Ruth Howard Community Arts Micro Residency

Tea Cups are being left around town as a way to draft in unsuspecting participants for a community art creation event.

Tea Cups are being left around town as a way to draft in  participants for Ruth’s collaborative arts projects.

During the week of December 17th – 21st Ruth Howard, Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, will be leading a series of community arts events as part of a partnership between the North Bay Public LibraryAanmitaagzi and the White Water Gallery. Ruth received funding for this activity through the Ontario Arts Council’s “Artists in the Community/Workplace” grant which allows her to be in North Bay this week as well as a three week final phase next September. Check out this article in the North Bay Nipissing News!

LOCATION: White Water Gallery
Dec 20th & 21st, Thursday & Friday from 12noon – 6pm
Ruth will on site operating an open studio for everyone to come visit, have a cup of tea and participate in some collaborative art making. Ruth is joined by artistic team Sasha Mattock and Robin Sutherland (thanks to Theatre Ontario) of Jumblies Theatre, and Sherry Guppy and Nimikii Couchie of Aanmitaagzi.

LOCATION: Big Medicine Studio
December 21st at 7pm (FRIDAY NIGHT)
Ruth will be at Aanmitaagzi with members of White Water Gallery celebrating art creation together in a family friendly holiday party. There will be lots of art creation as well as music and refreshments.