Current Events

January

Event name: Open Mic Jam Night

Date: January 8th
Time: 8pm

Location: 332 Huron Street

London ON N5V 1R9

Brief description: With a live band playing, you are the lead singer in this band! Come out and sing some of the classics!

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/Open-MIC-Jam-Nite--January-8


Event name: Idiom: a photography study

Date: January 14th -19th
Time: Tuesday - Saturday Noon - 5

Location: 203 Dundas Street

London ON N6A 1G4 - Tap center for creativity

Brief description: A solo photography exhibit that explores metaphor in language and how the human experience can transcend linguistics and geography.

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/Idiom-A-Photography-Study


Event name: The Art of Image, The Image of Art

Date: January 14th - 31st
Time: 10am -4pm

Location: 140 Fullarton Street

London ON N6A 5P2

Brief description: The image of art, The art of image is a display of portrait art by Lois Covington Fuchs. The paintings show people in formal poses and everyday life.

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/The-art-of-image-the-image-of-art


Event name: Glimmers of a radiant real

Date: January 17th - March 16th
Time: Monday and Friday 10-5, Saturday 12-4pm

Location: McIntosh Gallery Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London ON N6A 3K7

Brief description: The artists and works featured in the exhibition use a variety of materials to generate these surface effects, from glass to gold, foil, plastic, and pearls. Each material has its own qualities of shine and reflection, and each combination of qualities reacts with a work’s source and subject to yield a different effect

Event link: http://mcintoshgallery.ca/

 

November

 

Event Name: Covent Garden Market - Llama - Paint Afternoon

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 1:30PM - 4PM
Location: covent garden market 130 king street London, Ontario N6A 1C5
Brief description: LLAMA - Paint one llama or two lamas, a rainbow, red, yellow or blue llama! this painting is customizable from the background to the fur!

​TICKET INCLUDES:

- All your supplies

- 2.5 hours of teaching time

- Clean up crew

Event link: FACEBOOK EVENT https://www.facebook.com/events/477130612778969/

 

Event Name: Jacket Required: book covers from the collection

Date: November 4th-11th
Time: Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Thursday: 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Museum London - 421 rideout street North
Brief description: In this exhibition, you will see cover art and dust jackets from books held in Museum London’s extensive material culture collection. Featuring children’s storybooks and cook books, school textbooks and religious works, this exhibition will give you an opportunity to look at a wide range of book covers from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.

Event link: http://museumlondon.ca/exhibitions/jacket-required-book-covers-from-the-collection

 

Event Name: The enchanted arts show

Date: November 4th 2018
Time: 10:30 am - 5pm

Location: 101 Windermere road west N6G 2J4 - Elise Perrin Williams Estate
Brief description: The Enchanted Arts Show is an annual event that takes place at the Elsie Perrin Williams Estate in London Ontario.  Each year, 12 to 15 area artists are selected representing a variety of different skills and working in various materials – glass, wood, metal, pottery, paper, leather and textile. The show takes place from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm, providing the opportunity to meet and speak with these skilled artisans and purchase items from their current work.  Join us for a cup of hot cider and an enjoyable shopping experience in a beautiful heritage property!

Event link: https://enchantedartsshow.wordpress.com/

 

Event Name: Drawing the war Artist Talk with Scott Chantler

Date: November 11th
Time: 3pm -4pm
Location: Museum London 421 Rideout street North
Brief description: Award-winning cartoonist Scott Chantler talks about the creation of his graphic memoir TWO GENERALS, which follows his grandfather’s participation in the Second World War. Highlighting his research, which includes photographs, letters, and other documents from WWII, this presentation is a must-see for history buffs and comics fans alike.

Event link: http://museumlondon.ca/programs-events/event/3322/2018/11/11

 

Event Name: London Poetry Slam

Date: November 16th
Time: 8pm (doors open at 7pm - sign up at 7:30)
Location: 470 Colborne street London
Brief description: Just like the leaves are starting to drop from the trees, so too do our poets keeps dropping amazing poems on our stage! Join us as a competitor in the slam, an open mic performer, or an audience member ready to show the love.

Performer sign up is at 7:30pm, so don’t be late!

This month our feature poet is Magpie Ulysses coming from Guelph, ON

Event link: http://www.londonpoetryslam.ca/event/nov-poetry-slam-ft-magpie-ulysses/

 

Event Name: West 5 Holiday market

Date: November 17th
Time: 10:00am - 3pm

Location: 1295 Riverbend Road London ON N6K 0G2

Brief description: Join us for West 5’s first Holiday Market, Saturday November 17th from 10 am – 3 pm with FREE admission! Start your Christmas shopping with our curated group of local artisan and vendors that you are sure to love!

