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
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.
Professional Development for Artists – How to Apply for an Exhibition: October 26; 2 – 4 p.m.
Looking to take the next step in bringing your work to the public? Join George Wale for an educational session on how to prepare your portfolio, shortlist galleries and determine what to send them and when. George Wale is the former Director of Programs for the Burlington Art Centre with decades of experience working with artists and craftspeople. Free of charge and held in the Cultural Centre Studio.
Professional Development for Artists - Making a Living as an Artist: November 2; 2 – 4 p.m.
George Wale returns with another session that will help you to up your game as an artist. Learn about pricing and selling your art, secondary products, the four “P’s” of marketing, and more. Free of charge and held in the Cultural Centre Studio.
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.