On Tuesday, May 03 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and author Frances Peck for a reading of her debut novel: The Broken Places (NeWest Press, 2022). At the event, Peck will be joined by co-readers Karen Hofmann and Traci Skuce for a night of conversations around literature, love, and resilience.
Thursday, May 5th at 6pm, join Massy Arts and Jotika Healing Arts for the online panel: Growing Around Our Grief. For the event, attendees are invited to a night of storytelling and resilience around grief with artists Jotika Chaudhary Samant, Paola Quirós-Cruz, Maneesa Veeravel, Geneva Stowell, and host Joanne Tsung. At the online panel, artists will share how they use the arts as a tool to process, listen to their own grief, and cope.
May 08 and 15 from 2pm to 5pm, join Massy Arts and visual artists Rafael Zen and Khalil Alomar for the in-person workshop We Are Collage - Cutting Out The Symbols That Shape Us. The event, promoted to celebrate Zen and Alomar’s upcoming exhibition at the Massy Arts Gallery, is a series of two classes that invites artists to investigate cultural symbols and social critique through visual arts.
In her poetry collection, Heather Haley brings poetic images to map human migrations, pair-bonding and predation. Like her foremothers and contemporaries Gwendolyn MacEwen, Susan Musgrave and Karen Solie, readers can expect sophisticated free lyrics of a witchy feminist kind with proletarian ferocity.
On Saturday, May 21st at 2pm, join visual artist Nicholas Tay for the in-person workshop "Introduction to Expressive Figure Drawing Using Light and Shadow". The event, promoted to celebrate Tay's exhibition at the Massy Arts Gallery, is a hands-on class created for visual artists that are curious on how to start drawing from a live model, and are looking to learn methods for figure drawing.