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Temporary Closure

Sadly, the gallery will be closed temporarily while renovations to the DDO Public Library are underway. Once the renovations are complete we will announce the next coming exhibitions! Keep following us for news on upcoming dates and to discover what new shows are coming this Fall!

Temporary Closure2020-04-21T15:23:19-04:00

Making Art with Clay – Online

Teacher: Konstantin Vleitchkov
8 weeks : May 15 to Jul. 3, 2020
Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn to create expressive clay sculptures incorporating figurative
elements. Works will be fired once the Centre reopens.

Materials required: sculpting tools and 25 kg of clay.

Teaching Method:
Connect with the instructor every week via a private group live Zoom video lesson.

DDO Res: $182 / DDO Seniors: $171
NR: $194 / NR Seniors: $182

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Making Art with Clay – ONLINE2020-05-08T16:02:41-04:00

Silver Swans Dance – 55 plus – Online

Instructor: Huguette Bérubé
8 weeks from Apr. 26 to Jun. 14, 2020
Sunday 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Many have dreamt of learning classical dance or of reliving a cherished ballet experience. This course offers students the opportunity to experience the art form. Discover an excellent way to improve your posture, muscular strength and flexibility all while enjoying movement, artistic expression and sharing with others from the comfort of their own home via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.

Teaching Method:

Connect with the instructor every week via a private group live Zoom video lesson.

DDO Res.: $58 / NR: $66

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Silver Swans Dance – 55 plus – ONLINE2020-05-08T14:25:24-04:00

Drawing the Still Life – ONLINE

Teacher: Claudine Ascher
8 weekly sessions
Monday: May 18 to Jul. 6, 2020

Two long-term studies of a still-life, from preliminary planning sketches to finished work in graphite and coloured pencil are the focus of this drawing class.

Materials required: Sketchbook, graphite pencils, coloured pencils, pencil sharpener, and eraser.

Teaching Method:
Receive weekly written lessons via email, including visual steps, and connect with the instructor via phone & photo or video to go over your progress every week.

DDO Res: $212 / DDO Seniors: $201
NR: $224 / NR Seniors: $212

Questions? Contact Claudine by email:

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Drawing the Still Life – ONLINE2020-05-08T22:31:47-04:00

Ann McCall: Fauna and Forest

Saturday, February 22 to Sunday, March 22, 2020

Opening reception Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m

Collagraphy, screen-print, collage, mixed media

Invitation
Press Release

Ann McCall : Fauna and Forest2020-04-21T15:27:23-04:00

Creative Dance – 4 to 5 years old – Postponed

Instructor: Huguette Bérubé

By means of games and imagination, children will develop the basic skills needed to express themselves through movement and dance.

DDO Res: $58 / NR: $66

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Creative Dance – 4 to 5 years old – POSTPONED2020-04-21T19:02:11-04:00

Mixed Media: for the neurodiverse – 18 to 35 years old – Postponed

Teacher: Kristy Boisvert
8 weeks from Apr. 19 to Jun. 7, 2020
Sunday 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Enjoyable creative art activities using various art media, all specifically designed for individuals with special needs, who are high-functioning or for those who require extra assistance and are already accompanied by an assistant.

DDO Res: $211 / NR: $226

The Dollard Centre for the Arts is committed to developing diverse and inclusive programming. We are delighted to offer this course, the first of more to come, for members of the neurodiverse community and their families. If you have any thoughts or ideas you would like to share with us on how we could adapt and improve our services to better meet the needs of your family, please get in touch with our office.

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Mixed Media: for the neurodiverse -18 to 35 years old – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:18:38-04:00

Drawing with Classical Chinese Techniques – Postponed

Teacher: Su Zhieng
8 weeks from Apr. 16 to Jun. 4, 2020
Thursday 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 pm

Expand your drawing ability through exercises inspired by classical Chinese drawing techniques using graphite, chalk pastels and pen and ink.

Materials not included: approx. $100

DDO Res: $196 / DDO Seniors: $185
NR: $208 / NR Seniors: $196

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Drawing with Classical Chinese Techniques – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:02:01-04:00

Drawing for Beginners – Postponed

Teacher: TBA
8 weeks from Apr. 16 to Jun. 4, 2020
Thursday 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Develop your observational drawing skills with traditional drawing media through interpretations of the still life.

Materials not included: cost approx. $100

DDO Res: $212 / DDO Seniors: $201
NR: $224 / NR Seniors: $212

Questions? Contact us by email: 

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Drawing for Beginners – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:04:16-04:00

Preparing for a Professional Practice in the Visual Arts – Postponed

Teacher: Claudine Ascher
8 weeks from Apr. 20 to Jun. 8, 2020
Monday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Learn how to prepare your portfolio, define your artistic practice, select your imagery, create artist statements and how to write your biography.

Prerequisite: students must provide 10-20 examples of their work in any format.

DDO Res: $142 / DDO Seniors: $130
NR: $153 / NR Seniors: $142

Questions? Contact Claudine by email:

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Preparing for a Professional Practice in the Visual Arts – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:10:49-04:00

Drawing for Painting – Postponed

Teacher: Beverley Wight
8 weeks from Apr. 14 to Jun. 2, 2020
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Learn the drawing skills you will need to use in any type of painting. All that is needed is a sketchbook and pencil.

