Shows & Events

On this page we’ll post events hosted by The Collective, or featuring our members.

Collective Events-at-a-glance

Here is a handy overview of what we’re planning. Of course the information is fluid, changing as opportunities arise. See information below the table for details.

Open

to

What

Mmbrs

Public

Where

Date

Time

Members’ Coffee House

Yes

No

Sandfield Centre

17-Jan-19

19:00

The Show. At Brent’s Place

Yes

Yes

At Brent’s Place!

22-23 Feb19

18:00-21:00

Members’ Coffee House

Yes

No

Sandfield Centre

20-Mar-19

19:00

Golden Workshop

Yes

Yes

Green Valley

4-May-19

9:30-16:30

Painting, Poesie & All That Jazz

Yes

Yes

Alexandria Arena

TBD

13:00-16:00

Nor’Wester Museum

Yes

Yes

Williamstown

18 May-16 Jun19

museum hours

Members’ Coffee House

Yes

No

Sandfield Centre

23-May-19

19:00

Glengarry Pioneer Museum Art Exhibit

Yes

Yes

Dunvegan

6-14 Jul19

museum hours

Members’ Coffee House

Yes

No

Sandfield Centre

26-Sep-19

19:00

Three Calls for Entry!!!

The Show: At Brent’s Place 2019, Alexandria, 22-23- February 2019

Friday 22 February, 18:00-21:00 Wine & Cheese

Saturday 23 February, 9:00-13:00 Coffee with the Arts

Yep, we’re doing it again! A 2-day exhibit at Brent’s Place (Glengarry Funeral Home.)

Registration deadline:                    2 February 2018 with fee

Cost:                                                   $20/artist

Details:                                                4 works/artist. Original work only: no copies

Size:                                                    Minimum 8×10”           Maximum 30×40”

Writers’ Call for Entry for  The Show: At Brent’s Place 2019 
This year we’re celebrating writer members at The Show. There are two ways to take part with up to five submissions.

1.   Submit original short (one-page, Verdana 12 pt) framed piece(s): no registration fee. Create a very short story, poem or written work on one page inserted in a standing frame. Include title & author’s name. Works will be distributed on tables, mantlepieces, window sills.

and/or

2.   Submit a very short work of fiction. The purpose is brevity, “testing the author’s ability to express interesting & meaningful ideas in a confined space.” (Wikipedia) Maximum 50 words of original creativity: no registration fee .
o  These bon motswill be projected on screens throughout the venue
o  Send your email to cagac.ca@gmail.com with the subject line, Words for Brent’s by 12 February 2019.

You can make up to five submissions in total: two one-pagers & three electronic shorties.

THE FINE PRINT, HOUSEKEEPING & LOGISTICS:
To engage our audience works must be Original (no copies of elements or works by others)
The Board reserves the right to decline items not deemed appropriate – being respectful to host.

Glengarry Nor’Westers and Loyalist Museum, Williamstown, 18 May – 16 June 2019

One-month exclusive exhibit in a different town! Smaller venue so limit on quantities & size.

Registration deadline:                    1 May 2019 with fee

Cost:                                                   $20/artist.

Details:                                                2 works/artist. Original work only: no copies

Size:                                                    Minimum 8×10”           Maximum 24×36”

The Glengarry Pioneer Museum, Dunvegan, 6 – 14 July 2019

Exclusive to Collective members: a 9-day show.

Registration deadline:                         15 June2019 with fee

Cost:                                                   $20/artist

Details:                                                2 works/artist. Original work only, no copies

Size:                                                    Minimum 8×10”           No maximum

THE FINE PRINT, HOUSEKEEPING & LOGISTICS:
We’re been invited farther afield in Glengarry to venues of limited size, we also have more members so submission numbers are also limited. To engage our audience works must be:
Original (no copies of elements or whole works by others)
Never before seen in a Collective show. Meaning these three shows each need   different work!!

The Board reserves the right to decline items not deemed appropriate – being respectful to host sites.
Works must be prepared for hanging as explained in CAGAC Hanging Instructions.
Works will be included based on number of participants & space available.

Details to follow. Start creating!

 

Library Shows

SDG Alexandria Library
Art Series / Exposition d’art – Meet and Greets are held the first Saturday of every month, 11:00am / Rencontres avec l’artiste auront lieu le premier samedi de chaque mois, 11h00

January           Susan Irving                            5 January
February         Sherry Heinzle                       2 February
March             Margaret Szlachcinska           2 March
April                Lynne Ayers                             6 April