Canada 150 Student Art Show

It’s Canada’s 150th birthday and we’ve been celebrating in style!

This June we decorated the studio in artwork from local students. It’s been a fantastic celebration and if you haven’t had the opportunity to see for yourself, we invite you to stop in the studio for our closing celebration on June 20th.

From 5:30 – 6:30 pm, we invite you to wear lots of red and white and celebrate Canada before the school year ends. We’ll have some photo booth fun, popcorn and draw prizes of books and art supplies.

All ages are welcome!

June 15, 2017 at 8:38 pm


Mother’s Day Art Show & Sale with Lisa Finch

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Lisa Finch is the former owner of Shabby Lane on Brock Street and you will find the same ‘look’ and quality in our studio this weekend.

The glamour and romance of yesteryear in a delightful feminine and whimsical approach that is the signature style of Lisa Finch.

Choose that perfect something from a selection of up-cycled furniture, beautiful needlework, lovely original art and affordable prints ready to pop into a frame! Prices start as low as $15.

SHOW OPEN regular store hours Saturday May 6th – Saturday May 13th

Saturday May 6th 11 am – 5 pm Opening Day! Lisa will be on-site to meet & greet

 

May 3, 2017 at 2:42 pm


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March 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm


March Break at Blue Heron Books

Are you taking a Staycation this year? 

We have your March Break covered at Blue Heron Books. Join us for a week of author visits, stories, parties, and art classes!


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Saturday March 11 – 1:30pm
Solve a dog-napping with award winning, junior fiction author Sylvia McNicoll. Meet the suspects. Discover the criminal. Rescue Ping and Pong. Want to take the mystery home with you? Signed copies of The Best Mistake Mystery will be available for purchase.

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Tuesday March 14 – 10:30am
Join Cathy Baker for a robot themed story time! Try on the robot costume in our window and have your picture taken.

 

bounce staycatFriday March 17 – 10:30am
It’s a St. Patty’s party with author Ted Staunton!
Ted’s bringing his guitar for a morning filled with music, dancing and smiles.
Pick up Ted’s new picture book, junior novel or some of your old favourites and get them signed.

Call today to reserve your spot!!


We didn’t forget the adults!

caricaturesMarch 15th – 7:00pm
Artist Rob Westall brings caricature art to our studio. Learn the basics of caricature drawing and try your hand at a new art form.
($20 class fee)

March 4, 2017 at 5:38 pm


March Break fun is not just for the kids…teen to adult caricature class with artist Rob Westall

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Learn to draw caricatures with Rob Westall

Imagine the fun you could have at your next family gathering with nothing more than a pad of paper and a marker…

Caricature artist Rob Westall brings caricature art to our studio. Learn the basics of caricature drawing and try your hand at a new art form.
($20 class fee). Rob is a professional artist who has made a career out of exaggerating the things that make each one of us unique.

 

March 15th – 7:00pm

February 24, 2017 at 8:05 pm


Canvas, Corks & Cocktails – Cancelled

February 22nd, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. Come join us for a Valentines special evening, bring your significant other or a friend fora few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.


Let Birgitta guide you through that special thing she does for you to paint! Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

January 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm


Inspiration Station Art Club for Kids…starts at the end of the month

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January 9, 2017 at 7:58 pm


It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Handmade in Uxbridge Pop-up Shop in the Studio

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December 11, 2016 at 5:27 pm


Canvas, Corks & Cocktails – November 30th

November 30th, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. We’ll have a few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.

f955aaebeea3437b3d9d53005d23d748Together we’ll be painting this beautiful winter landscape. Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

November 22, 2016 at 11:56 pm


Canvas Corks & Cocktails: October 24th

At Blue Heron Books, we love your passion for the arts and invite you to our second Canvas, Corks & Cocktails event at Blue Heron Studio.

October 24th, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. We’ll have a few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.

cccTogether we’ll be painting sheep! Even if you have zero experience, with Brigitta’s help it’s impossible for the result to look ‘baaaaad’. Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

October 14, 2016 at 3:19 pm


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