April 19, 2023 Volume 1, Issue 1

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Artist Calls

Visit Halton Hills Tote Bag

Visit Halton Hills invites professional artists to submit a design for canvas tote bags to be distributed to the public. Two designs will be selected with each artist/artist team receiving $1,000. Apply by April 30. 

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Artist Roster

Apply to be on the roster for future public art utility projects by the Town. This program includes both artwork for vinyl wraps as well as mural painting. Approved artists will have access to exclusive calls and will remain on the roster until December 31, 2025. Apply by May 1.

Featured Artwork: Stirred Not Shaken, by Robert Attrell.

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Emancipation Art Exhibition,

Halton Black History Awareness Society (HBHAS)

African Diasporic artists from the GTHA and surrounding areas are invited to submit work to the 6th Annual Emancipation Art Exhibition presented in partnership with the Halton Black History Awareness Society. This year’s show will be juried and feature an opening reception at which Juror’s Awards will be presented for artworks that best reflect and articulate the Black Experience. Apply by noon on May 22.

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Stay tuned: The Artist Next Door

It’s time to start thinking about community-engaged art projects! Applications for this program which funds up to $1,000/project will open soon. Apply by June 5. Have an idea to discuss?

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What's On at the Helson Gallery

Further Afield

April 19 - June 18

This annual Locally Grown exhibition features work by local artists exploring the theme of travel. Come see how artists have interpreted this theme, whether it be expressed literally, emotionally, or imaginatively.

Featured Artwork: Bon Eco Provincial Park, by Peter Palermo.

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What's On at the John Elliott Theatre (JET)

TIFF OnScreen at the JET

April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Don't miss 'The Last Bus' presented by TIFF OnScreen at the JET, in partnership with TIFF Film Circuit and the Halton Hills Public Library. Get your tickets in-person at the John Elliott Theatre Box Office or online. Tickets are $12.

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Mark Your Calendar

Culture Days Information Session

May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Library & Culture Centre - Studio

9 Church Street, Georgetown.

Join us for a Culture Days information session to learn more about how you can get involved. Come out, enjoy some refreshments and meet others involved in arts & culture in Halton Hills.

Culture Days runs from September 22 - October 15.

Register Here

Join our Team

We're hiring a Cultural Services Associate. The ideal candidate for this 15-week contract is a recent grad or a returning post-secondary student. Apply today!

Apply by May 3, 4:30 p.m.

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Create Halton Hills Core Services

  • Provide support to the local arts and culture sector 
  • Engage and collaborate with cultural leaders and stakeholders
  • Provide funding, commissioning, and art sales opportunities 
  • Deliver diverse cultural programing
  • Implement Public Art Program including temporary and permanent works 
  • Operate Helson Gallery including delivery of programs and exhibitions  
  • Lead Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Truth and Reconciliation initiatives
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