Events Calendar

Artist Mini-Residency: Ann Timmins

Come out on August 11th to see our curator Ann Timmins as she demenstrates her brilliant work! She will be here from 10am-5pm!

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Artist Mini-Residency: Joanne Solway

Come see the talented Joanne Solway carve beautiful masterpieces at the gallery! August 6th from 1pm-5pm! Check out her website for more examples of her incredible work! http://www.carverofwoodandstone.com/

Artist Mini-Residency: Ken Spearing

Come out to see one of our brilliant artists, Ken Spearing, perform his stunning work!  August 4th from 10am-5pm!

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Artist Mini-Residency: Jacob Paul

Come out to the gallery July 30th to have your portrait done by Jacob Paul, or to watch the process!

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Artist Mini-Residency: Anne Fraser

Come see one of our very talented artists Anne Fraser as she demonstrated her work with watercolours

 

Artist Mini-Residency- June Duckenfield and Ursula Gulliver

Come out to see June Duckenfield and Ursula Gulliver perform their fantastic rug hooking!

 

Artist Mini-Residency- Judy Arsenault

Come by between 1-5pm on July 14th to see local artist Judy Arsenault work with acrylics and encaustic!

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First Artist Mini-Residency Saturday, June 24th

Stop by Saturday, June 24, for our first of many Artist Mini Residencies happening at the gallery this summer. The talented Susanne MacLachlan and Ann Whalen will be present and weaving, allowing you to see just some of the work that goes into the beautiful end products, like this piece of tapestry by Susanne that is in our gallery this summer!Image may contain: one or more people and indoor

Opening Reception Sunday June 4th,  2017

We will be gathering for our opening reception at Gallery 215 Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. The Gallery will be open from 11 am to 5 pm.

This year we are hosting artists to celebrate Canada’s 150, with their art media and perspective on how they found their creative process. Gallery 215 artists have also been invited to explore and share their creative roots in traditional arts.

Currently artists have signed up, to demonstrate mediums such as:

Encaustic, Pottery, Oil or Acrylic painting, drawing and Watercolour, Rug Hooking, Knitting, Dye painting, Felting, Scratchboard and Photography.

Check back on this Events page for Artist dates and times to drop in and visit with each artist.

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SCHEDULED EVENTS

g215_endofseasonOctober 8, 2016 – End of Season Celebration
Thank you to everyone who’s made the trip to Gallery 215 this year. Our 11th season is quickly drawing to an end, as the gallery will be closing it’s doors at the end of the day on on October 8th. We’ll be open from 10 am to 5:30 pm that day, with a special end-of-season celebration from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. There’ll be music provided by Tim Bowers, refreshments, and this’ll be your last chance to acquire art by more than 40 Nova Scotia artists in a variety of media, in one convenient location. Most artwork will be on sale at 10% off this closing day.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: October 8, Open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Celebration 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED – SEPTEMBER 24 – Art Party  with  Sandra MacDonald
Come participate in a fun-filled afternoon of painting led by artist, Sandra MacDonald. Learn to paint a lovely autumn picture.

The registration fee is $35 per person. No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.

See the link below to purchase tickets online at:
http://sandramacdonald.com/product/falling-for-you-gallery-215-selma-sept-24/
or register at Gallery 215 by calling 902-261-2151.

Check out the Art Fun website at: sandramacdonald.com/art-fun/

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: CANCELLED
Admission: $35 per participant

collageworkshopcancelledTHIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED – SEPTEMBER 25 – Multimedia and Collage Workshop  with  Dawn Josey
“Our ancestors did their best networking and honed friendships over a cup of tea.”

Learn the art form of Mixed Media / Collage and tell your stories through art. No experience is necessary, and all materials will be provided.

Call 902-261-2151 to reserve your spot in the workshop. The registration fee is $35 per person.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: CANCELLED
Admission: $35 per person. Call 902-261-2151 to reserve your spot in advance.

 

PAST 2016 EVENTS

May 25, 2016 – Bing’s Eatery’s Gallery 215 BenefitBingsGallery215BenefitEvent-Ad1
Gallery 215 is pleased to invite you to a Gallery 215 Benefit hosted by Bing’s Eatery. It promises to be a great event with good food, good drink, and the companionship of friends, patrons, and artists. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peek at, and first opportunity to purchase a piece from, this year’s new lineup of artwork, which will be hung on the walls for this special occassion.

Event Location:  Bing’s Eatery, 8913 Highway 215, Maitland, NS B0N 1T0
Date/Time: May 25  –  Early viewing and visiting: 4:00 p.m. / Main Event: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

For more information:
http://www.bingseatery.com/
Event listing on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/618332451651872/

JUNE 4-5, 2016 – Opening Weekend
Join us this opening weekend for our Great Big Small Art Show. In addition to the show, we’ll have live entertainment off and on through the weekend, including Tim Bowers who’s been confirmed for Sunday, June 5 between 1 and 3 p.m.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: June 4-5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CANCELLED: JUNE 18, 2016 – Painting Workshop  with  Ken Spearing
Due to unforeseen circumstances, it has been necessary to cancel this workshop. We hope to be able to offer a workshop with Ken later in the season.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: CANCELLED

