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75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
(519) 846-9698

March 2019

Venue Rentals

March 8 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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April 2019

Supportive Arts Spring Edition

April 25 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$12 – $144

March 21 - June 20, 2019   Thursdays 10 AM - 12PM (14 individual sessions) Supportive Arts is a weekly program for adults 18+. Join us for a guided morning workshop, specifically designed to support adults of all abilities. Each Thursday we will embrace diversity through art-making, movement and vocal explorations.  Each week is a unique and different! Registration for each week is required in advance.  $12 per person, per session. Please bring your support worker if assistance is required. Please…

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Wordfest: Sparks of Creativity

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Thursday April 25th, doors open at 7PM. WORDFEST is a celebration of spoken word prose, poetry and creativity with words. Come to Elora's treasure chest of word art! Their Spring event will be hosted in the gallery at Elora Centre for the Arts, presented by Wordfest Elora. Doors open at 7PM (readers/reciters sign in at 7PM).  7:30 start. Admission is $6 at the door.

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Fashion Show Extravaganza & Speakeasy Fundraiser

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$25 – $30 137 tickets left

April 27, 2019: cocktails starting at 6PM, Fashion Show at 7PM (pssst! speakeasy after party with dancing to follow) Tickets are $25 general admission in advance, $30 front row in advance or $40 at the door. PLEASE DON'T TELL!  Fashion Show Extravaganza & Speakeasy Under the heated big tent, this year's fashion show will be on a grand scale!  Let's celebrate the Roaring 20's with its secret Prohibition-Era establishments and enjoy modern day fashions presented by retailers throughout our community.…

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May 2019

Botanical Drawing with Michael Spillane

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$90.00 9 tickets left

$90 + HST A stunning step-by-step project featuring an apple will be the focus of the day. Coloured pencils are easy to use and convenient to store and replace, making them an ideal medium for both beginning students and experienced artists. The drawing process will be discussed in detail and techniques such as burnishing and layering, along with accurate colour matching, tonal rendering and composition will help students master this rewarding medium. To find out more about Michael Spillane, view his…

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Live Jazz Concert: Chantal Chamberland

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Saturday May 11, 2019 | Doors open at 7PM  | Music starts at 8PM Sensational Elora presents Chantal Chamberland in the gallery at the Elora Centre for the Arts!  From multiple appearances at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, to headline concerts from Hong Kong to Cartegena, Chantal's success internationally is not only a testament to her personal evolution but cements her role as one of the finest female interpreters of jazz today!  Check out Chantal's version of "Crazy" here. With…

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Big Sky Bubblegum Clouds – painting with artist Frances Hahn

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$35 14 tickets left

Ages 6-12 Landscapes for young dreamers. Explore composition and flossy clouds through mixed media to create candy-coloured landscapes in two dimensions. Materials are included. About the Artist: Frances Hahn is an artist is based in Guelph. She has been painting since 2012. While figurative art has been a mainstay, Frances is currently exploring landscapes and abstraction in both paint and collage. Her work is collected widely across Canada, the US and UK and is part of the public collection of…

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Elora Tarot & Divination Festival

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - May 26 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Friday May 24 - Sunday May 26, 2019 A weekend Tarot & Divination Festival featuring readings, workshops and vendors! Held at the Elora Centre for the Arts, presented by The Elora Tarot and Divination Festival. To meet the Diviners of this year's festival please click here. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! $10 online here. TICKETS AT THE DOOR: $15 Festival Hours Friday May 24: 6-9PM Saturday May 25: 10AM - 5PM Sunday May 26: 12-4PM

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June 2019

Monotype Printmaking and Chine Collé with Tammy Ratcliff

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 9, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 10 tickets left

Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9, 2019 (2 day course) 10AM - 4PM $250 + HST, Maximum 10 participants. Join artist Tammy Ratcliff for a weekend workshop featuring monotype printmaking designed for both the beginner and the more experienced. A spontaneous and satisfying way to work, monotype offers quick results and a variety of techniques. Tammy will lead you in the use of an etching press, using premium papers and only the best inks, for inspired experimentation.  Explore the…

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Figurative Sculpture: Hand-building for Beginners with Nadine McEwen

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 22, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$95 7 tickets left

Saturday June 15 and Saturday June 22 (2 day workshop) 1- 5 PM $95 plus HST, Ages 18+ Maximum 8 participants. Hand-build your own figurative sculpture in this light-hearted workshop designed for the very beginner, using a photo as muse of someone special in your life or past.  These free-spirited clay figures will come to life in two Saturday afternoon sessions, with a kiln firing in between and mounted on a wooden base. Please email a photo of your subject…

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July 2019

Creative Spark in the Yard Summer 2 day event!

July 6 - July 7
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Saturday and Sunday July 6 & 7, 2019 from 10 AM - 5PM The Elora Centre for the Arts, in partnership with Creative Spark Workshops presents "Creative Spark in the Yard"!  Showcasing artists, artisans and makers from across Ontario.  This year celebrates the 17th annual summer weekend event for ECFTA! Quite literally held in the Yard at Elora Centre for the Arts, a historic 1850's stone building with gallery just around the corner from the Main street and shoppes of…

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What on Earth!? The Art & Science of Nature – Summer Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 Sold out

July 22 - July 26, 2019 sold out 9 AM - 4PM.  Ages 6 - 12. Max. 20.  $250 for the week. Release the Mad Scientist in you and recharge your imagination in this week-long camp of STEAM-inspired messy exploration!  We'll start each day in our Discovery lab classroom with mind-boggling experiments about earth, nature and it's fascinating creatures!  In the afternoons we will fuel our imaginations outside with nature-inspired "get messy" art projects.  Lead by Mad Scientists and ECFTA…

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Summer Circus Camp

July 29 @ 9:00 am - August 2 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 13 tickets left

July 29 - August 2, 2019 9 AM - 5 PM, Ages 6 - 12. Max 20. $250 for the week. Come experience the magic of the Circus at our week-long camp, with Youth Circus Project!  Juggling, spinning plates, acrobatics, clowning and more!  Build confidence, learn new skills and have fun, while expanding your idea of what's possible - it truly is magic in action.

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August 2019

Up, Up and Away! Half Day Summer Camp

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 12:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$130 Sold out

August 12 - August 16, 2019 sold out 9 AM - 12 PM.  Ages 4 - 6 only.  Max. 25.  $130 per week. Join us for this half-day, week-long mini camp designed especially for our youngest art makers and shakers! Each day will begin with story time, followed by art making inspired by the great beyond and an outdoor adventure.

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Sky’s the Limit! Summer Camp

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 Sold out

August 19 - August 23, 2019 sold out 9 AM - 4PM.  Ages 6 - 12.  Max. 20 kids.  $250 for the week. We'll be on CLOUD 9 this week and heading for the stars in this camp full of art-making, sparked by the heavens above.  We'll get creative with cumulonimbus clouds, starry exosphere, the solar system and beyond!  Instructed by ECFTA art educators, lead by Judy Anderson.

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