November Art Gallery Listings in Windsor Essex

Friday, November 1 to Saturday, November 30

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR

October 19, 2019 – January 26, 2020
SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut – Nunatsiavut produces art that is distinct within the world of Canadian and circumpolar Inuit art.  Inuit artists and craftspeople from Nunatsiavut have traditionally used stone and wood for carving; fur, hide, and sealskin for wearable art; and saltwater seagrass for basketry, as well as wool, metal, cloth, beads and paper. In recent decades, they have produced work in a variety of contemporary art media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, video, and ceramics, while also working with traditional materials in new and unexpected ways. SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut is the first major exhibition on the art of the Labrador Inuit.

Northern Narratives: Cape Dorset Prints – This exhibition includes print images from 17 Inuit artists published by the Kinngait Studios Cape Dorset during the late 1950s and into the 1970s. This project focuses on stories of traditional Inuit life exploring themes of hunting, travel, wildlife and the spiritual power of Canada’s North.

60th Anniversary: West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative – The West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative was established in 1959 in Cape Dorset. The first annual Cape Dorset print collection was released the same year, containing images produced by Inuit artists in the region. This exhibition includes prints and a selection of catalogues documenting the Annual Graphics Collections produced since 1959 by the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative’s Kinngait studio in Cape Dorset.

Recent Acquisitions – This exhibition features a selection of historical, modern and contemporary art showcasing key areas in which the collection has been developed. Recent collecting areas include art by artists of Anishnaabe and Inuit ancestry, and art from the Windsor-Essex region and western Canada.

Ongoing
Look Again! Celebrating the AGW Collection at 75 Years – Includes many of your favorite works and those which have truly defined the Gallery’s collection as high quality. Notably enriched in this exhibition is the Gallery’s continuing commitment to Indigenous histories.

November Gallery Events
Guided Tours – November 2, 3, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
Enjoy learning about the AGW’s collection and the current exhibitions. Guided tours are informal and support your artistic interests.  Tours are led by the AGW’s Gallery Guide educators.
2 – 3 pm; Included in Admission

Heather Campbell’s Collaborative Art Project – November 2
Heather Campbell is originally from Rigolet, Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador) and currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario. She will be presenting a pen and ink workshop during which the participants will be combining ink drawing with additional background washes contributed by the artist on individual supports. All participants will retain their artwork at the end of the workshop. Please register in advance.
1 – 3 pm

Family Fun Sundays in the Studio – November 3 and 17
Join AGW’s signature family-friendly program with local artist-led workshops and participate in a hands-on activity related to the current exhibitions. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Join local painter and printmaker Munazza Naeem for the November series of studio workshops focused on printmaking.
1 – 4 pm; Included in Gallery Admission
Second Floor Studio

Art History Film Series – November 6, 13, 20, 27
The AGW Volunteer Committee presents films by Waldemar Januszak. This fascinating series is presented every Wednesday through November at noon. Light refreshments will be served.
12 – 1 pm
Winterbottom Gallery, Third Floor

Curator-Led Tour with Chris Finn: ‘Northern Narratives: Cape Dorset Prints’ – November 9
Join Chris Finn as he leads this tour of the exhibition ‘Northern Narratives: Cape Dorset Prints’.  A public announcement will be made five minutes prior to the start of the tour for a meeting place.
2 – 3 pm; Included with Gallery Admission

Wed – Sun 11 am – 5 pm; $10 Adult, $5 Youth (ages 6 – 17), $5 Student (with valid ID)
519-977-0013, Art Gallery of Windsor
Art Gallery of Windsor – 401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor

ARTSPEAK GALLERY

November 4 – 9, 2019
An Astronomical Art Exhibit and Sale – The Windsor Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Presents An Astronomical Art Exhibit and Art Sale featuring astrophotography, painting, sketches, craftwork, celestial poetry and writings, scale models and more!
Sidewalk Telescopic Observing on the evenings of November 8 and 9 (weather permitting)
Free admission

