Friday, February 16, 2007

*new* gallery craft lecture series

Talk craft

To celebrate 2007 as the Year of Craft, *new* gallery is sponsoring a series of Sunday afternoon talks.

Gordon Thompson - 'Craft theory and criticism'
Doctoral Candidate in Communications and Culture at York University; Ceramics Instructor at the Ontario College of Art & Design
Book launch: Craft+Idea = newvIews

Sunday, February 18, 2007, 2 pm

Other talks in the series:
Sunday, May 13, 2 pm: Michael Prokopow - 'From Hand to Mouth; or Talking about Craft and its Meanings –a personal reflection'
Professor at Ryerson University, Curator at the Design Exchange, specialty in material cultures of North America

Sunday, September 30, 2 pm: Melanie Egan - 'Curating Craft' Head of Craft at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

Sunday, November 11, 2 pm: Paul McClure - 'Teaching Craft' Professor at George Brown College Jewellery School, Jewellery artist

Refreshments will be served. Advance tickets for the series: $30. This includes published copies of the four lectures in print ($20 value). $5 at the door for individual lectures.

*new* gallery
906 Queen Street West, Toronto
Info: 416-588-1200;


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