Time of renewal at Rollin

Book sales, membership renewals, a call to artists and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

The next art exhibit begins at the Rollin Art centre, Thurs. Feb. 11, with artist Nancy Wilson. Nancy will be showcasing a collection of acrylic paintings in a variety of subjects, such as local scenes, animals and flowers. The title of this exhibit will be “Nancy Wilson’s Rainbow Originals”. Join us in the gallery for refreshments Sat. Feb. 13 from 1-3 pm for a chance to meet Nancy and talk about art and her inspirations.

Books welcome

What better way to help the Rollin Art Centre than by donating your gently used books to the annual book sale?

Rollin Art Centre is currently accepting  gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles for their annual book sale, which  takes place on May 13–14. Please, no magazines, National Geographic, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest, textbooks or worn books.

Books can be dropped off at Rollin Art Centre just inside the main door, under the staircase in the big wooden box.

This is one of the Community Arts Council’s biggest fundraisers.

Renewal time

To all Community Arts Council members, and everyone else who would like to help support the arts in the valley, memberships can now be renewed.

If you have not yet renewed your membership for the 2016, pop by the Rollin Art Centre today. The cost is only $17 for adults, $12 for seniors and $22 for a family for an entire year. As we are a non-profit organization we rely on the generous support of art patrons like you. So please, help support the Community Arts Council today so we can help support local artists tomorrow.

Call to artists

The Rollin Art Centre is now accepting applications from visual artists and artist groups to submit an application to exhibit their work in our Fine Arts Gallery during the 2017 calendar year.

Application forms are available at the Rollin Art Centre.

Deadline is April 30, 2016. The gallery is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street, and open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues., to Sat. call 250-724-3412 for more info.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council. Call 250-724-3412

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