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January 2021 Newsletter
THANK YOU! 2020 is behind us. It was a rough year navigating through the pandemic to keep our events going, events which were vital to keeping the local art community alive. We would like to thank everyone who supported A Gift of Art through volunteer work, donations, purchases and participation…
Holiday and COVID Closure News
At A Gift of Art we are taking the current COVID numbers very seriously. We will be locking down from 2:00 pm Tuesday Dec 22 until Monday 9:00am January 11. We feel that it is the responsible thing to do…
A Gift of Art – December Newsletter: Gift ideas for Holidays!
Still looking for gift ideas for Christmas? We suggest giving the gift of art this holiday season. We are pleased to announce that our online store is open where you can purchase…
November Newsletter: New online classes available!
In the month of October, we successfully launched our first online class with Catherine Fairbank teaching ASL for beginners. During this pivotal time, we will continue to follow COVID-19 restriction orders and offer online classes in November…
October 2020 Newsletter: Halloween, Online Classes and more!
Hope you had a wonderful September! The Fall season has returned and along with it our art classes and workshops. We have a variety of art classes that you can take starting with Adult drawing and watercolour with Todd Tremeer and Encaustic with Linda Viro. Visit our website for the full list…
September 2020 Newsletter
August just blew past us! We had some amazing moments last month with a summer camp for kids … they got to enjoy various art activities all part of the summer fun. We had challenges to face with the current COVID-19 situation but with careful planning and active involvement, we were able to have a safe, healthy, and fun-filled summer camp for all our campers…
Thank You for Contributing to the Great Canadian Giving Challenge
The 2020 Great Canadian Giving challenge recently came to an end and we would like to send a huge thank you to those who participated and contributed this year. 2020 is our first year taking part and we not only met with success but also surpassed our goal by more than 10%. We are beyond proud…
Patio Art Show
Newcastle’s 13th Art Show Reinvented. Newcastle has had an annual art show for over 10 years, and we weren’t about to let that tradition go so easily. This year, to meet in accordance with the COVID-19 restrictions, the Artist and Artisan Show and Sale has become (drum roll please)…
Kid’s Summer Camp is Back!
That’s Right! Summer Camp 2020 is a GO! Summer Art Camp at A Gift of Art has become a tradition for many kids in Newcastle and the Durham Region. This camp gives them the opportunity to discover the world of creativity through the arts. We’d hate to break tradition… so registration is open and camp…
In accordance with the provincial standard, the gallery is now open to all those practicing social distancing! We will be allowing groups of no more than 4 to come into the gallery wearing both masks and gloves. If you do not have masks or gloves, they will be available inside. Please take the necessary precautions to ensure…
Updates from the gallery
Dear Friends and Supporters of A Gift of Art, We miss you and we want to take this time to provide you with some important information regarding changes at the gallery…
Hello hello! Hope you all have had an amazing month. We certainly have. Starting with the annual Clarington Mayor’s Gala, which was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who…
Happy New Year!!! It’s been quite the decade for A Gift of Art, and we want to thank all of you for making it so. With the help of our dedicated board members, our volunteers, and donations from the community and farther, our charity has grown…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … in our opinion anyways! Beautiful colours, the crisp autumn air, Halloween, pumpkin and apple pie – but most exciting for us, the fall program!
Summer is officially halfway over! The time has gone by so fast and the weather has been hot hot hot. As we finish out the vacation season there are a few things we think you’d like to know…
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A Gift of Art offers annual memberships with the following rates:
Current student identification required for student membership
Any two people or family living at the same address with children under the age of 18 will qualify for the family membership
*The membership card will be sent to you in the mail when you purchase it online.
If you buy a membership with a class and the class takes place soon after purchase, we’ll give it in person.
Benefits of the Gift of Art membership:
• Reduced rate for art classes, lectures, and special events
• Invitation to exhibition opening receptions
• Invitation to private artist talk’s
• Invitation to member’s only events
• A personalized membership card
• 10% discount in art rental
• 10% discount in Gallery Gift Shop on select items
• Rental of studio space