QAC Blog

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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Plein air festival resurrected by the QAC, now called Arts en Plein Air 2017

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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Comedy for the Arts

February 1, 2017 — Comedy for the Arts (our 3rd annual comedy show) was held on Feb. 18, 2017 and featured some of the funniest comedians and hilarious performers in the region including Dan Curtis Thompson, Rebecca Reeds, Guled Abdi, James Hamilton, Jason Bremner and Caleb Gazley. The Quinte Arts Council’s 2nd Stand Up for the Arts was held March…
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