Materials not included: cost approx. $10

DDO Res: $142 / DDO Seniors: $130
NR: $153 / NR Seniors: $142

Questions? Contact Beverley by email:

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Drawing for Painting – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:13:55-04:00

Hip Hop Dance – 13 to 17 years old – Postponed

Instructor: Gerry Vincent

Perfect your moves and enhance your repertoire while building up to a final public performance.

DDO Res: $58 / NR: $66

Questions? Contact us by email:

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Hip Hop Dance – 13 to 17 years old – POSTPONED2020-04-21T18:58:19-04:00

Experience, Observation, Creation

Sunday, January 19 to Sunday, February 16, 2020

Opening: Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Exhibition of works in various media created by adult students in all 2019 sessions of courses offered by the Dollard Centre for the Arts

Invitation
Press Release

Experience, Observation, Creation2020-04-21T15:28:29-04:00

The Collector’s Fair IV

Group exhibition of recent works in various media

Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, December 22, 2019

opening reception:  Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Victoria Block, Monica Brinkman, Diane Collet, Joseph Blair Dunlap, Roxanne Dyer, Eva Ferenczy-Reichmann, Lisa Kimberly Glickman, Ingeborg Jûrgensen Hiscox, Jacinta Ionno, Nada Kyriakos, Renée Mizgala, Pierre Racine, Manuel Ruiz, Alain Salesse, Linda Beck Sidel, Geneviève Sideleau, Manjit Singh Chatrik, Tina Struthers, Konstantin Velitchkov, Bev Wight.

Invitation

The Collector’s Fair IV2020-01-27T10:38:28-05:00
Luc Herrmann

Huguette Bérubé

Huguette Bérubé received training in classical dance at the Académie des Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. A graduate of the teaching program, she is responsible for preparatory courses, courses for adults, and is the rehearsal assistant for The Nutcracker.

Huguette continued her training with Héléna Voronova, a former prima ballerina at the Sofia Opera. For several years, she had the privilege of performing many of the Voronova choreographies. In 2006, she resumed teaching as a class assistant and as an assistant rehearsal master for the Ballet Paula Frank. From 2011 to 2018, she taught ballet and acted as a choreographer at Côté Cour Côté Jardin, the Regina Assumpta Dance Academy.

She has taught children for several different organizations, including the Dollard Centre for the Arts since 2019. She has continued her ballet lessons and also practices yoga and pilates.

Huguette Bérubé2020-02-21T11:08:37-05:00
Caroline Di Nunzio

Patrick Charron

Coming Soon / Bientot

Patrick Charron2020-02-21T17:13:41-05:00
Maria Herrera

Maria Herrera

Maria Herrera has appeared in over 50 film and television projects, including Pet Sematary, Double Jeopardy, The X-Files, Within These Walls and upcoming feature film, Fatherhood, as well as dozens of theatrical productions across Canada. Maria is also an accomplished voice-over artist and has recently completed her first audiobook, entitled The Case Book of Abee Normal for Audible. A graduate of Vancouver Film School‘s acting program, and a theatre teacher for over 20 years, Maria is excited to be a part of the DCA theatre program.

For more information on Maria, please visit her Facebook fan page at: www.facebook.com/MariaHerreraActress

Maria Herrera2020-02-21T16:29:09-05:00
Gerry Vincent

Gerry Vincent

Gerry Vincent is a young Montreal-based artist with a lifelong love of hip-hop music and dance. He has been part of the dance community for many years and has had the opportunity to learn from the best while adding his own flair to the genre. His passion for music has gotten him into studios to record his songs under his alias Kamino. You can find his music on Spotify, Google Play and Apple Music. Follow him on Facebook and Instagram to get information on his next live performance!

Gerry Vincent2020-02-21T16:57:37-05:00
Konstantin Vleitchkov

Konstantin Vleitchkov

Konstantin Velitchkov has a Master’s Degree with Honours in Sculpture and Ceramics from the Fine Arts Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. Specialized in Monumental Sculpture in Berlin, Germany, Konstantin has exhibited in solo and group expositions in Europe and Canada. Konstantin has been an art instructor in Canada for over 25 years. He has been a teacher at FACE. High School in Montreal since 1997. He has taught adult classes in sculpture, drawing, painting, and ceramics at the Stewart Hall Cultural Center, the Saidye Bronfman, School of Fine Arts, and now the Dollard Centre for the Arts.

Konstantin Vleitchkov2020-02-21T17:01:43-05:00
Kathryn Whitehead

Kathryn Whitehead

Kathryn Whitehead started at the Dollard Centre for the Arts as a camp staff member in 2015. She recently took on the role of Technical Coordinator, helping in the Galerie de la Ville and working the kilns. Outside of the office, Kathryn is an avid knitter, loves spending time in the country, drinking tea and doing puzzles with her cat. Guess how old she is?

Kathryn Whitehead2020-02-21T17:15:20-05:00
Beverly Wight

Beverley Wight

Beverley Wight is a professional artist and instructor of paint media and art aesthetics. Bev works primarily in water-based media but stretches into additive elements from time to time. Her paintings are influenced, among others, by Turner, Kandinsky, and all Canadiana. Embracing the process and potential of each creative endeavour, Bev looks forward to filling the world with thoughtful, fun, and meaningful imagery.

 

Beverley Wight2020-02-21T17:47:00-05:00
Su Zhieng

Su Zhieng

Coming Soon / Bientot

Su Zhieng2020-02-21T15:02:26-05:00