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Calling all visual artists!

We invite you to create a mini-masterpiece for the 2019 Mini Gala Fundraising Event

The Mini Gala Exhibit is our biggest and most successful fundraiser of the year. Monies raised contribute to the ongoing operation of the Gallery@Cove Commons. Our sponsor, Opus Framing & Art Supplies generously donates 8" x 8" canvasses and a limited number of frames for watercolour or print work. Artists are invited to participate by creating a mini-masterpiece and donating it to the Arts Council.

The Gala is set for February 23, 2019 when the Gallery will host the spectacular event and annual live auction. Bidding is brisk as art lovers vie to take home coveted treasures.

Blank canvasses and frames are now ready for pick-up at the Gallery@Cove Commons awaiting the creative touch of Bowen's talented artists. We ask that you fill in the Mini Gala Artist sheet with contact info when you pick up a canvas or frame. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Monday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are closed on Tuesdays. Participating artists will receive one non-transferable complimentary ticket to the Mini Gala Party when their artwork is dropped off. The art deadline and drop off is Sunday February 3rd, from 12:00-4:00 pm. If you have any questions regarding the Mini Gala, please contact Emilie Kaplun, Gallery Curator at

We appreciate your support!