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(July 12, 2001, Gazette)

Mallards in Autumn
Mallards in Autumn, one of the collection from the Matting Season: Hooked Rugs of the Grenfell Mission exhibition on display at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Aug. 19. Mallards in Autumn is from the collection of the Hutchison Family.

Monday, July 23
Registration begins for eligible students registering in undergraduate courses, Fall Semester 2001


Botanical Garden Art Camps are back with two sessions available this season. The first runs July 17-19 and the second July 24-26. For more information, call 737-8590.

6 12 2 16, an exhibition of the work of Grenfell College’s fourth year students is on display at the M. O. Morgan Music Building on the St. John’s campus until July 21.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Rocks and Weathers, installations of work reflecting geology, geography, meteorology and the sea. The exhibition runs until Oct. 15. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Matting Season: Hooked Rugs of the Grenfell Mission until Aug. 19. An exhibition of 50-60 Grenfell mats assembled from public, private and corporate collections in Canada and the United States. The exhibition will showcase the development and socio-economic impact of this craft industry upon the lives of the women who made them. In addition to the wide variety of Grenfell mats, the exhibition will include related artifacts produced for the Grenfell Mission between 1918 and 1945 in northern Newfoundland and Labrador, and the lower north shore of Quebec. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Botanical Garden hosts a family fun day every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a full day of fun and activities for the whole family. Drop in for children’s arts and crafts, exploration and trail activities, a nature hike, garden tours, puppet shows, face painting, and story time. Contact the garden at 737-8590 for more information. In the event of inclement weather, a suitable indoor program will be available.

Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery presents an exhibition of Anne Meredith Barry’s Gros Morne Journals and Translations. In 1998 and the summer of 1999, Barry had the opportunity to work as artist-in-residence at Canada’s newest UNESCO Heritage Site, Gros Morne National Park. The exhibition records her response to the biology, geology and history of this magnificent region and examines the “paper trail” of one artist’s creative process. This exhibition is both documentation of the profound effect a new environment can have on an artist and an exuberant tribute to the Gros Morne landscape. It includes paintings, original prints, mixed media drawings, collage, and bookworks and is accompanied by a publication with text by award-winning author, Kevin Major. The exhibition runs until Sept. 15. Gallery hours are: Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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