Showing posts from November, 2012
TIFF Film Night- Moonrise KingdomTickets are $8.00 or purchase a 4-movie pass for $25/person. Tickets and passes may be purchased through the Gallery

Friday November 30 @ 7pm Director:Wes Anderson Cast:Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Bruce Willis Runtime:94 minutes Year:2012 Country:USA

New exhibition: Reins of Chaos: The Apocalypse as a Four-Part Concerto

Reins of Chaos: The Apocalypse as a Four-Part Concerto Mary Anne Barkhouse Dec 1, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013 Opening reception: Sun, Dec 2,  2-4pm
In Reins of Chaos Mary Anne Barkhouse explores the concept of the Apocalypse, both as told in the biblical Book of Revelations and as referenced in a range of modern environmental, technological and psychological crises. Barkhouse has chosen to focus on the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and presents them in three versions; as coin-operated kiddie rides; as rocking horses and as small bronze statues. In each version, however, the horses are riderless, suggesting that there are options to Conquest, War, Pestilence and Death and simultaneously encouraging the viewer to interact with the works and complete the gaps in the expected story. With the coin operated horses the potential for interaction is quite literal. The viewer can become a rider since these ponies are fully operational. The horses are contrasted with the Donkey of Eternal Salvation. This …


Jill Hermans and Chloe McColl revealed their exciting new works at Hand Held this week at the opening of their new show MELT. The word 'Melt' inspires visions of soft undulating surfaces, intense colours, unusual shapes, unexpected unions and exciting textures and this collection of contemporary jewellery does not disappoint. Drop in and see the exhibition in the next few weeks.


"ALL SORTS" limited edition prints by Jessica Seamans will be available.
We will be kicking off our season at Art vs. Craft NOV 24. After that join us for our open house NOV 30th 5-10pm and enjoy hot cider & friends. The ALL SORTS boutique will be open in the gallery regular shop hours for the month of DEC. Remember, we only order in small batches so come early to pick out your selections. 
Wecouldn't be more excited about the list of designers we are working with this year here are a few to wet your whistle:
Danmala // Cards
Stone & Honey // Jewelry
Erin Smith // Jewelry
Wilder // Magazine
Uniforma // Accessories
David Scheid // Stained Glass
Ben Fiess // Ceramics
Nikki McClure // Calendars
Kaye Blegvad // Jewelry
ALL Knitwear // Hats
Jeremy Rendina // Moon Calendars & Stationary
Santa Fe Stoneworks// Knives Jessica Seamans // Prints
The Wild Unknown // Tarot Cards
We will also have signed copies of Sign Painters in stock, gallery curator Faythe Levine & Sam Macon…

cNiagara Post-It Party at the GPAG


Annual Christmas Sale!

Annual Christmas Sale November 15th, 16th & 17th Thursday 10am-8pm   
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 1-5pm

Gallery members receive 20% and non-members receive 10% off their Gift Shop purchases!
The Gallery Shop offers a wide array of exclusively Canadian, handcrafted giftware with much of its stock coming from regional artists. Gallery members enjoy a 10% discount on their purchases and an annual Members sale before the holiday season. We are open every day of the year during gallery hours with the exception of statutory holidays.
The Shop is run entirely by the Volunteer Committee of the Grimsby Public Art Gallery.

Eighth Annual Yuletide @ 1305

Attention Everyone:

It is time once again for Holiday fun at 1305 Gallery! Your destination for kitschy, funky, gorgeous, and one-of-a-kind gifts and artwork is open for business at 10 am Friday, November 23rd and stays open 7 days a week right through January 5th!
This year's Artists include:
Cincy Craft Cartel, Rich Fruth, James Webb, Katie Swartz, Saint Lexi, David Wischer, Hark Hark, Lori Larusso, Lily & Jackie Mulberry, and more...
Extended Hours: Monday- Saturday: 11-7, Sundays 12-5!