365 Challenge: The best of 2015

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

This past year, 2015, was very productive. We had some of our most successful exhibitions, like Witness Blanket and Old Trout Funnies, and events, including our Paint like Pollock night and our Coffee House and Open Mic. We heard a lot from you guys and have introduced some new and interesting blog columns. To commemorate another year gone here are the top 25 Instagram posts of 2015!

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365 Challenge Update: October

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

Today we bring you the October edition of our 365 Challenge! October has been a pretty busy month with the ending of our exhibition Witness Blanket and the opening of Old Trout Funnies. Not to mention the Halloween events hosted by our Art Gallery Society as well as the Blues Slide Guitar workshop (which was really fun to listen to even if you weren’t participating ☺ )! November will be just as eventful with the Handmade Holiday coming up as well as the upcoming Society events.

To stay posted on all the current events in the gallery you can sign up to the Gallery and the Society’s newsletters on the right side bar or save our Google Calendar by clicking here.

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or #CBUAG or submit it through our contact email. If you’d like your artwork, doodles, sketches, photography or any other art form featured in our community section either tag us in your picture or use the hashtag #CBUAG.

August

Come pick up a button of the Mi'kmaq flag in the art gallery! Buttons are by donation. #cbuag #cbuag365 #mikmaqpride

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365 Challenge Update: August/September

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

Today we bring you the August/September edition of our 365 Challenge! September has been so busy with back to school and another exhibition open. August was super busy however with take down and set up so the gallery was closed for the most part. Hope you enjoy!

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or submit it through our contact email. If you’d like your artwork, doodles, sketches, photography or any other art form featured in our community section either tag us in your picture or use the hashtag #CBUAG.

August

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365 Challenge Update: July

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

Today we bring you the June edition of our 365 Challenge! So much happened in July. We did a Mystery Masterpiece and art workshops with the Discovery Camp Kids and had some really fantastic community artwork submissions as well as some selfies!

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or submit it through our contact email. If you’d like your artwork, doodles, sketches, photography or any other art form featured in our community section either tag us in your picture or use the hashtag #CBUAG.

July

Happy Canada day everyone! #cbuag #cbuag365

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DIY Instagram Crafts

Every Saturday we feature a new and exciting DIY project that you can do at home, with things you probably already have, to make your house a little more efficient and a little more creative. We love taking pictures here in the Gallery (so be sure to follow our Instagram account @cbu_art_gallery) which is why this weeks DIY is all about fun ways to display your Instagram pictures!

This weeks DIY Project is how to make your own Instagram Crafts:

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TBT: Self-Similar

2010 Acrylic on canvas Diptych: 68″ x 58″ each. Photo credit Steve Farmer

It’s #ThrowbackThrusday so we found an image from one of our past exhibitions curtesy of @ursula_johnson. This image was Ehryn Torrell giving her artist talk here in the gallery. We had to dig pretty deep to find this picture! To see more of her work visit her website here.

If you would like to pick up a copy of the exhibition catalog for Self-Similar, we still have them available in the gallery for 20$.

TBT: Truth in Repetition

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Chris Reid, Oozing Ground (detail), 2013, chalk pastel on Stonehenge paper, 39.5” x 50”

It’s #ThrowbackThrusday so we found an image from one of our past exhibitions curtesy of @cooperlynn. This image was one of Chris Reid’s many ink drawings. To see more of her work visit her blog here.

Chris Reid, Truth in Repetition #cbu #chrisreid #truthinrepetition

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365 Challenge Update: June

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

Today we bring you the June edition of our 365 Challenge! So much happened in June. We opened our new and current exhibition Mining Legacies, welcomed back our summer employees and published our Summer/Fall Events Calendar!

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or submit it through our contact email.

June

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365 Challenge Update: May

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

May brought the end of exams and the beginning of Spring courses. Here in the gallery Inside the Collection was still being exhibited. We said goodbye to some of our volunteers as they returned home and said hello to our new summer student employees! Keep scrolling to see all the pictures we took in May.

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or submit it through our contact email.

May

Animation workshop with some kids from the heritage fair. #happencbu

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365 Challenge Update: April

Here at the CBU Art Gallery we have joined the 365 Challenge and made it our mission to take one picture every day.

April was pretty slow here in the gallery. Everyone was busy studying for exams and packing up their dorms to get ready for the summer.

If you would like to have your photographs featured here or want to join in on the challenge simply tag your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook image as #CBUAG365 or submit it through our contact email.

April

#Repost @savannerson with @repostapp.
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One of my most favourite places 🙂 #CBUAG #art #galley #CBU

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