HALTON HILLS, ON – Three new exhibitions will open at the Town of Halton Hills Cultural Centre in early April. On view in the Helson Gallery from April 3 – June 9 is Artists at Work, a look at the training, techniques and professional careers of historic and contemporary artists. Works by Canadian painter, Clara Harris (1887 – 1975) on special loan are featured alongside paintings from local private collections.
In the Sisnett Lobby, Unmasking Brain Injury will be presented from April 3 – 14 courtesy of the Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton. This project aims to increase understanding of what it is like to live with a brain injury using masks survivors create to represent their personal experiences.
In the Lower Lobby, Recent Landscape Paintings by the Halton Hills Plein Air Artists will be featured April 3 – June 16. Many of the paintings depict local scenery and are available for purchase.
“Our Cultural Centre provides an excellent venue for a variety of exhibitions that I’m sure visitors will enjoy and learn from,” said Mayor Rick Bonnette.
The Helson Gallery is located at 9 Church St., Halton Hills and is open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 1 – 5 p.m. and on Thursdays: 1 – 8:30 p.m.
About the Town of Halton Hills
The Town of Halton Hills, with a population of approximately 60,000, consists of two urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the Halton Hills Premier Gateway employment area, three hamlets – Glen Williams, Stewarttown and Norval and several smaller settlements. Halton Hills has long been recognized for its natural beauty, active agricultural community, high quality of life and proximity to major centres, including Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto. The Town is ranked as one of the top small communities in Canada by a national magazine.
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