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Miramichi Celebrates Culture Days this Weekend

culture-days-poster2Celebrate Culture Days in Miramichi this weekend!

Tomorrow Saturday October 1st join the Miramichi Art Core for a Paint Out in the Town Square from 10 am to 2 pm. Artists will be painting outside and encouraging others to join in by picking up a paint brush and painting on an easel. All are welcome free of charge. Weather Permitting the Paint Out will take place in the Newcastle Town Square.

There will be a Studio/ Gallery open house at Firefly Studio for Laura Lea Comeau and featured artists Dee Goforth and Stacy Underhill. Arts processes demonstrated and inspirations from nature featured in Fine art acrylics, watercolours and Photography. Create a small watercolour if you feel inspired, rain or shine. Firefly Studio is located in Derby, just 12 minutes outside the City of Miramichi.

Culture Days is a collaborative coast-to-coast grassroots movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians of all ages  in the Arts and Culture of their communities.

Artists, cultural workers, organizations, groups, volunteers and supporters self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities that take place in major cities and towns throughout the country over the last weekend of September each year.

Last year in New Brunswick, close to 100 activities of all genres took place (visual arts, music, open house days, heritage, workshops, etc.) organized by communities, organization, associations, cultural institutions, artists, groups, and individuals. Many schools even jumped on board organizing activities with their classes to celebrate the importance of culture with students!

For more information about Culture Days events happening this weekend visit the website at culturedays.ca.

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