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Events

Culture Days

September 29 @ 10:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm

CULTURE DAYS

September 29, 30 & October 1st

The ECFTA is taking part in Culture Days! Come drop by from 10-5 to visit the STUDIO TOUR 2017 exhibit and ELORA BUILT: OLD BEAUTY NEW FOCUS. Visit on Saturday between 1 – 3PM when exhibiting photographer Daniel Dunlop will be in the Harris Exchange and when you can get a sneak peak at the new Riverfest office, the Elora Textile Collective, Schoolhouse Arts Cooperative, and other participating studios open to the public.

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Elora Women’s Film Society

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Elora Women’s Film Society

Sunday Oct 29th 1-4pm

Harris Exchange Gallery at ECFTA
Admission: $12 (pay at the door)

Alberta Nye of Spirit Valley Pictures will be screening two of her films, So I’m Dying…Now What? (2011) and Smiling at Death: A Closer Look at Dying (2014) which were both inspired by her Near Death Experience.  Nye will also be talking about her present project, Signs of Life, a documentary about signs from the “other side”.

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Japanese Papers- An ancient world full of contemporary possibilities

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Japanese Papers – An ancient world full of contemporary possibilities

Sunday November 5, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm

Hands-on Presentation by Nancy Jacobi, President of The Japanese Paper Place in Toronto

~FREE OF CHARGE~

Join Nancy for an inspiring afternoon exploring various types of Japanese paper. Bring your favourite media to try out (pencils, markers, acrylic paint, gouache or pan pastels for example) and get ready for an introduction that may spark a long fascinating new journey! Nancy’s own passionate belief in the creative power of washi (traditional Japanese papers) began many years ago while teaching in Japan. Seeing examples of works by various artists who have successfully and happily engaged with this material will encourage you to find your own way of using the special properties of washi. You will also experience Konnyaku, the wonder starch that will transform these papers into something with even greater potential!
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