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MALTWOOD ART MUSEUM & GALLERY

PUBLIC PROGRAMS


Michael Lewis, The Appletree Gang, 1992

Legacy Art Gallery & Café
Sunday, March 7, 2010  2:00 to 3:30 pm  Conversational Café

Please join Ana Maria Peredo, Rose Henry, Kelly Reid, and Kathy Stinson Executive Director for Victoria Cool-Aid Society, for a round-table discussion about the intersections of art and well being. Our discussants will probe questions such as: What is wealth?  What role does art play in community making?  How can art improve our lives?  How can art mediate conditions of poverty?  In what way can art contribute to the well being of communities?  We promise an engaging discussion and plan to open up a creative dialogue experience, about the exciting role art can play in shaping our local community.  Free admission but please call 250-721-8480 to reserve a seat.


Legacy Art Gallery and Café
Sunday workshops 10:30 am to 12:30 pm for youth  ages 11-13

Please call 250-381-7670 between 10 am and 5pm Wed to Sun to register.  $5.00 per class and limit of 6 students.

Mar 14 The Art of Trash  Explore the disposable nature of consumer goods in the style of Jas W. Felter.
Mar 28 Get Jazzed About Art  Visualize jazz music in the style of Gregg Simpson.
Apr 11 The Stamp of Creativity  Show Canada Post a thing or two by creating wildly original stamps in the style of Anna Banana.
Apr 25 Who are we anyway?  Media images of males and females get the media collage treatment in the style of Kal Opre.


Kal Opre, Femina Eterna, 2003

EXHIBITIONS

Legacy Art Gallery & Café

February 24 to May 2, 2010
Regarding Wealth
This exhibit examines the dynamics of wealth relations by probing the intersections of art and homelessness.  History in Art Assistant Professor and Williams Legacy Chair, Dr. Carolyn Butler Palmer leads an annual seminar on curatorial practice that draws on the Michael C. Williams Collection.  This exhibition is the result of her students’ collaboration.

February 24 to March 28, 2010
Revival: The Personal Archive of Robert Aller
A snapshot of the recently acquired archive of the late artist and teacher Robert Aller.  While studying under Arthur Lismer in Montreal, Aller’s interest in First Nations art grew, and it became his lifelong challenge to document the lives and art forms of First Nations people.

Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery

March 12 to April 23, 2010
Masterminds: Art by University of Victoria Retirees
Take a look at the range of media in which these 27 artists are working, including painting, drawing, ceramics and sculpture.  Participating artists include Pat Martin Bates, Donald Harvey, Walter Dexter, Bill Zuk and Betsy Tumasonis.  Presented in conjunction with the Masterminds Lecture series held every Wednesday evening in April.  Visit www.uvic.ca/masterminds

WHAT’S COMING UP?

Legacy Art Gallery & Café

Mar 31
May 2
Equine paintings, S.W. Jackman Collection mats?! Newsflash
June 9
Aug 8
Inuit Art from the Hal Knight Collection
June 9
Jul 11
Photographs by Bob St. Cyr
Aug 11 Oct 31 Graphic Radicals exhibition of political comics, graphics and writing by WW3 Illustrated, a New York-based collective of artists, who publish an eponymous magazine. 
Nov 3 Feb 6 Architecture and Power: The Legislative Buildings of Canada’s Capitals and Now Hear This: WAC Bennett Political Cartoons.

McPherson Library Gallery
The McPherson Library Gallery will be moving to a new location adjacent to Special Collections. The new gallery will house our permanent collection of works on paper (drawings, prints, paintings, photographs), and will act as both a storage and exhibition area.

Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery
The University Centre Building is undergoing seismic work from April 2010 to February 2011, which will interrupt our exhibition and programming schedules.  Please check our website for updates.

 

2010 Conversational Café series is presented with support from the Government of B.C.

 

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