Minutes AGM and Regular Meeting

AGM Minutes

Yarmouth Art Society, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, Art Gallery of NS, February 24, 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the Yarmouth Art Society was called to order at 1:00 pm with President Margriet Knubben in the chair.

Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting were accepted as read.

No financial report was presented, it will be presented at our next meeting.

Margriet Knubben gave the President’s Report summarizing the past year’s activities.

Virginia reported that all executive members have agreed to remain in their positions.

Past President – Virginia Stoddard

President – Margriet Knubben

Vice President – David Gorman

Treasurer – Dan Earle

Secretary – Noella DeMille

Respectfully submitted,

Noella DeMille

Regular Meeting Minutes

Yarmouth Art Society, Minutes of February 24, 2018 meeting, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth

The meeting was called to order after our Annual General Meeting.

Minutes from the January 27, 2018 meeting were approved as read.

Treasurer’s report: For the period from January 27, 2018 to February 24, 2018 opening balance was $2471.76, total funds balance is $1436.76. There were two major expenses: $500 to the AGNS for membership and a donation, reimbursable advance for Garson Sisters and Students show.

Old Business:

Show Garson Sisters: Virginia reported that on March 31, from 1:00 till 4:00 in the afternoon  an abstract and mixed media workshop will be given by Lauren Walker at the AGNS community room. Approximately 15 YAS members will be able to participate in this free workshop. Also, on April 27, Erin Morton will be key speaker at a presentation about cultural history. Burton LeBlanc, who was head make-up artist on Handmaid’s Tale, will also be here for the April 27th event. There will be a $500 donation to sponsor students to attend workshops.

Member show at AGNS: Margriet will check to see if our show has been approved by the AGNS.

Small Pieces show at Bread and Olives: The art work will be mounted on Thursday, March 1 with the opening reception on Friday, March 2 at 3:00 pm.

Show Hugh Eamon: March 3 is the opening reception for Hugh Eamon’s show and YAS is providing refreshments.

New Business:

Show with Write Away Group: The Write Away group is interested in participating in a show with us starting on September 15. Margriet will soon meet with Janice to discuss the details. There is no theme for this event.

Corporate Membership AGNS: YAS has purchased a corporate membership to the AGNS, which means that YAS members may visit the art gallery free of charge. Membership cards are being issued to YAS members so that these can be shown when entering the AGNS.

Annual General Meeting Yarmouth Arts Regional Council: Margriet has received an invitation to attend the YARC annual general meeting on March 29, she plans on attending.

Next meeting will be March 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the AGNS

Respectfully submitted,

Noella DeMille