Author Archives: Sandra Phinney

August 10, 2013 – In the Garden Show extended

 

Sue Hutchins photo "Reader's Refuge"depicting David and Judy Sollows' garden.

Sue Hutchins photo “Reader’s Refuge”depicting David and Judy Sollows’ garden.

Public and private gardens of Yarmouth and area have been celebrated this summer with an exhibit arranged in cooperation with Communities in Bloom. The Yarmouth Art Society, the Write Away writers group and the Yarmouth Photography Club are happy that the show has been extended until the end of September. Nineteen gardens have been interpreted through art, photography and the written word.  Come visit!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public and private gardens of Yarmouth and area have been celebrated this summer with an exhibit arranged in cooperation with Communities in Bloom. The Yarmouth Art Society, the Write Away writers group and the Yarmouth Photography Club are pleased to say that theshow has been extended to the end of September. Come see how gardens have been interpreted through art, photography and the written word.

 

 

 

February 5, 2013 – Autism Arts at the AGNS in Yarmouth

Autism Arts is a new program being offered at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s Yarmouth branch. It is for young people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The 8-week sessions are modeled after a program developed at the AGNS through funding from the Craig Foundation, which have been offered in Halifax since 2006.

Belle Hatfield photo

Belle Hatfield photo

The art gallery is working with the Southwest Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia, and the program is open to families throughout the tri-counties. They are encouraged to contact Angela Collier at the art gallery, 749-2248 or agnsyarmouth@gov.ns.ca.

Belle Hatfield photo

Belle Hatfield photo

The program was recently featured by the Yarmouth County Vanguard. To read the story click here.

February 24, 2013 – Creative Minds – Tim Wilson

CREATIVE MINDS

February, 24th, 2-4 p.m.

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An award-winning writer, producer, host and director in radio, television, film and news media, Tim Wilson makes documentaries for broadcast, web and theatrical release, as well as private commissions. He has interviewed, collaborated with or produced profiles of many notable figures on the world stage including John and Yoko Lennon, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Albert Speer.

He has also tackled a variety of subjects and settings, from Digby Neck to Fogo Island. A former host on National Public Radio, and of CBC’s Arts Report, Tim is a contributor to that network’s documentary series, Ideas. He was also arts presenter on VISION TV.

His radio features have aired on public networks in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, his television essays on CBC-TV, Hallmark and The Documentary Channel, and his photography in National Geographic online. His 2008 feature documentary, Griefwalker, was produced by The National Film Board of Canada.

Tim has guest-lectured, hosted or taught at the Banff School of Fine Arts, the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology (U. of Toronto), Acadia and Laurentian universities, and New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine. He currently produces for major media while living in Bear River, N.S.

Presentation date is February 24, 2 p.m. in the AGNS Community Room.