Island Vibes: A Welcome Back Party & Open House

Artscape Gibraltar Point is BACK and we are celebrating Island style, with a special dance party, open house and community celebration!

Feat. DJ Performances by:

Diana McNally b2b Hysteric - Automaticamore, Mothball Record

The Patchouli Brothers - Beam Me Up, The Piston

DJ Absolutely Free

Special Opening Reception for

JETSAM WARP by Melissa Fisher-Rozenberg & Chris Foster

Open Studios by Bruce Rosensweet, Chris Foster & Daniel Rotzstain, Melissa Fisher & MORE

BBQ Vegan & Veggie OKAY, GAMES, CASH BAR, PRIZES, DANCING, PWYC ADMISSION, FAMILY & KID FRIENDLY, YAY!

More Info: http://artscapegibraltarpoint.ca/2017/08/island-vibes-a-welcome-back-party-open-house

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After a summer spent on the mainland, Artscape Gibraltar Point invites you to celebrate our return to the island at ISLAND VIBES: A Welcome Back Party & Open House. Don your best Hawaiian shirt and linen shorts on Saturday, September 16, and join us as we swing our doors wide open.

Running 3-9pm, this shindig is PWYC suggested $10

The day will also be host to the opening reception for a new visual art exhibition and installation Jetsam Warp in the AGP Hallway Gallery, by Artscape Gibraltar Point tenants artists Melissa Fisher-Rozenberg & Chris Foster.

Drop by throughout the day to check out the talents of our tenants and meet real, live, artists-in-residence at our Open Studios, enjoy a Vegan and Vegetarian friendly BBQ and fun games stay into the evenings to enjoy our cash bar, and a tropical dance party, under the stars - Island Style.

All proceeds benefit Artscape Gibraltar Point

About the Exhibition

Jetsam Warp

Chris Foster Melissa Fisher-Rozenberg

Sept 16 - Dec 31, 2017

Artscape Gibraltar Point long term studio tenants Chris Foster and Melissa Fisher-Rozenberg present Jetsam Warp, a collaborative exhibition in Gibraltar's Main Hall Gallery. This work, which came into fruition upon the reopening of the Toronto Islands, explores thematic crossovers in the artists' respective practices. Jetsam Warp puts forth selections of found objects collected by each artist as part of their studio processes. Beach garbage, architectural detritus, process offcuts, flotsam and jetsam - are reconfigured and recontextualized to create alternate realities within this immersive, site-specific installation

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About Artscape Gibraltar Point

Artscape Gibraltar Point opened in 1999. Housed in a former school surrounded by 46 acres of parkland, it is operated by Artscape Artscape.ca as an arts and cultural facility, open year-round. Over the years Artscape Gibraltar Point has hosted thousands of artists both local and international, who have taken advantage of the facilitys quiet and natural setting to focus on their practices and projects through short-term residencies and long-term studio rentals. Artscape Gibraltar Point has also become recognized as a perfect place to host a variety of events.

www.artscapegibraltarpoint.ca


Island Vibes: A Welcome Back Party & Open House

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