COMMUNITY GOODWILL MEMBERSHIP
You can belong to a place where local artists work, perform, exhibit their art…and hang out. You’ll also be contributing to the growth of a community that’s playing an increasingly important part in the artistic and social life of the Bancroft area.
Here’s what your Community Goodwill membership helps makes possible…
- A relaxed and welcoming space in town where people can gather for open creative discussion, whether it be about the arts or issues in our community.
- The Partista, a source for really great coffee in Bancroft.
- A growing number of intimate micro-concerts in our shop space - great music for modest prices.
- Plus your membership also gives you free admission to great regular events, including:
- Documentally Speaking - our bi-weekly documentary series.
- Movie Night - great art movies you may not otherwise get to see.
- Satori Jam - monthly collective jamming & art exploration
- John Forman’s “Seven-Eleven Open Mic Night”
…plus access to our email newsletter keeping you up to date on upcoming events. Otherwise you’ll need to pay the $2 temporary membership fee every time. And who wants that? Are you in?
MORE FROM APFTA
Sacred geometry is nature's language of creation and it can be found in the tiniest places like our DNA to the cosmic patterns like galaxy. In this workshop Magda will take you on an inner journey through a powerful pattern called Mandala. You will explore different mediums (drawing, painting, mixed media) to create your own personal design. It is very easy and you don’t have to be an artist to create something beautiful and meaningful. For more information, and to register, call Magda 613-332-7085.
APRIL 29 - CREATIVE SONGWRITING WORKSHOP with Stevie Wutnot! Explore your creative side and write a song with musician Stevie Wutnot, at APFTA!
We have so many talented artists in Hastings County and here APFTA, with lots of skills and love of art to share. That’s why we launched ArtSmart this past January, with monthly workshops led by our in-house artists. These workshops are diverse, creative and affordable. They take place on the last Sunday of every month.
There's been so much cool stuff going on at A Place for the Arts! Luckily for us, some of our members are accomplished film makers, and they've been documenting some of what goes on around APFTA. Check it out!
We have so many talented artists with lots of skills and love of art to share. That’s why we are launching ArtSmart, monthly workshops led by our in-house artists. These workshops will be diverse, creative and affordable. This month's featured artist is Eric Weiner, teaching us the basics of photo editing in Lightroom on March 25, at APFTA.
Did you know that there at Yoga and Qi Gong classes at APFTA?! Well, there are, and there's room for you to join in! It's a great way to be healthy, vibrant, and make new friends!
Love to DANCE? Love POTLUCKS? Looking for some ROMANCE? Love supporting ARTISTS? Then COME TO OUR VALENTINE’s FUNDRAISER. Valentine's Day Dance, Potluck, and Fundraiser! 7pm, Sat. Feb. 10, at APFTA, 23 Bridge Street, Bancroft There will be live music, performed for your dancing pleasure by the APFTA performance artists!
We have so many talented artists with lots of skills and love of art to share. That’s why we are launching ArtSmart, monthly workshops led by our in-house artists. These workshops will be diverse, creative and affordable. The last Sunday of every month. The first ArtSmart will be led by Holly Townson on January 28. Come out and discover how to abstractify.
Lovers of the performing arts can become members of our collective now. Watch for more music, theatre and dance and new creative experiments and collaborations. The photo above is of new performing artist member Stevie Wutnot. Stay tuned for more performance announcements. Or check our website's events calendar...
NEW! YOU CAN NOW MAKE EASY AND SECURE ONLINE DONATIONS TO A PLACE FOR THE ARTS! Donations to APFTA go toward APFTA operating costs and special events and initiatives. Tax receipts for charitable donations are available upon request. Please email our treasurer Kim Crawford if you would like a receipt at email@example.com THANK YOU! We are so grateful for your support!
Update: All Kids classes are currently full. Please check back for more classes soon -- Yes, the rumours are true - APFTA is opening its doors to eager young artists in February 2018! We have a team of talented APFTA members who are super-excited to instruct the kidlets (ages 8-13ish) in an amazing series of kids art classes. A wide variety of creative modalities will be explored in each six week session. There's talk of fiber art projects, plasticine paintings, shadow puppet theaters, drip paintings...there are literally no limits when you combine young creative energy with our artsy, enthusiastic teachers.