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'Zine-making PLAYshop & View from the Edge of the World exhibition tour

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Location

Art Gallery of Regina (Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre)

2420 Elpinstone Street

Regina, SK

Directions: The Art Gallery of Regina is located inside the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre. The building is located on a private drive West of Elphinstone Street, further West from the Senior's Centre. The closest bus stop is Elphinstone Street @ College Avenue. Regina Transit buses 7, 8, 9, and 10 stop at this stop. There is a two-minute walk along a paved path from the bus stop to the front entrance.

Access

Free.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.

About

The 'Zine Making PLAYshop begins with a youth-oriented tour of the exhibition View from the Edge of the World led by AGR Curator Sandee Moore. Participants will share their insights and experiences prompted by the various ways artists in the exhibition depict the landscape, encouraging an understanding of the land as more than a commodity to be bought, sold and mined, but a living entity intimately connected to our experiences of this place.

Artists Vera Saltzman and Sue Bland will help youth define their responses to the exhibition, which will be the subject of their 'zines (hand-made, photocopied magazines).

Participants will pose for Saltzman, who is celebrated for her sensitive photo portraits. Working with cartridge paper prints of photographs of themselves, participants will then learn how to make a 'zine, including cutting, folding and making covers. Using a range of readily available materials (cartridge paper, pens, photocopies, gluesticks), participants will acquire a skill that they can apply beyond the exhibition and PLAYshop.

Completed 'zines may be deposited at the gallery to share with other visitors, or participants may take their creations home.

This event is presented in partnership with Nature Saskatchewan and Nature Regina's Get Outside Kids Club.

*FREE

Organizer

Art Gallery of Regina

The Art Gallery of Regina is a visionary in contemporary art programming that reflects our time and place within an engaged and diverse community.

Mission

Our mission is to support artists and engage audiences through contemporary art programming.

Supporting artists involves supporting artists' vision and voices, from every level of Saskatchewan's cultural ecology, by:

seeking out and encouraging artists with group and solo exhibition opportunities;

hosting captivating exhibitions in which gallery visitors can locate their interests and experiences;

providing professional development opportunities;

providing supportive experiences for exhibiting artists;

providing open access opportunities for amateur and recreational artists; and

facilitating connections between artists and artists and the larger community.

Engaging audiences includes attracting, involving, inspiring and creating community, and a sense of identity and place, through:

free admission to all exhibitions;

affordably-priced and accessible public workshops;

free artist talks and opportunities to connect with professional artists; and

thought-provoking and accessible didactic materials.

Innvovative and collaborative partnerships with community and arts organizations to expand outreach and diversity.

Values

We practice these values in our planning, decision-making and behaviour:

Contemporary – We exhibit contemporary art that has meaning to our diverse communities, showing work that is relevant to our time and place.

​Accountability -- We function with high standards of operations and accountability that support AGR's sustainability.

​Community Engagement-- We are inviting, welcoming, and supportive to the public and artists while continually expanding our community both regionally and locally.

This event is part of a hub:

View from the Edge of the World

Art Gallery of Regina Regina, SK

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