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Art Exhibition by HBHAS Opens July 9th Halton Hills Cultural Centre

This year the exhibition is even bigger, which means there is more of everything, for everyone!

An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose. ~ Langston Huges

Make Halton Hills Cultural Centre your summer destination. Drop in and discover something new and exciting!!!

For more information contact;

Francesca Durham
Vice-chair, HBHAS
Email: francescadurham@gmail.com

Or contact:

Judy Daley
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536

Women Who Make A Difference

It’s hard to believe for two magical year’s I’ve shared this space with other artists.

Learn more about Sybil: http://www.joshuacreekarts.com/sybil-rampen/

Your business understands how diversity can unlock growth and innovation for inclusion and belonging. With your vision, we can bring hope and inspiration to many more people with a variety of exciting workshops.

The more we innovate, the more we can inspire and allow others to do the same.

Thank you.

“Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change!” ~ Barbara Mikulski

Every Picture Tells A Story, Ask Artist Ian Grant

2nd Annual HBHAS Art Exhibition Coming Soon!

Had a great time meeting artist Ian Grant on the Danforth, Areej Art Gallery, this past weekend. His solo exhibit, “The Journey” is more than a collection of photographs. His inspirations come from traveling the world. Some images cheeky and others uniquely soulful where the images transcend those influences.

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.  ~ Dorothea Lange

Make this your summer destination to drop in and discover something new and exciting!!! A dynamic opportunity to learn more about the artists and their body of work. All stunning and unique.

For more information about the Art Exhibit:

Francesca Durham
Vice-chair, HBHAS
Email: francescadurham@gmail.com

Or contact:

Judy Daley
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536

A Wonderful Way To Inspire & Celebrate With Community

A Leisurely Pastime Picnic Coming Soon

Research suggests spending time in a natural setting is good for your mental health. A family picnic is great family time with the kids. It’s also a wonderful tradition to strengthen ties with family and friends too.

Coming soon the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Center is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a family picnic. I’ll be there with my rainbow set of harps to provide an opportunity for anyone interested to have an experience playing the harp.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play the harp? Curious about this ancient musical instrument? Then you’re in for a treat.

Recreational harp music making is healthy and inclusive. It’s based on music activities that bring the community together. Come see for yourself at the JCHAC Family Picnic Sunday, June 10th, 2018. It’s the perfect opportunity to come out take part and have fun.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

http://visitoakville.com/events/joshua-creek-10th-anniversary/

For more information please contact: francescadurham@gmail.com

 

 

More Than A Night To Remember With Leslie McCurdy

“Community, Roots & Culture” Symposium ~ HBHAS

Excited to share!!! Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Time: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Leslie-McCurdy

"Actor, Playwright, Dancer, Choreographer, Singer, and Mentor; recipient of the 2014 and 2000 Mayor’s Awards for "Artist of the Year" and "Outstanding Performing Artist” of Windsor Ontario respectively, Bachelors of Fine Art in dance with teaching certification from the University of Michigan and former choreographer and teaching assistant to Judith Jamison of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

Presenting: Things My Fore Sisters Saw – a one-woman play, where you will meet four women of African Descent who affected change in Canada: Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave who was said to have burned down “half” of Montreal from whom we have the first slave narrative in North America; Rose Fortune, the first “policewoman” in North America who helped “freedom seekers” settle in Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia; Mary-Ann Shadd, the first North American woman to publish and edit a newspaper, amongst other things; and Viola Desmond who refused to give up a seat to segregation well before the celebrated Rosa Parks and who was recently named as the new face of the Canadian $10 bill. Experience the theatre production of how each of these women affected change in the Canada of their time and ours.”

Location:  Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Rd. Burlington, ON

Tickets: Early Bird: $25
At Door w/Reservation: $30

Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps?ll=43.320901,-79.800601&z=13&t=m&hl=en-US&gl=CA&mapclient=embed&cid=14288595255665240121

The Speakers’ Symposium will include historical, genealogical, and cultural speakers, authors, music and spoken word plus a marketplace of historical book suppliers and community/cultural vendors.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/signin/?referrer=%2Ffacebook-publish%3Feid%3D45809335957

Healthy Communities Are Harping For Wellness

Surrender to the timeless wisdom of your higher self and join us next month at the Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre for another peaceful Harping for Wellness Workshop.

Harping for Wellness at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre last night was another great success. It’s a fun and safe learning environment for everyone.

So grateful for this creative space where we gather to inspire each other, learn something new and authentically connect with each other. Participating brings us into relationship with like-minded people who stimulate our thinking.

Interested in being part of this mindful service and compassionate group?

To honor Mother’s Day next month we invite you to join us and bring your mom or daughter to share the experience.

To learn more contact Francesca Durham

Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom. ~ Ram Dass

Emerging Young Artist, Amber

Meet Amber our first young artist selected to participate and share her work this summer at the HBHAS Art Exhibition. Location:  Halton Hills Cultural Centre Town of Halton Hills 9 Church St., Halton Hills ON. See you there 🙂

See her work on display from July 9th – September 2.  Congratulations Amber!!!

For more information about the Art Exhibit:

Francesca Durham
Vice-chair, HBHAS
Email: francescadurham@gmail.com

Or you may contact:

Judy Daley
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~ Harriet Tubman

2nd Annual 2018 Summer Art Exhibition, Halton Hills Cultural Centre

We have a wonderful line up of artists coming together for our 2nd Annual Art Exhibit. Stay tuned for updates.

Make this your summer destination to drop in and discover something new and exciting!!! A dynamic opportunity to learn more about the artists and their body of work. All stunning and unique.

For more information about the artist:

www.sherylkeen.com

For more information about the Art Exhibit:

Francesca Durham
Vice-chair, HBHAS
Email: francescadurham@gmail.com

Or you may contact:

Judy Daley
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536

How Does The Harp Aid In The Healing Process?

For many centuries the beneficial relationship between music and healing has been well established and there is plenty of documentation to prove the benefits. Music played on the harp is know for and has many healing qualities.

• Resonance from the strings

• The range of pitch and tonal Colour

• The relationship between sound and recipient

Historically the harp had been a symbol of relief and comfort.

”Frequency plus intention – equals healing.” Why? Because we are rhythm, vibration with aliveness. (our molecules, our atoms, our quantum particles)

Harping For Wellness Workshops are designed to encourage participants to engage with music by developing the basic skills needed individually and as a group to make music together.

Interested in bringing a Halton Harps music workshop to your community? To learn more please contact Francesca Durham.