Helson Gallery Information
Upper Lobby: Town of Halton Hills Art Collection - New Acquisitions
Lower Lobby: Recent Work by Artists of Halton Hills
On View in the Helson Gallery
Amazing Animals: March 1 – June 11, 2017
Throughout art history, the beauty and majesty of animals have captured the imagination of artists. This exhibition features selections from the Helson Collection alongside recent acquisitions and loans from the community.
Join us for an exhibition talk in the Helson Gallery on April 2 at 2 p.m. with Curator, Judy Daley
Looking for Music at 2?
In the Sisnett Lobby:
PhotoArt 2017: March 6 – April 2, 2017
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.
Music at 2 Concert Series
The Music at 2 Series brings classical performers to a beautiful setting in the Helson Gallery at the Halton Hills Library & Cultural Centre. Join us on the third Saturday of the month for a chance to hear beautiful music. Suggested donation of $10.
Spring 2017 Concerts:
- Saturday March 18 - Concert pianist Matthew Pope
Recital to include music of French composers featuring the works of Ravel, D'Indy, Martinu and Chabrier.
- Saturday April 15 - Violinist Edwin Huizinga, Cellist Mary Katherine Finch and Pianist Ronald Greidanus
Theme from Schindler's List as well as Mendelsshon's Piano Trio in C Minor No. 2.
- Saturday May 20 - Soprano Christina Lamoureux and. concert pianist Ronald Greidanus
An afternoon concert including works by Faure, Offenbach, Handel, and Bernstein.
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.