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Experience the Arts

26 March 2017 13:00 – 17:00
Location: River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON

Support, experience and find your artistic niche at a fundraiser event for Guelph Arts Council this March!

A team of students from an Event Marketing class at Conestoga College have teamed up with Guelph Arts Council to create a fundraising event in support of the arts in the city of Guelph. The event, Experience the Arts, will take place on Sunday March 26th 2017. The event will include 5-6 interactive arts ‘stations’ where attendees can experience their choice of 3 arts activities with local artists/community members who will run a station within their expertise, all for only $30* a ticket. The arts ‘stations’ will include a wide range of art related activities from dancing and drawing to learning to play the ukulele and creating something special at a DIY craft station.

Attendees can also participate in a silent auction consisting of art pieces and great assortment of items donated from local businesses and community members as well as enjoy an assortment of finger foods at this catered event. The goal of the event is not just a fundraising effort for GAC, but to inspire community members to experience the arts and possibly acquire a new skill!

Get your tickets today! Available at https://guelph.snapd.com/#/events/view/1029109

Tickets are also available through GAC and student participants.

WHAT: Experience the Arts, Guelph Arts Council fundraising event created by Event Marketing students from the Business Marketing program at Conestoga College, Doon campus. Students are supervised by instructor Carolyn McLeod.

WHERE: The River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich St, Guelph.

WHEN: Sunday March 26th 2017, 1PM-5pm.


*online tickets sales are $30 plus additional handling fee and taxes for a total of $33.11. Tickets paid for in person are $30 inclusive. Cash or cheque made payable to Guelph Arts Council

Click here for the Guelph Arts Council's press release.

Experience the Arts – A fun and exciting afternoon!

What do you get for your $30 ticket? An amazing experience!
You get to choose to experience 3 of 6 arts stations, grab some nibbles and bid on some great auction items.
Each workshop runs for 40 minutes each and represent 6 different art disciplines facilitated by industry professionals, all located in Guelph so that you can always sign up for more.

Here’s a list of art stations to choose from the breakdown of this fantastic afternoon of experiences:

Art Stations
Music: Learn to play the Ukulele with Cynthia Kinnunen of Cynthia Kinnunen Music
Dance: Learn to Bellydance with Ishra Blanco of Invoketress Dance Studio
Visual arts: Learn how to draw a portrait with Garth Laidlaw of ArtStory
Fibre arts: The ancient Viking art of rope making using a lucet/ducet tool with Roxann Ozols-Blachtich of BeadAddict
Entertainment Art: The art of Improv with Jay Reid of The Making-Box
Handcrafted Arts: Shrink art accessories with Jennifer Micelli of Creative Spark Workshops

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