November 13 – 29, 2019
Mistletoe & Snow Mistletoe & Snow brings the community a festive holiday sale and celebration! ArtSpeak Gallery is offering a diverse collection of local artwork, featuring unique handmade crafts, photography, painting, sculpture, original literary works and more – all made by ACWR members. Support exceptional local artists this holiday season by giving true one-of-a-kind gifts!
Reception – Friday November 15, 7 – 9 pm

Tues, Thurs, Fri 1 – 5 pm, Wed 1 – 7 pm
519-252-2787, ArtSpeak Gallery
ArtSpeak Gallery – 1942 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor

COMMON GROUND ART GALLERY

November 2 – 14, 2019
The Exhibitionists present Michele – In the spring of 2019, Michele came to The Exhibitionists with her story, a spiritual commitment and a failing body.  These works reflect that experience.
Reception – Saturday November 9, 7 – 10 pm

Tues – Sat 10 am – 5 pm
519-252-6380, Common Ground Art Gallery
Common Ground Art Gallery (at Mackenzie Hall) – 3277 Sandwich St., Windsor

GIBSON GALLERY

October 24 – November 10, 2019
Annual Members’ Exhibit – The tenth annual exhibit showcases the art of the members of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts.

November 21 – December 8, 2019
Holiday Gift Shoppe – Come Christmas shopping in a boutique setting within the lovely traditional Gallery space when Art by the River comes indoors. The Gallery will be full of a wide variety of unique creations. Find original gifts, sure to please everyone on your Christmas list.

Thurs – Sun 11 am – 5 pm; Free Entry, Donations Appreciated
519-736-2826, Gibson Gallery
Gibson Gallery – 140 Richmond St., Amherstburg

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE

October 22 – November 16, 2019
FOREST & TREES: Dorit Girash
Opening Reception – Friday October 4, 4 – 9 pm

Far Out Show – This exhibition’s focus is to highlight and showcase those offbeat, avant-garde, radical and/or extreme works of art that make us all think outside the box and push the limits of expressionism in contemporary art.
Opening Reception – Wednesday October 23, 7 – 9 pm

SEVEN ELEMENTS: Nora Harvey – A collective way of living one’s life that is influenced and determined by all the surrounding element.  By observing and studying the lower elements one can reach to a higher collective consciousness where love is what it is, ergo, finding peace. Paintings will reflect on these singular elements provoking thoughts and feelings as we observe and connect with them.
Opening Reception – Wednesday October 23, 7 – 9 pm

November 19 – December 21, 2019
A Signature Christmas Indoor Artist Market – The LAC presents a Signature Christmas Indoor Artist Market. This annual arts and crafts show offers perfect unique and beautiful gifts for everyone on your list! Come see a festive presentation of jewelry, pottery, ceramics, driftwood and woodworking arts and crafts, acrylic, oil and watercolour paintings, photography and much more. Handmade items to fit every budget from stocking stuffers to signature gifts.
Opening Reception – Saturday November 30, 4 – 9 pm

Tues & Wed 10 am – 4:30 pm, Thurs & Fri 10 am – 5 pm, Sat & Sun 12 – 5 pm: Free Entry, Donations Appreciated
519-326-2711, Leamington Arts Centre
Leamington Arts Centre – 72 Talbot St. W., Leamington

Nancy johns gallery & framing

November 12 – 23, 2019
Conceal Reveal: 12th Anniversary Art Show and Fundraiser – Enjoy the 12th Anniversary Art Show and Fundraiser for The Canadian National Institute For The Blind. This art show will be accessible to the visually impaired community. The artwork will be displayed concealed at first, and will be revealed during the reception. A written and audio assisted description of each piece will be available for everyone’s convenience.
Opening Reception – Thursday November 14, 7 – 10 pm

Tues – Fri 10 am – 6 pm, Sat 10 am – 4 pm
519-945-2222, Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing
Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing – 4755 Wyandotte St. E., Windsor

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