Saturday, July 21
Workshops & Drop-Ins: 12:00 – 5:00pm
After Party: 6:00 – 10:00pm
Light up your summer nights with Harcourt House, SNAP, FAVA and the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts!
On Saturday July 21st, Harcourt House, The Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists (SNAP gallery), The Film and Video Art Society of Alberta (FAVA) and the Nina Haggerty Center for the Arts will be teaming up to host an event titled Illuminate! ‘Lights’ will be the theme of the events taking place at the non-profit artist-run centers. From 12pm to 5pm we will be celebrating the fusion of light, drawing techniques and creative exploration. Then, from 6pm to 10pm, join us in the Harcourt House gallery for drinks, conversation and live music. Illuminate aims to bring together those who are interested in the arts to participate in the free daylong event. Everyone is encouraged to come and explore their own creativity and helping to foster and nurture the local arts community.
From each location, you’ll receive a ticket stub to be submitted into a draw during the after party at Harcourt House. There will be amazing prizes so don’t miss out! Prizes will be based off of how many events you attended so swing by all the centers and make some illuminating art!
-Harcourt House – Harcourt House will be offering life drawing sessions, paper bag lantern workshops and the opportunity to add to a collaborative wall mural within the gallery space. 3rd Floor, 10215 112 Street, www.harcourthouse.ab.ca
-SNAP – Come by SNAP’s printshop and learn how to create your own candle lanterns with custom-made silkscreen images. Learn the ins and outs of the screen-printing process and become acquainted with the beauty of printmaking. 12056 – Jasper Ave, www.snapartists.com
-FAVA – FAVA (the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta) will be hosting a scratch animation workshop from 2pm to 5pm at the Harcourt House Annex building. Paint, draw and scratch on film with your own two hands, and be surprised and delighted when you run it though a projector. Harcourt House Annex Building, www.fava.ca
-The Nina Haggerty Center -The Nina Haggerty Center will be creating collaborative lanterns using stencils and other various drawing techniques. Learn new drawing techniques and realize them within illuminating lantern format! 9225 – 118 Ave www.ninahaggertyart.ca
-Party! – The events will conclude with an after-party at Harcourt House from 6pm 10pm where there will ample amounts of food, drink, live music and (of course) lights! During this party, there will be a draw where you will enter based on however many events you attended. Enjoy musical performances from Philip Daniel, Jordan Blackburn, and Susan Winters. Please feel encouraged to bring a cash donation for these wonderful and extremely generous performers.
Spread the word and swing by SNAP, Harcourt House, FAVA and the Nina Haggerty Center to enjoy and celebrate the summer weather with beautiful, handmade lanterns!