Summer Events & Programming

Summer is upon us and there is a lot happening in and around Guelph. From camps for children and adults to festivals to shows, there is a little something for all kinds of art lovers.

Check out our list of events below.

Don’t forget, you can submit your events and programming to us online all year long: http://guelpharts.ca/members-area#B

 

CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

 

Summer Arts Explosion Camp Gears Up for Big Fun!

 

Guelph Dance is gearing up for two weeks of big summer fun at its Arts Explosion Camp, taking place July 4-8 and July 11-15 at the River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph. Spots are still available in its half-day program for children born 2010-2011 and in several full-day programs for those born 2003-2006. All campers will have a wide variety of arts experiences, including dance, theatre, singing, storytelling, visual art, and hula hooping, taught by professional teaching artists. The cost for the half-day program is $150; the cost for the full day program is $240. More information about all of the camp programs can be found at www.guelphdance.ca or by calling 519-780-2220.

 

About Guelph Dance

Established in 1998, Guelph Dance—formerly the Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival—is a nationally recognized leader in contemporary dance, offering a platform for professional, new-generation, and youth dance artists to share their vision, push creative boundaries, and engage community audiences.

Guelph Dance gratefully acknowledges the support of its funders and season sponsors: the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the City of Guelph, Magic 106.1, 1460 CJOY, CFRU, Intrigue Media, Guelph Mercury Tribune, and the Downtown Guelph Business Association.

 

For more information, please contact:
Kit Clark

General Manager
Guelph Dance
519-780-2220
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www.guelphdance.ca

 

Guelph United Performers - Community Theatre Camp

 

Community Theatre Camps offer a wonderful, very affordable summer drama program to all boys and girls in our community.

Guelph United Performers invite young actors, ages 11 to 16, to join us in our Afternoon Programs,  July 4 to 8  or July 18 to 22.   (Both our Morning Camps for ages 6 to 10 are filled at date.)

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Last Chance to Register!

AGG's Summer Art Camps for Kids (7-11) Start July 4

Register today for Week 1: Rock, Paper, Scissors (July 4 - 8) - only three spots left! The fee per week is $200. Camp runs daily from 9 am to 4 pm at AGG.

Download the Registration Package.

AGG’s Rock, Paper, Scissors week promises to be all fun and games! Use a combination of found objects and artmaking techniques to build a board game, make an indestructible rock garden, and race red solo cups across the Sculpture Park. Take your Tic-Tac-Toe game to the next level on Friday, July 8 and play with paint in and on AGG’s outdoor Inflatable Gallery.

 

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Guelph School of Art

 

Summer art camps for grown ups

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 6:30-8:30 PM
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUG. 27 & 28, 10AM–4PM

 

 GSAguelph.com/SummerArtCampforGrownUps

 

ACRYLIC & MIXED MEDIA: THE WORKSHOP

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 10 AM – 4 PM

 

GSAguelph.com/MixedMedia&AcrylicWorkshop

 

 

BLOCKPRINTING

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 1-5 PM

 

http://www.gsaguelph.com/store/p177/BLOCKPRINTING.html

 

 

KEEPING A SKETCHBOOK JOURNAL

 

*suitable for both teens & adults!
2 DAYS, SATURDAYS, AUGUST 6 & 13, 1-5 PM

 

http://www.gsaguelph.com/store/p176/KEEPING_A_SKETCHBOOK_JOURNAL.html

 

 

Career Aviators Authentic Career Retreat — Design Your Career and Life

 

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm, Innovation Guelph

 

Do you need to find work to support yourself as you pursue your craft? Would you like to have a job that you look forward to going to each day? Do you want to find a job in which you will excel, highly value, and love to do – a job where you will make an impact using the skills you have now? 

This retreat deals with issues ranging from how to find and experience meaningful work to how to network and get an interview. It’s about creating a career and a life worth living. 

 

The retreat is unique in its format because it combines an interactive workshop format with consultations that follow the workshop as well as introductions to industry professionals and more.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/authentic-career-retreat-weekend-tickets-24638957786

 

Alchemy Clay Studios

 

Kid’s clay camp

 

July 18-22. 

