TheHardWay

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TheHardWay was a gallery & community commons that operated as a short-term project for four weeks ( 18 July – 15 August) during the summer of 2014 in Welland, Ontario.

PRESS FOR TheHardWay:

Brightening the community the hard way
by Steve Henschel (Niagara This Week, Monday 14 July)

Welland art gallery doing it TheHardWay
by Dan Dakin (Welland Tribune, Wednesday 16 July

TheHardWay gallery visitors put at ease
by Greg Furminger (Welland Tribune, Saturday 19 July 2014)

Splash of colour added to kids yoga
by Greg Furminger (Welland Tribune, Tuesday 5 August 2014)

The End for TheHardWay?
by Maryanne Firth (Welland Tribune, Tuesday 19 August, 2014)

LISTEN: Venus Sans Fur “The Hard Way”
by Jim DiGioia (Quick Before It Melts, Tuesday 2 September 2014)

Optimism is in the Air in Welland
by James Takeo (Welland Tribune, Friday 9 January 2015)

HOURS:
Monday-Friday: 12-8
Saturday: 9-5
Sunday: 12-5

WEEK ONE:
Friday 18 July (8:00pm) Opening night & BLX one-year anniversary art show
Sunday 20 July (1-2pm) Children’s Paint Yoga (by Meaghan Mulcair)
Monday 21 July-Thursday 24 July (1-4pm): Family & Community Open Art Afternoons
Tuesday 22 July (8:00pm): BLX Open Art Night
Wednesday 23 July (7:00pm): Knit & Stitch Workshop – Biological Cross Stitch: bacteria, viruses, protists (by knitstitchthehardway; bring: sewing needle, embroidery thread, fabric, hoop)
Thursday 24 July (7:00pm): Niagara CGI Workshop (by Atom Dellow)
Friday 25 July (8:00pm): Chad Godt Art Show (This is Chad’s only Canadian Art Show)

WEEK TWO:
Sunday 27 July (1-2pm) Children’s Paint Yoga (by Meaghan Mulcair)
Sunday 27 July (12-3pm) Outdoor Photography Workshop (by Dave Bags)
Monday 28 July-Thursday 31 July (1-4pm): Family & Community Open Art Afternoons
Monday 28 July (6-8pm) Wood Painting Workshop (by Kelly McFadden)
Tuesday 29 July (8:00pm): BLX Open Art Night
Wednesday 30 July (7:00pm): Knit & Stitch Workshop – Arm Knitting Scarves (by knitstitchthehardway;(bring 2 balls of yarn) )
Thursday 31 July (7:00pm): Niagara CGI Workshop (by Atom Dellow)
Friday 1 Aug (8:00pm) Wordz3 (Open Spoken-word & poetry night)
Saturday 2 Aug (6-9pm) Cell Phone Photography Workshop (by T.Lee Kindy)

WEEK THREE:
Sunday 3 August (1-2pm) Children’s Paint Yoga (by Meaghan Mulcair)
Monday 4 August-Thursday 7 August (1-4pm): Family & Community Open Art Afternoons
Monday 4 August (7:00pm): Sing along with Venus Sans Fur – a community recording session
Tuesday 5 August (8:00pm): BLX Open Art Night
Wednesday 6 August (7:00pm): Knit & Stitch Workshop – knitting fingerless gloves on four needles (by knitstitchthehardway)
Thursday 7 August (7:00pm): Niagara CGI Workshop (by Atom Dellow)
Friday 8 Aug (8:00pm) Show Us Your City Community Art Show
Saturday 9 Aug (8:00pm) Blacktop Records Music Showcase

WEEK FOUR:
Sunday 10 August (1-2pm) Children’s Paint Yoga (by Meaghan Mulcair)
Monday 11 August-Thursday 14 August (1-4pm): Family & Community Open Art Afternoons
Monday 11 August (6-8pm) Wood Painting Workshop (by Kelly McFadden)
Tuesday 12 August (8:00pm): BLX Open Art Night
Wednesday 13 August (7:00pm): Knit & Stitch Workshop – knitting fingerless gloves on four needles (by knitstitchthehardway; bring 4.5-5.5 mm double point needles & 100g ball of yarn)
Thursday 14 August (7:00pm): Niagara CGI Workshop (by Atom Dellow)
Friday 15 Aug (8:00pm) Grand Closing Art Show – TheHardWay

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