May is Sexual Violence Awareness Month in Alberta. ⁠

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Calendar of Events

  • May 1 - May 31 | Express Consent - Harmony Project Pop Up Exhibition
    Through this pop-up exhibition, the Harmony Project hopes to inspire self-reflection and community conversations around the concept of consent.  One of the Harmony Project’s main initiatives is the “Got Consent?” campaign. The main goal of this community campaign is to raise awareness around sexual harassment and assault in our community and creating a culture of everyday consent in the Bow Valley.
    This mini exhibition includes two works of art by local Bow Valley artists.
    Consent by Lesley Russell of Russell & Russell Design Studio, is an interactive art installation that puts obtaining and respecting consent in your hands. is an interactive art installation that will encourage people to articulate and commit to ways in which they can contribute to a future without sexual violence and embrace a culture of consent.
    Working Together by Elise Findlay, is a community created work of art.
    Through a series of workshops at artsPlace, Elise will engage the community tto think about what consent means in their daily lives and then to create small works of art that build up and contribute to a larger image of the Bow Valley Landscape.
  • May 1 | Family Sunday Special Theme: Being Considerate of Consent
    Sunday | May 1 | artsPlace
    Session 1: 10:00 – 10:45 am
    Session 2: 11:15 am – 12 pm
    Learning to ask for permission is important! Consider what ‘consent’ means in everyday life as you work together as a family to practice kind communication while you create your artwork. Learn the art of watercolour painting AND add some of your art to a collaboratively created work of art, by artist Elise Findlay, which will hang in the artsPlace art gallery for the whole month of May. You will create your own work of art to take home
    Register for this session at artsplacecanmore.com
  • May 1 | Teen Workshop: Being Considerate of Consent
    Sunday | May 1 | 1:30- 3:00 pm | artsPlace
    Learn the art of watercolour painting AND add some of your art to a collaboratively created work of art, by artist Elise Findlay, which will hang in the artsPlace art gallery for the whole month of May. Consider what consent means to you as you paint, draw and collaborate with others in this workshop. You will create your own work of art to take home
    Register for this session at artsplacecanmore.com
  • May 8 | Community Consent Landscape

    Sunday | May 8 | 11-2pm | Drop-in | artsPlace

    WHAT DOES CONSENT MEAN TO YOU

    Add your message of consent to our community landscape w/Elise Findlay.

     

  • May 4 | Are you an engaged bystander? Free Training

    Wednesday | May 4 | 2:30-4pm | Online

    Are you an engaged bystander? This 90 minute training session will focus on late-night establishments, drink spiking and overserving. Participants will explore the root causes of sexual violence, learn about consent, policies, and legal obligations to address sexual harassment. ⁠

    Register here

  • May 24 | Are you an engaged bystander? Free Training

    Tuesday | May 24 | 2-3:30pm | Online

    Are you an engaged bystander? This 90 minute training session will focus on late-night establishments, drink spiking and overserving. Participants will explore the root causes of sexual violence, learn about consent, policies, and legal obligations to address sexual harassment. ⁠

    Register here

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