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Art on the Street 2020

WAC Art on the Street 2020

Art on the Street is proud to be back and online! For 2020, we invited six artists to “Dream Big in a Westport Garden.”
Each uniquely painted chair will be up for auction on our Facebook page throughout the summer. From 6 July to 16 August, one chair will be revealed per week and bidding will be open Friday to Sunday. To bid, simply Click on the LIVE AUCTION photo post that will be pinned to the top of the page and submit your bid in the Comment Box. Opening bid is set at $50.00 and increments of $10.00 only please.
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Congratulations to Malcolm Bishop with the winning bid of $170.00 for “Through the Garden Gate” Week #1 Live Facebook Auction Fundraiser  July 12, 2020.

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Congratulations to Carol Devenny with a winning bid of $250.00 for “Your Place” by Kevin Mason Week #2 Art On The Street Live Facebook Auction Fundraiser.  July 19,2020

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Congratulations to Eric Stinson with a winning bid of $350.00 for “Garden Magic” by Dena Zarwich Week #3 Art On The Street Live Facebook Auction Fundraiser. July 26, 2020.

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Congratulations to Robin Jones with a winning bid of $250.00 for “Wish” by Carrie King. Week #4 Art On The Street Live Facebook Auction Fundraiser August 2, 2020.

 

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Congratulations to Neil Kudrinko with a winning bid of $500 for “NeverEnding” by Tamara Carlson Week #5  Art On The Street Live Facebook Auction Fundraiser August 10, 2020.

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Congratulations to Louise Johnson with a winning bid of $280.00 for “Thriving Beauty” by Francie Healy Week #6 Art On The Street LIVE Facebook Auction August 16th, 2020.

 

Thank you to everyone who came to the garden and participated in our LIVE Facebook Auction! Art On The Street is now closed for the season and will return next year. In the meantime keep following us on Facebook and here on our website to see what’s going on and help us support the arts in our schools and village community.

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Auction Terms and Conditions 

1.Bidding opens from 10am on the Friday until 8pm on the following Sunday. The official time will be based on the personal computer in the home of the administrator. Auction starts July 6, 2020 for six consecutive weekends ending August 16, 2020.

2. By bidding online in the Comment box under the photo in the Art on The Street Photo Album on the Westport Arts Council (WAC) Facebook Page, each bidder agrees with these auction rules.

3. WAC reserves the right to add or withdraw the weekly chair without notice or from the online site.

4. Auction item purchases are final. If payment is not received in 48 hours the unclaimed items will be offered to the next highest last bidder.

5. When making a bid you need to check for the opening bid ($50.00), should you be the first bid, or any required increments ($10.00) to place your own bid. To submit your bid, place the amount in the Comment box.  Any bids not adhering to these rules will be declared invalid and voided.

6. Once bidding is closed the highest last bid entered on the Comment box shall be the winning bid.

7. The winner will be immediately contacted by Facebook Personal Messenger and given 48 hours to respond and to arrange payment. Once payment has been processed arrangements for pick up will be made. Unclaimed items will be offered to the next highest last bidder. Receipts will be given upon request.

8. WAC is not liable for any personal injury or damage to property that may result from use of the chair sold.

9. In the event of a dispute in any of these auction terms and conditions the WAC Chair, Robin Jones, will act as a final authority.

 

 

 

Photo Contest 2020

WAC photo contest 2020

Capture the beauty and excitement of Westport from 1 April until 31 December 2020.

The annual WAC Photo Contest opens 1July 2020  for all amateur photographers. We are looking for photographs that celebrate the beauty of Westport and the immediate surrounding area of North Crosby.  There is lots going on in the Village and area this year including those untamed moments in nature, stunning summer sunsets, winter sports and everything else in between, just as long as it happens in the Westport area.

Prizes

1st: $100

2nd: $75

Youth: $50

1 July 2020 until 31 December 2020. Open to all amateur photographers residing or visiting the Westport area. Limited to 5 entries per person. Entries can be submitted to info@westportartscouncil.com, subject line “photo contest 2020 entry”.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

WAC is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Photo Contest. The captured beauty of Westport never fails to inspire our photographers! Congratulations to our winners and a big thank you to all who entered.

The 2020 Photo Contest will open in April! Check back for more details.

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1st

“Heron”

Suzanne Robins


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2nd

“Butterflies”

Brent Van Hooft

 


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3rd

“Thunderstorm”

Anonymous

East Coast Kitchen Party

WAC Kitchen Party 2020

Saturday, 7 March 2020

1-4pm      The Cove

$10      Kids Free!

Get out your good plaid shirts, shine up yer boots, and come out for a sociable! The annual WAC East Coast Kitchen Party will be comin’ round with an afternoon of good-time, down-home, family fun. Featuring live music from the East Coast Experience (www.ecex.ca), dancing, 50/50, and a silent auction curated by the WAC board of directors plus more!
Our festive fundraiser always fills up fast so reservations at The Cove are recommended! Call The Cove to book: 612-273-3636.

 

 

Some Kind of Choir 2020

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Please note that as of March 14th Some Kind of Choir Practices and Concerts are cancelled due to government procedures during Covid-19 pandemic.

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WAC’s popular community choir returns for 2020 this January. Open to anyone and everyone who loves to sing. There are no auditions and no experience is needed–it’s just for the joy of singing!

5 January 25 April 2020

Sundays  2-4pm

Knox Presbyterian Church

$60/person

Sign up via email or on at the first practice.

Registration / Questions? Email:

info@westportartscouncil.com

 

WAC SKOC 2020

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