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    Helson Gallery Information

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    Located in Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre in Downtown Georgetown
    9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 2A3
    Tel: 905-877-7915 Ext. 2517
    (Interactive Map)

     

    On View

    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.

    BLUE OPUS 1977 14-in-x-18-in Lithograph on WM paperIn 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:

    Judy Daley
    Curator, Helson Gallery
    Halton Hills Cultural Centre
    Town of Halton Hills
    9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3

    Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536
    FAX: 905.873.1748
    judyd@haltonhills.ca

     

    Public Events at the Gallery

    Fall 2014 Helson Gallery Programs brochure pdf version

    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
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    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.