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Printable schedule for Elemental Festival 2019

By popular request, here is a large print version of the Elemental Festival 2019 schedule that you can print at home:  Printable Schedule Elemental Festival 2019 Check at your local businesses for rack cards that have the schedule printed on the back.

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Elemental Festival Schedule

The 2019 installment of Elemental Festival, entitled Moving Connections, will be held September 26-29, 2019 in beautiful Kagawong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Events are at the Kagawong Park Centre or the Old Church on the Hill. To buy tickets, click the Shop menu above, or the link after ticketed events.  To volunteer, please visit this link for more […]

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Elemental Festival headliners announced

4elements is excited to announce the major musical acts for this year’s Elemental Festival, to be held September 26 to 29, 2019 in Kagawong. Read on for details!

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Elemental Festival 2019

Elemental Festival 2020 will be held September 25 to 27, 2020.  The location is Kagawong, Ontario, on beautiful Manitoulin Island.  Keep an eye on this space for more details on the schedule as they are released!

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4elements offers 3 stunning books on land/art/community

These three beautiful informative books will inspire you to connect with land and community in new ways!  Learn about 4elements’ work and let us expand how you see and engage with your own places.  Each publication is full of images, resource lists, project ideas, and inspirational stories and questions from educators, artists, and/or community organizers.  […]

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Billings Connections Trail: Nature. Art. Heritage.

This project aims to acknowledge Canada’s 150th anniversary year by creating a Billings-wide art and heritage trail – the Connections Trail – comprised of public art work and heritage plaques across the township of Billings. These will be installed on the 3 km Kagawong River Trail that runs through the village, throughout the village proper, and […]

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Annual General Meeting January 28

Thanks to 4elements Living Arts, many residents and visitors to Manitoulin Island have been learning the land creatively in 2016. Highlights of these learning opportunities, and of the exciting events in store for next year, will be presented at the Park Centre in Kagawong on January 28, 2017, starting at 4 pm. After that, the […]

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Walk Outside the Box!

OUTSIDE THE BOX Check out 4elements’ new series!!! Walks, paddling, snowshoeing, geocached Drawing Boxes, yoga and stretching, all to encourage folks of all ages and abilities to explore Manitoulin. LaCloche trails in safe and fun ways in all seasons!

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Elemental Festival!

Fall is here, the salmon are spawning in the Kagawong River, and the Elemental Festival 2016 opened with a beautiful and moving performance of Lisa Hamalainen’s play There Is No Word for Wilderness by the river Friday night. For other events of the weekend check the Festival Facebook page, and get the updated schedule at […]

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River School is back!

4e is thrilled to announce a full-fledged River School program thanks to funding from The Ontario Trillium Foundation. We’ve partnered with Manitoulin Streams to deliver a series of summer programs for kids and adults (short and long sessions) along the Kagawong River. Each program will be jam packed with integrated art-science activities and river exploration, […]

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Summer student jobs at 4e

DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline for all jobs is May 9th. If you were sorry that you missed the deadline; worry no more. We’ll be accepting applications until May 9th and you’ll be hearing from us soon. 4elements Living Arts has applied to federal and provincial agencies for funding to provide three paying positions for students this summer, pending […]

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Courses for everyone!

4e launches the first course of its new Institute of Land | Art Studies. Following our year’s theme of ‘walking + art’, we’ve designed a series of engaging activities. Pick one, pick two, or do all three to obtain a 4e course credit. See the Walking page for details. And for public school students …

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new 4e after school programs

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Elemental Festival in Kagawong

Our first annual Elemental Festival in October 2015 featured innovative, contemporary site-specific and land-based works: installation, performance, music and writing. Check out the picture gallery from the festival! Among the events: Sound walks, post-card exchange, and art exhibition Festival Opening: Announcement of Elemental Festival Writing Prize, ‘Riffing on the River’ with Boo Watson, and celebration […]

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Tracey-Mae Chambers – Artist in Residence

August 27th – September 4th: Exhibition August 26th: Encaustic Workshop Tracey-Mae Chambers is an artist and educator working with encaustic and fibre. She has taught and exhibited across Ontario, spreading her passion for encaustic. Her latest body of work addresses missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada, focussing on the change away from traditional female […]

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