Its Culture Days this weekend and there are many, many events going on – for a complete list go to their website but here’s some recommendations:
Sep 30 – Oct 1: Doors Open Oshawa – New sites include the McLaughlin Bandshell, Durham College and Parkwood Estate. Also the Pine Ridge Model Train Club is part of this.
Sep 30 Ajax Creative Arts Reception @ the Ajax Library 10 am – noon. Meet gardeners, painters, photographers, wood carvers and railway enthusiasts to name but a few. Watch live demonstrations, ask questions and see samples of their best works.
Sep 30 Durham Art Fest – REFRAMED - I have a piece up now on Slowcity.ca about Steven Frank's Reframed and Margaret Rodgers' Legacies exhibits.
Sep 29/ 30 - Celebrate the official opening of Durham Region's first Urban Art Gallery at The Paint Factory! Come see recent works by portrait artist, "Seven", photographs by Judy Krajcik and airbrushed works by Keegan De France. Students from UASC Graffiti School will also be exhibiting their work in a pop-up exhibition. Live Graffiti painting at the Paint Factory Owner, Chad Tyson, will be on hand to run free graffiti painting demonstrations and workshops for anyone interested in learning about tools and techniques to great your own graffiti
Oct 3 Tony and Anne Labelle-Johnson are exhibiting at the Beech Centre in Bowmanville. Their show runs to Dec 31 and is open 9 am to 4 p.
Oct 13/ 14/ 15 Oshawa Art Association Fall exhibition at Camp Samac. 70 artists showing, catering by Berry Hill
Oct 20 - RMG Auditions for their monthly Friday events, 7 pm to 10 pm. Local artists audition for a spot in the 2018 line-up of RMG Fridays!
Painters & Patrons: Luke, McLughlin and Aked @ the Robert McLaughlin Gallery - to Jan 14 2018
Legacies: Teri Donovan, Alexandra Luke, Gwen MacGregor, Isabel McLaughlin @ the Robert McLaughlin Gallery - to Jan 14 2018. The show was curated by Margaret Rodgers.
Heavy Hitters: The gifts that keep on giving @ the Robert McLaughlin Gallery - to Jan 14 2018.
Identity/ Indentify - Contemporary works from the Permananent Collection @ the Robert McLaughlin Gallery - to June 08 2018
Frances Ferdinands: Between Latitudes @ the Station Gallery - to Oct 8
Bernard Leroux: Reclaiming the Bois-Brules @ the Station Gallery - to Oct 8
Coming of Age: Mary Kainer, Ramune Luminaire and Judith A. Mason @ the Visual Arts Centre - to Oct 1