QAC Blog

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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Music Director Needed – A Cappella Quinte

September 1, 2017 — A Cappella Quinte, a 35-man barbershop chorus, is seeking a Music Director to commence immediately (September, 2017). We are based in Belleville, Ontario. Currently we practice weekly and in addition, we perform 6 to 8 times in the community over the year. Candidates should have background experience in vocal and choral techniques. Modest compensation is…
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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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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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