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Check out what’s on in Prince Edward County! Get your daily, weekly, monthly dose of the arts through Artscene. It started as our monthly newsletter, grew into a half-hour radio program on 99.3FM, and is now an online event listing!


May 15

The Maker’s Hand Call for Entry

The Maker’s Hand is now accepting applications for the 2020 edition of the Prince Edward County Arts Council’s fine artisan show and sale taking place November 6-8 at the Highline Hall at Lehigh Centre in Wellington.

The Maker’s Hand features 40-50 established and up-and-coming artisans from across Ontario and Quebec. Applicants must be a fine artisan or craftsperson whose work demonstrates originality and technical excellence.

Details of how to apply are available online with entry deadline of May 15.

The Maker’s Hand Call for Entry
Apr 15

Wind and Water Writing Contest

Writers of the Quinte and Prince Edward County region are invited to submit their most memorable work to the 2nd Annual Wind and Water Writing Contest! If you, or someone you know, is a talented wordsmith, please enter by April 15 at midnight.

We are looking for stories on the theme of Memory. Interpret the theme in unique, exciting and creative ways. Create resonant dreams in your characters’ minds, tell us your childhood stories, weave us tails of remembrance and recollection, or make poetic images of memorable moments. Surprise us, delight us, but above all, be brave and send in your creative writing!

Wind and Water Writing Contest
2nd Annual Wind & Water Writing Contest



Kintsugi: The Art of Precious Scars

“Kin” means golden; “Tsugi” means repair. “Kintsugi” represents ‘Golden Repair,’ a Japanese process for repairing, and thus adding to, the life or story of an object.

Led by Rami Shami, participants will collectively break a bowl, only to repair it by bringing pieces back together. This experiential workshop utilizes a self-reflective process through a tangible medium to help develop resiliency and healing in the face of grief, trauma and change.

Cost is $100 plus HST. All materials are provided. Click here to register.

Taking place on April 18 from 10-2PM at Guildworks, 346 MainStreet, Bloomfield.

18Through 19

Oil Painting for Artists New to the Medium

County Art Workshops present a two-day introduction to oil paints led by Ruth Rodgers, MPAC. The workshop will explore the transitioning to oils from other media, with emphasis on understanding paints, tools, and processes required for working with oils. Ruth Rodgers holds Master Pastel Artist of Canada signature status and has decades of teaching experience in workshops, private lessons, and delivering an online art mentoring program.

Fee is $390 and includes refreshments, simple lunches and materials. Participants will work from their own reference photos and take home two paintings.

April 18-19 from 9:30-3:30PM at the Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield.

Oil Painting for Artists New to the Medium
Solstice Shine by Ruth Rodgers, Oil on panel 24 x 24

Make Your Own Market Bag

To celebrate Earth Day, Guildworks is offering various workshops and events that reduce our footprint and promote sustainability!

Using an old t-shirt, fabric paint and a wee bit of stitching, you can create your own one-of-a-kind market bag. Join Mags Kandis from Indigo & Rust in this 3-hour workshop to learn how to re-purpose old clothes into something useful and beautiful.

Minimal sewing skills are required. Cost is $40. All supplies provided – just bring your own t-shirt!

On April 25 from 1-4PM at Guildworks, 346 Main Street, Bloomfield.

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