July 1st, 2016
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Artist Registration is now open for Boardwalk Artists 2016!
Friday, July 1st, 2016
At Alderney Landing in Ferry Terminal Park on the Dartmouth Waterfront
Between 8am and 1pm on Friday, July 1st, Ferry Terminal Park will be transformed into a Community Art Park with Art Making activities, Games, Demonstrations, Live Music, Food and an Art and Craft Market and Outdoor Gallery.
Registration is now open for Artists, Craftspeople and Food vendors to participate in this one day event on Canada Day. In partnership with Canadian Heritage and Halifax Regional Municipality, Boardwalk Artists at Alderney Landing will feature the work of local painters, photographers, jewelers, and more. All works of art are the original creations of the participating local artists, who will be on hand throughout the day exhibiting and selling their work, to meet and talk with visitors. Artist demonstrations as well as interactive art making will also take place during this event.
"Celebrate Canada with BOARDWALK ART!" promotes the diversity and local art in Canada through interactive demonstrations, workshops and art activities on the beautiful Dartmouth Waterfront. The public will be able to participate for free in the following activities:
-Open Air Art Gallery and sales
- Canadian Wildlife Sculpture building and painting
- Sir Wilfred Laurier Community Portrait
- Water balloon painting
- Commemorative Card printmaking
- Peace tree building
- Wildlife wood carving
- A Women's Suffrage quilting circle
- Circus Arts
-Live music, Cake and more! This event is free to the public.
Local artists and craftspeople will be displaying and selling their work throughout the event and will be on hand to discuss their work with the public.
This event encourages an inclusive and open environment for families of all kinds to celebrate not only Canada and its artists, but also celebrate the legacy of Sir Wilfred Laurier, and the anniversary Canadian Women's Suffrage Movement through art viewing and making.
The fee to register a table for this event is $25.00
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The 2016 Art Summer Camps at Alderney Landing will be filled with fun daily art projects exploring sculpture, masks, painting, felting, comic books and poetry and community adventures based on two great weekly themes. This year we'll be exploring the Mythical Creatures of the Fantastical! Unicorns, Dragons Mermaids and The Great Sphinx of the Egypt! The second week will be full of delights of The Circus!
The Fun House, Acrobats, Snake Charmers
Theatre Camps are once again being offered this year at Alderney Landing! The students will put together a weekly production through theatre exercises and games, props preparations and costumes, while working toward a performance of the Play at week's end for parents. This year tales from the animal kingdom are on the Bill with the Grimm's Brothers’ Tales, The Queen Bee and Stories About Snakes.
July 4-8 Theatre Camp “The Queen Bee”
This ever popular camp explores all you need to act, direct, sing and dance your way to stardom! Play fun activities and games and perform skits while preparing for the final performance on Friday afternoon. Guests are welcome to attend the final performance of The Grimm’s Brothers’ The Queen Bee.
July 11-15 Art Camp “The Art of the Fantastical”
This week will entail daily art projects featuring creatures of Fantasy and Myths from around the globe... Chinese Dragons, Unicorns, Mermaids and The Great Sphinx of the Egypt while afternoons will be spent exploring large scale Sculptures!
July 18-22 Theatre Camp “Stories About Snakes"
Snakes get a bad rep as you’ll see in this tale written for the stage for this week’s final Friday performance! Acting, singing, dancing, directing and lots of fun activities will take place all week long while preparing to dazzle families on the final Friday afternoon with a great performance!
July 25-29 Art Camp “The Circus!”
Students will be creating cool art projects all week based on a series of Circus acts! The FunHouse, Acrobatics, Unicycle, Juggling and many other Circus acts will all inspire our projects this week!