The Gallery at L.E. Shore

The Gallery at L.E. Shore in Thornbury is a lovely, vaulted exhibition space that hosts monthly exhibits by both individuals and groups within the community. The Arts & Culture Council, a volunteer appointed body, juries exhibits and assists in programming a variety of arts and cultural presentations. Subscribe to the In The Gallery blog.

In The Gallery: Sideroad 7B

In The Gallery: Sideroad 7B

Posted by Hannah on May 5, 2021

Exhibit Launch: Sideroad 7B

The Arts and Culture Council (ACC) for The Gallery at L.E. Shore is pleased to announce the launch of Sideroad 7B. This show is an exhibition of large and small paintings interpreting the landscapes of Thornbury and the surrounding area. Brought to you by artists Joel Loblaw, Tanya Zaryski and Marq Quarrie. This exhibit runs until July 2, 2021.

During the provincial Stay at Home Order, this exhibit will be online only, but is currently scheduled to include an onsite exhibit in the month of June.

View the Exhibit Online

ACC Presents

ACC Presents: Wildflowers of the Beaver Valley Area

Following the resounding success of February’s Waterfalls of the Beaver Valley Area, Stew Hilts will be bringing us a fresh look at our region once again. This time, learn about the unique Wildflowers of the Beaver Valley Area. This presentation will be brought to you on YouTube. The premier of this video is May 6 at 7:00pm on our YouTube Channel. All are welcome and there is no registration. Watch the premier tomorrow night, or watch at your leisure anytime afterwards.

Watch the Premier

Following this presentation, the ACC Presents will return in the Fall. Keep up with our Event Calendar and our Blogs to learn about upcoming activities. The ACC wishes to express their thankfulness for all of the positive feedback on our online presentations. We will continue these throughout the pandemic.

Call for Artists-Municipal Arts Program

The Municipal Art Program (M.A.P.) is an initiative by the Town and The Blue Mountains Public Library. Inaugurated in 2012, the program is designed to provide a showcase for the works of artists in the region while enhancing the environment of the Town Hall for employees and visitors. All works are on loan from the artists for a period of one year. M.A.P. provides a venue to showcase and promote the region’s artists at The Blue Mountains – Town Hall and online for all to enjoy.

The Application Portal for M.A.P. is now open and closes May 31, 2021, so apply today!

Call for Artists-The Gallery 2022 Exhibition Schedule

The Gallery at L.E. Shore is our main room and is a large open space. During the pandemic, this space is also being used as a browsable library room, which we hope will return to full Gallery space sometime during 2022. The Gallery is used for Library speaker series and other programs, so all materials must be able to be securely affixed to the walls. Pottery, jewelry, or other art forms may be considered for display in the Showcases and, when approved by the ACC as part of the annual exhibition plan, can be promoted as part of the monthly show. These shows are also available online.

Application forms for exhibiting in The Gallery can be found on our Applying to Exhibit page. The Application period is now open and closes August 31, 2021.

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