Tett Arts Expo 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
Full Building Event
The Tett Centre and Community

Arts Expo 2017

Explore Create Be Inspired

Meet the artists, experience hands on arts workshops and demonstrations and find beautiful one of a kind creations for sale at the Tett Arts Expo 2017

Saturday May 13th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm* 
370 King St West, Kingston

Kids Creativity Club With Gary Rasberry
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Malting Tower

Kingston Arts Council Newcommer Artist Workshop
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Tett Activity Room 

The Kingston Arts Council is partnering with Immigrant Services Kingston and Area to bring an arts workshop led by a newcomer artist. Jamal Saeed is a Syrian-born artist that recently relocated to Kingston with his family. In this free workshop participants will explore calligraphy and acrylic painting. No previous experience necessary! All materials provided. Registration is encouraged. To reserve your spot, please go here. FREE

About Jamal Saeed

Jamal Saeed is a Syrian author with a passion for art. He has a bachelor degree in English Literature and has worked in publishing and book design. Jamal was incarcerated for 12 years as a prisoner of consciousness‚ and after his release‚ his family faced threats of kidnapping and worse. As a result, Jamal and his family sought asylum in Dubai before moving to Canada. He and his family arrived in Kingston in December 2016 with support from the Kingston Writers’ Refugee Committee.

Kingston Arts Council Unit 115 Gallery Visionary/Sanctuary
featuring artworks by Shannon Brown, Ron Shore, and Rich Tyo 
Free All Ages

Joe’s Mill
Open all day
Free All Ages

Theatre Kingston
Come and learn about the Storefront Fringe Festival

Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners A Taste of Spinning and Weaving
10:00 am – 4:00 pm KHWS Studio (Room 205) and The Rehearsal Hall
Join us at an all-day open studio to see how weavers use looms to weave yarn into fabric, and spinners use spinning wheels and spindles to turn fleece into yarn.  Take part in mini-workshops to weave on little looms and spin on CD spindles. Everyone is welcome, children included.
All ages, Free

Kingston Potters Guild
Open House

Kingston Lapidary and Mineral Club
Rehearsal Hall
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Learn how to make chain Maille bracelets  
1:00pm  – 2:00 pm Learn how to make wire wrapped rings 
With artist Heather Kushum Sheedy
All materials are provided. Limited to 8 students
Registration: email Eileen Moss at emoss@cogeco.ca
By donation

Creativity Studios 

Watercolour Salt Painting Workshop
1-3 pm - drop in FREE, materials provided
Make your own little watercolour paintings. 
Led by Tett studio artists Phoebe Cohoe and Katharine Vingoe-Cram

"Woodprint" Workshop
Join Studio G artist Pengyuan Wang for traditional arts and “woodprint” Everyone is welcome form 10-4! Free

Traditional Ojos de Dios
Join Yessica Rivera Belsham from 10-12. Learn the traditional and beautiful art form from Mexico.

Meet the Creaivity Studio Artists all day

Kingston School of Dance An afternoon of dancing, instruction and a lot of fun, or just practice your steps!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Kingston School of Dance
Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango and Salsa with Ebon Gage during this 1.5 hr class. Come solo or bring a partner, it’s a chance to try something different on a Saturday afternoon.
Free for All ages
Registration required: ksd@kingstonschoolofdance.ca

Modern Fuel
View the exhibitions from 10-5, free admission
In the Main Gallery Dong-Kyoon Nam and Lise Melhorn-Boe is in the State of Flux, with two spectacular installation-based exhibitions!

Juniper Cafe
Open 8am-6pm

Art on the Walls
Throughout the Tett, you will find a wonderful selection of Kingston and area artists prints, photographs and paintings. Please welcome these artists.

Malting Tower Mark Bergin and the Street Ballerina Performance Art Project
3:00 pm and 7:00 pm performances Malting Tower
Live music, dance, performing arts, photography, theatre and acrobatics

*Schedule subject to change, more details to come!