Thursday, May 23, 2013

Xtracurricular: A High School Art Exhibition

Xtracurricular 2012, South-East corner of the Gallery
May 24 – June 9, 2013
Opening reception: Friday May 24 from 4 - 6 pm

Xtracurricular is an annual exhibition that features artwork by local high school students and their  teachers. This is our chance to showcase the work of the talented individuals who will be our next generation of regional artists. The exhibition will include a wide range of artworks in a variety of media ranging from drawing and painting to printmaking, sculpture and photography. Xtracurricular represents a year’s worth of learning. These students have explored their surroundings and manipulated their materials in order to transform a given project or set of guidelines into unique and meaningful works of art. Please join us to congratulate these talented youths!

Friday, May 17, 2013

Student Job Opportunities at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery!

Join our team for the Summer!


Collections Management Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $11.75 per hour
Start date: TBD
End date: TBD
Applications will be received until May 31st, 2013 at 5pm
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Collections Management Assistant. The Collections Management Assistant, supervised by the gallery Director, will primarily work with the Permanent Collection. Tasks will include examining and inventorying artwork; updating documentation; researching art and artists in the collection; doing regular brief presentations of this material and curating an exhibition. The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary training in visual arts, art history, museum studies or history. S/he will have a good understanding of and the ability to recognize different art media and exhibit meticulous attention to detail in his/her work. Solid computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful. Candidates are strongly encouraged to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358260464627/1358260720464


Summer Studio Instructor
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $11.75 per hour
Start date: TBD
End date: TBD
Applications will be received until May 31st, 2013 at 5pm
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Summer Studio Instructor. The Summer Studio Instructor will be responsible for developing and running the summer children’s programs at the gallery and for helping to plan educational programs for the upcoming school year. The ideal candidate will have a least some post secondary training in visual arts, art history or museum studies. S/he will have experience working with a variety of art media as well as experience working with children. Fluency in English is required, a basic knowledge of French is an asset. Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful. Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358260464627/1358260720464


Summer Program Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $10.50 per hour
Start date: TBD
End date: TBD
Applications will be received until June 14th, 2013 at 5pm
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Summer Program Assistant. The Summer Program Assistant, supervised by the gallery’s Education Coordinator, will assist the Summer Studio Assistant with running the Gallery’s summer art program for children. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of basic art materials and creative processes. S/he will enjoy working with children. Experience working with groups of children, interacting with the public and/or working with art processes are assets. Flexibility is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently both as part of a team and independently. Basic computer skills are required. Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1358260464627/1358260720464
This position is pending funding approval.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

TIFF Film Night- Intouchables

Intouchables
Friday May 3rd @ 7pm
Tickets are $8 each


Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric  Toledano
Country: France
Language: French with English  subtitles
Time: 112 mins
Principal Cast: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny

After becoming a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker.