Saturday, March 18, 2006

Mark Your Calendar!

Artists in our Midst 2006West Side Open StudiosTHE WEST SIDE BURSTS WITH ART AND ARTISTSThree west side neighbourhoods will be bursting with art this spring when the 14th annual Artists in our Midst studio art tour kicks off at the West Point Grey Community Centre on Friday, April 21st. On the following three weekends, over 60 artists ranging from the recreational to the professional will open their studios to the public in the Kitsilano and Dunbar/ Kerrisdale neighbourhoods. Along with the studio tours, neighbourhood merchants will display artists’ work, so the communities will truly be buzzing with colour and art for over a month.This year we are very pleased to welcome a large number of new artists inour ranks.We invite you to partake in a free and stimulating visual feast of sheer pleasure and delight throughout three weekends in April and May. You might even find the painting you have always dreamed about!FRIDAY EVENING ONLY PREVIEWSat the following locations from 7 – 9:30 pm.:West Point Grey W. Point Grey Community Centre4397 West 2nd Ave. April 21Kitsilano Vancouver Museum, Vanier Park April 28with musical guests Susan Claydon & friends.Dunbar/Kerrisdale St Mary’s Anglican Church2490 W. 37th Ave./at Larch May 5WEEKEND OPEN STUDIOSopen Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 6 pmWest Point Grey April 22 - 23Kitsilano April 29 – 30Dunbar/Kerrisdale May 6 - 7For a studio tour map, check your favourite community centre, library or participating store, or visit www.artistsinourmidst.com.All are welcome to this free community event. Come and meet the creative people who live in our midst!