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Upcoming Events

RIVERSIDE RUGGERS

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - June 25 @ 3:00 pm

Held in the Gallery unlimited no registration required

March 19-June 25

Mondays 1-3pm

$2 Donation to The Tutu in You…Sewing off the Edge!

 

Riverside Ruggers is a community based Rug Hooking group at the Elora Centre for the Arts. We meet weekly in the gallery to exchange ideas and connect with other rug hookers in a casual setting. Our hope as a group is to encourage new members in this traditional craft and promote the artform to a broader audience through exhibitions and special workshops in partnership with the ECFTA. All levels welcome.

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Together at the Gallery ~ Seniors and Children Connecting Through Art

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until June 4, 2018

Intergenerational arts group for ages 5 – 12 and Seniors

Spring Project: Story Garden Mural

Art Facilitators: Judy Anderson and Stephanie Lines-Toohill

FREE Programme, pre-registration required (please contact Steph Lines-Toohill for details)

Mondays April 9 – Monday June 4, 2018 (8 weeks)
10am – 12pm
*No session Victoria Day May 21st

Participants will work together using a variety of art materials to create a collaborative art installation that shares their life stories with community.
The finished art piece will be showcased at Planet Youth Extravaganza at ECFTA June 6th – June 17th.
Sponsored by Guelph Community Foundation and the Ken Danby Fund.

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THE TUTU IN YOU…SEWING OFF THE EDGE!

May 29 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

With Stephanie Lines-Toohill

Tuesdays March 27 – June 12, 2018 (12 weeks)

Members $72

Non-Members $78

Pre-Registration required, Ages 8+

 

This textile arts group uses recycled materials, found objects, and donated items to create wearable art and infinitely more. The young artists are encouraged to explore the materials and tools in the studio to spark their imagination and create individual and group projects together. The “Tutu-ers” are renowned for their collaboration at local events and strive to make community art accessible to all. No experience required. All materials and equipment supplied. Please bring a re-fillable water bottle and snack ~ imaginations need feeding!

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SUPPORTIVE ARTS FOR ADULTS

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2018

An Inclusive Varying Abilities Workshop for Adults 18+

With ECFTA Arts Educator

Wednesdays 10 – 11:30

April 4 – June 13, 2018

$10+HST per session

Pre-registration is required as space is limited

*The ECFTA is not wheelchair accessible

 

Try your hand at a variety of artistic materials in these guided project-based workshops specifically designed to support adults of all abilities working side by side in our community. Please bring your support worker if assistance is required.

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Storybook Art – June 2

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

with kukucaju’s Judy Anderson

Saturdays, 10-11:30

3 Separate Sessions: April 14 / May 12 /June 2, 2018

ages 4-6

Members $25 each session 

Non-Members $30 each session 

Storybook Art Camp brings together the craft of storytelling with the magic of art making. Beloved children’s stories and illustrations become the inspiration for painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and play. Children will spend their mornings listening to stories, creating art, singing songs, and playing games that will foster a love of literacy and art!

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THE TUTU IN YOU…SEWING OFF THE EDGE!

June 5 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

With Stephanie Lines-Toohill

Tuesdays March 27 – June 12, 2018 (12 weeks)

Members $72

Non-Members $78

Pre-Registration required, Ages 8+

 

This textile arts group uses recycled materials, found objects, and donated items to create wearable art and infinitely more. The young artists are encouraged to explore the materials and tools in the studio to spark their imagination and create individual and group projects together. The “Tutu-ers” are renowned for their collaboration at local events and strive to make community art accessible to all. No experience required. All materials and equipment supplied. Please bring a re-fillable water bottle and snack ~ imaginations need feeding!

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PA Art Day Camp – The Great Wave

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Great Wave

With kukucaju’s Judy Anderson 

June 8, 2018

9 – 4PM  

Ages: 7 – 12

Members $46

Non-Members $56

 

What’s a day off without some super deluxe creativity? Come spend your PA days with #ECFTA and re-charge your imagination with a day of meeting new friends, making great art and having some outdoor fun!

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Floral Portraits in Pen & Ink with Watercolour

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

With Michael Spillane

June 9 & 10, 2018

10:00 – 4:00pm

Members $162 + HST

Non-Members $168 + HST

 

This workshop is ideal for the botanical artist looking for something a little different. A step-by-step floral project will be the focus of the two-day workshop with demonstrations, one-on-one interaction with students and detailed instructional handouts. Studies will lead up to the completion of a tonal drawing in graphite, followed by exercises designed to explore the intricate textures used in pen and ink drawings. The project will then be completed in pen and ink with subtle watercolour washes.

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THE TUTU IN YOU…SEWING OFF THE EDGE!

June 12 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

With Stephanie Lines-Toohill

Tuesdays March 27 – June 12, 2018 (12 weeks)

Members $72

Non-Members $78

Pre-Registration required, Ages 8+

 

This textile arts group uses recycled materials, found objects, and donated items to create wearable art and infinitely more. The young artists are encouraged to explore the materials and tools in the studio to spark their imagination and create individual and group projects together. The “Tutu-ers” are renowned for their collaboration at local events and strive to make community art accessible to all. No experience required. All materials and equipment supplied. Please bring a re-fillable water bottle and snack ~ imaginations need feeding!

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ELORA PHOTO WALK

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

with Mark Heine    

Saturday May 26 / Saturday June 30  / Saturday July 28 / Saturday Aug 25 

9AM – 10:30AM

Members  $60+hst per session     

Non Members $65+hst per session

Spend a Saturday morning capturing the picturesque highlights of Elora with professional photographer and guide Mark Heine. Locations around town will be explored in unique ways with discussion focusing on composition and framing. Meet in front of the ECFTA at 9:00AM sharp and don’t forget your camera (even a cell phone will do!). All skill levels welcome. Physical fitness- easy pace and easy terrain but will be walking approximately 2 kilometres during the session.

 

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