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    • 28 Nov 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Monday Life Drawing Fall 2022

    Dates:  Monday September 12 thru Monday December 12, 2022.

    Time:   10 am – 12 pm quick poses, 1 pm - 3 pm sustained pose. Doors open at 9:40am.  The doors will be locked at 9:55am so we can start at 10am sharp. 

    Price:  Full day (4 hours): members $20; public $25.
    Half day (2 hours, morning or afternoon): members $12; public $15.

    Preferred on-line registration and payment:  
    Please register on line and pay in advance. There are only 35 spaces available and this will ensure you space is held. Registration at the door will only be accommodated if spaces remain. 

    Hall set-up:  Staff will set up the model stage and 35 grey fabric chairs.  Help with the black chairs is appreciated.  

    Masks:  They are not required. However, you may choose to wear one.  Do what is most comfortable.  If you feel unwell, please stay home. Be considerate to your fellow artists. 

    Breaks:  Our time to socialize has returned.  Coffee will be provided.  Donations of cookies, breads, goodies are welcome.  There is a filtered water dispenser outside the main floor washroom. Bring your own container.


    • 28 Nov 2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    Register

    • 3 Dec 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall


    Nocturne: Visual Art Exhibit

    December 1, 2022 until January 29, 2023

    Heliconian Artists present an art exhibit that explores the many colours of the night and celebrates things that light up the night!

    As the winter solstice approaches, some of us reflect wistfully on the long summer evenings now gone.  But as darkness increases, we can contemplate the cosmos by taking in the night sky – full of stars and the moon or perhaps the aurora.Think of contemplation and dreams. Think of firelight, night-life and celebration.

    Join us at the opening reception on Saturday, December 3 from 2 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and view the art with musical accompaniment!

    Also open on: Wednesday, December 14 from 4 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 7 from 2 to 5 pm and Wednesday, January 11 from 4 to 7:30 pm. Or view by appointment, contact rentals@heliconianclub.org.

    Or view the show online HERE starting December 1st.


    • 5 Dec 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 27
    Register

    Monday Life Drawing Fall 2022

    Dates:  Monday September 12 thru Monday December 12, 2022.

    Time:   10 am – 12 pm quick poses, 1 pm - 3 pm sustained pose. Doors open at 9:40am.  The doors will be locked at 9:55am so we can start at 10am sharp. 

    Price:  Full day (4 hours): members $20; public $25.
    Half day (2 hours, morning or afternoon): members $12; public $15.

    Preferred on-line registration and payment:  
    Please register on line and pay in advance. There are only 35 spaces available and this will ensure you space is held. Registration at the door will only be accommodated if spaces remain. 

    Hall set-up:  Staff will set up the model stage and 35 grey fabric chairs.  Help with the black chairs is appreciated.  

    Masks:  They are not required. However, you may choose to wear one.  Do what is most comfortable.  If you feel unwell, please stay home. Be considerate to your fellow artists. 

    Breaks:  Our time to socialize has returned.  Coffee will be provided.  Donations of cookies, breads, goodies are welcome.  There is a filtered water dispenser outside the main floor washroom. Bring your own container.


    • 12 Dec 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 30
    Register

    Monday Life Drawing Fall 2022

    Dates:  Monday September 12 thru Monday December 12, 2022.

    Time:   10 am – 12 pm quick poses, 1 pm - 3 pm sustained pose. Doors open at 9:40am.  The doors will be locked at 9:55am so we can start at 10am sharp. 

    Price:  Full day (4 hours): members $20; public $25.
    Half day (2 hours, morning or afternoon): members $12; public $15.

    Preferred on-line registration and payment:  
    Please register on line and pay in advance. There are only 35 spaces available and this will ensure you space is held. Registration at the door will only be accommodated if spaces remain. 

    Hall set-up:  Staff will set up the model stage and 35 grey fabric chairs.  Help with the black chairs is appreciated.  

    Masks:  They are not required. However, you may choose to wear one.  Do what is most comfortable.  If you feel unwell, please stay home. Be considerate to your fellow artists. 

    Breaks:  Our time to socialize has returned.  Coffee will be provided.  Donations of cookies, breads, goodies are welcome.  There is a filtered water dispenser outside the main floor washroom. Bring your own container.


    • 14 Dec 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Heliconian Hall


    Nocturne: Visual Art Exhibit

    December 1, 2022 until January 29, 2023

    Heliconian Artists present an art exhibit that explores the many colours of the night and celebrates things that light up the night!

