Soup Bowl Event: Culinary & Ceramic Art Combine @ Art Gallery of Burlington

The Art Gallery of Burlington’s 2015 Soup Bowl Event is a traditional celebration of both culinary and ceramic art. From November 19 – 22, Burlington’s favourite fall fundraising event will feature all of the best loved Soup Bowl elements – beautiful handcrafted bowls donated by potters from across Ontario ready to be filled with delectable gourmet soups from some of the area’s finest restaurants and caterers, including Spencer’s at the Waterfront, Emma’s Back Porch, The Queen’s Head, Honey West, and many more.

Soup Bowl is an important fundraiser which supports AGB children’s programming, including vital education initiatives such as school outreach and financial assistance for youth. This event has become beloved by the community over its 19 years, and is expected to sell out. Tickets are on sale now: $50 ($40 for AGB members) for all lunch (12pm – 1pm) and Thursday evening (6pm – 7pm) sittings. Tables of eight can also be reserved, the perfect opportunity for a staff lunch or family outing. Order tickets online at, by phone (905-632-7796, ext. 326) or in person at AGB 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington.

Over 800 guests will choose their handcrafted bowls, fill them with a gourmet soup to enjoy with the rest of their meal, and then take the bowls home after they Pictured: Wayne Cardinalli are cleaned and packaged by our hardworking volunteers. For a full list of participating potters and restaurants, visit our website at

An additional 2,000 visitors are drawn to the annual Christmas Sale of Fine Art and Craft presented by the seven Guilds of the AGB, and also to the seasonal beauty of the Art Etc. Gallery Shop’s Christmas Boutique, brimming with gift items carefully selected for quality and design.

Shopping at the Arts Burlington Christmas Sale is an added bonus during the Soup Bowl Event. There is free admission to browse and buy at the Arts Burlington Christmas Sale, which features a wide variety of handcrafted items produced by the Guilds of Arts Burlington with Christmas in mind. It is open to everyone on November 19 from 11 am to 9 pm; and November 20 – 22 from 11 am to 4 pm.

The Art Gallery of Burlington is located at 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, and is an accessible facility with lots of free parking over the course of the event. The 2015 Soup Bowl Event is sponsored by Utter Morris Insurance Brokers Limited, Smith’s Funeral Homes, J.M. Edwards Associates and Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers.

The Art Gallery of Burlington is located at 1333 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON L7S 1A9 Gallery Hours: Monday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Tuesday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm Friday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday: 12 noon – 5:00 pm

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