|Making Music: The Luthier's Craft
June 27, 2018 until August 18, 2018
A Luthier is a craftsperson who makes stringed instruments. Violins, violas and cellos are examples for bowed instruments (played with a bow) while others are plucked or strummed like acoustic and electric guitars, banjoes and ukuleles. This summer we present a selection of handcrafted instruments in the Main Gallery. Each one is unique and represents hours of meticulous work and dedication to the luthier's craft....
|Drums from Kabwata Cultural Centre
August 3, 2016 until September 4, 2016
When Joe Truss, of Abbey North Drummers, visited Zambia he commissioned a selection of drums to be made to bring back to Canada. Rails End Curator, Laurie Jones, has chosen her favourites for this exhibition. They exemplify decorative patterns and drum making techniques used in the region. It is worth noting, however, that there are over 75 different languages in Zambia and to get agreement...
|WANDERLUST: HSAD Faculty Exhibition and Sale
July 2, 2016 until August 2, 2016
This year 28 Artists are participating in the annual HSAD Faculty Show presented by Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre. Join us each Tuesday for a Meet N Mingle Reception and enjoy the hospitality of our public art gallery Volunteers. Admission is by donation - $3 suggested.
|POP UP PLEIN AIR SHOW
May 19, 2016 until June 25, 2016
En Plein Air: ...borrowed from the French, meaning "in the open air", referring to painting outdoors. The French impressionists such as Monet and Renoir were known for plein air painting and advocated the tradition as a means of really feeling the atmosphere of a scene. Truly, there is something very satifying about painting what you see and feel in the moment, whether it is a...