ARTS AROUND: School exhibit one of many shows for Rollin Art Centre

The Art in the Schools exhibit will be closing soon; but you still have time to check out the artwork from more than 200 Alberni kids.

Art in the Schools is currently on exhibit at Rollin Art Centre. This exciting exhibit runs until June 8.

Students from local elementary schools and Community Living who took part with local artists in Art in the Schools have their artwork on display during this wonderful exhibit. Admission is free although donations are greatly appreciated.

The art centre is wheelchair accessible.

Did you buy your ticket?

You don’t have much time left to purchase your ticket for the Days With the Arts tour. The long-anticipated fundraiser for the Community Arts Council and Rollin Art Centre, which takes place every second year, happens this Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 (please see stories on page A24).

Days with the Arts is a self-guided studio tour. With more than 100 local artists and 30 separate venues, you won’t want to miss it. The tour highlights the varied work of our artistic and creative community.

Tickets are only $20 and available at the Rollin Art Centre. Included in the ticket price is a chance to win one of many door prizes donated by the artists themselves. Stop by the gallery to support the Community Arts Council.

It’s a carnival at ADSS

The ADSS Social Studies 10 class is hosting a fundraising evening on Tuesday, June 11 from 5–8 p.m. at the high school. All proceeds will go towards Pathway to Success, a pathway that will lead from ADSS to North Island College.

The carnival is great for the entire family: activities include art for sale, dunk tank, photos, face painting, bingo, calk walk, 50/50 draw, pie the teacher and more. Tickets are $1 each, $5 for 10 or $15 for 20 tickets. All activities require tickets.

What’s on at Char’s Landing

• Sat/Sun June 1/2 10 a.m-4 p.m Days with the Arts—hosting AV Wednesday Painters.

• Tuesday, June 4, 8-10 p.m., The Real Ponchos country, roots rock and jam.

• Friday, June 7, 8-10 p.m., Tanner James folk/pop/alt-country.

• Saturday, June 8, 8-10 p.m., Rodrigo Latin instrumentalist.

• Sunday, June 9, 8-10 p.m., Diana Pearson with her dad Mike Pearson opening.

Advanced tickets available at the Rollin Art Centre, Cash only.

Art’s a DRAW

at this gallery

DRAW gallery presents Flowers and Dreams, Spring to summer group show runs to June 29. The show savours all the flowers in spring and then the warmth of summer where little dreams may go. Featuring the many exceptional talents of local artists.

DRAW is open Thursday to Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., located at the corner of Melrose and Eighth Avenue.

Life Drawing workshops every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays. Please call 250-724-2056 for more info.

Think Rollin

for weddings

Book your wedding or special event now to be held in the beautiful gardens at the Rollin Art Centre.

Make those special days last forever with photographs taken on our beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds amongst a gazebo, bridge or in a field of flowers. Call Rollin Art Centre (located at Argyle Street and Eighth Avenue) today for more info at 250-724-3412.

 

Melissa Martin is the arts administrator for the Community Arts Council.