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The Creative Spirit Art Centre provides art education and studio space for people with disabilities. Feel free to browse our site and contact us on how you can become a member, make a donation or let us know if you're aware of an individual who could make use of our resources (csac@creativespirit.on.ca). Visit our contact page.

Hours: Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Open Saturdays for scheduled events. See our announcements online or become a member and join our mailing list! We're closed on all statutory holidays and throughout the month of August.

Happy Canada Day!

July 1, 2015

Closed to Celebrate the day with fellow Canadians!

Canada Day

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge

June 2015

The Great Canadian Challenge June 2015 - every donation counts towards winning $10,000

 

 

For the entire month of June, every $1. ($3. minimum donation) you donate to us through https://www.canadahelps.org/gcgc/62844 qualifies us to win $10, 000! The more dontations we receive, the more chances for us to win! Please share to help us get more chances to win! Thank you for your support! 

 

23rd Anniversary!

May 9 - June 6, 2015

A celebration of 23 Years of Creative Spirit with artists, volunteers and members of the Board who all joined us on Saturday!

Photos below include some of our guests and a detail of Peter Smith's "Man Reading A Newspaper" circa 1990.

The exhibition continues through to June 6 (see above for hours).

 

23 Years!!

May 9 - June 6, 2015

23 Years of Outsider Art

23 years of making, exhibiting and celebrating ART by Creative Spirit Artists! Please join us for selected works from our permanent collection.

Opening reception: Saturday May 91:30 - 4:00 p.m. 

Artists: Meiko Ando, Gabe Anderson, Robert J. Anderson, Gilles Arseneault, Edie Beck, Janet Basmadjian, Maruja Bonilla, Michele Carlton, Glen Cooper, Kristine Erglis, Alan Hooks, Ann Hrinco, Cynthia Kemerer, William Kennedy, Marc Andre Labonté, Joan La Mantia, Alex Lazar, Martin Owen, Catharine Little, Alan Parker, Zoltan Noeh, Hanni Sager, Peter Smith, Jai Wax, Barry Woo, Vitali Zelinski.

We invite artists, families, donors and supporters to:

• visit the Art Centre

• renew your membership,

• rekindle your friendships

• see some of the art from the past 23 years

• book a special tour of the recently altered storage facilities

Where you can view:

The Hanni Sager art Doll Collection

• The Huronia Regional Centre Art Collection

• The CSAC Canadian Art Brut Collection

Please, if you haven’t joined CSAC or made a donation; consider doing one or both. Make a paper “spirit” wish/art image to decorate an art wish tree. If you already support us please visit to learn about the progress we are making in the storage of our collections, research and accomplishments of our artists.

• Sign up as a volunteer for special events opportunities.

• Help make an on-going event by taking selfies and post them on Facebook, twitter and instagram!

Please continue to check our website for special events for May, June and July.

Cheers! 

Ellen. Gabe and all the artists of CSAC