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Gallery Programs and Events

To view upcoming Gallery events and programs in our What's On Calendar, click here.
 
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EVENTS

Art Walk 2018In partnership with Gallery 121 and other art galleries, restaurants and businesses in downtown Belleville, the Parrott Gallery is participating in an Art Walk, which will take place once a month on Thursday evenings throughout the summer, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 

Maps will be available at all locations.

PROGRAMS

The Drawing Room on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 2 - 4 p.m.

Picture of people drawing model at the Drawing Room

The Drawing Room offers non-instructional studio sessions to encourage the traditional practice of drawing and painting the human figure from a draped model. This program is held on the third Thursday of each month in the meeting room. There is a suggested donation of $3.00.

August 16, September 20, October 18

 

The Doodle Group on the 3rd Friday of the month, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

“The Doodle Group”, led by Marita Langlois, is a guided, mindful drawing session for all to attend. Bring your creativity, supplies and be prepared to be amazed at what you can create! For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/thedoodlegroup/ 

August 17, September 21, October 19 

 

 

 

Tuesday Workshops with Artist & Instructor Rachel Harbour - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$20 per workshop due at time of registration (includes materials). Register early as space is limited.

September 11 - Create with Acrylic: Back to the Beach

Because no one wants summer to be over, our ‘At the Beach’ theme returns to kick off our Fall session.  In this acrylic painting workshop, we will review our ‘ocean’ techniques of blending and layering, then switch up our techniques to add a dry-brush weathered boat to our composition. Texture medium will be introduced.

 

September 25 - Create with Acrylic:  Inspired by Van Gogh Sunflowers 

Working again with acrylic, but now from a tinted canvas, this workshop takes its inspiration from the work of Van Gogh. Layering and blending, using brushwork along with palette knives, and referencing the famous “Sunflowers,” we will use colour and texture to create our own vase of these classic fall flowers.

 

Images are original artwork by Rachel Harbour

 

9 October:  Watercolour:  Fall Trees

This workshop begins with an introduction to classic and playful watercolour techniques, then focuses on only a handful of those techniques to create an image.  Working with both wet and dry techniques, we will explore colour theory as we paint some beautiful fall trees.

 

23 October:  Wirework: Tree of Life Suncatcher

Beginner wire wrapping techniques and glass beads combine in this workshop to create a simple but eye-catching version of a “Tree of Life” suncatcher.  Choice of silver or copper wire will be offered.