    As the winter solstice approaches, some of us reflect wistfully on the long summer evenings now gone.  But as darkness increases, we can contemplate the cosmos by taking in the night sky – full of stars and the moon or perhaps the aurora.Think of contemplation and dreams. Think of firelight, night-life and celebration.

    Join us at the opening reception on Saturday, December 3 from 2 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and view the art with musical accompaniment!

    Also open on: Wednesday, December 14 from 4 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 7 from 2 to 5 pm and Wednesday, January 11 from 4 to 7:30 pm. Or view by appointment, contact rentals@heliconianclub.org.

    Or view the show online HERE starting December 1st.


    • 7 Jan 2023
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Heliconian Hall


    Nocturne: Visual Art Exhibit

    December 1, 2022 until January 29, 2023

    Heliconian Artists present an art exhibit that explores the many colours of the night and celebrates things that light up the night!

    As the winter solstice approaches, some of us reflect wistfully on the long summer evenings now gone.  But as darkness increases, we can contemplate the cosmos by taking in the night sky – full of stars and the moon or perhaps the aurora.Think of contemplation and dreams. Think of firelight, night-life and celebration.

    Join us at the opening reception on Saturday, December 3 from 2 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and view the art with musical accompaniment!

    Also open on: Wednesday, December 14 from 4 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 7 from 2 to 5 pm and Wednesday, January 11 from 4 to 7:30 pm. Or view by appointment, contact rentals@heliconianclub.org.

    Or view the show online HERE starting December 1st.


    • 11 Jan 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Heliconian Hall


    Nocturne: Visual Art Exhibit

    December 1, 2022 until January 29, 2023

    Heliconian Artists present an art exhibit that explores the many colours of the night and celebrates things that light up the night!

    As the winter solstice approaches, some of us reflect wistfully on the long summer evenings now gone.  But as darkness increases, we can contemplate the cosmos by taking in the night sky – full of stars and the moon or perhaps the aurora.Think of contemplation and dreams. Think of firelight, night-life and celebration.

    Join us at the opening reception on Saturday, December 3 from 2 to 5 pm. Meet the artists and view the art with musical accompaniment!

    Also open on: Wednesday, December 14 from 4 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 7 from 2 to 5 pm and Wednesday, January 11 from 4 to 7:30 pm. Or view by appointment, contact rentals@heliconianclub.org.

    Or view the show online HERE starting December 1st.


    • 21 Jan 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 79
    Register

    With Love for Ukraine

    A benefit event for the Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal

    The Heliconian Music Section invites you to a benefit featuring performers from the Club and friends. Guest speakers will include: Alexandra Chyczij, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress; Ben Keast, Operation Pickle Underground: Ukrainian Musician Direct Support; and Mykyta Siromolot, a TV producer and recent refugee to Canada.

    You will gain access to a SILENT AUCTION during the event, with inventive contributions from Heliconian members and others. Proceeds of the auction will go to Operation Pickle Underground: Ukrainian Musician Direct Support. There will be refreshments and a cash bar.

    The Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal is a charitable fund jointly set up by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Canada Ukraine Foundation.

    Tickets: $30

    • 11 Mar 2023
    • 2:30 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 62
    Register


    Image Credit: Dance in Three Movements by Linda Briskin

    Put on your dancing shoes! Wind members Nancy Nourse (piccolo), Rita Greer (clarinet) along with Caitlin Holland and Janet Catherine Dea (sopranos) will be joined by pianists Suzanne Yeo, Ruth Kazdan and Christine Hanson as soloists and in a collaborative role.

    Doors 2:00 PM
    Show 2:30 PM | Includes Intermission

    Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

    • 22 Apr 2023
    • 2:30 PM
    • Heliconian Hall
    • 62
    Register


    Image Credit: Swooping Vista II by Joanne Shenfeld

    Members of the Music Section honour Earth Day with the final performance of the season. The spring program includes pieces that are inspired by the wild wonders found & celebrated in nature.

    Doors 2:00 PM
    Show 2:30 PM | Includes Intermission

    Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.

