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Gallery Stroll 2019:  September 19, October 17, November 21

Galleries in Belleville’s newly formed Gallery District will remain open in the evening from 4-7 p.m., inviting visitors to walk the horseshoe to discover the amazing talents of artists and artisans on display.

Galleries include:  Artists & Artisans Gallery & Studio, Belleville Art Association Gallery, Gallery 121, John M. Parrott Art Gallery, Quinte Arts Council Gallery

Quinte Concerts - Thursday, September 26, 12:15 - 1 p.m.

Renowned vocalist Douglas Rice hosts this classical music concert. Admission Free - Donations Appreciated.

Canvas of Canticles

This picturesque concert features a dreamy landscape of ditties based on the theme of love. Rapturous, moving melodies from a variety of genres such as opera and musical theater. Join us for these sumptuous songs by Purcell, Sondheim, Morzart and others.


Armchair Traveller - A retro travelogue series featuring local adventurers.

Spend an evening visiting far off places, learn interesting facts, and sample new cultures all without leaving your chair! Join local adventurer/photographers as they share some of their global experiences in our Armchair Traveler series.

 October 10, 6-7 p.m.   Robert Bates - To the Stars and Back

Dr. Robert Bates zooms us to the stars and back with his images of our solar system taken from the telescope in his backyard observatory.

 Images from Robert’s adventure will be on display in the corridor gallery October through November



Concert - Thursday October 17, 6-7 p.m.  Gord Downie's Secret Path featuring Gavin Foster

In Recognition of Secret Path Week.        

Solo artist Gavin Foster will perform songs from Gord Downie’s Secret Path album. The concert will include stories about Chanie Wenjack, the residential school system and the DWF truth and reconciliation efforts.

Admission is free – Donations accepted in support of the Downie & Wenjack fund.




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.

September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19, 2019


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  facebook.com/groups/thedoodlegroup/ 

September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20, 2019 



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.

Please note that the workshops for September 24, October 8 & 22 are Full

November 5: Acrylic: Hay Harvest on Wood.

Weathered wood can be an inspiring surface on which to paint. Employing the well-worn grain of reclaimed boards, and using tinted gesso with a simple colour palette, we will create this rural landscape of a field of round hay bales after harvest.

November 19:  Watercolour Trees, part two.

Back in May of this year, we explored a number of tree painting techniques as we created misty, atmospheric, tree-filled landscape. In this workshop, we will continue with our tree "techniques" but this time, we will let colour lead the way. Using both brilliant and subtle Fall colours, along with brush work, and experiments with negative painting techniques, we will create a series of expressive, small, tree paintings.