Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra entertains music lovers around the globe!

When Elaine first heard about this group of musicians, she thought she was dreaming. For a unique musical experience, check out the orchestra right here:

Jackie Wloski suggests Toolbox Classics. Beethoven just might roll over!

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Stan, WASM is thinking of you at this most difficult time

We are sad to hear the news of the sudden passing of Stan Wasilewski's wife, Eva. We are all thinking of you, Stan, at this difficult time.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

News from fellow WASM member, Deirdre Potash

Deirdre says “A very strange existence. Going for a walk everyday. Below is a picture of a field near my home. This is where I walked yesterday. Rocky loved to run around here".

Join in - Create a doodle.
Any kind of paper and drawing utensil. Only rule, fill up the page. Open to all ages. Take a photo of your creation and send to . Deirdre will assemble them.
Deirdre says "Look at what we can create"!

Bonne journée. L'art fait du bien
Have a wonderful day. Art feels good, Deirdre Potash, ArtWill Studio

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Staying informed and healthy

CBC's Quirks and Quarks - the COVID-19 episode, a must to listen to. Click here:

Miranda Esmond White of Classical Stretch says it is very important to keep moving during the time we are stuck at home. She is offering free 10-minute workouts each day on her Facebook page:

or see lots of YouTube videos of the mini workouts:;_ylt=AwrEZ7nHoHZeokUAHxsPxQt.;_ylu=X3oDMTByMjB0aG5zBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzYw--?p=Miranda+esmonde+WHite&fr=yhs-pty-pty_extension&hspart=pty&hsimp=yhs-pty_extension

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Great things to watch and read while we are staying at home

Lots of items to watch or read right here, and many are free:

The Metropolitan Opera is featuring operas on the web absolutely free. Carmen aired yesterday, but there will be more each day this week:

Festival de film sur l'art 2020 is online. Viewing of these wonderful films is with a subscription. Click here for more info and trailers:

With the implementation of social distancing for COVID-19, we hope you are all staying safe and healthy. A fun activity you could explore on your computer is Google Arts & Culture with over 1200 possible virtual gallery and museum tours. We recommend checking out the National Gallery of Art (Washington), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Musée d'Orsay (Paris), the British Museum (London), the Guggenheim Museum (New York), the Pergamon Museum (Berlin), Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), the Uffizi Gallery (Florence), and the National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico City).

Friday, March 13, 2020

Important announcements

WASM and Lawyers Without Borders Canada are partnering for Arts Sans Frontières 2020

Due to the warning from the World health organization on the pandemic status of COVID-19, this event has been cancelled for this year. Thank you so much for all the submissions and we are very proud of our artists. Almost half the work chosen would have been from the WASM. Artists who were chosen will be contacted next year to see if they are still interested in participating.

Performance and Lecture: Mon Tango - CANCELLED

- Tuesday March 17th, 2020, 1:30 -2:30 PM
- Unitarian Church of Montreal, 5035 de Maisonneuve W​​
Due to the concerns over COVID-19 the Unitarian church is closing its doors for the next 2 weeks.  More details shall be published as they become available.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Linda Rutenberg presents to WASM on March 3, 2020

Photos of Linda and WASM members: Elaine Bacal

Screen shots of Linda's black and white/infrared photographs: Jackie Wloski

Screen shots of the Gaspe: Jackie Wloski. Flowers and books: Linda Rutenberg. Visit Linda's website to see larger views of Linda's beautiful images: