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April 16 - 22, 2018

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NIGHT OF A 1,000 PIES FUNDRAISER
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Charity Pie Auction 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

           Celebrate 25 years of NPCC as the permanent home of our Resident Groups by joining Neilson Park Creative Centre’s board, staff and supporters in our

First Annual Night Of A 1,000 Pies 

Auction  Pies  – sweet pies, savoury pies, tarts and flans, crisps and crumbles, cheese pie, cherry pie or chicken pot pie, from Apple to Woopie pie. 

Created, curated and presented by NPCC members and supporters to be auctioned off to the hungriest bidder. 

 

To contribute a pie for the auction, download a Pie Registration Form here and send the form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off the form at the front desk

 

Bake your pie and deliver it to the Main Gallery by 4:00 PM on April 25, 2018

 

Join family and friends on April 25 in the gallery to bid on a pie and enjoy live music by the Youth Jazz Ensemble from Humber College Community Music School Program

Purchase your $10.00 “Pick to Win” tickets in advance from the front desk or at the door

 

Come hungry, ready to bid and enjoy!

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SPEAKERS' SERIES
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Contemporary Painting: the Vocabulary of Paint with Kim-Lee Kho
       Sunday Apr. 15, 2018       
Rescheduled April 29, 2018    
2:00pm - 4:00pm       
FREE
Many contemporary painters are working with an expansive vocabulary of paint, or a distinctly contemporary language, using (and pushing) the properties of the paint and its application in varied and unexpected ways.
Kim-Lee Kho will lead us through gorgeous examples from artists working today – many of them Canadian – focusing in on their painterly vocabulary and unique ways of working with paint. For more information about Kim-Lee and her classes please click here. 

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SPRING CLASSES
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 Spring  Summer 2018 Creative Art Courses IMAGE

Our Spring & Summer catalogue is hereDiscover upcoming creative art courses: classes, workshops, camps, drop-ins and speakers series for adults, teens and children. Pick-up a copy in-person or visit our website Register online, in-person or by phone.

 Classes

Figure Drawing for Absolute Beginners with Helen McCusker S18ADRA2

Figurative Art: Mostly Wet Media with Kim-Lee Kho S18AFIG

Painting/Mixed Media Studio with Kal Honey S18AMIX

Pet Pal Portraits with Helen McCusker S18APET

Watercolour and Pen & Ink with Malcolm Cullen S18AWAT   

 

Workshops 

Event Invitations with Copperplate Calligraphy with Starlee Lively Odorico

In cooperation with The Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto

S18ACOP

 

Soft Pastel and Mixed Media with Helen McCusker

S18APAS

 

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IN OUR GALLERIES  
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Spaces in Between NPCC

Spaces in Between

Exhibition Duration: April 16 - May 6, 2018

Reception: Sunday, April 22 from 2 – 4 pm, RSVP on Facebook

Spaces In Between is a multimedia exhibition that showcases the artwork of emerging artists in the Greater Toronto Area. The exhibiting artwork creates alternative spaces and/or explores the passage of time through traditional and new media methods. Artists create visualizations of another world through creation or depiction. These spaces are derived from their memory, predictions of the future or their imagination. 

As Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC) embraces our new vision and mandate for 2018, we aim to support the creative and personal growth of emerging artists. Exhibiting artists range from students, graduates or those who just transitioned into their creative practice. Whatever their journey may be, NPCC encourages their dedication to the arts through this exhibition and future ones to come.

 

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In the Parlance of Our Times

Exhibition Duration: April 16 - May 6, 2018

Reception: Sunday, April 22 from 2 – 4 pm

 Veteran photo artist DNA Dodds redefines public and private space. In the Parlance of our Times is the latest in DNA’s quest to beatify the banal.

 

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Addae Nurse 

Exhibition Duration: April 9 – May 13, 2018

With three confirmed exhibitions in his first month, including his debut for the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Addae Nurse is already picking up lots of steam as an emerging Toronto artist. His body of work explores the nexus between femininity, sexuality, expression, and anonymity. Fascinated by shadow and movement, his images are intimate and often temperamental, juxtaposing the vastness of space with the details of the human form.

www.addaenurse.com

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Pam Pols 

Exhibition Duration: April 2 – April 30, 2018

 

Pam earned an Art Supervisor’s title at O.C.A during her teaching career, and a Fine Arts degree from York University. Creativity was always her strong suit as a teacher. In retirement she once more gravitated towards artistic activity. Her love of trees and the Group of Seven is evident in much of her current work.  Visit her website at Mypaintingsbypam.com

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DROP-IN
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 Members Drop-in Studio A

Tuesday, April 17  from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Members Drop-in Studio C

Friday, April 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

$4.43+HST ($5.00) - Half Day
$7.08+HST($8.00) -Full Day

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