Welcome

Silence is dedicated to presenting sounds and musical practices that are diverse, challenging, sustainable and accessible through concerts, workshops and improvisation sessions. Silence serves as an incubator for practitioners and listeners alike.

Silence is unbiased in regard to genre, culture, class, and tradition; we foster risk-taking, innovation and experimentation in all forms of music and sound, as well as other artistic expressions presented in the space.

Silence is and will remain a fully accessible space.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! 


 

Calling all artists! We are now accepting submissions for our second annual Juried Miniature Show!

SIZE AND ELIGIBILITY

There is no entry fee. All works of art must be 2-dimensional and no larger than 6 x 6 inches (including frame) and wired. Work that is not ready for installation may be rejected from exhibition. Artists may submit up to 6 works of art.

HOW TO ENTER

Email up to 6 high resolution images (must be in jpg format) to info@silencesounds.ca. Please include the following with digital submission: • Name, address and phone number • Images labelled with name, title of artwork, size, medium, date, retail price (i.e., JohnSmith_Title_40 x 60 cm_Oil on Canvas_2016_$200)

ENTRY DEADLINE: November 20

ACCEPTANCE EMAIL NOTIFICATION: November 23

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK: November 28, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, November 29, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

EXHIBITION: December 1 – December 20

OPENING RECEPTION: December 1, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PICK UP: December 21, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, January 15, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Click here to download the entry form.


Silence Holiday Market

December 15, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Join us for another joyous Holiday Market at Silence!!
Details will be announced!

If you’re interested in applying as a vendor this year please contact info@silencesounds.ca or follow this link to submit an application: Vendor Application

 


IN THE NEWS!


October 24, 2018
Silence presents contemporary ‘east/west’ world jazz ensemble Justin Gray & Synthesis

Read more here.


Upcoming Music Highlights  
Silence Presents: Near East

November 23, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Doors at 7:30 PM
Show at 8:00 PM
Tickets $15 at the door

Near East invents their own world-music convention, by bringing together several world music traditions. The Inception of Near East’s Music begins in, Maqam and Iqa’ of the Middle East and Greece, gives way to the raga and tala concepts of North and South India ultimately evolving into group improvisation. From those foundations, Near East harvests a fresh sound, familiar yet surprising. The roots simply cross – pollinate on their own, evolving without additives, without taking anything away.

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