A collection of works by Calgary artist, Gordon Milne inspired by live sketches of the Alberta Ballet.
Over a period of 17 years, Gordon Milne has attended company class each week to draw the dancers of Alberta Ballet. This ongoing relationship has inspired a very distinctive feel to his drawings and paintings celebrating movement in dance. The exhibit features numerous studies and drawings completed in the ballet studio along with 12 large scale works which demonstrate the quest for the perfect line by both dancer and artist.
Thursday, November 1st | GALLERY OPENING
Free admission & appetizers | cash bar | All welcome | Artists in Attendance
Saturday, November 3rd | EN POINTE: A NIGHT AT THE BALLET GALA RECEPTION and DINNER
5:30 PM: Gala Dinner at Park Place Lodge | Tickets $125 | 4 courses with paired wines | Hosted by Gordon Sombrowski, includes reception to follow:
8:00 PM: Gala Reception at Fernie Family Centre | $50 per person or $250 for a table of 6 | Includes first cocktail, open wine bar, and canapes by Park Place Lodge | featuring live painting and performance
Exhibit on display until March 31st, 2019. Open 7 days, 10 am - 5:30 pm. (Except Nov 11, Dec 25-26 and January 1)
Presented by: Fernie Museum | Alberta Ballet | Province of BC | BC Arts Council | Columbia Basin Trust | Kootenay Columbia Cultural Alliance | Rockies Law | Park Place Lodge | Gordon Milne Fine Art | Scotiabank | Fernie Distillers | Patti's Party Tent and Event Rental