Welcome to Alchemy, Actually 2014,an exciting new arts event in Nova Scotia.
What is, Alchemy Actually?
Well, alchemy is the process of turning something ordinary into something extraordinary.
Alchemy, Actually is a celebration of the metal arts in Nova Scotia and the artists who turn ordinary metal into extraordinary works of art. It’s also a brand new fund-raising gala for the Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia (MAGNS), a not-for-profit organization committed to raising awareness about the metal arts and promoting interest in the extraordinary work of metal artists in Nova Scotia. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to support the educational and promotional activities of MAGNS.
How does the fund-raiser work?
Artists from across the province have generously donated pieces of their work. You purchase a ticket, attend the event, and you’re entitled to take away one of these amazing creations. That’s right, we guarantee that you’ll leave Alchemy, Actually with an original piece of art for your very own.
Early in the evening you’ll have a chance to look at all the art on display and see what tickles your fancy. Enjoy some hors d’oeuvres, get a drink at the cash bar, and then sit back – or sit on the edge of your seat – as we draw tickets one at a time and invite the ticket holder to choose one piece of art and take it away. We have more than 65 pieces of art, but just 60 tickets so that every ticket holder will have a selection of art to choose from. We also have wonderful door prizes that will be awarded throughout the evening.
How much does it cost?
Tickets are $65 each. That’s a real bargain, because each piece of art is worth at least $100 retail and some much more. So, for the cost of a ticket, you’ll get to see some wonderful art, meet some of the artists, enjoy an evening out, and walk away with a piece of original art. You’ll also be eligible for the door prizes.
When is it?
Alchemy, Actually will be held the evening of October 23, 2014, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm at the World Trade and Convention Centre in the Summit Suite.
Didn’t get your favourite piece?
Did someone else pick your favourite piece before you got a chance to choose? Well, isn’t it great to have good taste? But seriously, if you want to buy a piece from one of our featured artists, we’ll have contact information for all of them and some of them will be at the event. About a dozen of the artists will also have work to sell in our Vendor’s Hall.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity!!!
More than half of the tickets are already gone. Don’t miss out on your chance to get a fabulous piece of original art at an incredible discount. Get in touch with one of us today.
The Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia will have a booth at the NSDCC Designer Craft Show, July 18 – 21, 2014. All members are invited to submit work to be sold from the booth. We also need volunteers to work the booth. Please contact Shahab Rowshan for details.
In order to comply with the new Anti-spam legislation an e-mail has been sent to all guild members with a small form to get your consent to be able to continue to send you email from the guild.
If you did not receive this e-mail please contact Graeme Ross @ email@example.com
If you would prefer not to receive e-mail from the guild then the website www.metalartsguildofnovascotia.com will be the main source for information regarding the guild. Please check back often.
Just a quick reminder that the AGM is tomorrow, June 21 From 4PM to 6PM
The Address is 370 Crows Nest Drive in Halifax and as usual it is a potluck.
Thanks and we hope to see as many people as possible there.
If anybody is interested in Participating in the NSDCC summer show as a vendor in a guild booth please contact Graeme Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
We had a booth at the NSDCC Christmas show and it was very successful.
We have been asked to provide some metalworking demonstrations for some upcoming events.
Saturday May 10
We have been asked to provide some demonstrations at the Mary Black Gallery on Saturday May the 10th from 1000 to 1600
There will be a workbench provided
Friday July 18- Saturday July 20
We have been asked to provide some demonstrations for the NSDCC Summer Show There are open slots for demonstration from Friday July 18th to Sunday July 20th
If anybody is interested in volunteering please contact Graeme Ross at email@example.com
Please excuse the lateness of this notice.
April’s meeting will be held on Friday the 25th of March at the NSDCC Studio at 1096 Marginal Rd from 7-9 PM
Pam Feindel will be continuing her metal clay demonstration from the March meeting.