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Tomorrow is Remembrance Day.

Have you seen the Remembrance Day material created by Angie Littlefield on-line at Reading and Remembrance HERE or on facebook HERE?

PRAC Updates November 10, 2020

The November | December issue of ArtScene is online HERE

Allan's Artists

Pickering glass artist Michaela Helliwell is aiming to stretch her creativity and to “Go Big”.
See ArtScene Page 3 HERE.

Art in the Park

Have you seen the new sculpture installations by Ron Baird and Geordie Lishman in Esplanade Park, Pickering ~ photos HERE?
This is Pollinator by Ron Baird.

See interviews with Geordie:

National Arts and Culture Impact Survey

Ontario Association of Art Galleries
In these continuing uncertain times, we are at a crossroads as the impact of the pandemic continues to have a debilitating effect on the broader Arts and Culture sector. Ontario Association of Art Galleries representing the interest of Visual Arts & Public Art Gallery sector is part of a group of arts service organizations representing a range of artistic disciplines across Canada which has co-commissioned the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey.
As we approach the nine-month mark in this complex new landscape, new data is needed to inform medium- and long-term policies that will shape the Canadian cultural sector for years to come. That’s why OAAG contributed to creating the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey. The NACIS was designed to capture a snapshot in time.
OAAG requests its membership and encourages all arts organizations, artists, and arts workers across Canada to participate in the survey by Monday, November 23, 2020.

until Nov 29 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryLicense to Thrill: 007 Film Posters Exhbition
Local film poster enthusiast Dan Miles has assembled a portion of his personal collection paying tribute to the spy legend.
1450 Henry St., Whitby |

Artists' Artists | Trio
The time has arrived to feature the top trio as chosen by their peers: Susan Lindo, Sean McQuay and Ronald Peter.
1450 Henry St., Whitby |

Nov 21 & 22 ~ Serenity Stained Glass

We are looking forward to welcoming you at our 2nd Annual Christmas Artisan Show. You can book an appointment ahead to skip the line. ( or purchase feature items, with curbside pick up.
62 HUFFMAN AVE, Port Hope

Nov 29 to Dec 20 ~ VAC

VACVisual Arts Centre of Clarington
To celebrate the holiday times of 2020, we’re excited to announce our first ever Juried Art Exhibition Fundraiser taking place from Sunday, November 29 until Sunday, December 20, 2020.
Online registration for submissions is open from:
Thursday, October 29 until WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18.
Guidelines and Submission Form

A Gift of Art

A Gift of Art
Join Dianne as she guides students in creating two holiday cards with envelopes using Pen and Ink techniques. This class is suitable for beginners and returning artists. 
Sign up here:

Georgina Centre for Arts and Culture

Join us November 16th @ 7:00pm when we will be sharing some of the highlights of our new 2020 5-Year Strategic Plan. We are excited to invite you to celebrate the plan and our proposed new name “The Georgina Centre for Arts & Culture” and ask for your support in voting to adopt a name that is more in keeping with our new strategic direction.  Change is Good. Grant Peckford, Executive Director.

Join Zoom Meeting

Kim Michele

Enchant yourself with a little taste of the musical talents of harpist Kim Michele.

Kim is the author of an Indie book of short stories, Emma’s Garden: A poetic story that takes place in a breathtaking east coast fishing village in Nova Scotia, where a granddaughter reminisces about childhood summers with her grandparents. Her grandparents, Emma and Bernard, make a journey in their fishing boat to Cumberland County and picnic on Spenser’s Island. When Emma returns home to her cottage, she changes the village landscape forever and leaves a legacy for all who visit this quaint cove. 
Thinking of Christmas? Purchase a copy for only $15 Canadian, by contacting Kim at 

You may have heard Kim and her harp on the porch of SilverStone Gallery or at Juried Art Show Openings at McLean CC. Kim has participated in Indie Author Pickering HERE.

PS Kim trained at the Royal Conservatory of Music for Voice, Classical Harp and for the Artist Educator program, Learning through the Arts.
Her full biography is at

Pic of the Month

November's Instagram theme: PETS

Be sure to tag #pineridgearts when you post your favourite photo of your pet or a friend's pet on Instagram.
Details HERE.

Employment Opportunities

City of Pickering
Wanted: Chief Administrative Officer
Reporting to the Mayor and City Council as Chief Administrative Officer, you are the top executive at the City and are responsible to provide strategic vision, leadership and guidance on the overall management and direction of the municipality.
Interested candidates may apply directly to Kartik Kumar of Legacy Executive Search Partners at by Friday, November 27.
Visit for details.
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