Past events

21 Nov 2022 Life Drawing Session Nov 21, 2022
19 Nov 2022 Hel's Belles Concert
14 Nov 2022 Life Drawing Session Nov 14, 2022- Model Carly Tisdall
7 Nov 2022 Life Drawing Session Nov 7, 2022
5 Nov 2022 Thoughts Full Less: Reception
31 Oct 2022 Life Drawing Session Oct 31, 2022
29 Oct 2022 Autumn Haunts Concert
24 Oct 2022 Life Drawing Session Oct 24, 2022
17 Oct 2022 Life Drawing Session Oct 17- Model: Louise Boultbee
15 Oct 2022 Luminous 2022- Reception
3 Oct 2022 Life Drawing Session Oct 3- Model: Charlotte Anderson
26 Sep 2022 Life Drawing Session Sept 26- Model: Lina de Sa
23 Sep 2022 Encounter '22- Reception
19 Sep 2022 Life Drawing Session Sept 19- Model: Ben Huband
14 Sep 2022 Encounter '22- Reception
12 Sep 2022 Life Drawing Session Sept 12- Model: Carly Tisdall
10 Sep 2022 Encounter '22- Reception
9 Jul 2022 Warm and Wild- Reception
23 Jun 2022 Online Launch of Literary Lecture Series-Julia Zarankin: Field Notes From An Unintentional Birder: A Memoir
16 Jun 2022 Live Recording of Literary Lecture Series-Julia Zarankin: Field Notes From An Unintentional Birder: A Memoir
14 Jun 2022 Online Launch of Literary Lecture Series- Ishiguro: Klara and the Sun
13 Jun 2022 Life Drawing Session June 13, 2022
9 Jun 2022 Online Visual Art Salon - "Claire Wilks: The Mortal Body and the Female Gaze"
7 Jun 2022 Live Recording of Literary Lecture Series- Ishiguro: Klara and the Sun
7 Jun 2022 The Genius of Claire Wilks
6 Jun 2022 Life Drawing Session June 6, 2022
5 Jun 2022 Book Launch of MUSINGS, the Heliconian Club’s Anthology
2 Jun 2022 Visual Art Salon - "Claire Wilks: The Mortal Body and the Female Gaze"
30 May 2022 Life Drawing Session May 30, 2022
26 May 2022 Online Launch of Literary Lecture Series- Katherine Ashenburg: Her Turn
19 May 2022 Live Recording of Literary Lecture Series- Katherine Ashenburg: Her Turn
16 May 2022 Life Drawing Session May 16, 2022
10 May 2022 Online Launch of Literary Lecture Series- Drew Hayden Taylor: Chasing Painted Horses
10 May 2022 Humanities Salon: "I have a house in Occitanie....."
9 May 2022 Life Drawing Session May 9, 2022
7 May 2022 JANET READ- High Arctic Light: recent paintings and works on duralar - OPENING RECEPTION
3 May 2022 Live Recording of Literary Lecture Series- Drew Hayden Taylor: Chasing Painted Horses
2 May 2022 Life Drawing Session May 2, 2022
30 Apr 2022 Mary Rezza Memorial Recital
28 Apr 2022 Online Launch of Literary Lecture Series- Rosemary Sullivan: The Betrayal of Anne Frank
25 Apr 2022 Life Drawing Session April 25, 2022
22 Apr 2022 The Living Earth Concert
21 Apr 2022 Live Recording of Literary Lecture Series- Rosemary Sullivan: The Betrayal of Anne Frank
19 Apr 2022 Dance Salon: Choreographing Bharatanatyam in the Here and Now
12 Apr 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Mary Lawson: A Town Called Solace
11 Apr 2022 Life Drawing Session April 11, 2022
4 Apr 2022 Life Drawing Session April 4, 2022
2 Apr 2022 The Living Earth- Reception
31 Mar 2022 Literary Lecture Series- James Raffan: Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic
28 Mar 2022 Life Drawing Session Mar. 28, 2022
21 Mar 2022 Life Drawing Session Mar. 21, 2022
18 Mar 2022 Virtual Book Launch of MUSINGS, the Heliconian Club’s Anthology
15 Mar 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Lorna Crozier: Through the Garden: A Love Story, (with cats)
14 Mar 2022 Life Drawing Session Mar. 14, 2022
7 Mar 2022 Life Drawing Session Mar. 7, 2022
4 Mar 2022 Gershwin & Friends
28 Feb 2022 Life Drawing Session Feb. 28, 2022
24 Feb 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Annabel Lyon: Consent
21 Feb 2022 Life Drawing Session Feb. 21, 2022
15 Feb 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Francesca Ekwuyasi: Butter Honey Pig Bread
14 Feb 2022 Life Drawing Session Feb. 14, 2022
10 Feb 2022 Music Salon with Maria Soulis
7 Feb 2022 Life Drawing Session Feb. 7, 2022
27 Jan 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Amanda Jetté Knox: Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family.
