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Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
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Special Events

The Art Centre offers recurring and brand new special events each season. Our most popular events include our annual fundraising event, soupART Bowls, which occurs in late March, and our annual Made in Norfolk Studio Show and Sale, which is offered in the late fall/early winter. We also host movie screenings, lectures and hands-on workshops, many of which are free and open to all!
Rob Piltch South Coast Jazz Festival

The South Coast Jazz Festival is a yearly event which brings the community an ensemble of world-class music, food, and wine that combine for the perfect musical weekend.

On August 18th and 19th, the Norfolk Arts Centre will host musical artist Rebecca Magill, jazz pianist Bill King and guitarist Rob Piltch .

Friday, August 18th

Rebecca Magill: Music Matters Workshop for Children
3:00 pm | Free Admission

Children will enjoy a range of activities involving music making and movement. Hamilton-based music therapist, Rebecca Magill will lead this free interactive workshop. Though admission is FREE, we ask that you please pre-register your child with the NAC.

Bill King: Solo Piano
5:00 pm|$20

In addition to numerous solo projects, Juno-nominated jazz pianist Bill King has worked with noted musicians like Ronnie Hawkins, Linda Ronstadt and Janis Joplin. He has been the artistic director of the Beaches International Jazz Festival since 1988.

Saturday August 19th

Rob Piltch: Solo Guitar
3:30 pm | $20

Jazz guitarist, Rob Piltch is a Juno Award-winning musician and composer. In addition to his solo projects, has had a busy career as a session player, working in various musical genres with Canadian artists including Hugh Marsh, Kim Mitchell, and Rob McConnell.

Tickets: $20 at the door

For the full event schedule or to order tickets online visit South Coast Jazz.

Susan Low-Beer
Reception & Artist Talk

Sunday, August 20 at 2:00pm

Join us in welcoming Susan Low-Beer on Sunday, August 20 for the opening reception of Embodiment: 30 Year of Sculpture by Susan Low Beer. Low-Beer will conduct a tour of the exhibition, sharing insight into the works that make up Embodiment. Co-curators, Jasmina Jovanovic and Stuart Reid will also be on hand.

Embodiment is a 30-year retrospective of ceramic sculpture by Governor General’s Award-winning artist Susan Low-Beer. The exhibition draws major work from several series of sculptures documenting the artists’ ongoing engagement with the clay body and how it sits in space. The body is a vessel for the spirit and the breath; Low-Beer presents works that prompt a heightened awareness of humanity and a shared perspective on this mortal coil. Co-curated by Jasmina Jovanovic of the Art Gallery of Algoma and Stuart Reid, this exhibition brings together seminal works by Low-Beer borrowed from private and public collections across Canada. The show provides context for major works included in the Art Gallery of Algoma collection. This project is generously funded through Department of Canadian Heritage, Museum Assistance Program.

Organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Algoma and generously funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage, Museum Assistance Program.

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada
and the generosity of our sponsors.

Canadian Heritage
Government of Ontario
Ontario Arts Council
Ontario Trillium Foundation
City of Sault Ste. Marie
Art Gallery of Algoma

Presented by Norfolk Family Restaurants and McDonald's Canada.

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