Events



JAN 30 – MAR 22

Open Your Mind Through Art at the QAC

You are cordially invited to the current exhibition at the QAC. Showcasing a diversity of works, this interactive art show includes sculptures, paintings, poetry readings, music and more. The artists have included a personal explanation of how their work relates to the theme of good Mental Health. Aimed to educate, this show demonstrates the benefits that all disciplines in the arts have in helping to 'Open Your Mind Through Art.'

36 Bridge St E., Belleville ON

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MAR 19 – MAR 19
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday Workshop with Rachel Harbour

Watercolour: More Texture! - Sponges, candles, tissues and different brushes work together in this workshop, continuing our exploration of textures in watercolour. Utilizing this collection of tools to apply layers of colour, we will develop the aged patina of wood and stone in this “Old Shed Door” image.

PARROTT GALLERY

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MAR 19 – MAR 19
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Hastings County Historical Society Monthly Public Presentation

HCHS presents Society Director, Bill Kennedy speaking on the History of Algonquin Park, the colourful and intriguing story of the development of one of Canada's most beautiful public parks. Hear the stories of the early days and the people who worked so hard to keep it natural. This free public presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Maranatha, 100 College St. West, Belleville. (Ample parking and level access at the rear of the building.) Bring a friend and enjoy refreshments, conversation and displays following the presentation.

Maranatha, 100 College St. West, Bellville

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MAR 21 – MAR 21
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Drawing Room

The Drawing Room offers non-instructional studio sessions to encourage the traditional practice of drawing and painting the human figure from a draped model. This program is held on the third Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the third floor meeting room at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery. For further information, please call 613-968-6731 x2040 or e-mail gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

PARROTT GALLERY

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MAR 23 – MAR 23
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Carnival of the Dinosaurs Concert

Giants of the distant past come alive as we journey back in time to the Jurassic world in a program where we feature our favourite dinosaurs, whimsical poetry, and a symphonic excavation of some amazing music. The Kingston Symphony presents Carnival of the Dinosaurs by Canadian composer Dean Burry with narration by the composer himself along with music from Jurassic Park and Fossils from the Carnival of the Animals. There will be pre-concert activities that begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby, and the concert is one hour long.

Grand Theatre

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MAR 23 – MAR 23
8:00pm - 10:30pm

Night Kitchen Too

MARCH 23: NIGHT KITCHEN TOO, Belleville’s Acoustic Musical Variety Show, will bring together another diverse group of performers who will present their music, poetry or spoken word on the Pinnacle Playhouse stage. $10 still gets you in the door and are available at artists and artisans gallery on Bridge Street or at the theatre when the doors open at 7:30pm. Show gets underway at 8:00pm. Please check our FB page for more info and the evening’s lineup or call 613 849 1976.

Pinnacle Playhouse




MAR 24 – MAR 24
10:00am - 4:30pm

One-Day Art Workshop: Life Drawing with Kerry Kim

Kerry will demonstrate his 'line dancing' approach to drawing so that students can observe his gestural movement imbuing volume and form to the key structures of the human figure. The daylong workshop will have two live models and will be divided into two sections, with a break for lunch at 1:00 p.m. Date: March 24, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fee: $115 CAD (includes lunch) Location: Baxter Arts, Bloomfield, Ontario Kerry graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design in 1981 and studied old master drawings in Florence, Italy. He is presently the director at the Mississauga School of Art & Design.

Baxter Arts

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MAR 24 – MAR 24
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Music from the North

Music from the North - featuring Belleville native, Luke Bell, performing Grieg's magnificent Piano Concerto in A minor, the Moldau, Karelia Suite and more! Tickets on sale at Sam the Record Man, Pinnacle Music Studios, online at thequintesymphony.com and at the door. Sunday, March 24 2:30 PM Bridge St. Church, Belleville.

Bridge St. Church

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MAR 25 – MAR 25
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Memory Loss: Enhancing Our Understanding

The Belleville Public Library and Alzheimer’s Society of HPEC will give a session entitled Memory Loss: Enhancing Our Understanding on Mon. March 25 from 6-7 PM. This one hour session will cover the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s, resources for caregivers, and much more. For more Information on this free event, please call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Belleville Public Library

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MAR 27 – MAR 27
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Quinte Mozart Festival Concert Series – Songs by Schubert

The new classical concert series featuring live performances of both vocal and piano music is now underway at the Parrott Art Gallery located in the Belleville Public Library. Concert dates and themes can be viewed at http://www.quintemozartfestival.ca. This season features three separate 40 - minute concerts presented by artists from the Quinte region and beyond. The QMF works in partnership with the Art Gallery to present free concerts to the public to promote classical music education and building new audiences. Donations accepted. Coming up is SONGS BY SCHUBERT – March 27th. Free Admission . Donations Accepted! J.M. Parrot Art Gallery - 3rd Floor Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle Street. Belleville. Audiences will be encouraged to arrive at noon since the concerts begin promptly at 12:15 p.m. The concert duration is typically 30 – 40 minutes, with time enough to enjoy a coffee or light snack in the cafe.

J.M.PARROT ART GALLERY - 3rd floor


254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario


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