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.
begins for eligible students registering in undergraduate courses,
Fall Semester 2001
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
6 12 2 16, an exhibition of the work of Grenfell Colleges
fourth year students is on display at the M. O. Morgan Music
Building on the St. Johns 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 childrens 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 Barrys Gros Morne Journals and Translations.
In 1998 and the summer of 1999, Barry had the opportunity to
work as artist-in-residence at Canadas 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 artists
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.