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Call for Entries

Art in the Yard 2017 Application

Art in the Yard is an annual, outdoor, juried art exhibition and sale held on the two acre grounds of the Elora Centre for the Arts in the heart of the village. The Elora Centre for the Arts invites applications for exhibition from all artists, artisans and craftspeople working in a wide range of traditional and experimental forms. Fine, decorative and applied arts in all media will be considered. Entries will be selected by a jury of professional peers to ensure a high quality presentation of unique and original material only. All artwork displayed during Art in the Yard must...

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The River is Calling

Canada is celebrating its 150th this year and Elora will be turning 185! The Elora Centre for the Arts wishes to celebrate these events by honouring the vital waters that run through our community with an art exhibition, “The River is Calling”. Opening June 8th and running until September 4th, the exhibition will feature both finely crafted canoe paddles and canoe paddles as canvases for artworks. You are encouraged to participate by contributing a paddle to the exhibition. “Blank canvas” paddles are available for purchase through the ECFTA or you can use one of your own. All paddles must fit...

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – WATER … AN OUTDOOR WALL SCULPTURE 2017

The Elora Centre for the Arts is celebrating its 15th anniversary during this Canada 150 year. We have obtained a grant through the Ontario 150 Community Celebration Fund, and we are dedicating funds for a wall sculpture submission and an installation celebration on July 1, 2017. The theme is WATER, and any Ontario artists/sculptors who have a link to Wellington County are eligible to make a submission. The award to the selected artist will be $5000, payable upon receipt and successful installation of the wall sculpture. The Elora Centre for the Arts is a heritage building on two acres of land in downtown Elora. The wall...

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