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Reception – Walks of Survivance: Works by Lisa Myers and Farrah Miranda

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We held a reception for Mayworks 2017‘s anchor exhibition Walks of Survivance: Works by Lisa Myers and Farrah Miranda on Friday, May 5. The exhibition’s curator, Srimoyee Mitra was in attendance along with artist Farrah Miranda and members of Windsor’s community.

dream disk’s Aural Chaos 004

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  SYNDROME IX at Artcite – April 28th, 2017 Posted by Artcite Windsor on Friday, April 28, 2017   MARRVISSER live at Artcite – April 28, 2017 Posted by Artcite Windsor on Friday, April 28, 2017   SOFT TOUCH at Artcite – April 28, 2017 Posted by Artcite Windsor on Friday, April 28, 2017   […]

Sketch Party! v.3

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On Thursday, April 27 at 7pm, join us in Artcite’s gallery for a free, public Sketch Party with visual artist Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl ! There will be snacks. Bring your own drawing supplies as we have a limited selection. No paper? No worries! Come with what you have and we’ll set you […]

Reception – DAR’A/FULL CIRCLE

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We welcomed curator Jamelie Hassan and exhibiting artists Fatima Garzan, Jennifer Willet and Soheila Esfahani along with the public to the opening reception of “Dar’a/Full Circle” on Friday, March 10, 2017. Here are a few photos!

Safe Word, Tigerwing and Deperuse: an all ages evening of music

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  Deperuse live at Artcite last night (part 2??) Thanks Melissa ! Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 Tigerwing live at Artcite – March 4,2017 Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 Safe Word live at Artcite last night! Posted by Artcite Windsor on Saturday, March 4, 2017     […]

Sketch Party! V.2

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On Friday, March 3rd at 7pm, we held  a free, public Sketch Party in Artcite’s gallery with visual artist Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl ! Illustration by Rory O’Connor. Here are some great photos of the event by Joshua Babcock and Douglas MacLellan.

Reception – Semi-Private Portholes

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On Friday February 22, 2017, Artcite held a reception for Heather Carey’s Semi-Private Portholes. We had a great turnout and were lucky to welcome the artist herself for the reception!

Art’s 1,000,054th B-Day Sketch Party

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      HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ART! On Friday, January 20th 2017 at 7pm, we celebrated Art’s 1,000,054th Birthday with a Sketch Party led by Windsor’s own Rory O’Connor of Mole Bear Owl and delicious food generously provided by Common Ground Culinary Corp.   About Art’s Birthday: Since 1990, “Art’s Birthday” has been an annual celebration for […]

Artist Talk / Reception – Chthonic Youth

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Gustave Morin’s exhibition Chthonic Youth brought in many people throughout its time in Artcite’s gallery. On top of his daily performative installation and subseqeunt take-down of the show, two events were held in the gallery as part of Chthonic Youth – his Artist Talk on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 2pm-4pm and the exhibition Closing Reception […]

Face of HIV Project – Day Without Art

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From December 1-5, 2016, Face of HIV, a collaborative art project was on display at Bike Windsor-Essex (101 University Ave W ). Face of HIV was a powerful and sobering installation featuring hundred of portraits of individuals in Windsor-Essex affected by HIV/AIDS both directly and indirectly. This project is organized by Artcite, Inc. and AIDS Committee […]

School Visit – Chthonic Youth

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Artcite welcomed a class of high school students from Académie Ste-Cécile on October 28. 2016. They came by and check out Gustave Morin in action during his exhibition Chthonic Youth.

Call for Volunteers: 35TH ANNUAL DOIN’ THE LOUVRE Holiday FUN(d)raising®™ Exhibition

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WHAT?! Artcite is looking for friendly and personable ‘Santa’s Helpers’ to assist with accepting submissions, installing works and facilitating sales for Doin’ The Louvre, our annual holiday show and sale. Ideal volunteers will work well in a fast paced environment, have experience in sales and experience  handling and installing art, although none of this experience […]

Semi-Annual General Membership Meeting

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  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016 7:00 pm (sharp!) @ Artcite Inc., 109 University Ave. W., Windsor, ON Artcite’s Board of Directors is elected from the membership. This board relies on the Artcite membership—YOU—for input in the areas of policy-making, planning, the formation of programming and administrative committees, etc. Elections to the Board of Directors will […]

Call for Submissions: 35TH ANNUAL DOIN’ THE LOUVRE Holiday FUN(d)raising®™ Exhibition

