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VANS Artist in Residence

In partnership with Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS), we are thrilled to announce that Mallory Gorman will be the Kentville Library’s Artist in Residence from April 1-30, 2023.

During the residency the artist will create original work as well as host programming for community members, including hands-on painting workshops for various age groups, open studio hours, and a final group exhibition.

The full schedule (excluding open studio times) is below. Please click on the links to learn more and register for your favourite events. If you have any questions or need assistance registering, please contact the Kentville Library.

April 11, 5:30-7:30pm

Intro to Watercolour, Part I (Ages 14+)

A two-part workshop. Participants may include their work in the group exhibition.

April 13, 6:30-8:00pm

Artist Meet-and-Greet

An introduction to Mallory Gorman, her work, and her plans during her residency.

April 15, 10:30-11:30am

Group Mural Painting (Ages 5-7)

Dots, splotches, and splatters mix together to become a beautiful field of flowers.

April 15, 12:30-1:30pm

Group Mural Painting (Ages 8-11)

Create a lively abstract waterway filled with wondrous marine creatures.

April 18, 5:30-7:30pm

Intro to Watercolour, Part II (Ages 14+)

April 20, 3:30-4:30pm

Painting with Music (Ages 6-11)

Find focus as you let music guide your scribbles, splashes, and bursts of colour.

April 20, 6:00-7:00pm

Painting with Music (Ages 12+)

April 27, 4:00-8:00pm

Exhibition Opening

Drop in to view work completed during the residency. Refreshments will be served.


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