Gallery Programs and Events
Musical Gifts Series the 2nd Friday of the month, 10:30-11:30
Join us for our Musical Gifts Series presented by pianist Rick Penner. Rick will entertain you with piano, song and fascinating anecdotes about the musicians/composers and their music. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program which is held in Gallery One on the third floor of the Belleville Public Library. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x2040 or email gallery@ bellevillelibrary.ca
October 13, November 10, December 8,
The Drawing Room on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 2 - 4 p.m.
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.
October 19, November 16, December 21
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/
October 20, November 17
Tuesday Workshops with Artist & Instructor Rachel Harbour, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Parrott Gallery is offering a new series of art workshops for artists of all levels. Join instructor Rachel Harbour for 1 or all 5 sessions. Space is limited so register early. $15 per session + materials fee.
Watercolour Note Card October 17 Register by October 10
This seasonal workshop uses a greeting card concept to introduce participants to the delights of watercolour pencil crayons. A versatile medium, watercolour pencil crayons can be used dry—just like traditional colouring—or wet, washed or blended, on dry paper or on wet paper. These characteristics make them not only accessible for the new artist, but also a challenge for participants with more experience. Materials Fee $5.
"Snow Couple", Rachel Harbour
ART TALK - October 19 7-8 p.m - Selling art online: how does it work?
The on-line art market is making geography, seasonality and foot traffic irrelevant. Join Bloomfield’s Oeno Gallery owner/curator Carlyn Moulton and Dana Charles, logistics and communications director, as they present “MAIN STREET IN THE GLOBAL VILLAGE.”
Collage with Colour October 31 Register by October 24
As people create with paint, there are often practice pages of sketches, preliminary editions, or mistakes that add up to a fair collection of paper. This workshop takes that collection and turns it into a resource. Participants will use their collection to create collages that play with colour. Materials Fee $2.
"Abstract Landscape", collage by Rachel Harbout
Wire Ornaments December 5 Register by November 28
A seasonal workshop to introduce participants to creating with wire. Using different gauges of nickel, silver plate and copper wires, combined with glass beads, participants will learn techniques of bending, wrapping and coiling wire, plus stringing beads to incorporate into a tree and star designs. Materials Fee $5.
Silver Tree, Copper Star ornaments by Rachel Harbour