Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Friday March 30 - Heritage Acres (Saanich Historical Artifacts Society)

Salama Alaikum Alfrescoes. This Friday March 30 2018, we'll be painting at Heritage Acres in Saanich. There are old buildings, farm equipment, a lily pond and a train track. Parking is free, however they rely on donations to keep the place up, so please put something in the donations box. A map for this location can be found  here . The gates open at 9:00.

We will meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell under the covered picnic area.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Friday March 23 - Craigdarroch Castle

Aluu AlFrescoes!. This Friday March 23 2018, we are painting around Craigdarroch Castle. A map showing directions to the Castle can be found by clicking  here .

There is some parking on site, however, please do not overfill the lot. Leave 10 spots for regular Castle visitors. There is street parking as well. Unfortunately, there are no public washrooms available to us in the Castle, but there is a Shell gas station at Fort and Yates, at the end of Joan Crescent.

We will meet at the Southwest corner of the parking lot at Noon (see image below) for our Show'n'Tell.

Notice: AlFrescoes 2018 Show

The AlFrescoes 2018 Show will be held at the Coast Collective Gallery from May 16 to May 27, 2018. This show is funded by funds given to us by Peter Crowe.

  • Volunteers are to arrive at the show on Monday 14 at 9:30
  • Painting drop off is Monday May 14 between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Paintings will be hung Monday May 14 between 12:00 and 2:00
  • Opening Reception is Saturday May 19 between 10:00 and 3:00 (You can bring some goodies)
  • Show take down is on Sunday May 27 between 5:00 and 5:30
The Coast Collective takes a 30% Commission on sales.

What art can be entered into the show?

Each artist can enter 2 paintings into the show. To qualify to enter the show, the artist must have painted once with the 
AlFrescoes during the last year and half. The paintings being enter must be Plein Air paintings but they do not have to be painted with the AlFrescoes. 

If you would like to volunteer to:

a) work at the receiving of paintings or,
b) if you would like to help hang the show,

then email Jim McFarland at jcmcfarland@telus.net

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Friday March 16 - St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church Metchosin

Kha√≠rete! Alfrescoes! This Friday March 16 2018, we will be painting on the grounds of the historic St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, in Metchosin.

Directions to the location can be found  here . We'll meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell on the church grounds.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Friday March 9 - Cedar Hill Rec Centre

Buiti binafi Alfrescoes! This Friday March 9 2018, we will be painting at the Cedar Hill Recreation Center (a map of the location can be found  here ).

On the south side of the parking lot, there is a treed area surrounding a small creek. And behind the centre, is the golf course. We will meet back in the parking lot at Noon for our Show'n'Tell.