Posts Tagged ‘Thames’

  • Juried exhibition set for TAG

    Jul 10, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Thames Art Gallery is now accepting submissions for the 2019 biennial Ontario Juried Exhibition at the Thames Art Gallery, open to professional artists living and working in the province. The gallery is seeking submissions in all visual media; each artist...

  • Black History at the art gallery

    Feb 13, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Thames Art Gallery will observe Black History Month with a series of public events and family-friendly programs. These special events recognize and celebrate the contributions that Black Canadians have, and continue to make to the cultural landscape of our...

  • 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...

  • Rivers on the rise in C-K

    Feb 21, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The rain may have stopped, but the water remains on the rise in the Thames and Sydenham Rivers. In fact, both diversion channels have been opened. This from the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority: Over the last three days the Thames River watershed...

  • New GM at LTVCA takes over at year end

    Oct 31, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      A new general manager will take the helm at the local conservation authority at year end. Mark Peacock, will secede Don Pearson as general manager of the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA). Pearson will retire at the end of 2017 after...

  • Cut condo developer some slack

    Aug 26, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News14 Comments

    Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope said of embattled downtown developer Victor Boutin, “I wouldn’t blame Victor if he packed up and left.” Construction is continuing slowly Boutin’s Everlast firm’s $50 million Boardwalk on the Thames...

  • Prairie project underway in Chatham

    Apr 22, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Students from two local high schools churned up soil on Earth Day in an effort to turn a patch of grass into natural habitat. The students from CKSS and UCC, with direction from Lower Thames Valley Conservation Area personnel and Greening Partnership staff,...

  • 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....

  • Flood concerns subsiding

    Mar 18, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      For the second straight year, the spring thaw has been kind to Chatham. After a weekend where a flood warning was issued for feeder creeks into the Thames River, Jason Wintermute of the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) said Wednesday...

  • Condo project still quiet, neighbour says

    Jan 22, 15 • 351 Views • Feature Story, Local News2 Comments

    An unattributed story claiming the Boardwalk on Thames project is underway again has angered the owner of a downtown business who says the site remains idle. Blackburn Radio quotes an unnamed “neighbouring business owner” as saying workers have been seen...