IMG_5275JUNE 26, 2016 – Book Launch: Lizard Love  with  Susan McMaster
Art and poetry are natural partners. Join us for the launch of Lizard Love: Artists Scan Poems by Susan McMaster, featuring 41 art/poetry combinations by 16 artists, including three works by Gallery 215’s Gwen Frankton. Short reading by Susan followed by open book table and open mic. (10 spots of 2 minutes – sign up ahead or on-site). Refreshments. Free admission.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: June 26, 1 p.m.
Admission: Free

IMG_5274June 27, 2016 – “Down The Rabbit Hole” – Explore Your Creativity  with  Barbara Page
The goal of this workshop is to help participants learn to connect to their creative centre, and tap into alpha-mind creativity which arises when we allow the right brain to have its say, allowing for outside-of-the-box thinking. Participants will be creating a work of art, however, no previous art experience is required. Participants will be required to bring a sketchbook, a set of markers and/or coloured pencils, and a few old magazines. All other supplies will be provided. Limit of 10 participants. $30 per person.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: June 27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $30 per participant

SketchCrawlPosterJULY 16, 2016 – First Maitland Sketch Crawl  with  Gwen Frankton
This is a fun, free event for artists of all levels. Bring your sketchbooks and pencils, pens, or paints and join us for outdoor sketching fun. (Some supplies will be available for purchase at Gallery 215.) Tea, coffee, and homemade cookies will be provided after the event. If you need transportation from Gallery 215 to the sketch crawl sites, please contact Gwen. If interested in participating, contact gfrankton@icloud.com.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: July 16, Time TBA
Admission: $10 donation to the Selma Cultural Centre Building Fund

as-you-like-it-8f364c78057a91e7168fd7ba7292f33fJuly 17, 2016 – The Shakespeare Reading Group reads As You Like It
The Shakespeare Reading Group, which gathers once a month to read a play by William Shakespeare, will meet this month at Gallery 215 to read, As You Like It. Members of the public who are interested may sit in and read with the regular group members. If you have a copy of “As You Like It” please bring it along.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: July 17, 2:00 p.m.
Admission: Free

2016_StudioRallyPosterJULY 30 – JUL 31, 2016 – Studio Rally Weekend
Throughout the province, artists, workshops, and galleries are opening their doors for visitors to come see their work, their most recent pieces, and the places artwork is exhibited during the 24th annual Studio Rally Weekend. Gallery 215 will be participating, as usual. Be sure to pick up the Studio Rally 2106 Guide at participating studios and galleries, as well as visitor information centres. They’re free, good all year, and are an excellent guide to what’s out there in all of Nova Scotia’s  areas.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: July 30 – 31, All Weekend
Admission: Free

AngelaWPoster_flatAUGUST 21, 2016 – Manila Sailors Wreath Workshop  with  Angela Worsley

Workshop participants will learn how to weave a Manila Sailor’s Wreath, from rope weaver, Angela Worsley. Limited to 10 participants. No experience necessary.
Admission: $45 per person; includes all supplies for for a 13″ Sailor’s Wreath.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: August 21, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Admission: $45 per participant

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SEPTEMBER 10 – Gardening in the Age of Sail  with  Jocelyn Burr

Presentation and Workshop for gardeners, historians, and curious minds. Participants will build a garden plan that reflects the techniques, specimens, and styles of the era. Everyone will receieve a plant to take home for an Age of Sail garden!

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215,
Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: September 10, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Admission: $25 per participant

SEPTEMBER 17 – Maitland Launch Festival Plein Air Art Event
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Plein air painting and drawing event, tied into the Maitland Launch Festival.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: September 17, Time TBA
Admission: TBA

IMG_7291SEPTEMBER 18 – Shakespeare Reading Group reads A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Shakespeare Reading Group is gathering once again at Gallery 215; this time, for William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  This time, they’re looking for enough people for each person to read a single role.

There is no fee to participate, though you are asked to contact us ahead of time to sign up for a character role. Costumes are not required, but are fun and encouraged. They don’t need to be complete, but be enough to represent the character you’re reading for.  You’ll need to bring a copy of the play along, and so you can participate in the after-reading potluck social, bring something to eat or drink that doesn’t need to be heated, and doesn’t need to be kept in a fridge to stay cool.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: September 18, Time 2:00 pm
Admission: Free

downtherabbithole2THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED – September 19, 2016 – Repeat Workshop: “Down The Rabbit Hole” – Explore Your Creativity  with  Barbara Page
The goal of this workshop is to help participants learn to connect to their creative centre, and tap into alpha-mind creativity which arises when we allow the right brain to have its say, allowing for outside-of-the-box thinking. Participants will be creating a work of art, however, no previous art experience is required. Participants will be required to bring a sketchbook, a set of markers and/or coloured pencils, and a few old magazines. All other supplies will be provided. Limit of 10 participants. $30 per person.

Event Location:
Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma (near Maitland), NS  B0N 1T0
Date/Time: CANCELLED
Admission: $30 per participant

Visit us at: Gallery 215, 8247 Highway 215, Selma, NS  B0N 1T0
Contact us at Tel: (902) 261-2151  /  Email: info@artgallery215.com