The Sixth Annual DRAW

Saturday 30 July 2011, 12 PM–12 AM at Edmonton's Artist-Run Centres


This July 30th, drawing is the name of the game. Edmonton's artist-run centres — Latitude 53, SNAP, Harcourt House and FAVA— to present the sixth annual day-long event dedicated to drawing, sharing and creating.

With family-focused activities and artist-led drawing games during the day and a collage party happening into the night, this event promises to be free, fun-filled for attendees of all agesmaterials provided!

Download a map of the locations.


Find a kite-making workshop from 12-5pm . At SNAP, the focus this year is stenciling , a fun and simple printmaking technique. Pre-made stencils will be provided along with materials for participants to make their own unique designs.

At Harcourt House

Draw from life! Figure drawing, both nude and clothed, from 12-5pm.

At Latitude 53 with FAVA

A day-long celebration featuring a drawing party, wall-sized collage fun, and performances. From noon to midnight .

Learn how to make your own scratch animation using old film from 8-11pm with FAVA.


At 7pm, hear music from Stanley and The Extraterrestrials. Their live performance will reference Tom Morrello, the free form of Sonic Youth and a tonal array that is influenced by thrash metal and New York hardcore punk from the early 80's. Lyrically the group explores themes of space exploration, love and the psychology of the right brain.

Alongside our DRAW-themed events, join artists Sarah Fuller, Lia Rogers and Lindsay MacDonald for a coffee and a reminisce during their opening performance of Saturday Mornings, The Diner at 8pm. The artists will inhabit the ProjEx Room space as diner waitresses straight out of the 1950s, highlighting their multi-media re-creation of the archetypal diner on Alberta's Cowboy Trail.

Follow the latest updates on our blog at

Thanks to our sponsors: The Paint Spot, Staedtler, Save on Foods, Tim Hortons, The Manor Bistro, and Safeway

©2008 Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture | Designed and Powered by Gystworks