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Eligibility: Open to Windsor Essex County and Detroit / South Eastern Michigan area artists (and beyond!). Submission Drop-Off Dates: November 22-26, 2016 from 1-6pm. Entry DEADLINE is 6pm, Saturday, November 26, 2016. (Please note that Artcite is CLOSED mornings, Sundays & Mondays). Exhibition Requirements: Paintings, drawings, original prints, photographs, (or a combination of these media), […]

Literary Reading with Joanne Arnott

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Friday, November 4 at Artcite, Inc.  Doors Open 7:00 pm Reading begins at 7:30 pm (please be punctual). Free Admission! Moderator: Karl Jirgens (Rampike magazine). Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer and arts activist, based in Richmond, BC. Author of six books of poetry and three books in other genre, Joanne’s essays and poetry appear in […]

Reception – Nothing is More Frowned Upon Than Nothing

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Scott Waters (Toronto, ON) had a warm welcome from Windsor during his reception for Nothing is More Frowned Upon Than Nothing. See more below.

Filming the Spoken Word Workshop / Film Screening with Ephraim Asili

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Led by filmmaker-in-residence Ephraim Asili and local poet and founder of The Bloomfield House, Teajai Travis, this free workshop interactively explored the intersection of poetry and film. Inspired by the process of Asili’s current film project, participants filmed each other using a DSLR camera as they recited poetry on the rooftop of a parking garage […]

SAF Walking Tour

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As per Summer Art Fest tradition, our Summer Students led a free public walking tour to showcase the venues and art that are part of the Fest. The tour started and finished at Artcite and made stops at Terra Cotta, the SAF Satellite Gallery, Coffee Exchange, Milk, Five Ten Design Factory & Print House, Buuntz & […]

Other Families Performance at Phog

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A very big thanks to ‘Other Families’ (Mississauga) & ‘Learning’ (Windsor) for performing at Phog Lounge for Summer Arts Fest!

Sketch Party

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Rory O’Connor hosted a Sketch Party at Artcite, Inc. as part of our Summer Art Fest. Check out the group in action! Sketchers  

Summer Art Fest 2016

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Artcite Inc., Windsor’s Artist-Run Centre for the Contemporary Arts, is pleased to present our Summer Art Fest 2016. From July 29 – August 13, local artists will be showcasing their new works in 16 galleries, businesses and other spaces in and around the downtown Windsor core. SAF 2016 features installations, photography, print media, painting, video […]

Save Ojibway Screen Printing Workshop

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As additional programming for ‘Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law‘, Artcite joined in on the very first Open Streets Windsor party with several other downtown businesses and organizations along University Avenue. ‘Battlegrounds’ artist Maggie McGuire came over from across the river in Detroit to help us facilitate this free screen printing workshop. Open Streets […]

The Bloomfield House Poetry Night

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We hosted an Open Mic Poetry night in partnership with Bloomfield House as part of additional programming for ‘Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law’. The night featured ‘Battlegrounds’ exhibiting artist Norman Grondin (Enola Cola) reading Buyer Beware / Apocalypse Sells. The atmosphere in the gallery during the event was open, raw, and powerful. Live drumming […]

Reception – Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law

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Artcite held an opening reception for Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law. Exhibiting artist and Save Ojibway activist Renée Trepanier donated homemade vegan samosas and Save Ojibway leader Nancy Pancheshan stopped by to give an update on the battle.

Mayworks 2016

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  Artcite is a proud partner in Mayworks Windsor 2016. Here’s a sampling of Mayworks events: April 29 – A Modern Cult of Monuments by Colin Lyons, Opening reception May 13 – After Work: A multimedia presentation addressing experiences of migrant workers by Collette Broeders + Douglas MacLellan Artcite’s Stitch ‘n’ Bitch presents Thursday Workshops at […]

Reception – A Modern Cult of Monuments

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Colin Lyons was joined by his family and Artciteurs for a very well received opening of ‘A Modern Cult of Monuments’.

School Visit – Pink Room 2

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We had a class of post secondary students come through to see Shannon Scanlan’s Pink Room 2! Check out their reactions to this tactile exhibition.  

Reception – Pink Room 2

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Lots of people popped by to see this tactile, colourful show: Pink Room 2 by Shannon Scanlan. Check it out!

History Archive

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          Interested to see Artcite programming from 2014 – 1982? Please click to visit our History Archive.