Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

Starry Night Art and Gallery Tour

Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:00 pm - Friday, August 30, 2019 11:00 pm
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Aug. 24 — Starry Night Art and Gallery Tour. Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky. 6pm - 11pm. Downtown Orillia.


Light Grows the Tree

Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:00 am - Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:00 pm
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Aug. 31 to Nov. 23 — Light Grows the Tree. Documenting a community of Black artists, writers, curators and collectors in Toronto. Taken by four photographers over two months, these portraits do the work of making the Black arts community visible. The stakes of Black culture in Canada are high. Systemic racism in the form of violence and exclusion tears at the fabric of our many communities. Through visual arts we create new worlds and make sense of our histories, we are emboldened to confront the prerogatives of a multiculturalism that eclipses our integral place in the nation. There is such rich nuance to Blackness here: it is no single thing. Our endeavours are held in the memories of several generations of folks who have shaped the Black arts scene through their various contributions. Going into the future we need to know of each other’s existence. Just as a tree needs light to grow, this community requires attention to focus and develop. In this first chapter, Light Grows The Tree begins the process of acknowledging those who have been the life force of Black arts in Toronto.”

August 31 (Saturday) 10:00 am - November 23 (Saturday) 4:00 pm

Participating artists:
Yannick Anton
Liz Ikiriko
Ebti Nabag
Dainesha Nugent-Palache

Artist Reception: Saturday, Sept. 7, Great Hall Gallery 1pm to 4pm
Gallery Hours

Tuesdays, Thursdays – Saturdays: 10 am – 4 pm

Wednesdays: 10 am – 8 pm

Closed Sundays, Mondays

Aurora Cultural Centre

22 Church St.


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Georgina Studio Tour

Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 am - Sunday, September 29, 2019 5:00 pm
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Georgina Studio Tour Celebrating 25 years on the South Shore of Lake Simcoe takes place September 28 & 29, 10 am to 5 pm. On this 2-day self-guided FREE tour is your opportunity to visit homes and studios that for the rest of the year are available by appointment only. Take an art adventure amidst the spectacular autumn colours in one of York Region's most picturesque settings through The Town of Georgina’s lakeside communities on Lake Simcoe of Keswick, Sutton, Jackson's Point, Pefferlaw. You will discover a diverse group of artisans.

The tour has been introducing visitors to a diverse and talented group of Canadian artisans representing a wide spectrum of mediums for 25 years. You have the opportunity to purchase wonderful works of art, and opportunity to meet each artist and learn about the process behind the artwork, ask questions and place custom orders, made just for you.

Come and explore, experience one of the highlights of the fall season of Lake Simcoe, just follow the Georgina Studio Tour signs.


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