FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
These are some of or visitors most commonly asked questions. Feel free to contact us if you have a question that is not answered here.
WHAT IS THIS BUILDING?
The Old School House Arts Centre is a non-profit arts centre that promotes and encourages multi-dimensional artists and musicians. Previously, this building was both a school and administration office for the District 69 School Board. To read more about our history, please click here.
WHEN WAS THIS BUILDING BUILT?
This building was built in 1912. As of 2019, it is 107 years old.
HOW LONG WAS THIS BUILDING A SCHOOLHOUSE?
The Old School House was used as a school from 1914-1976 (62 years).
WHEN DID THIS BUILDING BECOME AN ARTS CENTRE?
TOSH officially became an Arts Centre in 1988 after months of fundraising to save the building.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR HISTORY, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
GALLERY/ GIFT SHOP/STUDIOS
HOW DO I SELL MY ART THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP?
In order to sell your artwork through TOSH’s gift shop, an appointment with our Executive Director must be made. You must sign our Gift Shop Agreement and fill out a consignment sheet for any items you bring into the shop. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR AN EXHIBITION?
Please refer to our Exhibition Application form for more information.
HOW CAN I BECOME A RESIDENT ARTIST?
Please email email@example.com to be added to the waitlist. TOSH provides at cost artist space, and requires artists to be working daily in the building.
CAN I TAKE PICTURES INSIDE THE ART CENTRE?
Yes, you are allowed to take photos inside the Arts Centre. If you post pictures of TOSH on social media, please be sure to tag us on Instagram (@tosharts, #tosharts) and on Facebook (@oldschoolhouseartcentre).
HOW CAN I BECOME A VOLUNTEER?
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please fill out our Volunteer Application Form.