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50th Anniversary Party

Image: The Nihilist Spasm Band in Greg Curnoe's Studio, May 1966. From the Don Vincent Archive, McIntosh Gallery, Western University. Courtesy of Esther Vincent and McIntosh Gallery.

October 14, 3PM - 11PM

Forest City Gallery is turning 50! FCG opened its doors in 1973 as one of the first artist run centres in the country, and now it's time to celebrate this milestone occasion! On October 14th, join us in Old East Village at 1025 Elias Street for a full day of events, from 3pm-11pm. FCG’s 50th Anniversary Fundraising Party will kick off this incredible year in our history! 🙌


🎟️ Early Bird entry will be $15 for Non-Members, $10 for Members. $5 add ons for children ages 5-13, and children under age 5 can attend for free! Family-friendly activities will be on offer.

Need a membership or would like to renew? Purchase a Membership Renewal and Entry bundle for $40! Early Bird pricing will end on October 9th, so reserve early!


🎶 FCG’s 50th Party includes performances by Nihilist Spasm Band, Jelli, Amanda Movio, DJ Jedi Jay and more! Stay tuned for further information on our performers…


🪩 Each adult entry ticket will include a chance to win door prizes from our fantastic community donors, and 3 activity tickets to spend on family friendly programs or food and beverages! Additional activity tickets will be available for purchase during the party 🎟️

Huge thank you to 🍩 Dough EV for bringing coffee and donuts to our picnic menu, 🌳International Liquidations for loaning their outdoor space, 🍻 London Brewing Co-Op for providing local craft beers, 🍸 Sobrii for their non-alcholic gin donation, Collective Arts for their non-alcoholic beer and Botany line beverages, and the Cambia Development Foundation for their generous support.


Forest City Gallery has one small parking lot on the east side of our building, which we share with Odyssey Records. If this lot is full, please do not park across the street from the gallery in the Anderson Brewery/Junction Climbing Centre. Instead, park along the north side of Elias Street, or cross the train tracks just beside our gallery and park in the parking lot for Cheshire London (marked on the map below). If you have any questions, volunteers will be on hand to direct you!


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