Released For Publication - March 02, 2023
The Insights Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts returns to the Wellington County Museum and Archives (WCMA) from March 30th to June 11th
Organized and sponsored by the Insights Committee of the Elora Fergus Arts Council, Insights is one of the longest running juried art exhibitions in Ontario.
“Insights encourages and honours excellence, high levels of accomplishment, and innovative approaches to artistic expression in the work of local artists,” said Natalie Burek, Chair of the Insights Committee.
“We’re very excited to welcome Insights back for its 42nd year,”
said Hailey Johnston, WCMA Curator.
“It’s a privilege to host so many talented artists from Wellington County and our neighbouring communities in this annual show.”
Submissions will be accepted from artists residing in the counties of Wellington, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, and Perth, and the City of Guelph.
Artist submissions can be delivered to the Wellington County Museum and Archives on Friday, March 17, between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm and Saturday, March 18, between 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm in the Nicholas Keith room, accessed via the courtyard or rear building entrances.
The exhibit’s opening reception happens on Thursday, March 30, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm; the awards presentation begins at 8:00 pm.
All are welcome to enjoy music, refreshments, a cash bar, and cast a vote for the People’s Choice Award.
Admission is by donation.
The Insights Committee has also organized a Walk with the Jurors on Sunday, April 2 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Jurors Colette Laliberté, David Scott Armstrong, and Richard Smolinski will discuss their decision-making process and the influences on this year’s show.
Admission for this event is $5.00
Wellington County Museum and Archives is located on Wellington Road 18 between Fergus and Elora.