 

Information for sign ups at www.alchemyclaystudios.com

 

ART IN THE PARK

 

August 21, 2016 10AM - 5PM

 

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Wellington County Museum

Our Summer Art Workshops
http://www.wellington.ca/en/discover/Art-Workshops-2016.asp

Our Summer Pleasures Programmes
http://www.wellington.ca/en/discover/Summer-Pleasures-information.asp

 

Artistic Capers

 

Tues. July 12 (alcohol wash and ink) at Fionn MacCool's 7-9 PM 

Tues. July 26th,Colour-co cat (inks and water colour) at Fionn MacCool's 7-9 PM 

Relaxing art nights for all ages and talent levels.

Register via www.artisticcapers.com to ensure a spot.

$30 / person all supplies included.

 

SILENCE

 

Drum Building and Percussion workshop at Silence, Essex St. on August 13, 14, 2016

 

Click here for more information.

 

YMCA-YWCA

YMCA-YWCA is looking for an artist, community engagement educator or coordinator to be a guest speaker to a group of children at their facility.  

July 5th between 9:30am-12:00pm for a group of 30 children aged 10-12 the theme is "Art Unleashed"

July 11-15 between 9:30am-12:00pm for a group of 60 children aged 6-9 and the theme is "Y World of Arts and Crafts".

For more information contact:

Breeanna Emberley

Guelph YMCA-YWCA

TOURS

 

Fallingwater and Other Treasures by Frank Lloyd Wright

 

13 October 2016 - 15 October 2016

 

In partnership with Noecker Travel, Guelph Arts Council is pleased to announce Fallingwater and Other Treasures by Frank Lloyd Wright, an autumn tour of architectural sites in New York and Pennsylvania. The tour is all-inclusive by luxury motor coach from Guelph, and runs October 13 to 15, 2016. Participants will be escorted by Sharyn Seibert, noted Guelph artist and art educator, and Brian Lauder, a long-time architecture and Wright enthusiast. Proceeds from the tour will benefit the Guelph Arts Council.

Tour Arrangements:

Noecker Travel Ltd., 123 Metcalfe St. N.
Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0
Phone 519-846-5307 Fax 519-846-2553
TICO 1903157
All cheques are payable to Noecker Travel Ltd.

Noecker Travel offers and strongly suggests the purchase of cancellation and out of country travel insurance.

 

Click here for more information.

 

FESTIVALS, SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS  

Old Quebec Street Shoppes is proud to present….
Sean Rooney, Balloon Maestro www.balloonmaestro.com

A WORLD FIRST – A network of professional balloon decorators from around the world are joining hands to raise funds and awareness in support of the Pilanesberg Rhinos. This will be the first ever global fundraising effort undertaken by the balloon industry.
Experience the amazing artistry as Sean creates a larger than life Rhino from Balloons! August 15 – August 21 in the main corridor of Old Quebec Street Shoppes.
#StopTheRhinoPop #PopPoaching Donations to: www.theballoonrhinoproject.co.za

Art on the Street

 

Guelph’s annual Art on the Street exhibition and sale, co-presented by Guelph Arts Council and the Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA), will be taking place on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Artists will showcase their works in temporary, open-air studios along Quebec Street.

 

Click here for Art on the Street promotional materials including this year’s brochure and map.

Click here for the Art on the Street artist lineup

 

The Children’s Art Festival


While Art on the Street takes over Quebec Street, children of all ages are invited to create their own work in St. George’s Square at The Children’s Arts Festival. The festival will be an all day event to inspire every child’s inner artist. 

 

Art in the Shops

Prior to Art on the Street, the DGBA will pair artists with numerous downtown businesses to present Art in the Shops from July 11th to 16th.

 

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Wellington County Museum

Outdoor Concert Series
http://www.wellington.ca/en/discover/Outdoor-Concerts-at-the-Museum.asp

 

Sandy Middleton will be in the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition!

