Days with the Arts coming up in April

A new exhibit, Art Rave signup, what's on at Char's Landing and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

A wonderful weekend of art and culture is in store for you on April 25-26 with the purchase of a ticket for 2015 Days with the Arts.  Public venues and artist studios will be open to our guests from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. each day.

You may choose to attend one day or both with ticket prices set at $25 for two full days or $15 for either Sat. or Sun.  Your wristband or ribbon includes admission to venues, opportunities to win major or studio prizes, and a map showing locations.  Mark your  calendars for a chance to enjoy original, local one of a kind art using a great variety of media in lovely settings.

 

‘Colours Within’ is the new exhibit

“Colors Within” is the title of the Rollin Art Centre’s next art exhibit, which begins Feb. 10 and runs until Mar. 7, featuring local artist Miroslava Gojdova’s.

Don’t miss this opportunity to view her diverse collection of drawings, paintings and photographs.

Stop by the gallery on Valentine’s Day, Sat. Feb. 14th from 1-3 p.m. for Miroslava’s artist reception, and join us for refreshments while supporting local artists.

Book donations needed

The Rollin Art Centre is  accepting only  your “like new”  books, DVD’s, CD’s, and puzzles for their annual book sale, which takes place on May 8-9, 2015.

Please no magazines, National Geographic, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest and textbooks.

Our donation box is located at the Rollin Art Centre, inside, under the staircase in the wooden box.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 3061-8th Ave. or call 250-724-3412 for more information.

Call to artists for Art Rave

Alberni Art Rave Society is hosting a multi-media art show during the week of June 19-26, Called the Spotlight on Art- Art on Stage, this opportunity to exhibit and sell your work is open to all artists.

This year the show will be held at the Capitol Theatre.

The exhibit is open to sculpture, video/film, painting or drawing or any other media chosen by the artist. For more information contact Art Rave at alberniartrave2015@gmail.com.

Support local artists

Annual memberships play a crucial part to the sustainability of the Community Arts Council and the   Rollin Art Centre, which in turns offers support to local artists.

Taking out an  annual membership of only $22 for a family, $17 for an adult or $12 for a senior, guarantees the continuation of the Rollin Art Centre gallery and grounds.

The Community Arts Council is a non-profit organization therefore we rely on the generous support of art patrons like you.

Your membership is important! Please, help support the Community Arts Council today so we can help support local artists tomorrow.

What’s on at Char’s Landing

• Fri, Feb 13, 8-10 p.m., Concert – The Jocelyn Pettit Band brings a traditional Celtic sound

• Sat, Feb 14, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Gerry Barnum – Valentine’s Day soulful roots & blues

• Sun, Feb 15, 6-10 p.m., Casual Concert – To the Moon with Cody – Acoustic & Indie with hints of Pop – PWYC (pay what you can)

• Wed, Feb 18, 6-9 pm, Alberni Valley Transition Town Society monthly meeting

• Thurs, Feb 19, 7-9 pm, Dance – Line Dancing with Linda Ross (3rd Thursday  of each month)

• Fri, Feb 20, 8-10 pm, Concert –  Yukon’s Annie Lou Solo  Show – Yukon Heritage Day

• Sun, Feb 22, tba, The Academy Awards – OSCARS – live broadcast

• Sun, Feb 22, 2:30-4:30pm, The ‘Young Old Women’ show with Tracy Lynn

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre and writes for the Alberni Valley News.

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