Art Talks

Take a journey through fascinating themes in art and culture!

SG Curator Olexander Wlasenko, and sometimes also special guests, deliver a unique blend of wisdom and whimsy that will connect you to historical and contemporary artists and their work. All lectures are held at Station Gallery, unless otherwise indicated. Pre-registration encouraged; $5 suggested donation.

Art Talk: Naughty Bits-Censorship in the Arts

Monday, October 1 at 1pm Censorship has been part of the arts for centuries. Join SG Curator Olex Wlasenko in an hour-long illustrated discussion of controversial artworks that were restricted or suppressed throughout history and in Canada. *Lectures run approximately 1 hour. *$5 suggested donation.

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Art Talk: It takes Two

Thursday, October 18 at 7pm The creative process doesn’t need to be a solitary pursuit. This art talk will search out collaborative duos who bounce artistic ideas in the studio. *Lectures run approximately 1 hour. *$5 suggested donation.

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Art Talk: An Afternoon of Movie Magic

Monday, November 5 1:00 – 3:15pm Join two film fans for a few fun-filled hours and discover movie magic while chuckling along with some classic shorts. Please bring donations of non-perishable food items for Whitby’s food bank. Sign up for this enjoyable adventure that’s not very far from home.

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Art Talk: Art Deco: High Style for a Jazz Age

Thursday, November 15 at 7pm Art Deco gained currency as a broadly applied stylistic label to a movement that developed in the 1920s and 30s. Along with SG Curator Olex Wlasenko, we’ll explore representations of luxury, glamour and exuberance. Fine craftsmanship, rich materials, geometric forms these are some hallmarks that defined this audacious interwar artistic […]

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Art Talk: The Lives of Brian

Monday, December 3 at 1pm We’ll take an arbitrary (Pythonesque) look at artistic notions of Brian. During this hour we’ll glimpse into the SG permanent collection for fitting examples and explore works made by creative Brians around the world. *Lectures run approximately 1 hour. *$5 suggested donation.

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Location

Station Gallery and Whitby Public Library

Cost

$5 suggested donation

Take a journey through fascinating themes in art and culture. Station Gallery’s Curator Olexander Wlasenko (and sometimes special guests) deliver a unique blend of wisdom and whimsy that will connect you to historical and contemporary artists and their work. All lectures held at Station Gallery, unless otherwise indicated. Free to attend. Pre-registration encouraged; donations welcome and always appreciated!

*For more information
call the Gallery at 905-668-4185.

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