Tickets: free for members; $5.00 for non-members The Friends of Fort George are excited to be hosting Joseph Last, retired Parks Canada Archaeologist, for an online discussion, where he will be delving into the archaeological past of Fort George National Historic Site. Archaeological investigations since 1973 have assisted in a better understanding of the historic […]
The Pelham Art Festival Show and Sale will be an online show for 2021 – Starting on May 1st through to May 15th, 2021 – view the works of our 2021 Artists and purchase online at PelhamArtFestival.com
Over 70 juried fine art artists and artisans exhibit art ranging from original artworks in oil, acrylic, encaustic, pastel, watercolour, mixed media, photography, and pottery, ceramics, segmented and turned wood, glass and jewellery. There is something for every taste and every budget.
As we prepare for the 2021 Online Pelham Art Festival, we are pleased to let you know that the environmental theme -Our Planet, Our Future – chosen originally for the 2020 festival, will be carried over to this year’s event.
This theme addresses what scientists and many others agree are the most important issues of our time…climate change and the degradation of our planet. In 2015, one of Britain’s newspapers, The Guardian, carried an article titled ‘Why Climate Change Needs the Arts’, in which economist and climate change activist Andrew Simms wrote… Whether to engage in debate or change opinion and behaviour, arts can play a key role in the cultural awakening of the masses to the perils of climate change. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/03/why-climate-action-needs-the-arts