist integrates icons of historical portraiture with contemporary subjects to create a series of double portraits. Each painting is...

  • Thames Gallery fulfilling its mandate

    Dec 9, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story17 Comments

    Chatham-Kent’s general manager of community development has dismissed concerns by a local artist regarding management of the Thames Art Gallery and whether the images it portrays are appropriate. Bob Crawford said he was forwarded a letter sent to council...

  • New exhibits at gallery

    Oct 26, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Thames Art Gallery is pleased to open two exhibitions on Nov. 6. The mezzanine gallery will feature “(he called me his) Fully Transistorized Baby” by Windsor-based artist, Julie Sando. The ground floor will host the Thames Art Gallery’s biennial...

  • Breaking Barriers

    Mar 24, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story1 Comment

    Members of the public view Philip Cote’s “Dismantling the Myth, as an agent of change” posters during the opening night of the third annual Breaking Barriers Art Exhibition. The event took place at The Thames Art Gallery in Chatham on March 20....

  • Local writer wins provincial award

    Nov 20, 14 • 236 Views • ArtsNo Comments

      John Kissick, a local curator and writer, has won a Curatorial Writing Award of Short Text for the essay “Racing to the un-finish line: The Drawings – Ron Shuebrook” in the catalogue accompanying the exhibition Ron Shuebrook: Drawings. Ron...