Put Us On Your Calendar!
The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta will be holding their next Open Studio tour events on September 27 – 29 and November 30, 2019.
Here’s what’s happening during our Alberta Culture Days tour event:
Leighton Art Centre
Open: Sep 27-29 | 10AM – 4PM
What’s On: Friday: welcoming visitors to our Museums & Gallery Shop as usual, we’ll be putting the finishing touches on our latest Gallery exhibition. Saturday & Sunday: join us at our annual Fall Paint-Out! Plein air art making (BYO supplies), mini-workshops, weaving demonstrations, the final weekend to make a wish on the land based installation Vital Lines by Sabine Lecorre-Moore and Patricia Lortie. Two additional special events on Saturday: 45th Anniversary Tea & Talk, 12 – 1:30 pm, Opening Reception for the 94th Annual Open Water (CSPWC international curated watercolour exhibition), 2 – 4 pm.
Open: Sep 28-29 | 11AM – 4PM; closed Friday
What’s On: Mady will be demonstrating her painting techniques and welcoming visitors in her studio. Artwork available for sale!
Firebrand Glass Studio
Open: Sep 27 & 28 | 11 am – 4 pm
Featuring glass blowing demonstrations and a bumper crop of blown glass pumpkins and harvest themed pieces for sale. Come celebrate the beauty of fall at Firebrand Glass!
Open: Sep 27-29 9:30AM – 5PM
What’s On: David and his students will be demonstrating ceramics techniques as they work on a variety of projects, both wheel thrown and sculptural. Ceramic pieces available for purchase! Sunday: Eversfield Equestrian (located on the same property) will be hosting a one-day event (dressage, cross-country & show jumping). Add a little equine elegance to your art tour!
Open: Sep 27-29 15 | 11AM – 5PM
What’s On: Susan will be demonstrating paper arts, including painting reproductions of historic hand painted paste papers! Hand created paper art will be available for purchase. Don’t miss the amazing foothills views from Susan’s hilltop home studio!
Open: Sep 27-29 | 10AM – 6PM
What’s On: Welcoming visitors as usual on Friday! Saturday: join us for the opening of Steve Coffey’s new works Open Travels – the Artist’s Reception will be held between 4 and 7 pm. Also on Saturday, meet acclaimed jeweller Bayot Heer, in the gallery from 1 to 7 pm. If you don’t get a chance to visit us on Saturday, stop by on Sunday to see the new work from both artists!
Lineham House Galleries
Open: Sep 27 | 12 – 5PM; Sep 28-29 | 11AM – 5PM
What’s On: Saturday (10am – 4pm): together with all the Elma Street businesses, we’ll be hosting our second annual ARTS walk! Celebrating not just art in the traditional sense of paintings and pencil art, but ARTS of ALL kinds in any form. Come join us! Friday & Sunday: we’ll be welcoming visitors as usual.
Okotoks Art Gallery
Open: Sep 27-28 | 10AM – 5PM; closed Sunday
What’s On: Tour weekend is a terrific opportunity to experience our two recently opened exhibitions: Cameron Roberts | The Canvas of Human Emotion and
Amy Sallenbach | Tethered to Infinity! Don’t miss our gift shop featuring local and Canadian artisan wares, too.