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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!

December

01Through
Jan 26

AOMG Winter Show

Arts on Main Gallery presents its Winter Show, featuring original artworks created by 25 member and guest artists. This exhibition presents a unique variety of original paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, stone and fibre art, mixed media and art cards. Guest artists include Esther Gray (fabric art), Sandra Pim (fibre arts), Larry Taylor (photography), and Jennifer Topaz Bruce (abstract paintings).

Exhibition is open daily until January 26 from 11-4PM at Arts on Main Gallery, 223 Main Street, Picton.

AOMG Winter Show
01Through 23

Good Things in Small Packages

Mad Dog Gallery presents their annual Good Things in Small Packages, a diverse show of miniatures and other  smaller affordable works by local artists, including Celia Sage, Andrew Innes, Rosemary Brown, Susan Straiton, Andrew King, Susan Wallis, Marianne Sanders, and more.

On now until December 23. Open daily 10-5PM at 525 County Road 11, Picton.

01Through 23

Ornamental- A Charity Fundraiser

Guildworks presents, Ornamental – A Charity Fundraiser featuring one of a kind handmade ornaments by some of the area’s best artists. 50% of sales will be donated to local charities, split between Community Living Prince Edward and Alternatives for Women. This is a chance to pick up a piece of original art and support our local community.

Artists include Pierre Bouchard, Indra Dosanjh, Frank Hannan, Amy Liden, Shani Mootoo, David Morrish, Andrea Piller, Deborah Root, Larry Tayler, Katrina Tompkins, Adele Webster and Tara Wilkinson.

The show and sale will run until December 23 at Guildworks, 346 Main Street, Bloomfield.

Ornamental- A Charity Fundraiser
Christmas ornaments by Glocca Morra Studios Kingston, Katrina Tompkins, Tara Wilkinson and Frank Hannan
01Through
Jan 06

PEC Studio Tour Call for Entry

Prince Edward County Studio Tour is now accepting applications for next year’s annual tour. The Studio Tour’s mission is to promote County artists and inspire appreciation of their work. The deadline for submissions is January 6, 2020. 

Applications available online at pecstudiotour.com/apply-for-the-tour/. Come be part of everyone’s favourite studio tour – in its 27th year!

05Through
Jan 02

The Fabric of the Land

Parrott Gallery presents their newest exhibition, The Fabric of the Land – A Retrospective featuring works by Joan Reive. This exhibit is part of two new exhibits opening this month. The second exhibit is Wonderful World of Whimsy featuring works by Margaret Ruttan and Juliane Eckert.

Both exhibits are on display from December 5January 2 at the Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. Opening reception is on December 5, 6-7:30PM.

Also on at the Parrott Gallery are several workshops, including Watercolour and Ink ($20) December 3 10-1PM; Winter Mountains ($20) December 17 10-1PM; Drawing Room (free) December 19 2-4PM; Doodle Group (free) December 20 10-12PM.

The Fabric of the Land
A Fall Day at Westport by Joan Reive
05Through
Mar 31

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 March 31.

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
05Through 15

Streets

Carbon Art and Design presents their latest exhibition, Streets. Featuring artwork by Adam Cole, Sean Ferguson, Christine Renaud and Vanessa Pandos.

Opening reception is on December 5 6-8PM. Exhibit runs until December 15 at Carbon Art and Design Gallery, 281b Main Street, Picton.

Streets
December 5-15
12

Baffin Island: Trek the Akshayak Pass

Lola Reid Allin guides guests on a virtual 10-day camping trek through snow-covered mountain passes and rushing rivers in Auyuittug National Park, Baffin Island, Nunavut during her latest Armchair Traveler talk. Images from this adventure will be on display in the corridor gallery December through January.

Armchair Traveler talk is on December 12 6:30-7:30PM at the Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville.

Baffin Island: Trek the Akshayak Pass
Mount Asgard by Lola Reid Allin

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