Event link:https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/West-5-Holiday-Market

October

Event name: Rethinking water through contemporary art

Date: October 18
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Museum London 421 Ridout Street North

London ON N6A 5H4
Brief description: join Soheila Esfahani (Waterloo); Chris Myhr (Hamilton); Quinn Smallboy (London/Moose Factory); and Jennifer Willett (Windsor), in discussion with artist-curator Patrick Mahon. The artists will be presenting their respective photography, video, and installation works exploring our relationships with water to be shown as part of the exhibition, The Living River Project,

Event link: http://museumlondon.ca/programs-events/event/3382/2018/10/18

 

 

Event name: Midnight village: Hangman’s harvest (Ticket purchase required - 14$)

Date: Thursday October 18 - Sunday October 21, Thursday October 25, Friday October 26
Time: Shows begin at 7 PM, 8 PM, and 9 PM each night, & 10 PM on Fridays and Saturdays only.
Location: Fanshawe Pioneer Village 1424 Clarke Road

Enter - Fanshawe Conservation Area Gates

London ON N5X 4A1
Brief description: Public servant John Radclive has a dirty job: hanging society’s rogues and murderers. Come hear tales of London’s first (and second) hanged man Cornelius Burleigh; notorious cop-killer Marion “Peg Leg” Brown; Kate Gardner, the only local victim of serial killer Dr. Thomas Neill Cream; and many others.

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/Midnight-Village-Hangmans-Harvest

Event name: London poetry slam

Date: Third Friday of every month  (October 19th)
Time: 8pm
Location: London Music club
Brief description: The slam consists of two rounds (1st round up to 12 poets, 2nd round half the number of poets will perform, or half minus one) and a feature performer. There is also an open mic at the beginning for up to 3 performers who would not like to be part of the competition.

Event link: http://www.londonpoetryslam.ca/about/

Event name: Food and arts fair

Date: October 20th
Time: 10:30am to 4pm
Location: Dundas St. Centre United Church 482 Dundas Street

London ON N6B 1W6
Brief description: Dundas St. Centre United Church invites you to their Annual Fall Food & Art Fair. Admission is free. On sale will be a variety of delicious homemade baked goods, preserves, relishes, pickles, art work, floral arrangements, calendars, gift baskets, knitwear, quilts, photographs, greeting cards, etc.

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/Food-and-Art-Fair

Event name: Fibre Art Class wall hanging

Date: October 26
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: 725 Notre Dame Drive Unit #7 London ON N6J3V5

Brief description: ill explore basic techniques in weaving and create a wall hanging art piece using an embroidery hoop, yarn and fabric. You will be guided through the process to learn new ways to express your creative-self. (35$ COST FOR CLASS AND MATERIALS)

Event link: https://www.londontourism.ca/Events/Fibre-Art-Class-Wall-Hanging-Art

 

Event name: Song and Fire: Metalwork Performance

Date:  28th                

            29th            

            30th
Time: 12pm-5pm,  

            11pm-4pm  

            11pm-4pm
Location: Old east village Grocer - 630 Dundas street east
Brief description: performative metal work using blow torches, welding rods and stream lifts

Event link: https://culturedays.ca/en/2018-activities/view/5b898dc4-5e7c-4229-b3bb-75668ac5a4f1



 

Event name: Culture Days @B13

Date: 28                

           29                

           30
Time: 6pm- 10pm   

           10am-10pm 

           10am-10pm
Location: 613 Dundas street East
Brief description: Artists and arts collectives from Old East Village and beyond come together to showcase a number of eclectic and interactive activities—featuring dance, live music, movie screenings, workshops, community mural creations, and more!

Event link: https://culturedays.ca/en/2018-activities/view/5b89a5de-02d0-4a3f-8e7f-7dde8ac5a4f1



 

Event name: Talking Mosaics and Making Frames

Date: 28

           29

           30
Time: 12pm - 5pm all three days

Location: 664 Dundas street East (Find this activity in the east parking lot in front of London Clay Art Center’s newly constructed mural.)

Brief description: London visual artist Susan Day facilitates a ceramic frame-making workshop in the east parking lot in front of London Clay Art Center’s newly constructed mural.

Event link: https://culturedays.ca/en/2018-activities/view/5b899f81-eba8-45f7-85c3-7bed8ac5a4f1

 

 

Even more events going on this weekend can be found at this link:

https://www.londonarts.ca/culture-days

Forest City Culture Crawl

March 17th

The Event: This St. Patrick’s Day, the third annual Forest City Culture Crawl is stitching together London’s cultural entities to celebrate what the city has to offer and to present a “doors open” experience for participants. Each stop along the way will be unique and enticing, from an interactive zine at Museum London to a panel discussion with Voices.com staff and finishing with a “Canada 150” exhibit at the ARTS Project curated by Western and Fanshawe students. Participants are also encouraged to join at the time and location that works for them out of the five different stops that are part of the crawl. Did I mention it’s completely FREE? For more information, like the Forest City Culture Crawl on Facebook, and click ‘going’ on the event.

 

Where:

1:30 – 2:45 Museum London, 421 Ridout Street North

3:00 – 3:45 Voices.com, 100 Dundas Street, Suite 700

4:00 – 4:45 Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, 258 Dundas Street

Dinner Break

5:30 – 6:30 Satellite Gallery Echo Festival, 121 Dundas Street

7:00 – 9:00 Canada 150: The ARTS Project, 203 Dundas Street

 

When: Friday, March 17th, from 1:30 – 9 pm (or any time that you can join).

Arts & Humanities Students' Council

Room 2135, University College

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:30am-4:30pm

University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario, N6A 3K7

usc.ahsc.exec@uwo.ca