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      September 6, 2019

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      Art for Conservation

      “Art For Conservation” September 6, 2019 - September 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday September 6, 2019 7pm-10pm Special Guest Presentation: Kecia Kerr, Executive Director of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) – Northern Alberta Chapter. Our province is full of breathtaking vistas and charismatic creatures that don’t just deserve to be protected – they deserve to be celebrated! The Lotus Art Gallery is proud to team up with CPAWS Northern Alberta to bring you “Art For Conservation”. A Co-Curated exhibit by visual artists, Mariam Qureshi and Josh Harnack, highlighting some of Alberta’s awe-inspiring wilderness through the eyes of the local artists. Join us on opening night, Kecia Kerr from CPAWS will be discussing the importance of protecting nature for future generations to cherish and how we go about doing that here in Alberta. See something you like? Proceeds from each art sale will help to support CPAWS programs that are working to keep national parks and animals wild, forever.  Opening Reception September 6 (7-10pm)  September 21 (3-4 pm) Gallery art walk weekend, Cala Jorgensen (Program coordinator, CPAWS) will be joining us Saturday. She will be presenting a series of upcoming events that you and your family can take part in to help protect the wilderness. September 21 (6-8pm) Lotus Art Gallery is hosting a Gallery Paint Party, come paint your own favourite park scene while you enjoy a gallery tour and local music with the gallery curator. To attend, please visit:  September 9-27 Lotus Gallery’s Resident artists will be doing LIVE ART DEMONSTRATIONS everyday of the week between 1:30-3:30pm. Some may be there longer, more info on the website. Stay tuned for other fun artistic events such as Art workshops and Artist talks.

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