11 Jan 2022 Literary Lecture Series- Carol Bruneau: Brighten the Corner Where You Are
13 Dec 2021 Life Drawing Session Dec 13, 2021
6 Dec 2021 Life Drawing Session Dec 6, 2021
30 Nov 2021 Drama Salon with Robin Whiffen from Against the Grain Theatre
29 Nov 2021 Life Drawing Session Nov 29, 2021
27 Nov 2021 Let’s Do Blue!- Reception
25 Nov 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Cherie Jones: How The One- Armed Sister Sweeps Her House
22 Nov 2021 Life Drawing Session Nov 22, 2021
19 Nov 2021 Here, There and Everywhere
15 Nov 2021 Life Drawing Session Nov 15, 2021
9 Nov 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Maria Reva: Good Citizens Need Not Fear
8 Nov 2021 Life Drawing Session Nov 9, 2021
1 Nov 2021 Life Drawing Session Nov 1, 2021
28 Oct 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Russell Banks: Foregone
25 Oct 2021 Life Drawing Session Oct 25, 2021
22 Oct 2021 Hel's Belles: Meet Our Composers
18 Oct 2021 Life Drawing Session Oct 18, 2021
17 Oct 2021 Online Reception- Luminous
12 Oct 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Jennifer Robson: Our Darkest Night
2 Oct 2021 Luminous- Reception
23 Sep 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Janie Chang: The Library Of Legends
14 Sep 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Michael Christie: Greenwood
11 Sep 2021 Encounter- Reception
15 Aug 2021 In The Company of Trees- Reception
10 Jun 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Olga Tokarczuk: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead with Suanne Kelman.
8 Jun 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Helen Humphreys: Rabbit Foot Bill
29 May 2021 Reception for High Arctic Light: Wilding and cultivation
25 May 2021 Humanities Salon: The Gift of L’Arche with Beth Porter
13 May 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Linden MacIntyre: The Wake
11 May 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Jessica McDiarmid: Highway of Tears
2 May 2021 Reception- Self Portrait Show
25 Apr 2021 Mary Rezza Memorial Recital
23 Apr 2021 Alone Together: Concert with Art, Poetry and Dance
15 Apr 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Emma Donoghue: Pull of the Stars
13 Apr 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Ben Lerner: The Topeka School with Sandra Martin
30 Mar 2021 Dance Salon with Amy Bowring from Dance Collection Danse
29 Mar 2021 Reception- Secret Garden (video of event)
23 Mar 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Karma Brown: Recipe For a Perfect Wife
20 Mar 2021 Reception- Secret Garden
5 Mar 2021 Celebrating Beethoven
4 Mar 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Carla Gunn: Amphibian
25 Feb 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Derek Mascarenhas: Coconut Dreams
16 Feb 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Gil Adamson: The Ridgerunner
11 Feb 2021 Music Salon with Alison Melville
9 Feb 2021 Music Salon with Alison Melville
28 Jan 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Jesse Thistle: From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless and Finding My Way
26 Jan 2021 Literary Lecture Series- Mike Barnes: Be With: Letters to a Caregiver
26 Nov 2020 Literary Lecture Series- Cary Fagan: The Student
20 Nov 2020 Dance the Night Away
17 Nov 2020 Literary Lecture Series- Anthony de Sa: Children of the Moon
22 Oct 2020 Literary Lecture Series- Joan Thomas: Five Wives
18 Oct 2020 Luminous 2020 Small Group Reception (2)-RSVP required
6 Oct 2020 Literary Lecture Series- Steven Price: Lampedusa
4 Oct 2020 Luminous 2020 Online Reception
3 Oct 2020 Luminous 2020 Small Group Reception-RSVP required
24 Sep 2020 Literary Lecture Series- MG Vassanji: A Delhi Obsession
22 Sep 2020 Literary Lecture Series- K.D. Miller: Late Breaking
8 Aug 2020 Liminal Spaces Zoom Reception
1 Aug 2020 Liminal Spaces Zoom Reception

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