Posts Tagged ‘Thames’

  • 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....

  • Engaging displays at TAG

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    By Marlee Robinson Special to The Voice The current art installation at the Thames Art Gallery is as much an experience as it is an exhibition. Legends Are The Rivers That Take Us Home engages visitors the moment they enter the gallery, thanks to meticulous...

  • 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...

  • Gallery opens juried exhibition

    Oct 22, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The jury is in! Thames Art Gallery officials are excited to open the 2019 edition of this much-anticipated bi-annual exhibition. Guest juror Matthew Ryan Smith had his hands full with 57 artists from across Ontario submitting over 100 works for consideration....

  • 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...