Minutes of October Meeting

Yarmouth Art Society

Minutes of October 28, 2017 meeting

Meeting was called to order at 1:00 pm at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Minutes from the September 30, 2017 meeting were read and approved as read.

Treasurer’s report: For the period from September 30 to October 28, 2017 balance forward was $2580.62, total funds balance is $2133.17. Treasurer’s report was approved as read.

Old Business:

Show My Canada: This show is coming to an end on November 10 so artwork can be picked up at the museum on November 9 or 10.

Show Garson Sisters : Virginia said that the grant application has been sent in and we usually hear back about these grants in December. The show will be in April, May, June and July of 2018 at the community room at the AGNS.

Lucky Choice: Thursday, November 2, the artwork will be hung so the items should be dropped off at the YARC printshop prior to this date. The Lucky Choice event will be on December 2.

Show at Bread and Olives: This show is beautiful. The reception yesterday was very nice with amazing food.

New Business:

Member Show at AGNS: There will be a YAS members show in the community room of the AGNS during October, November and December 2018. The artwork would be coming down during the 1st days of January 2019. Each YAS member can provide one large piece of artwork or 2 small pieces for this show.


Book in Memory: Margriet said she has purchased a book about charcoal drawing in memory of Jack & Lise deGooyer, to be donated to the library.

December Meeting: It was decided to have our December meeting on the 16th of December with it being a social occasion, members can bring baked goods, etc.

NSCC art work project: The NSCC community artwork project lead by¬† Marcel d’Entremont, has been cancelled, therefore the show is cancelled as well. We could contact NSCC principal, Mary Thompson, if we want to find out why and to determine if we can help in any way.

Spring Show: Margriet will try to book the lobby of the YARC for a YAS Spring Show and we could possibly have a tea, as we’ve done in the past.

Oversize Matters: On November 3 the show “Oversize Matters” opens in the community room of the AGNS, with a reception from 6:00 to 8:30 pm This is a show of large works by six artists, that will run for two months.

Next meeting will be on November 25 at 1:00 pm in the AGNS community room.

Respectfully submitted

Noella DeMille

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