ArtsTalk Blog - Archive - 2017 - October

Call For Artists for the SSAC Christmas Show
Oct 3, 2017 | Exhibits, visual arts

We Want To Show Your Work !
at the 5th annual SSAC Christmas Show
We are accepting work on FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3 and SATURDAY NOVEMBER 4.

Creative Writing Contest Submission Date Extended
Oct 4, 2017 | visual arts

* Call For Artists for the 5th Annual SSAC Christmas Show
* The Current Exhibit at 41 Victoria Street
* Upcoming Workshops at 41 Victoria Street


These workshops are for the beginner & intermediate student. All high grade supplies include for use during the workshop day.

Wellness Sampler Day

The South Simcoe Arts Council and Matthews House Hospice, in partnership, are presenting a complimentary Wellness Sampler Day
Friday October 27, 2017
10 am - 5 pm

Barrie ORMTA Workshop
Oct 15, 2017 | Music, Workshops

Monday, October 16, 2017
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Melody in Me | 33 Alliance Blvd. Unit 7, Barrie, ON
ORMTA Members $20/Non-Members $25/Students $10
Register online, or at door

A discussion of style, execution of ornaments, articulation and pedaling in these three periods, with examples taken from the standard teaching repertoire, bibliography for further investigation and questions from participants.

BANDS ARE BACK! New session is starting!

BANDS ARE BACK! New session is starting!

Oct 15, 2017 | Music, Opportunities, Workshops

♪ Band Dynamics
♪ Musicianship
♪ Performing Live
♪ Weekly band practice (8 weeks*)

*Additional sessions may be added in preparation for live show

Check out videos from Modern Music bands performing at Boston Pizza Alliston last year. For many of them, this was their first time performing live on stage. They were fantastic! We are so proud of them!

For those of you wanting to join, give the school at call at 705-435-0161.

Weekday Reupholstery

Weekday Reupholstery

TUES-THURS NOV 28, 29, 30
10am - 3pm

By popular demand, our most popular intro-intermediate workshop is available a few times a year in a mid-week timeslot.
We taken the usual bootcamp style workshop offered over 2 weekend days and made it adaptable for weekdays. Accent chairs, ottomans and dining chair sets are all great projects to get in, take apart, rebuild and reupholster.

Check our website and instagram page for great project success stories.

Wax Art Painting with Dorothy Shelton
Oct 24, 2017 | visual arts, Workshops, youth

Saturday November 18, 2017
10 am - 12 pm
For participants aged 12 - adult
All materials provided

NUNO SCARF WORKSHOP with Gail Franklin-Hawes

Friday November 17, 2017
1:00 pm – 3:30pm
Includes all materials
No experience required but bring your own towel.
Held At: Gn’R Alpaca Farm, 8561 Main St. Lisle, ON.
To register call: 416-526-0503

Oct 31, 2017 | Member Activities

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
41 Victoria Street East, Alliston, ON L9R 1H8
Due to changes in several of our accounting processes and timings this past year; it has taken longer to pull our year end together. As timing is very tight to prepare our draft financial statement prior to Christmas; It has been determined that we should defer our Annual General Meeting date to 2018.
Our Annual General meeting for 2016-2017 will take place on Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – Noon.
Join your fellow members at 41 Victoria Street East, Alliston. Please RSVP to the South Simcoe Arts Council at 705-435-2378 or email the office at