Helson Gallery Information
On View Canadians in Chengdu, China
January 11 – February 26, 2017
Through archival photographs Canadians in Chengdu tells the story of missionaries who in the first half of the 20th century, helped establish the West China Union University, advancing a modern health care system for China. Organized and lent by the Canadian School in China Executive Committee, this fascinating exhibition is one of several events in 2017 that will celebrate the historic twinning agreement between the Town of Halton Hills and Wenjiang District, located in the City of Chengdu.
In the Sisnett Lobby:
Georgetown District High School: International Baccalaureate Program January 17 – March 5
Located in Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre in Downtown Georgetown
9 Church Street, Halton Hills, ON, L7G 2A3
Tel: 905-877-7915 Ext. 2517
(Georgetown Public Library Map)
Helson Gallery Programs
Paint Your Personality
Tuesday, March 7th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Georgetown Branch, Studio
Explore the combination of different materials to create a fun image describing your personality! This mixed media self-portrait painting workshop is taught by local artist Stephanie Schirm. No artistic experience is necessary. Fee $10 for all materials.
Register through the Library’s online catalogue or by calling 905-873-2681 x 2511.
Wednesday, March 8th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Hillsview Active Living Centre – Acton
Graham Bowden will share the art of working with this unique medium in a hands-on workshop. Participants will each make and take home a small carving of their own. This program is being held at the Hillsview Active Living Centre in Acton. It is made possible by a New Horizons for Seniors Grant and offered in partnership with Hillsview Active Living Centres. Please bring a $4.00 material fee to the program. Register through the Library’s online catalogue or by calling 905-873-2681 x 2511.
Our show is on the road!
Are you interested in learning more about the arts in your community?
The Helson Gallery is pleased to offer outreach presentations to local service clubs and other organizations. Learn about the culturally significant Helson Collection and Canada’s premier painters, the Group of Seven. A speaker will visit your group and provide a 45 minute talk on these local art treasures along with highlights of the many new gifts of art made to the Town of Halton Hills. Special in-gallery presentations about the Helson Collection are also available.
For further information please contact:
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3
Phone: 905.877.7915 x2536
Email: Judy Daley
|Helson Gallery Public Viewing Hours|
|Wednesday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Thursday||1:00pm to 8:30pm|
|Friday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Saturday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
|Sunday||1:00pm to 5:00pm|
The gallery will also be open for theatre events before the show and during intermission.
To book a group tour of the gallery outside of regular hours, please call the Cultural Centre Supervisor at
905-877-7915 x 2517.