15 projects, 30 events, 63 sites and the most spectacular audiences yet!

Thanks to everyone who took part in Artsweek 2018: artists, audiences, sponsors, and partners. It was an incredible festival, and all of you made it possible. See you in 2020!

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Accessibility/Relaxed Performances Info here:

Between the Water and the Sky Relaxed Performance Visual Story Sept. 20

Victoria Park The Wailing Visual Story Sept. 20


Past ArtsWeek Events

Applique Workshop – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 23, 2018
Time: 12:30pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Meta4 Contemporary Craft Gallery, 164 Hunter Street W.
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Porchapalooza – East City

Date: September 23, 2018
Time: 2pm - 8pm
Location: East City
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Sunday, September 23: Tours begin at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.

 

73 Robinson St.

Red Room Quartet (Classical)

2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m.

 

111 Sophia St.

Bruno Merz

2:30, 3:30 & 4:30 p.m.

 

298 Mark St.

The Hunter St. Fire Brigade (Roots/Bluegrass trio)

3:00, 4:00 & 5:00 p.m.

 

303 Mark St.

Lauryn Macfarlane (Blues/Alt Country)

3:30, 4:30 & 5:30 p.m.

 

18 Maria St.

Winona Wilde (Folk Americana trio)

4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.

 

19 Charles St.

Mayhemingways (Folk-Rock-Cajun Power Duo)

4:30, 5:30 & 6:30 p.m.

 

239 Burnham St.

Otis and The Honey Lambs (Dixieland Jazz)

5:00, 6:00 & 7:00 p.m.

The Wailing

Date: September 23, 2018
Time: 6pm - 6:30pm
Location: Riverview Park and Zoo - DISC GOLF COURSE - just north of the Zoo!
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The Wailing is an outdoor performance conceived by multidisciplinary artist Laurel Paluck. At its centre is a pod of five large ghost whales assembled from plastic in Laurel’s downtown studio. The whales gather, commune, and mourn in response to the harm caused by over consumption of plastic and human pollution, and invite audiences to do the same.

Group Drawing Project – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 12:30pm - 2:30 pm
Location: ünicity, 418 George St.
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Roll-O-Matic: Public Acts of Printmaking

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 8:30am-12:30pm
Location: The Art Gallery of Peterborough (250 Crescent Street)
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Jeffrey Macklin’s Roll-O-Matic printing system brings lino-block printmaking to the streets and invites audiences to join in the fun.

Take-Out Poetry Cart – Cart Session

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Location: Millenium Park, 130 King Street
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What do you do when you have a craving and don’t want to cook it yourself? You order take-out of course! Step right up to the handmade, bicycle-pulled Poetry Cart, where gracious servers will offer you a menu of poetic options. Check off the style, mood, and theme you’re after and an array of talented writers will create an instant work of original poetry just for you, tapping it out on a classic typewriter.

Cognitively Nuanced: Exhibition Opening – painting, sculpture, photography, and performance

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Brain Injury Association Peterborough Region (BIAPR) 158 Charlotte St.
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On Saturday, September 22, the Brain Injury Association Peterborough Region opens its doors to exhibit works of painting, sculpture, and photography. A soundscape of members’ voices and abstract sounds will form the backdrop in the gallery space while audiences engage with a brain-map of Peterborough. The event will also feature short performances that share what it is like to live with TBI. Artworks from the exhibition will be displayed in the street-facing windows of BIAPR for the duration of Artsweek.

Porchapalooza – The Historic Avenues

Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 2pm - 8pm
Location: The Historic Avenues
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Tours begin at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.

 

551 King St.

Pine Box String Band (Old Style Roots/Blues)

2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 p.m.

 

297 Maitland Ave.

Rob Phillips (Jazz ensemble)

2:30, 3:30 & 4:30 p.m.

 

298 Maitland Ave.

The Smoke Eaters (Cosmic Country)

3:00, 4:00 & 5:00 p.m.

 

314 Pearl Ave.

Robert Atyeo (Original Folk Stylings)

3:30, 4:30 & 5:30 p.m.

 

307 Boswell Ave.

Television Rd (Jazzy Rock/Psych)

4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.

 

467 King St.

Electric City Ukes (Eclectic 6-8 piece band)

4:30, 5:30 & 6:30 p.m.

Between the Lines – Tangle

Start date: September 22, 2018 - End date: September 30, 2018
Time: All Day
Location: Behind Engage Engineering, 171 King St. Suite 120
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Exhibition of Tangle by Carolyn Code

An outdoor exhibition of sculpture, animated film, and performance, Between the Lines responds to the questions posed and opportunities presented by “in-between” spaces. Featuring Carolyn Code, Daniel Crawford and Anne White. Curated by Hannah Keating.

Exhibition – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Start date: September 22, 2018 - End date: September 30, 2018
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: ünicity, 418 George St
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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

September 12, 2018

Come to the Artsweek Volunteer Orientation!

Volunteer at Artsweek 2018! And join us at our Volunteer Orientation and Training on Thursday, September 13, 2018, 5:30 –...
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September 12, 2018

Artsweek 2018 Schedule is here!

It's time to plan your Artsweek! Our 2018 schedule is here, and from the Artsweek Launch to the Apple Cider...
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August 1, 2018

We are excited to announce the joining of Anna Currier to the Artsweek 2018 Team as the new Arts Awareness Outreach Coordinator!

We are excited to announce that Anna Currier has been appointed to the position of Arts Awareness Outreach Coordinator Assistant...
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