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           Board of Directors  
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           Dave Cozens              President
           Syl Gagnon                 Vice President
           Barb Cozens               Treasurer

           Sue Brewin                 Secretary

          

               

           Bonnie Deslippe         Member at large

           Colleen Fox                Member at large

           Gail Grant                  Member at large

           Amelia Herceg           Member at large

           Liz McDonald            Member at large

           Lou Roth                    Member at large

   

          Committee Members

           Dave Bailey

           Trudy Dempsey

           Jeannie Galt

           Bobbi Wagner

      

"Gibson Gallery" © 2008 Chad Riley

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Our Mandate

The Mandate of the Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts Board is to "encourage and foster cultural development in the fields of fine arts and applied arts and crafts in the southwestern area of Essex County and in the Town of Amherstburg in particular". We educate visitors, members, exhibitors and the community on the history of our building and actively promote an appreciation for visual arts and craft. To accomplish this we provide the following:

   * A full season of exhibits in our state of the art Gallery and Exhibit space. Exhibits are sought from local artists and artisans and from travelling art and cultural exhibits (ie.Royal Ontario Museum). Admission is free unless otherwise stated.
 

   * Partnerships with other groups to encourage participation in the arts. (ie Greater Essex County District Board of Education, Ontario Art Council, AMG, AGW, etc)

   * Preservation and maintenance of our "designated historic site", the Michigan Central railroad  Station,c.1896. and the attached Caboose Museum which provides an exhibit of the history of  the Railroad in Amherstburg. 

   * Arts and Crafts instruction for children and adults. Children's classes are offered at affordable prices for children 5-12 throughout the summer.   

   * provide a home to local informal groups & guilds to meet and pursue an appreciation of their art and/or craft.