Art exhibition, classes set by Weyburn’s rec-culture dept.

The Weyburn Arts Council and recreation department are making plans for the fall, including a fibre art exhibition, and classes in October and November.

The exhibition, entitled Threads of Hope, will be on display through the Fibre Art Network at the Allie Griffin Art Gallery for the months of September and October.

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The Allie Griffin gallery is located on the lower level of the Weyburn Public Library, and is open from Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., on Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sundays from 1-5 p.m.

Fall programs being planned include a one-day workshop, Environmental Portraiture, on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 1-8 p.m.

This workshop will include a live online Zoom lesson on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 7 to 9:30 p.m., and a live online image critique via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 9 from 1 to 9:30 p.m. There will be a virtual classroom with step-by-step learning units, creative assignments, supporting resources and group networking.

There will be a class in making a clay family plaque, on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There are two more clay classes, including a pop-up clay plate and mug class on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 1-5 p.m., and Clay Christmas Decorations, with the class on Saturday, Nov. 7 from noon to 4 p.m.

An advanced watercolour painting class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spaces are limited for these classes, which will be held in the Sun Room at the Weyburn Leisure Centre, and preregistration is required. Go online to https://app.bookking.ca/weyburnpub/

For more information on the programs, call 306-848-3278, or email to Alice Neufeld at aneufeld@weyburn.ca.

The recreation department is also seeking qualified instructors for children’s programs for the fall and winter. Call or email Alice Neufeld at City Hall if you are interested.