Launchpad@Lake Mac Libraries

Lake Mac Libraries’ new exhibition spaces provide an opportunity for local emerging and community artists, students and groups to show drawings, paintings and photographs within community facilities.

With four concurrent exhibitions at different locations, and an exciting program of artist’s talks, workshops or demonstrations, Launchpad@Lake Mac Libraries aims to connect emerging artists with the community, and offer new opportunities for community participation in the arts.

Our current exhibition opens Friday 24 May to Saturday 10 August

Launchpad@Belmont
"Natural World"  Paintings by Sharon Thomas

Launchpad@Charlestown - opens 3 June
"Unearthed"  Paintings by Janet Tymmons
"Waste as Art"  Selected works by various artists

Launchpad@Toronto
"Life in our Region"  Photographs by Wangi Workers Camera Club
"A New Life for Bees' Wax: Encaustic Art - Art with a difference"  by Margaret Hesford and Jean Hurley

Meet the artists

Throughout the year we host a series of Meet the artist events at Launchpad libraries.

These events come in a variety of formats from live art performances, to indepth discussions on the artists careers, inspirations and techniques. Bookings are essential and can be made online, by phone or in person prior to the event.

Call out for artists

Launch your career at the library! With four concurrent exhibitions at different locations, and an exciting program of artists’ talks, workshops and demonstrations, Launchpad@Lake Mac Libraries aims to connect emerging artists with the community and offer new opportunities for community participation in the arts.

Applications are now open for a duration of 12 weeks at four Lake Mac Libraries’ branches at Belmont, Toronto, Charlestown and Swansea for 2019. Please call 4921 0463 for more information.