QAC Blog

Artists of all disciplines are invited to participate in Arts En Plein Air

August 14, 2017 — Calling All Visual and Performing Artists Quinte Arts Council is hosting an Arts En Plein Air Festival September 7 to 10 where artists will be coming to paint outdoors and compete for prizes.  We are seeking a variety of artists who are not participating in the Plein Air competition to participate in an artist showcase…
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The QAC announces the winners of the 2017 Arts Recognition Awards

May 29, 2017 — The 2017 Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts will be held June 8 at Dinkel’s Restaurant and Courtyard, Belleville, Ontario. The Quinte Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Arts Recognition Awards: Susan Holland, Curator of the John M. Parrott Gallery, artist/musician/composer David R. Maracle, and Starboard Communications. Susan Holland is described…
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Arts en Plein Air 2017, Competition and Arts Festival

April 27, 2017 — Information for Registrants: At registration, artists will receive a participant package and additional area information. There will be cash awards totaling almost $6000. Early Bird Registrants will be entered for a chance to win Travelodge accommodation for September 7th to 9th. Register before August 11th to qualify! Plein Air Festival Rules for Painters (PDF) Registration Form…
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The Summer of ’67 – a new musical

February 1, 2017 — Thank you to the talented cast, the crew, sponsors and volunteers who made The Summer of ’67 a success!! The Summer of ’67, a new musical to celebrate the QAC’s 50th It was 50 years ago, in 1967, that the Quinte Arts Council (QAC) was formed. To celebrate this important anniversary, the QAC and Shaer…
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Expressions 2017, juried visual art show and sale

November 11, 2016 — Expressions Juried Visual Art Show 2017 THEME: Canadian State of Mind May 4 to June 1, 2017 The Quinte Arts Council’s biennial Expressions Juried Visual Art Show and Sale will feature 2- and 3-dimensional art and craft created by the artists of Quinte. An opening reception will be held on May 4, 6 to 7:30…
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