The Last Wednesday: Every Month, 7-9 p.m.
An evening dedicated to sharing your craft, however finished it may be: storytelling, poetry, music, comedy, theater, film, and all things creative. The last Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m.
Cash bar available. No Admission Fee.
Saturday, May 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Ticket includes drinks
Enjoy an intimate, authentic Haitian dinner and cooking demonstration by celebrity Chef Thia, Haiti Culinary Ambassador and Ambassy Chef Challenge award winner. Dinner will be served in the galleries among the exhibition, The Art of Haiti, selected work from the Waterloo Center for the Arts’ Haitian Collection; the largest collection of Haitian art in the world. Guided gallery tours will be hosted by Haitian-American Artist, Johanne Benoit. Space is limited.
May 18th — 10AM-4PM (with a lunch break)
Instructor: Local Video/Music Producer, Nate Sheppard (www.natesheppard.com)
In this 1 day class you will learn a basic overview of the process of filmmaking and be given tools to produce your own short film from start to finish using the smartphone you already have in your pocket! This is an introductory class, so no prior knowledge or experience of filmmaking or videography is necessary.
The instructor will be video and music producer Nate Sheppard. The fee is $20 per person. Class will take place at ArtStart. Registration is due by Wednesday, May 15th.
Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.
February 16, March 16, April 20, 2019 | 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Adults need time to play too!! So here it is.....Game Night!
Bring your own board game or choose one of ours. Play with strangers or friends! Great time to laugh and be social.
Hungry? Feel free to bring in your own snacks and beverages.
Sunday, May 12, 12-3 p.m.
Ticket includes one drink.
Enjoy an authentic Haitian lunch prepared by celebrity Chef Thia, Haiti Culinary Ambassador and Ambassy Chef Challenge award winner. Lunch will be served in the galleries among the exhibition, The Art of Haiti, selected work from the Waterloo Center for the Art’s Haitian Collection; the largest collection of Haitian art in the world. Guided gallery tours will be hosted by Haitian-American Artist, Johanne Benoit. Space is limited.
June 28-30, 2019
Grab a camera, make a team, and compete for prizes by creating a short film from start to finish in under 48 hours! Each team will be given instructions at the beginning of the contest and then it’s up to you to make the best video you can before the clock runs out.
The contest will start on Friday evening (June 28th) at 6PM with an opening event hosted at ArtStart. Then, once the countdown begins, you have roughly two days to complete your film. Finished video files will be due by midnight on Sunday (June 30th).
Then, once all the films have been received and judged, join us again at ArtStart on Saturday, July 13th where all of the winning films will be showcased and prizes will be awarded.
The cost is $25 per team if you register by 12PM, June 23rd. Registration will be $35 after that and $45 if you register at the opening event on June 28th.