The 2015 recipient of the Guelph Arts Council Youth Opportunities Award, Shera Mekhail, is working to create an accessible and inclusive space that enables diverse youth to express and connect…Read More
Guelph, ON – October 5, 2016 – Guelph Arts Council (GAC) is pleased to collaborate with WorkInCulture and the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre in presenting Marketing for the Creative Economy, a workshop…Read More
Guelph, ON – September 27, 2016 – Guelph Arts Council is pleased to announce the deadline for the Youth Opportunities Award, which is made possible through the GAC Youth Opportunities Fund at…Read More
Membership makes a difference
When you become a member of Guelph Arts Council, you are adding your voice to support arts and culture in our dynamic city.
Vocamus Press is a micro-publisher that specializes in poetry and literary fiction from the Guelph area. Our non-profit arm, Friends of Vocamus Press, promotes literary culture in the community by offering free promotion for local authors, books and events, by offering free workshops, writing groups, and consultations for local authors, and by organizing social events for local writers. Friends of Vocamus Press also runs the Book Bash Festival, an annual celebration of Guelph books.
Did you know that Vocamus Press has an awesome calendar of Guelph Literary Happenings?
Korey Steckle is a painter and collage artist living and working in Guelph. Korey is predominantly a self-taught artist and has recently taken classes at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Guelph School of Art, with the hope of honing and cultivating his craft.
A bomber crash in WWII stole Lyn’s father when she was just 3 months old. That experience shapes the multi-layered acrylic paintings she makes today. Images from WWII and a long-forgotten childhood book, “L’Histoire de Babar” by Jean de Brunhoff, re-emerge in themes of war and conflict, loss and remembrance.
A War Story, by artist Lyn Westfall, is a testimonial exhibition on the theme of war and conflict, loss and remembrance.