Events



MAR 28 – MAY 15
4 pm - 7 pm

Spring Art in the Community

You are cordially invited to join us for the opening reception of the QAC’s Spring Art in the Community show at the Gallery and Gift Shop on Thursday, March 28, 4 to 7 pm. This Larger than Life exhibit showcases large works of art by Robert Tokley and it is complimented by other emerging artists in the community. Refreshments will be served. The show will run until May 15 at the QAC, 36 Bridge St. East, Belleville. Image Take Away Blue Hills by Robert Tokley

Quinte Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop


36 Bridge St. East, Belleville, Ontario




APR 20 – APR 29

Student Art Bursaries

Deadline Apr. 29  Each spring, the Quinte Arts Council awards two $500 QAC Bursaries to students graduating from secondary schools in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties and proceeding to further education in the arts at a university or college in Canada with the aim of pursuing a career in the arts. Each spring, the Quinte Arts Council awards two $500 Hugh P. O’Neil Bursaries to students graduating from secondary schools in the Quinte Riding (as it existed in 1995). Students must be proceeding to further education in the arts, at a university, college, or school of dance in Canada, with the aim of pursuing a career in the arts. You can apply for QAC or Hugh O’Neil or both. Applications are at the Quinte Arts Council, 36 Bridge St. E., Belleville. Call 613-962-1232 or download forms at quinteartscouncil.org.

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APR 23 – APR 23
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Historical Book Launch – “Belleville in the First World War: Reports from the Intelligencer

Hastings County Historical Society invites you to the launch of Laurel Bishop's new book Belleville in the First World War: Reports from the Intelligencer. An Archives Volunteer and professional editor, Laurel has combed the archived copies of The Daily Intelligencer to compile an complete and very interesting insight into how this community reacted to the war and the many and varied ways it supported soldiers and nurses overseas. Not all the heroes were overseas. Many personal stories. Your relatives might be mentioned. Refreshments follow and a chance to get your copy autographed by the editor. All are welcome.

Belleville Public Library, Gallery #1

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APR 24 – APR 24
7:00pm - 8:30pm

We Are One Belleville: In Concert!

If being part of a very special event featuring an amazing 130 voice children's jazz choir is your idea of a great night out - you won't want to miss this concert! The choir will be accompanied by a professional adult chorus, piano trio and two fabulous guest soloists - Alexander Brown, trumpet and Dianne Montgomery, tap dancer!! Following 10 years of bringing our award-winning program to over 3,000 students around Ontario, we are delighted to now be partnered with the HPEDSB, and looking forward to our Belleville debut! Doors @ 6; Slideshow till 6:45pm; Concert @ 7pm. Tickets available at the QAC, and at the door $10.

Centennial Secondary School

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APR 26 – APR 26
5:00 PM - 7:00PM

Master Classes for Strings and Piano

String Master Class with Amahl Arulanandam to be held at St. John's Anglican, Stirling. Piano Master Class with Petya Stavreva to be held at St.Paul's United Church, Stirling. Both are holders of Graduate Performance Degrees and advanced Artists Diplomas, both highly acclaimed concert artists. Come out to support the students, and learn about the creative process from the ground up as Amahl and Petya show our local aspiring musicians the secrets of the trade! You can listen in for free!

St. Paul's United Church

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APR 27 – APR 27
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Between Friends II – “Two Oaks Entwined”

Featuring two highly accomplished artists Amahl Arulanandam, cellist and Petya Stavreva, pianist who will shine the spotlight on the music of Beethoven, Britten and Shostakovich as well as music by Canadian composers Ann Southam and Patricia Holt. The Quinte Society for Chamber Music brings the love, joy and beauty of classical music to rural areas. Small intimate concerts, top-class talent who break it down into bite-size pieces as an introduction to the music to help you understand it better once they begin to masterfully play. Special children/family event at 2PM - meet Amahl and Petya for a family-friendly afternoon concert

St. Paul's United Church

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APR 27 – APR 27
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Musical Legacy of Chicago Concert

Experience the ultimate Chicago tribute with Brass Transit! This eight-piece band is a dynamic and studio-tight powerhouse. They will amaze you with their flawless jazz/rock performances of such hits as Saturday In The Park, If You Leave Me Now, and Feelin’ Stronger Every Day from the multiplatinum songbook of Chicago. Get ready to sing along! Tickets for this performance range from $10 - $50 and can be purchased by calling the Grand Theatre Box Office at 613-530-2050 or online at http://www.kingstonsymphony.ca.

Grand Theatre

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APR 27 – APR 27
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Kevin Nealon Live

Kevin Nealon was a fixture on Saturday Night Live for 9 seasons over a period that featured some of its most memorable casts. He made his mark with characters such as The Subliminal Man and Hans and Franz and is regarded as one of the most memorable anchors on Weekend Update. See him live in Prince Edward County to launch the 2019 Comedy Country Summer Comedy Series!

The Regent Theatre

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APR 28 – APR 28
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Belleville Choral Society Spring Concert

Celebrating 60 years of performing choral music to the Quinte Region. Join us for an afternoon filled with choral favorites from the past 60 years such as Carmen, Oaklahoma, Canadiana folk song, Classical favorite such as Beethoven's Halleluja, Bach's Sicut Locutus est, Vivaldi's Domine Fili Unigenite and so much more!

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

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MAY 2 – MAY 2
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception, Expressions 2019

You are cordially invited to join us Thursday, May 2, 6-7:30 p.m., for the opening reception of Expressions, the Quinte Arts Council's biennial juried art show and sale, featuring the work of artists and artisans from throughout the Quinte Region. . This reception will be held at the J.M. Parrott Art Gallery, 3rd Floor, 254 Pinnacle St, Belleville, Ont. Light refreshments will be served at this elegant affair. The show will run from May 3rd to May 30th.

PARROTT GALLERY

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