Friday June 19, 2020 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Cambridge City Hall   

Each year, for one evening in June, the Cambridge Celebration of the Arts (CCA) presents the community with a variety of works by local artists and artists connected to our community.

This free exhibition focuses on works judged in visual, literary and performance arts competitions. The event showcases many different styles and genres of art.

The CCA event happens at City Hall, the Square and surrounding streets. Through a number of partnerships, this celebration also includes special art experiences for our audiences. We also have kid-friendly and family-centred activities.

Local restaurants sell a variety of foods and beverages at the event as well! 

When: Friday June 19, 2020

Want to know what a night at the Cambridge Celebration of the Arts is like? Watch our video to find out! 

*Please note all event details are subject to change

2020 Committee Planning Members Needed
  • Chair
  • Youth Coordinator
  • Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Visual Arts Coordinator
  • Site Coordinator (1 - Daytime, 1 - Nighttime)
  • Food and Beverage Coordinator
  • Board Member
  • Secretary position
  • Volunteer Coordinator

The CCA planning committee is looking for committed day of event volunteers (daytime & evening shifts available).

If you are interested in joining the CCA planning committee or would like to volunteer at the event email the Recreation Coordinator or call (519) 740-4681 ext 4277.

Interested in Volunteering?

The CCA planning committee is looking for committed day of event volunteers (daytime & evening shifts available).

If you are interested in joining the CCA planning committee or would like to volunteer at the event email the Recreation Coordinator or call (519) 740-4681 ext 4277.

Meet the 2020 Jurors 

Image and description of 2020 Jurors

Visual Arts Juror Heather Franklin

Visual Arts Juror

Heather Franklin

Heather Franklin is a visual artist living and working in the Region, as an instructor, curator, gallery technician and arts administrator.  Heather has been involved in organizations such as; Waterloo Regional Arts Council, Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists, Cambridge Sculpture Garden, Mayor's Celebration of the Arts and the Waterloo Regional Arts Awards Academy. Heather is a printmaker and a member of the collective Riverside Print Group in Cambridge.  Currently she is the Executive Director of Button Factory Arts in Waterloo.

Literary Arts Juror Patricia Helen Oliver

Literary Arts Juror

P.H. Oliver

Patricia Helen Oliver was born in Abercraf, Wales to a rowdy family of storytellers who believed laughter was the best medicine for any ailment.  She has a Master's Degree in Health with a minor in English from the University of Western Ontario.  She has lived in Cambridge, Ontario for 28 years.

Books:

"The Gynesaurs" (novel) Longlisted for the 2018 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour (top 10 in Canada)

"Aaaaaaaaaaa Puglia!" (Memoir), 2007

Performing Arts Juror

Vanessa De Freitas

Vanessa is a graduate from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Music from 2008 and is classically
trained in both voice and piano through the Royal Conservatory of Music along with college and university. She also has vocal training in jazz, pop/rock and
musical theater styles.

Vanessa holds several Kiwanis Festival Awards in both Voice & Piano. Vanessa takes much pride and joy in teaching music to a variety of age groups for over 17 years. She has been teaching voice and piano at Sherwood since 2012 and is now the lessons manager/coordinator. Vanessa is also a licenced Kindermusik teacher. She lives by the quote “Music is not what I do, it’s who I am.”

 

Interested in applying to participate in the event?

The Call for Entry will open at the end of January, 2020.

Please join us on Friday June 19, 2020 to celebrate the artists that have been selected.