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(July 26, 2001, Gazette)

Thursday, July 19
Info session —
There is an information session regarding the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) program with Clayton Higdon, ACOA, in room A-1043, Arts and Administration Building (St. John's campus) from 2:30-3:30 p.m. If you have any questions, contact Pamela White in the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International Relations), at 737-2598 or

Make a Bamboo and Paper Lantern — Join a workshop at The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1-4 p.m. The workshop is for teens through adults, or children aged six and up who are accompanied by an adult. The workshop is free, and all supplies are included. Call 737-2563 to register. The workshop is presented by the Friends of Victoria Park. Workshop participants are invited to bring their lanterns to the Victoria Park Lantern Festival at dusk on July 28.


Spaces remain for Vivent les beaux-arts, an art camp in French for children aged 8-12. Session runs Aug. 6-10, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador. For information or to register, call 737-2563. Presented in partnership with Canadian Parents for French.

Starting Aug. 9 and running until Oct. 28, the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Unsettled: Photographs by Scott Walden. 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 Rocks and Weathers, installations of work reflecting geology, geography, meteorology and the sea. The exhibition 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. Activities include 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 following summer of 1999, Anne Meredith Barry had the opportunity to work as artist-in-residence at Canada's newest UNESCO Heritage Site, Gros Morne National Park, on the West Coast of Newfoundland. 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 will include paintings, original prints, mixed media drawings, collage, and bookworks and will be 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 to 5 p.m.

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