QAC Blog

QAC’s School Bursary for the Visual Arts – deadline to apply Sept 30

September 21, 2017 — Deadline to apply, September 30, 2017 Bringing Professional Artists into Quinte region schools The Quinte Arts Council’s Arts Education Bursary was established by the council’s Arts and Education Committee to be used to help subsidize arts programming in Quinte schools.  Each year, the council gives bursaries for Visual Arts programs – deadline to apply is…
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BelleVegas 5

September 15, 2017 — The Quinte Arts Council presents A Shaer Production – Bellevegas 5 – featuring The Power Connection, a 14 piece Rock Horn Band, joined by special guest artists including Skipper Dean of The Platters and The Avalons, and Eric Barager and Dan Thompson of Bentwood Rocker. Saturday, September 30, 7:30 pm at Maranatha, 100 College Street…
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The Story of the 1917 Halifax Explosion and the Boston Tree – A Talk, A Reading and A Book Signing at the QAC

September 19, 2017 — The QAC will host a Talk, Reading and Book Signing by Suzanne Pasternak on Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1 pm. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Halifax Explosion, Suzanne Pasternak will give a talk about the explosion and will read from her newly published book The Story of the 1917 Halifax Explosion…
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QAC History – the Early Years

September 1, 2017 — Quinte Arts Council: the early years The year was 1967 and Canada was celebrating its 100th year as a nation. The entire country was involved in a year-long celebration that saw the beginnings of many projects so successful that they would continue on to this day. The festival that started it all April brought Arts…
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Arts en Plein Air 2017, Competition and Arts Festival

April 27, 2017 — Congratulations to all our plein air painters – the winning pieces were by: First Prize of $2000: Judy Harper Information for Registrants: At registration, artists will receive a participant package and additional area information. There will be cash awards totaling almost $6000. Plein Air Festival Rules for Painters (PDF) Registration Form for Painters (printable PDF) Registration Form…
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