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SEPTEMBER 2019
OUR BEST NEWSLETTER TO DATE!!
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Government of Canada invests in
Niagara Falls Arts and Culture!

MP Badawey and MP Bittle visited the future space of the Niagara Falls Creative Hub and announced funding of up to $3,000,000 for the Corporation of the City of Niagara Falls. This funding will support the creation of a new multi-use creative hub designed to bring together professional artists, artisans, and arts and heritage organizations from a variety of creative disciplines. The creative hub will include one of the only mid-sized professional performance spaces in the city, which will be available to professional and non-professional arts and heritage organizations and individuals at an affordable rate.

 INFO
CALLS FOR ART 
Fifteen Stories High Short Story Contest
The Canadian Authors Association, Niagara Branch is an association of writers helping other writers in the art of composing and getting published their literary work. They provide monthly programs between September and June and have an annual short story contest for fiction writers with the top 15 winners published in an anthology. Cash prize for First, Second and Third Place winners. Closes Sept. 30
 INFO
HAPPENINGS
Creative Writing For The Mind, Body & Soul FREE Sept 10, 17, 24 INFO
@ The Museum Thursday Night Community Art Project FREE Sept 5 INFO
Getting Crafty At The Fall Bazaar Sept 7 INFO
EVALUTION Activate your Creative Imagination.  Sept 7 INFO
@ The Museum Thursday Night Lgbtq+ In The City Presents: Mason Coates FREE Sept 12 INFO
NEXTNiagara Presents: Priceless A Pop Up Art Show Sept 18 INFO
NIAGARA FALLS NIGHT OF ART!
Sept 19, 6-10pm
Ready to immerse yourself in a FREE evening of local art, music, performance, and food?! Niagara Falls Night of Art has it all! There will be live music on our main stage and throughout the museum, art installations indoors and outdoors, and 15+ artisian vendors. There is something for everyone and the little ones too! Come out and enjoy Art for Art’s Sake and don’t forget to tag us #NFNOA!
INFO
Pondview Winemakers Series Wine/food pairings Sept 20 INFO
Grand Re-opening of the Niagara Scouting Museum Sept 21 lNFO
ABC Peace Conference Exhibit U.N. International Day of Peace at the Armoury, Sept 21 EMAIL FOR INFO
Stitch Social Sept 22 INFO
@ The Museum Thursday Night Road Movies: Fall Film Series FREE Sept 26 INFO
SHIFT Visual Art,/Photography/Dance. Sept 26 INFO
An Interactive Evening with Michael Moore Sept 28 INFO
Grand Opening of New Exhibit: C Force - The Hong Kong Story. Niagara Military Museum Sept 28 INFO
Opening Reception for NF artist Emily Andrews' "Strange Happenings & Rare Findings" at NAC Sept 28 INFO
Bow Wow and Chow Humane Society at the Greg Frewin Theatre. Sept 29 INFO
ONGOING
4680Q - LIVE - TALK SHOWS - EVENTS - PODCASTS: LISTEN 
4680 Q is an innovative broadcast platform to celebrate arts, heritage and culture interactive using live interviews, podcasts, streaming every medium of Niagara’s growing talent. Recipient of a NF Cultural Development Grant 2018.
Watercolor Journalling & Oil Painting: 1/2 day Art Workshops  INFO
Willpower Institute: Free Open Meditation Sept 14 INFO
ART WALK IN DOWNTOWN
ART WALK on and around Queen Street! Go check it out! Lots of great local art!!! INFO
Cruising on the Q: Tuesdays @5pm on Queen Street INFO
MEETUPS: Find others who share your interests in Niagara Falls. SEARCH HERE
FREE MOVIES: at the Libraries SCHEDULES 
NIAGARA FALLS FARMERS MARKET APPLE BASH
Saturday, September 21nd 7am-1pm
Our Market Vendors will put an apple spin on their weekly offerings. Come try apple cider smoothies, apple chutney, apple stuffed pork chops and apple samosas. APPLE ON! 
MUSEUMS/HISTORY
NIAGARA FALLS HISTORY MUSEUM MORE
GALE FAMILY WAR OF 1812 GALLERY
NIAGARA FALLS COMMUNITY GALLERY
*NEW! OPENING THE DOORS TO DIALOGUE MAY 11, 2019 - JANUARY 5, 2020
Learn about the 165 years (1831-1996) when the residential school system operated across Canada.
GRAND OPENING OF NEW EXHIBIT: C Force - The Hong Kong Story. Niagara Military Museum Sept 28 INFO
LUNDY'S LANE HISTORICAL SOCIETY  INFO
ARTIST RESOURCES
ALL OAC GRANTS HERE IN AN EASY TO NAVIGATE LINK!!
Grant Program Deadlines and Important Dates
Review dates HERE
Displaying your art in a show?  Exhibition Assistance
WRAP UP
Niagara Falls Wheat Paste Art Installations
A temporary installation of Street Art ran throughout Niagara Falls that resonated with the history of the city buildings or locales. 
There were 81 artist submissions for 11 locations throughout a cross-section of the Falls. The art installation ran August 8 to September 6, 2019. Printed on photocopy paper, it is the nature of wheat pasted art to be ephemeral. Read the Artist's statements and SEE ALL THE ARTWORK HERE.
 4th ANNUAL ART SHOW & COMPETITION
Congratulations to all the Artists who contributed to the show, held at the Rosberg Gallery for the month of August. The top 3 winning pieces will be displayed in City Hall for the month of September.
Jury's Choice $500 prize: Emily Andrews
People's Choice $500 prize: Michelle Robinson
Mayor's Choice $500 prize: Doreen Turenne
Honorable Mentions $100 prizes:
Eddie Figueroa, Marvyn Rivett & Stephen J Bartley.
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