Exhibit-auction Parle-moi d'amour at the Wellington Centre
From 2014-02-06 to 2014-03-13

From February 6 to March 13, 2014, a hundred works of art will be exihibited at the Wellington Centre and silently auctioned off. Paintings and sculptures were donated by clients of the Wellington Centre, students, the general public, and known artists such as Pierre Blanchette, Thérèse Chabot, Martine Chartrand, Michel Lagacé, and Jean-Pierre Seguin.

The auction will end at the closing ceremonies on March 13, 2014.

Proceeds will go to the Wellington Centre of the Douglas for patient programs that facilitate fuller recovery from mental illness.

Schedule

Exhibit and auction: from February 6 to March 13, 2014

Opening: Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Closing: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM

Exhibit Hours: Wednesday to Saturday from noon to 5:00 PM and Thursdays from noon to 7:00 PM

Location

Wellington Centre : 4932, Wellington St., Montreal (Quebec)  H4G 1X6

Information

Kama Hamilton, Wellington Centre
514-768-2668 ext. 311
kama_dot_hamilton_At_douglas_dot_mcgill_dot_ca

About the Wellington Centre of the Douglas Institute

The Wellington Centre of the Douglas Institute is a community centre that offers people living with mental illness therapeutic activities, such as painting, woodworking, and ceramics. It also facilitates people’s reintegration into the workforce through assistance, support, and opportunities for education.



Photo (from left) : Hélène Racine, RN, M.Sc., MPA, Director of Nursing at the Douglas and event co-president; Maurice Forget, C.M., Ad.E., Of Counsel and Past President, Fasken Martineau, and event co-president; Pierre Blanchette, artist and parrain de l'événement; Barry Crago, Head of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services at the Douglas; Lorraine Palardy, President and founder of Les Impatients; Geneviève Fuoco, artist and participant in Wellington Centre workshops; Marie Giguère, Board Chair of the Foundation; Lynne McVey, CEO of the Douglas.