 

Nathan Philips Square

 

July 8-10th

Fri/Sat 10am - 8pm

Sun 10am - 6pm

 

www.torontooutdoorart.org

 

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Archival Pigment Print

Sandy Middleton

Edition 1/10

 

 

Headwaters Art Festival

 

Juried Art Show

Open Studios

Workshops

Authors Night

 

Sept 16 - Oct 10, 2016

 

Headwatersarts.com

 

HA Festival 2016

 

Guelph Jazz Festival

 

September 14th - September 18th, 2016

Various locations around Guelph

 http://www.guelphjazzfestival.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Guelph-Jazz-Festival-142813965728675/

 

GJF Banner 2016

 

World Sax / Future Metal

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/938736152909824/

 

Wednesday Jul 6, 2016
Silence
8:30pm
$10

From St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, World-beat-sax-machine OUROBOROS will be joining forces with Ottawa prog metal prodigy The Night Watch to bring you an epic evening of virtuosic music. From balkan party jams to acoustic black metal, this is a one-of-a-kind night not to be missed.

OUROBOROS (St. John's) 
“[Ouroboros] have the on-stage presence of the best parade ever. They exude joy without ever seeming caught up in the novelty of what they're doing. The musicians are top shelf … ."
-Vish Khanna [Exclaim!]
yourouroboros.com


THE NIGHT WATCH (Ottawa)
"Grafting together elements of soaring classical, acoustic black metal, vibrant neo-folk and even doom, their self-titled debut creates a lush, cinematic soundscape." - Exclaim!
thenightwatch.bandcamp.

 

 

Guelph Summer Night Market

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/306359513028976/

The Guelph Night Market is super excited to invite you to our summer market on July 7th. Come on down to 46 Essex to snag some vintage finds & handmade goods from 20 talented vendors. 

$2 admission 
OPTIONAL DONATION: Dental & female hygiene items for the Abbeyfield drop in. 

http://guelphnightmarket.com/

LINE UP

ROSEHOUND APPAREL 
www.instagram.com/rosehoundapparel
rosehoundapparel.com

GLITTERING MAGPIE 
www.etsy.com/ca/shop/GlitteringMagpie?ref=hdr_shop_menu
www.instagram.com/GlitteringMagpiee

RIGEL ROZANSKI
Rigel Rozanski

ALMOST KITCH
Lindsay Roe

HUGH MATER
www.hughmater.blogspot.com

THE BREAD BANDIT
www.instagram.com/thebread.bandit

ECLIPSE VINTAGE
Eclipse Vintage
www.instagram.com/eclipsevintage/

EMILY MAY ROSE
Emily May Rose Illustration
http://emilymayrose.com/

GILLIAN WILSON
www.instagram.com/triangletrees
www.etsy/shop/triangletrees

NIGEL BROWN
Nigel Conan Brown

SOOTHSAYER APOTHECARY 
Soothsayer
http://www.soothsayerapothecary.com/

SPELL
CASTER
www.instagram.com/spellcvster

POINTS AND PLACES
www.etsy.com/shop/PointsAndPlaces
www.instagram.com/pointsandplaces

OUT POST VINTAGE
Outpost Vintage + Thrift
www.instagram.com/outpost_vintage

STEAMBOX DUMPLINGS
Steambox Dumplings
www.steamboxdumplings.ca/
www.instagram.com/steamboxdumplings

AMELIA&ROSE
www.instagram.com/ameliaandrose

HIDDEN GEM HENNA
Hidden Gem Henna
instagram.com/hiddengemhenna 
www.hiddengemhenna.etsy.com
www.hiddengemhenna.com

TAKE TIME VINTAGE
Take Time Vintage
www.instagram.com/taketimevintage

FUOCOVIVO GOODS

BLK HOLE VINTAGE
www.instagram.com/blkh0le

BLUEWATER CREAMERY
Bluewater Creamery
www.instagram.com/bluewater_creamery

HOMEBODY CERAMICS
www.instagram.com/homebodyceramics 

FLUFFY BUNNY FARM

ECLIPSE VINTAGE
Eclipse Vintage
www.instagram.com/elcipsevintage

SADSADDERDAZE
www.instagram.com/sadsadderdaze

&COLLECTIVE

Accessibility: This event will be held in a community space that has an entrance at street level. There are washrooms on the main floor. There are no stairs. All ages.

 

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