The Speaker Series had its final session on April 12th but will be returning in Fall 2018.
Thank you to all who came out!
Check out the talks so far by our speakers in audio format at:
The Newcastle Art’s Festival will be held July 7 & 8, 2018.
Previously known as “Newcastle’s Artist & Artisan’s Show & Sale”
We had our 10th annual artist and artisan show and sale on July 8th and 9th, 2017 at the Newcastle Memorial Arena. The show featured 60+ vendors, live art demonstrations, musical entertainment, and a special activity area for kids, and admission was free!
We will hold the next one in July 2018.
Newcastle held a Harvest Festival downtown on October 7th. We had some free pumpkin painting for kids, and cut-outs to put your head through! Also some hot chocolate~
A Gift of Christmas Show and Sale
On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 we will have a vendor sale in-house at A Gift of Art. There will also be a portrait event with Santa and your family or your pet.
Meet the Teachers, September 16th, 2017
We held a meet-art-the-teachers at A Gift of Art on September 16th, 2017, for the upcoming fall classes.
Poetry Night – August 24th, 2017
Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in reading your poetry on August 24th!
Rain or shine there will poetry night – we will move inside the studio if it rains.
Newcastle’s 150th Canada Day Celebrations
Took place on June 17th 2017 at 9am on the “Library Lawn” 150 King Ave. East Newcastle ON.We unveiled Canada’s 150th celebration creations funded by Community Foundations of Canada & Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Girl’s Night Out
An evening of beauty, fashion, and fun! A Girl’s Night Out is an annual event taking place at the end of April, with part of the proceeds going to support the fight against ovarian cancer. Tickets include: caricatures, hairstyling, henna, facial consultation, make-up, manicure, massage, psychic or tarot readings, and much more! Don’t miss this lovely evening of relaxation with live music, appetizers, vendors, and chances to win fabulous prizes! Check back next Spring for information about tickets.
The Mayor’s Gala “For the Love of Art” is an annual formal gala benefitting the arts in Clarington, including A Gift of Art as well as the Visual Arts Centre. Held near the end of February, this spectacular event features live music, art demonstrations, silent auction, and more! Stay tuned for more information about next year’s event.
We are planning to hold the next speaker series this December, 2017 – January 2018. Each week a community member will provide a talk on an area of interest or expertise and it’s free! A variety of fascinating topics will be covered and refreshments are provided. A schedule of speakers will be posted as details are finalized.
September 7th – 10th, 2017
A Gift of Art had a booth in the arena where you could ask questions, sign-up for classes and had a free raffle for 3 Family Memberships. Those who won have been emailed~
Volunteer Fair at the Firehouse
September 28th, 2017
We had a booth at the volunteer fair putting out a call for volunteers.
Golf Tournament – September 21st, 2017
The Golf Tournament was cancelled. Thank you to everyone who showed interest.