Airdrie will be the place to be this ARTember when the arts take centre stage with all sorts of diverse activites taking place throughout our community. Linda Bruce, excutive director of Creative Airdrie, explains:
Here's just some of what will be happening during ARTember!
- An Art Show and Sale hosted by The Airdrie Regional Arts Society takes place on Sept 16 and 17
- The AIRdirondack Art Auction and Gala will bring black tie glamour to Airdrie on September 24
- Artist Studio Tours take you behind the scenes with some of Airdrie's best artists on September 24
- A Taste of Airdrie Passport Promotion takes place throughout ARTember and features ten restaurants hosting artists and musicians and offering menu specials
- The Boys and Girls Club hosts digital media workshops, DJ workshops and a teen dance party!
- Culture at the Creek is the cornerstone of Alberta ArtsDays, September 30 and October 1 and 2. This open air festival at Nose Creek Park features the performing arts, food, music and arts featuring 4 stages and plenty of vendors and hands on activities for kids.
- Genesis Place is home to youth art activities, the worlds largest hip hop class and quilting demos.
- Bert Church LIVE Theatre will host five major shows all for free!
- Join us for a Downtown Artwalk on October 1 and check out the work of artists being exhibited in local businesses.
A guide to everything going on during ARTember will be in your next issue of airdrielife magazine - but if you can't wait, the full schedule of events is on the Creative Airdrie website at creativeairdrie.ca.
Volunteers are still needed to help with all aspects of the event. You can apply online at www.creativeairdrie.ca/.