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Sculpture and Plaster Creations with Lisa Harpell

Learn the basics of creating sculptures. Model with plasticene and plaster and create plaster gauze sculptures.
Saturday February 3, 2018
10 am - 12 pm
Ages 6-15
(8 participants)
All materials provided

Mondays! Adult Sculpture and More with Lisa Harpell

Create 3D sculptures with a variety of materials and experiment with 2D by painting and drawing.
6 Mondays: February 5 - March 26, 2018
(Excluding Mon. Feb. 19 and March 12)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
(8 participants)
Each session $35
6 week programme $200
All materials provided

Painting Workshop with Greg Hindle at the South Simcoe Palette Club

Tuesday February 6, 2018
9:30 am - 4 pm
16 participants
$35 Members of South Simcoe Palette Club
$50 Non-members
To register: or 705-440-7851
To be held at the Adjala/Tos Municial Offrices, 7855 30th Sideroad, Adjala

Complementary Wellness Wednesdays Workshops at the SSAC!

The South Simcoe Arts Council is excited to present,
Wellness Wednesday Workshops
Complimentary & Open To The Community
Wednesday January 24 to Wednesday February 28, 2018.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
All materials provided!
Workshop leaders are Sandy M. Brand, Roslyn Levin & Debbie Collins
Each workshop is offered twice. Sign up for one or both workshops offered by the same instructor, sign up for multiple workshops or sign up for all of the workshops.
RSVP Today at 705-435-2378 or

Held at the South Simcoe Arts Council 41 Victoria St. E., Alliston

The New Arts Talk Magazine is Available Now!!!

The South Simcoe Arts Council is excited to announce the NEW Arts Talk online and print magazine is now available and free to the community!
Arts Talk magazine has been a fixture of the Arts Council since its very early days. This new magazine continues the tradition of Arts Talk being a vehicle to highlight creativity, showcase, stimulate and increase community exposure to the Arts and to increase the Arts Council's presence and identity within the community.
To learn about the exciting happenings at and through the South Simcoe Arts Council, pick up the NEW Arts Talk magazine TODAY! Available at the South Simcoe Arts Council and locations throughout our community or click the online link below to read it NOW!
Would you like to write an article for an upcoming issue of Arts Talk? Feel free to contact Len at 705-435-2378 or
Submission Date for next issue: Wednesday January 31, 2018

Spring Into The Arts 2018 at 41 Victoria St. E.

Calling all experienced visual artists and artisans who wish to showcase their latest exhibition of original works for our Spring into the Arts 2018 exhibit at 41 Victoria St. E.
RSVP your interest in participating in this exhibit - outdoor artwork is invited as well.
Work drop-off: Wednesday January 24 - Wednesday January 31.
The exhibit will be mounted on Thursday February 1.
Exhibit dates: Saturday February 3rd - Saturday March 17, 2018.

Adult Cosplay Make-Up Art with Miss Lee

Create Special FX make-up wounds, scrapes, cuts or burns.
Saturday February 10, 2018
12 pm - 2:00 pm
(8 participants)
All materials provided

Felted Flowers and Beads Workshop with Gail Franklin-Hawes

Create three or more small flowers and a stash of beads with weaving and textile graduate, Gail Franklin-Hawes.
Saturday February 24, 2018
10 am - 12:30 pm
Ages 12-Adult
(8 participants)
All materials provided
Bring an empty egg carton and a hand towel

Drop-In Drawing Wednesdays with Len MacLeod

Drop-in Drawing WEDNESDAYS
2:00pm - 4:00 pm
$10 per hour
All Supplies Provided!

Felting Workshop with Angela Volk

Learn to felt beautiful creations with felting artist, Angela Volk.
Create your own small flower or butterfly.
Saturday February 3, 2018
1 pm - 4 pm
Children aged 12-17 $40
Adults 18+ $45
All materials provided
Bring your own small towel