Helson Gallery Information
Located in Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre in Downtown Georgetown
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 2A3
Tel: 905-877-7915 Ext. 2517
In the Sisnett Lobby: Artists Among Us Recent Work by Local Artists
September 3 – October 27, 2014
In celebration of Culture Days, local artists will be on hand to demonstrate a variety of techniques and media on September 27 and 28 from 1 – 5 p.m.
In the Helson Gallery: New Acquisitions The York Wilson Gift
September 10 – November 2, 2014
The career of celebrated painter and muralist, York Wilson, will be traced in this exhibition featuring a major gift of his work from the York Wilson Foundation for the Visual Arts. Barbara Mitchell, the Foundation’s Director of Collections will present an informative talk on the artist on October 19 at 2 p.m. in the Helson Gallery.
For further information please contact:
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536
Public Events at the Gallery
Curator Talk: Tuesday, September 23; 1 – 2 p.m.
The Group of Seven: Join Helson Gallery Curator, Judy Daley for an inside look at selected Group of Seven paintings from our celebrated Helson Collection. Learn how the traditions established by Canada’s foremost artists are thriving today.
Celebrate Culture Days on September 27 and 28!
Ever wonder how a work of art or piece of fine craft has been made? Artists Among Us lets you get up close and personal with a variety of techniques and media demonstrated by local artists and artisans. September 27 and 28 from 1 – 5 p.m.
Exhibition Talk: October 19 at 2 p.m.
The Life and Legacy of York Wilson: Barbara Mitchell, Director of Collections for the York Wilson Foundation for the Visual Arts will present an informative talk on this renowned Canadian artist. A selection of artworks gifted by the Foundation to the Town of Halton Hills will be on display in the Helson Gallery at this time.
Drawing for Absolute Beginners: Tuesday October 21; 1 – 2 p.m.
Unlock your inner artist with this fun, hands-on session designed for complete novices and presented by our local Palette and Pencil Guild. Even if you can’t draw a straight line, you’ll enjoy this worry-free introduction to the art of drawing. Materials are provided - please note: class size is limited so don’t miss out! Call 905-873-2681 ext 2515 to register in advance.
|Helson Gallery Public Viewing Hours|
|Wednesday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Thursday||1:00pm to 8:30pm|
|Friday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Saturday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Sunday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
The gallery will also be open for theatre events before the show and during intermission.
To book a group tour of the gallery outside of regular hours, please call the Cultural Centre Supervisor at
905-877-7915 x 2517.