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Exhibitions
August 8 - September 21, 2014

Exhibition

Make it Round
Steve deBruyn

'With this exhibition, I intend to create sculptures and paintings from found wood, rejected paint and other objects found around the locality of Sackville, NB. Each exhibition I make is unique and carries within it the history of the materials used. Colour and form take precedence over representation and an urgency to create within a given timeline becomes a driving force. The process becomes the focal point and the finished product a remnant of these actions, left behind to be discovered/discarded yet again. 
- Steve deBruyn

7 Lorne Street
Visiting Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm, 7 days a week.

 

 

August 30 - Septmber 20, 2014

On Becoming
by Mireille Bourgeois
With works by Jennifer Campbell, Jacynthe Carrier, and Wes Johnston

25 Lorne Street
Visitng Hours: Tuesday to Satruday 8:30pm to 11:30pm

Roundtable discussion and reception: Saturday August 30, 8:00pm at 7 Lorne Street.

Heat Wave is a series of offsite exhibitions that will unfold in summer 2014.
This is the third exhibition of the series.

Fundraising:
August 30, 2014

ANNUAL FUNDRAISING YARD SALE!

August 30
7:00am - 12:00pm

7 Lorne Street
Rain or Shine!

June 6 - August 29, 2014
Noon-time BBQ
Every Friday, all summer long!
rain or shine.

Support your local artist-run centre while enjoying
a delicious local organic beef burger or two
every Friday afternoon start at 12:00PM

Veggie options available.

PAST EVENTS MAY TO AUGUST 2014:  
May 2, 2014

Live Music 8pm
Fakes / Lungbutter / Sally Hill

Come down to Struts & Faucet this Friday night for some "snotty, psychic dancehall" from Montreal's Fakes, who insist it fell into punk: "We were not really familiar with our instruments when we started," says guitarist Frankie Burge, "so it seemed like the most accessible genre to us. We just wanted to have fun and do something cathartic."" (The Coast)

Lungbutter, also from Montreal, will be playing "twee-metal from the far tomorrow; maybe if you like to nap to it, maybe if you don't like to nap to it."

Local performance artist and BFA grad Sally Hill will start the night off with something.

All ages! $6

April 23 to May 25, 2014

Open Studio artist in residence
Sheilah Wilson

Sheilah Wilson is a multidisciplinary artist from Caribou River, Nova Scotia. Using photography, performance and memory marks, her work charts a language that is unrestrained by fact or historical accuracy. She received her BA from Mount Allison, BFA from NSCAD and MFA from Goldsmiths College. Her most recent solo shows were at Antioch College (Yellow Springs, Ohio 2012) and Enjoy Gallery (Wellington, New Zealand 2013). She teaches at Denison University, Ohio and spends her summers in River John, Nova Scotia.

May 5 to May 18, 2014

The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects

Barbara Safran de Niverville

&

Phillip Mercier

 
May 10, 2014

Volunteers & Participants are needed for the MOTHERS MARCH

Meet at 7 Lorne Street at 11AM to make banners. We will be leaving at 12PM for a short procession. Tea and snacks to follow.

Musicians, drums, trumpets any and all instruments very welcome. Face painters, acrobats, ponies and baked goods also welcome. RSVP if you have any of these skills.

The MOTHERS MARCH is initiated by artist Sheilah Wilson (founder Motherhood Institute Cape John) as an opportunity to celebrate motherhood in all of its conflicted glory.The MOTHERS MARCH is an inclusive event that embraces anyone who desires a less institutionalized and oftentimes limited definition of motherhood in our society.

MOTHERS MARCH is an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the multiplicity of ways in which we can navigate motherhood. Good mother, bad mother, angry mother, queer mother, single mother, working mother, stay at home mother, tired mother, mother to plants, generational mother, children of mothers, COME MARCH.  

May 19 to June 1, 2014

The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects

Mario LeBlanc & Christine Comeau

&

Laila Moysey

 

 

May 24, 2014

Artist Talk & DANCE PARTY
Open Studio artist-in-residence Sheilah Wilson

8PM

Join us for a presentation by current artist-in-residence Sheilah Wilson followed by a dance party to wish her farewell as her residency comes to an end.

All are welcome!

May 28, 2014

The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects

Rena Thomas

 

June 2 to June 15, 2014

The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects

Catherine Meyers
& Cynthia Naggar

Opening Reception: Tuesday June 3 at 5PM. All are welcome!

 
June 5, 2014

Screening

Asphalt Watches
Thursday June 5, 7PM
$5, Vogue Cinema

Asphalt Watches is a true story. A feature-length animation based on a real-life hitchhiking trip taken by the two filmmakers, Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver, Asphalt Watches details the hilarious and harrowing journey of Bucktooth Cloud and Skeleton Hat as they travel eastward across Canada in the summer of 2000.

This screening is presented by the Owens Art Gallery, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, and Thunder & Lightning Ltd.

June 14 to July 16, 2014

The Call of the Running Tide
Curated by Kay Burns
With works by David Hoffos & Mary-Anne McTrowe and Liss Platt

53 Main Street

Roundtable Discussion: Saturday June 14, 8:00 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion,
followed by a reception at 53 Main St.

Heat Wave is a series of offsite exhibitions that will unfold in summer 2014.
The Call of the Running Tide
is the first exhibition of the series.

June 16 to June 29, 2014 The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects
Emily Lemesurier & Istvan Zsako
June 30 to July 13, 2014 The Living is Easy:
a series of summer projects
Rebecca Blankert & Becka Barker
 
July 17 - August 9, 2014

slow now constant

Open-Ended Ensemble

Stephen Kelly
July 17 - August 9, 2014
25 Lorne Street

&

Walking with Worms
Anne Macmillan
July 27 - August 9
Sackville Music Hall

Roundtable discussion & BBQ at 25 Lorne Street on Friday August 8 at 6pm

Heat Wave is a series of offsite exhibitions that will unfold in summer 2014.
This is the second exhibition of the series, curated by Ryan Suter.

July 2 - August 3, 2014 Open Studio artist-in-residence
Sarah Burwash
July 28 to August 3, 2014

10th Annual
Ok.Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival

OK.Quoi?! is an interdisciplinary festival of contemporary art, focusing on new and traditional media including offsite installations, exhibitions, community-based projects, video, audio, and new music. The works of over 20 artists are presented over a week in a variety of events, screenings, concerts, and broadcasts. Stay tuned for more details!