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

September 2019

Supportive Arts Fall Edition: Thursdays!

September 19 @ 10:00 am - December 19 @ 12:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$168.00 20 tickets left

Thursdays 10 AM - 12PM (14 individual sessions) Supportive Arts is a weekly program for adults 18+, embracing diversity through art-making, movement and vocal explorations. Join us for a guided morning workshop, specifically designed to support adults of all abilities. Each week includes a unique art project led by an ECFTA Art Educator in our classroom and concludes with singing and piano accompaniment with Elora Singers’ tenor Chris Fischer in our main gallery. NEW!  You can now register for all 14 sessions…

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Fall Felted Scarf Workshop with Megan Cleland

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$90 10 tickets left

Saturday, September 21, 2019 1-5 PM $90 plus hst (Members receive a 10% discount) Ages 14+ Discover the art of wet-felting in the first of our Fall series with In the Line of Fibre’s Megan Cleland.  Perfect for beginners, join Megan for this fast and fun afternoon and go home with a unique woolen wearable! Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a lightweight felted scarf, approx.. 48” long, in the colour palette of your choice, perfect for the cooler weather!…

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Etched Copper Cuff Bracelets with Kate Civiero

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$65.00 8 tickets left

Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:30-9:00 PM $65 plus hst (all materials included) Ages 14+  Minimum of 8 required to run this class, so invite your friends! Make a beautiful etched copper cuff bracelet! Explore drawing, etching, patinating, and metal forming. You’ll be the designer from start to finish! Create your own pattern to be used as a resist which will be etched into the surface of the copper.  Once etched, you will form your copper into a comfortable one-of-a-kind bracelet. Kate…

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PD Day Art Incubator! September 27th

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$56.00 8 tickets left

It’s never too early to get your Halowe’en on here at the Art Centre! Time to kick off Monster Month in Elora! Join us for a bone-chilling Friday to create a 3-D paper mâché  ghastly walking stick, ready for the Monster March parade! Led by ECFTA Arts Educators, Eileen MacArthur and Judy Anderson Ages 5 -11 $56 for the day Maximum 20 kids - book early, spaces limited.

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October 2019

Artisan Pop Up Shop

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Our gallery market shop features unique local, handmade and eco-friendly items for home and gifting.  The shop is always transforming and adding new products!  Right now, the shop features artisan designed crafted home decor, hand made home & beauty products & jewelery and sustainable / eco-friendly items and gifts.   To compliment our current exhibition, we also have a selection of well-priced original prints and handmade cards.  The gallery artisan shop is open 6 days a week all summer long! Come…

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Gothicized Italic Hand-Lettering with Wendy Hardy: 6 week workshop

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - November 21 @ 9:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$95 7 tickets left

October 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21, 2019 (6 weeks) Thursdays, 7 – 9 PM (6 Thursdays) Ages 18+ MAX. 10 participants $95 plus hst (Members receive a 10% discount) *An additional $10 Kit Fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. This calligraphic hand is a perfect combination of the gothic blackletter and italic. It is a wonderful variation that brings a bit of life to the rigid lines of the blackletter. It may well become your favourite…

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An evening with Psychic Medium Kelly Elson

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Live group reading event with psychic medium Kelly Elson! Kelsey has been active in the fields of metaphysics, psychic sciences, and bioenergetics since 1992. Although internationally known for her extensive work and stage presentations as a Psychic Medium, she has also developed and facilitated numerous psychic development and personal empowerment courses and seminars. A Clinical Hypnotherapist (2003), Reiki Master Teacher (2004), and Past Life Regressionist (2003), Kelly is also a favourite keynote presenter (EarthRhythm), event host, radio and podcast personality,…

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Modern Deathcare Expo

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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The mission of Modern Deathcare Expo is education, empowerment and planning. We are committed to educating the public about the end-of-life options and alternatives that are available and connecting them with these resources. We are dedicated to reclaiming community-centred deathcare whereby families are empowered to enact their own end-of-life care if they choose. We believe in encouraging cultural re-engagement in dying, death and bereavement. We believe that death planning leads to a meaningful and transformational experience. Our highly curated Vendor…

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Post-Parade Treats: Monster March 2019

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Join in the Monster March parade through downtown Elora and end up at the Elora Centre for the Arts for free hot chocolate, cider and treats!  Admission is free to the gallery - everyone is welcome to wander in to see Tim Murton's art exhibition on display in the galleries #monstermonth #twilightzoo #elorafergus

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Needle Felted Landscape with Megan Cleland

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$95.00 15 tickets left

Sunday, October 27, 2019 10-4 PM $95 plus HST (Members receive a 10% discount) A $20 kit fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Ages 14+ Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a landscape of your choice. Come with an image (hard copy or digital) and recreate a favourite landscape for yourself, or as a gift! Colour theory is discussed to enable students to understand how to bring the subject forward and recede. The student…

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November 2019

PD Day Art Incubator! November 1st

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$56.00 17 tickets left

Our November PD day will be full-on Fall! Let’s explore the trees of Canada in a day filled with Group of Seven-inspired drawing and painting! Led by ECFTA Arts Educators. Ages 5 -11 $56 for the day Maximum 20 kids - spaces are limited!

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Monotype Printmaking and Chine Collé with Tammy Ratcliff: TWO DAY WORKSHOP

November 2 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$250 7 tickets left

TWO DAY WORKSHOP: Saturday November 2 and Sunday November 3, 2019 from 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…

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Felted Holiday Hat – workshop with Megan Cleland

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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$125 12 tickets left

Saturday, November 9, 2019 10-4 PM  $125 plus HST (Members receive a 10% discount) Ages 14+ Learn the basics of needle-felting to create a lightweight and stylish hat ready for the cooler weather! Colour theory is discussed to help participants design a hat in the palette and style of their choice. Brimmed or cloche! Ideal for beginners and up.  Finishing instructions provided. *An additional $20 Kit Fee is payable direct to instructor at first class session Megan is a self-taught artist with…

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Abstract Fall Leaves in Watercolour with Michael Spillane: TWO DAY WORKSHOP

November 16 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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TWO DAY WORKSHOP: November 16 and 17, 2019 Saturday 10-4 PM and Sunday, 10-4 PM $140 plus HST (Members receive a 10% discount).  There is a minimum requirement of 6 to run this workshop so bring a friend! *A $5 kit fee is payable to the Instructor at the beginning of class. Ages 18+ This workshop will provide a unique opportunity to combine detailed watercolour botanical painting with expressive abstract work. The workshop will cover basic watercolour techniques – such…

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January 2020

Venue Rentals

January 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 11:59 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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host your wedding.

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June 2020

Bubblegum Landscapes

June 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - September 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Exhibit by Frances Hahn in Harris Gallery

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