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

January 2019

Elements of Creation

January 9 @ 8:00 am - February 17 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Elements of Creation is a collaborative exhibition showcasing the Five Elements that help determine the outcome of the artistic process and the relationship of these energies between eight local artists.

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Riverside Ruggers

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Join anytime!  Every Monday until June 17, 2019 MEETS ON MONDAYS IN THE GALLERY from 1:00 - 8:00 PM The Riverside Ruggers Traditional Rug Hooking Group meets weekly in the gallery at the Elora Centre for the Arts to exchange ideas and connect with other ruggers in a casual setting. Our hope is to encourage an interest in this traditional craft and promote the art form to a broader audience.  No sign up required.  Drop in.  Bring your projects and…

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Supportive Arts for Adults 18+

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 7, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$12.00

January 17 - March 7, 2019 (8 individual sessions) Supportive Arts for adults is an inclusive, all abilities creative workshop for adults 18+. Lead by an ECFTA arts educator and singing instructor from Elora Singers. Registration is required for each session. $12 per person, per session. Join community members from GrandABILITIES, Live & Learn Centre and Growing Abilities as we explore creative diversity through art, movement and music. Art workshops are guided and specifically designed to support adults of all…

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February 2019

PD DAY ART CAMP: FEBRUARY BLUES! WITH JUDY ANDERSON

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$56.00 Sold out

  sold out! Blue is the colour for our first PD Day of 2019!  Reboot your winter blues with a fun-filled day of art-making brought to you by the colour blue…a self-portrait inspired by Picasso’s blue period; a blue bird of happiness sculpture and lots of time for outside play under the winter blue skies! 9AM – 4PM Ages 6 -12 $56 per session Max 20 students

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Needlefelt Pet Portrait with Megan Cleland

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$75.00 13 tickets left

Ages 12+ Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a realistic portrait of your animal friend! Colour theory is discussed to enable students to understand how to bring the subject forward and recede. The student will leave the class with the knowledge to continue to create their needle-felted portrait at home. *An additional $30 Kit Fee is payable direct to instructor at first class session Pre-registration is required (see link below to sign up). Students are required to download the…

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Annual Black Dress Event

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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The Black Dress event is back!  This fund-raising evening is organized by women, for women.  It supports the Elora Swan Project, and Arts programming at The Elora Centre for the Arts.  All women in the community and beyond are invited for a unique evening featuring exceptional artisans, draw prizes, drinks and appetizers - and a whole lot of fun socializing! Tickets go on sale February 1st, $25 cash - available at Awareness Yoga, Elora Centre for the Arts, The Elora…

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Hand Lettering: Italics Workshop with Wendy Hardy

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 18, 2019

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$110.00 10 tickets left

February 28 - April 18th (no class on April 4):  6 sessions over 8 weeks This 6-week course moves beyond the rigid lines of blackletter to a form with many different variations. Once comfortable with a basic Italic, we will start to discover those variations. You may use the 3.8 mm Pilot Parallel Pen to start, but we will be introducing dip pens and ink. If familiar with dip pens, you may start with a Speedball C2 nib. Worksheets and…

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March 2019

March Madness: Experimenting with Science & Art March Break Camp

March 11 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 19 tickets left

Ages 6 - 12 9AM - 4PM.  Maximum 25 kids.  $250 for the week. Release the mad scientist in you and recharge your imagination in this week of S.T.E.A.M-inspired learning and art making!  We'll start off each morning with science-based experiments lead by our professional scientist from Mad Science.  The exploration continues each afternoon as we springboard into 5 science-inspired artFULL projects with ECFTA instructors that will get both sides of your brain fired up! Science and art experiments and…

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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 15 tickets left

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 artist bio here.…

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