Arts Archive: 2018

“Can Artists Really Save the World?” panel has no easy answers

Some of the foremost names in Canadian contemporary art gathered in the Agnes Etherington Art Centre last Saturday to debate whether or not art could really save the world.Continue...

On branding: the downside of being an artist today

Focusing on defining one’s specific brand often forces artists to choose between financial security and free artistic expression.Continue...

'The Breadwinner' is an impactful lesson in the power of storytelling

On Saturday, the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan organization presented The Breadwinner to a sold out crowd at the Screening Room.Continue...

New year, new Agnes

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is kicking off the new year with exhibits about the struggles of Indigenous people, women and quilters.Continue...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee sends-up the awkward years

Presented by Blue Canoe Productions and held in The Grand Theatre until Jan 21, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee , directed by Queen’s alum Maddy Scovil, is a funny, heartwarming love letter to prepubescence.Continue...

Arts in the winter semester

Slippery walkways, biting wind and the trek through snow and slush to lectures might make you want to hibernate, but don’t be fooled — Kingston is serving up lots to get excited for this winter season.Continue...

Agnes funding increases

Taking effect immediately, the Canada Council for the Arts has nearly doubled the Agnes Etherington Art Gallery’s funding from $105, 000 to $200, 000 annually for the next three years.Continue...