Student Art Contest and the Gardening
For the third consecutive year the Kingston Arts
Council is coordinating a Student Art Contest in
partnership with The Lung Association and Communities
in Bloom. Kingston Arts Council adjudicators have
selected artwork that will be exhibited during the
Kingston Gardening Festival which is being held in
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour from March 1 to 4.
In addition the work of three professional artists
Barb Carr, Sally Chupick and Pat Shea, will be on
These three artists have also visited schools to
share their artistic talent while working on a special
project for the Kingston Gardening Festival with
First and Second Prize winners, in three categories,
as selected by the KAC adjudicators, will be announced
during an award presentation at 8 PM on Friday Family
Fun Night: March 2nd.
Treat yourself to a "Breath of Spring," enjoy
the beautiful spring gardens and the exciting Kingston
Arts Council art exhibit at the Kingston Gardening
March 1 & 2 from 9:30am to 9:00pm
March 3 & 4 from 9:30am to 5:00pm.
The Annual Juried Art Salon
The Salon is open to the public in
May every year. The dates in 2007 are May 4 to May
The Opening Reception and awarding of prizes
takes place on May 10 between 5 and 9PM.
Registration Forms are available online
in PDF format. (Download the
free Adobe Reader if you do not have it )
Page 1 of the
registration form 2007.
Page 2 of the registration
The forms can also be mailed out from
our office. Please call Joan at (613) 546-2787.
Cultural Facilities Assessment Report
Kingston Arts Council completed a cultural spaces
needs asseessment survey in 2003 to determine whether
the community lacks adequate and sufficient facilities
to house arts service organizations and other cultural
(The following reports are all pdf files. Download
the free Adobe
Reader to access them.)
Facilities Assessment Report (PDF)
Groups Surveyed (PDF)
Breakdown of Needs
The Kingston Arts Council presents
a unified voice for the arts in the Kingston Community.
We want to inspire and engage the community in support,
development and appreciation of the arts. The Kingston
Arts Council is a registered non-profit organization.
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in, or interested in any aspect of the creative arts.
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