Arts Around: from new pic to art course tricks

A sprinkle of this and a dash of that from here and there in Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

International photo exhibit

An exciting photo exhibit is showing at the Rollin Art Centre.

Carlos Reyes-Manzo photograph collection “Rights and Wrongs-The Resilience of the Worlds Indigenous People” is showing until Nov. 9.

The exhibit is on loan from North Island Collage International in Campbell River.

Get your art side on

Rollin Art Centre is holding a two day Art workshops with artist Cynthia Bonesky.

The workshop is being held on Saturday, Oct. 5 and  Sunday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On tap are mixed media techniques for art journaling, card making, scrapbooking and fine art.

A complete supply list is available at Rollin Art Centre when you register. Cost is $50 for the weekend. Space is limited.

Sensational art workshop

Local artists Kelly Poirier and Dorothy Jarvis are conducting two childrens art workshops at Rollin Art Centre.

“Sense”sational Saturday for children ages 5-9. Children will be exploring painting, mask making and sculpting.

The six session class that starts Oct. 26 and runs until Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to  noon, on Saturdays.

Also, “Georgia and the Garden” is for 7-12 year olds. Learn about colour, value, shading and other art fundamentals.

The six-week class  is on Mondays from 3:15-4:30 p.m. The class starts Oct. 28 and runs until Dec. 9.

The course cost is  $80 and covers material and supplies. Space is limited so sign up now.

Call the Rollin Art Centre 250-724-3412 for more info.

Travelers travel into town

The Community Arts Council is holding a fall concert fundraiser to benefit Rollin Art Centre.

The Travelers are playing at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 1:30– 3:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale at Rollin Art Centre, advance tickets: $10 or $12 at the door.

The event is a fundraiser  for the Rollin Art Centre.

Char’s Landing happenings

Tanner James w/Lap-Steel player is performing on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8-10 p.m.

A fundraiser for Rainbow Gardens is being held on Sunday, Sept. 29. at 1 p.m. followed by Lance Lapointe and Pete’s barbecue from 2-4 p.m.

Advanced tickets available at the Rollin Art Centre. Cash Only.

 

The Rollin Art Centre is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street.

* Melissa Martin is the arts administrator for the community arts council.

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