Upcoming Events

July 15th - 16th, 201710:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

"Art in the Gardens" Outdoor Juried Art Show and Sale with Children's Corner...... Free Admission - Open to Public

Please join us in the beautiful Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, along the pathways, for our annual members outdoor juried art show and sale. Follow the world-famous garden paths where you will find a host of high-quality works to view or purchase and where you will meet the talented artists who have created them.
Bring your budding Picassos to the Children's Corner where they can create their own amazing works of art. Visiting children paint free. We look forward to meeting you there.

August 19th, 20179:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
En Plein Air in Soft Pastel with Wendy Gordon-Forsyth……Morning Workshop Open to all Artists

En Plein Air in Soft Pastel with Wendy Gordon-Forsyth……Morning Workshop Open to all Artists

Pick a perfect outdoor location in the Botanical Gardens and paint! In this outdoor workshop you will learn to select an intriguing view that offers a variety of texture, shape, value, and colour. Follow along as Wendy establishes a value pattern by beginning with an underpainting using burnt sienna and purple soft pastels. Learn to work from dark to light and from background to foreground.
For this special workshop, the Parkway Artists' Guild welcomes community and visiting artists to join us. While there is no fee for the workshop, all non-members must register with Programme Chair Lorraine Kelly at programme@parkwayartistsguild.ca.

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September 8th - 10th, 201710:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Open Call for Niagara Community Artists for .................... "Rooted in the Garden" juried Art Show - Free Admission to the public

For the first time ever, Parkway Artists Guild is proud to host a competition for all artists in the Niagara community for the “Rooted in the Garden” juried art show and sale, indoor exhibition
on September 8, 9 and 10, 2017
at the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture on the grounds of Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, Niagara Falls.

The overall theme for the art is "Begin Here", representing Niagara Parks' 132 year history within Canada. Niagara Parks is uniquely important as a natural, cultural and heritage gateway for all.

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September 9th, 201710 a.m.to 4 p.m.

"Rooted in the Garden" Art Workshops - all free to the community

As part of "Rooted in the Garden" Art event. Two signature guest artists will demonstrate their floral art techniques indoor at the Butterfly Atrium.
At various outdoor locations in the Gardens, PAG artists will lead workshops for the children and the public.

All are free to the community. More details to follow.

September 16th, 2017

Annual Picnic - Rain or Shine! For Members and Spouses......details to follow


October 21st, 20179:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beautiful Butterflies with Catherine Brassard......Members Only Morning Workshop

Beautiful Butterflies with Catherine Brassard......Members Only Morning Workshop

Capture the magic of the Emerald Green Swallowtail butterfly in this acrylic paint workshop. A discussion regarding the importance of surface preparation and the advantages of various applications will be included. Feel free to bring an example of a successful ground that you have tried so we can share our knowledge.

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November 18th, 20179:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Painting on Yupo paper with Audrey Barclay......Members Only Morning Workshop

Painting on Yupo paper with Audrey Barclay......Members Only Morning Workshop

Painting on Yupo can be a challenging yet fun experience.  Learn to loosen up with paint using thin fluid watercolors on the smooth surface of YUPO, a synthetic paper. Audrey will lead a demo showing some techniques that take advantage of the properties of this unique paper.

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December 16th, 2017

Christmas Luncheon - Members and Spouses......details to follow