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Green Door Newsletter #21

January 2022 Dear Members and Friends.  Happy 2022! We have been planning hard, how to build on the successes of 2021 and expand our advocacy and programming into 2022. With our twenty-first newsletter we have summarized some of the highlights of the second half of last year and lay out some of our new projects. […]

August Plein Air – Video

Leading up to Artspiration 2021 we hosted Plein Airs all summer long. These events saw creatives of all mediums gather at the Yorklands, share ideas and find inspiration. The second Plein Air was on August 15th. Guelph’s artist in residence, Anita Cazzola, spoke about the creative process behind their “Botanical Reclamation” project that uses natural […]

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Indigenous Support Gathering – Video

On July 23, we held a gathering to stand in solidarity with Indigenous nations as they grieve the children killed by the residential school system. Over the past several months, the graves of 1,665+ children have been found on the grounds of five residential schools in Canada. There are 134 more sites across Canada yet […]

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July Plein Air – Video

Leading up to Artspiration 2021 we are hosted Plein Airs all summer long. These events saw all creatives of all mediums gather at the Yorklands, share ideas and find inspiration. The first Plein Air was on July 24th. Local artist, Irene Hanuta, spoke about the creative process behind Colour Yorklands, the colouring book and art […]

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Green Door Newsletter #20

July 2021     Dear Members and Friends.  Another summer with Covid 19 challenges has altered many plans. However, as this twentieth newsletter shows we have broad continuing dedication and enthusiasm for our vision and the possibilities ahead.  This edition also includes some coverage of the recent unanimous support from Guelph City Council. A local coalition of […]

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Colour Yorklands – Colouring Book Fundraiser

The Yorklands Green Hub has collaborated with local artist, Irene Hanuta, to create a colouring book of beautiful scenes from the Ontario Reformatory Lands. You too can make your own works of art using the black and white drawings Irene compiled for Colour Yorklands. Learn more about Colour Yorklands and order a copy! Colour Yorklands […]

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