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Renewal – VAC Fundraising Exhibition and Auction 2023

Exhibition: October 20 to November 4, 2023
In-person and online auction

The Visual Arts Centre is proud to present the 2023 fundraising exhibition and auction Renewal from October 20th to November 4th 2023.

You are invited to join us to celebrate our ongoing commitment to building a more inclusive, open and accessible arts centre. This multifaceted fundraising event celebrates over 25 years of ARTreach, our community outreach programme, and nearly 80 years as an art school.

Since 1996, the Visual Arts Centre has participated in various outreach initiatives in a shared pursuit to create, connect, and inspire. These initiatives include facilitating intergenerational art projects, receiving students from the Wagar Adult Education Centre daily, and offering workshops that support staff mental health at the CHU Sainte-Justine Children’s hospital. This programming could not happen without your financial support. We hope that you will join us during this time to celebrate and support this community pillar that so many have come to love.


October 19th 2023
Come support the Centre at our opening cocktail!
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free admission; there will be a cash bar on site

Solo exhibition Pick up in 10 in the front gallery with invited artist: Joni Cheung, aka Snack Witch
View the Auction pieces in the main gallery
List of participating artists
Auction starts at 6 p.m. on Bid Beacon


October 26th 2023
Come be wined and dined in the intimate setting of the McClure Gallery
Cocktail at 6 p.m. with live music and tours
Dinner at 7 p.m. catered by Victoria Village’s Paradiso Pasta
Tickets: 250$


November 2nd 2023
Contemporary Art collecting for beginners
6 p.m.
Donations at the door appreciated

With guest speaker Megan Bradley from Bradley Ertaskiran Gallery
Sponsored by Assurart,
Refreshments will be available


November 4th 2023
Art hive with artist Joni Cheung, aka Snack Witch, as part of their solo exhibition
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free dumpling making activity

Auction ends at 11:30 p.m. on Bid Beacon







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