Manitoulin Fine Arts Association’s annual members show/exhibition on now at Centennial Museum

MFAA Exhibit 2017

SHEGUIANDAH—The Manitoulin Fine Arts Association (MFAA) celebrates its 23rd Anniversary this year, boasting a successful Manitoulin Art Tour last July and a record number of participating local businesses, artists and galleries.

The MFAA’s annual Members Show opened earlier this month at the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah. Visitors are cordially invited to come and enjoy the latest artworks created by Manitoulin Island visual artists and crafters.

The museum’s fall hours are seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 4:30 pm or call ahead to check opening hours, (705)368-2367.

This year, there are over 50 artworks in the exhibition created by 21 artists. MFAA membership is open to artists from around Manitoulin Island and the La Cloche region.

This year’s show includes paintings, photography and woodwork.

The show runs until this Sunday, September 30. You can vote for your favourite artwork when you visit, there will be two Visitor’s Choice Awards and the votes will be counted on the last day of the show by the museum staff.

If you would like to learn more about the MFAA, please attend the Annual General Meeting which will be held at the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 4 pm. The AGM is open to the public and to MFAA members.

If you would like to join the MFAA, a membership form can be downloaded from the MFAA website. A number of executive positions are open for those willing to “contribute to this organization.” Anyone interested is invited to get in touch.

We would like to acknowledge and thank the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah’s curator Lisa Hallaert for organizing the member’s show and for all her hard work in ensuring its success,” noted MFAA President Christie Pearson Anderson.