Shows & Events


These events are hosted by The Collective or feature our members. FOLLOW US!! We’ll let you know of workshops & events of interest to artists, writers, photographers.  Of course, information is fluid, changing as opportunities arise: click on event links for details.

EventOpen to publicWhereCost MmbrCost PublicDateTime
The Write ThingYes!La Belle Sorelle$3$319Mar2019:00-21:00
Members’ Coffee HouseNoSandfield CentreFreex25Mar2019:00 – 21:00
Workshop: Painting Bodacious BabesYesGreen Valley$70 or $120$85 or $1351May2010:00 -16:00
Glengarry Pioneer Museum ShowYesGlengarry Pioneer Museum: Dunvegan$20x11-19 Jul 20Museum hours
WOWYesMain Street Alexandria $20 xFall 2020 TBD 
Workshop: Building Creative MomentumYesGreen ValleyTBDTBDTBD Oct 202010:00 – 16:00



Bodacious Babes, painting the female figure
Friday, 1 May 2020  10:00 – 16:00  Green Valley Community Centre
Join this adventure into speed-painting & create three acrylic aintings of the female form. Explore a fast, inspiring approach to the creative process. Bold colours, energized brushstrokes & a no-holds-barred approach are just the beginning of this exhilarating & uplifting class. All levels.

Collective members:               $70

Non-members:                        $85

Bring your own materials, supply list will be sent to registrants.


Collective members:               $120

Non-members:                        $135

All materials included  (paint, canvas, brushes, rag, palette, etc.)

Bring your lunch 

Send your registration fee by e-transfer to or

mail your cheque to

The Collectif  Box 864  Alexandria ON  K0C 1A0  by Saturday 18 April.

Minimum 8 & maximum 15, reserved on a first-paid basis.

Please book early!

For details/information, contact Yvonne at


Library Shows

SDG Alexandria Library Art Series / Exposition d’art – Meet and Greets are generally .held the first Saturday of every month, 11:00am / Rencontres avec l’artiste auront lieu le premier samedi de chaque mois.

February – Bobi Leutschaft Poitras. Meet & Greet & a special reading event for her new book! Meet & Greet Saturday 1 FebruaryMeet the Author & Reading  27 Feb at 18:30.

March – Paulette Laroque Rozon. Rencontre avec l’artiste, 7 mars

Friday, 1 May        10-16:00      Bodacious Babes
Saturday, 6 June   11-13:00      Sketching from the model
A model drawing workshop, offering some instruction on different ways of approaching it, especially the differences in working from sketchbooks or on easels.
Instructor Claudine Ascher give a different strategy, looking to solve different problems or observe different effects for each series of poses. Demos for the first hour and then it’s two hours of practice from the model.