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A cornucopia of activities!

Events – In person and online:


From the McGill Rare Books Library - Coffee with a Codex: An Hour of Hours Event, 24 Jan 2023, 12:00 to 13:00.

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak curators and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll feature a different manuscript and the expertise of one of our curators. Everyone is welcome to attend. See more on the series: https://schoenberginstitute.org/coffee-with-a-codex/


For more info and registration: Coffee with a Codex: an Hour of Hours | McGill Library - McGill University

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Workshops courtesy of ELAN:


1. Intellectual Property Law Workshop for Artists. January 25, 12PM, Online.

To register: Select a Date & Time - Calendly

2. Duties & Obligations for Nonprofits. January 26, 12PM, Online.

To register: Select a Date & Time - Calendly

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Community Digital Arts Hub.

Looking to brush up your skills this New Year? CDAH has four January workshops coming up. RSVP below.

Jan 17 - Photo Editing Workshop (12 - 2 pm)

Jan 20 - Digital Archiving Workshop (11 am - 12 pm)

Jan 26 - Intro to Sound Recording (3 - 5 pm)

Jan 28 - Intro to Photography and Documentation (12 - 2 pm)


Visit here to sign up: CDAH - Community Digital Arts Hub (cdahquebec.ca)

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From January 14 to 29, 2023 - The annual Paramètres exhibition features student works selected by a jury of artists and teachers, serving as a showcase for emerging artistic practices. The exhibition is focused on the diversity of practices and approaches taught at UQAM’s School of Visual and Media Arts, highlighting the students’ commitment and inventiveness.

Salle d'exposition | Place des Arts

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For the hobbyist:


Dollhouses For Adults: How to escape into a miniature world.

Image courtesy of Carol Millar


The attention to detail in Carol’s house is stunning.

https://minimodelworld.com/dollhouses-for-adults-how-to-escape-into-a-miniature-world/


Interview - We speak to Montrealer Brenda Dee Cook who builds miniature doll houses with no dolls in them based on real life homes.

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-78-all-in-a-weekend/clip/15958541-building-miniature-houses-takes-big-planning


Lots more here: https://www.cbc.ca/life/culture/if-tiny-things-give-you-big-thrills-check-out-these-tiktok-miniature-artists-1.6365190

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Photography:


Dikan Gallery is an Accra, Ghana-based photo gallery that curates exhibitions and public programming on works of Africa and the diaspora. Dikan gallery combines the presentation of new work with the rediscovery and reassessment of work by established voices.


https://theworld.org/stories/2022-12-21/new-dikan-center-ghana-displays-collection-photography-across-africa

https://www.dikancenter.org/the-center

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The passing of George Zimbel:

https://georgezimbel.com/


Montreal Photographer George Zimbel joined Jeanette Kelly in Studio. He's taken pictures of Harry Truman, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Marilyn Monroe.

https://www.cbc.ca/homerun/2011/08/04/famous-photos-picture/

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Page turners:


The fabulous life and times of one of our wittiest, most endearing, and enduring caricaturists—in his own words and inimitable art. Sorel has given us “some of the best pictorial satire of our time … [his] pen can slash as well as any sword” (The Washington Post).

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/566604/profusely-illustrated-by-edward-sorel/

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The 99% Invisible City is a New York Times best-selling book by Kurt Kohlstedt and Roman Mars.

https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-99-invisible-city-roman-marskurt-kohlstedt?variant=39970886582306

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