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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

  • This image is a preview of the printmaking activity. It shows a printmaking roller, a collagraph plate, and print on paper. The design is of abstract shapes in a gradient of red and blue.
    Try your hand at collagraph-printing with artist Kim Brett! About the artist: Kim Brett (she/her) is a practicing visual artist and educator from the Simcoe County region. She graduated from the Fine Arts program at Georgian College and completed her BFA at the University of Lethbridge, majoring in painting and museum and gallery studies. She has taught printmaking at Georgian and is currently a visual arts instructor at the MacLaren Art Centre. Kim is an active member of the local arts community and has participated in numerous artistic collaborations as both a participant and an organizer. Working from her home studio, Kim's latest works reflect on the nature of manufactured objects, which frequently play an important role in shaping our everyday lives.
  • The image displays the Sandbox Centre's interior space and how it is used. People are gathered around tables in the middle of the room for conversation. It is a bright space with lots of windows and art displayed.
    Image provided by the Sandbox Centre.
  • The image displays the Sandbox Centre's exterior space. It is a rooftop patio overlooking Barrie's waterfront, and the iconic, 72-feet tall Spirit Catcher statue. The patio includes modern tables with colorful umbrellas and chairs, as well as outdoor heaters, and couches around a campfire in the centre.
    Image provided by the Sandbox Centre.

Sandbox Social Takeover + Printmaking Activity


Digital & new media Interdisciplinary Printmaking
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Sandbox Centre

24 Maple Avenue

Barrie, ON

Directions: Located above the Downtown Barrie Terminal, with its own separate entrance accessed from the outside.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Every Thursday evening, the Sandbox Centre hosts a social to facilitate lively networking, fun, and the opportunity to chat about challenges or opportunities between its members and others in the community.

On one extra special Thursday, October 5th, Culture Days will be taking over. This social will feature a printmaking activity by local artist Kim Brett designed to engage all levels of skill!

This is your chance to tour the Sandbox Centre's state-of-the-art business incubator space for free, while getting connected, enjoying a beverage from the cash bar, and making a unique print to take home!



City of Barrie and Sandbox Centre

The City of Barrie develops, promotes, and implements innovative events and programs to support a creative community.

The Sandbox Centre helps people create a better life through business. We connect PEOPLE & their IDEAS to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success!

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Culture Days in Barrie

City of Barrie Barrie, ON

Each year, the City of Barrie is proud to celebrate Culture Days. This year, we are starting off the three-week festival with our Culture Days Kick-Off downtown, an action-packed event with live music, poetry performances, and art activi...