The Artistorian’s Weekly Picks August 25 to 31

This week, find your inner artist at NDG Arts Week, party with Darling Foundry and check out the amazing works of Shane Perley-Dutcher and Milutin Gubash. As always, there is never a dull moment in this city. So, quick, before we enter hibernation mode (the sun is already setting earlier, yikes), take a peek at some of these events.

Likcihikon Tisserand Weaver, solo show by Shane Perley-Dutcher


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Until August 29 at Canadian Guild of Crafts (1460-B Sherbrooke W)

The Canadian Guild of Crafts’ Likcihikon Tisserand Weaver is the first solo exhibition by Wolastoq (Maliseet) artist Shane Perley-Dutcher. Perley-Dutcher’s work is inspired by the East Coast Maliseet culture, and ranges from jewellery to sculpture. This is your last chance to check it out, as the exhibit ends on August 29. Really worth a visit!

Street Vibes

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August27 from 7 to 10 PM, Église Unitarienne (5035 Maisonneuve W) for NDG Arts Week

NDG Arts Week, in collaboration with J2K, brings you Street Vibes, what they are calling “a night of urban arts.” It will also serve as a fundraiser for J2K to continue their services to the youth of Montreal who need it most.

Sabbat au sommet: Anniversary and Fundraising Event

August 27 at 5:30, Darling Foundry (745 Rue Ottawa)

Who doesn’t love a good party? This Thursday, the Darling Foundry is hosting it’s 13th anniversary party and fundraiser. Join them at 5:30 PM for music, a glass of bubbly, tasty hors d’œuvres, open studio visits, performances, a silent auction and a chance to check out their two seasonal exhibits – Let us be us, again and again, and always and Asylum In the Sea – for the last time. You can buy tickets, starting at $50, online here. Or, join them at 8 PM for the celebration, featuring sets by local DJs Agitarius, Shaydakiss, A-Rock & Hatchmatik. And guess what, after 8, you get free admission!

Ordinary Folk, solo show by Milutin Gubash

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August 29 to October 3, Galerie Trois Points (372 St Catherine W)

Galerie Trois Points hosts its first solo exhibit as of August 29, Ordinary Folk, featuring the incredible work of Milutin Gubash. See large photographs, sculptures and installations, intertwining “facts and fiction, past and present.” Gubash, born in Serbia, works with historical themes while also dealing with identity and culture. Not to miss.

NDG Park Art Hive

August 29 from 10 AM to 7 PM, Parc Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (Sherbrooke W and Girouard)

Join the NDG Art Hive on August 29, where you can meet the artists and create your own art pieces. No better way to spend a sunny Saturday.