Media Advisory - Tree listener coming to Oakville Galleries

    OAKVILLE, ON, May 19 /CNW/ - Internationally renowned "tree listener"
Alex Metcalf is coming to Oakville Galleries to present an exhibition in the
gardens entitled Tree Listening Installation. Metcalf has created a device
that allows the listener to hear the subtle sounds created by a tree's
internal "voice".

    WHAT:       The media are invited to a special preview and demonstration
                of Tree Listening Installation with Alex Metcalf.

    WHEN:       Thursday, May 21 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

    WHERE:      Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens. 1306 Lakeshore Rd. E.
                Oakville, L6J 1L6.

    Alex will also be presenting his Tree Listening Installation at a special
benefit event for the Canadian TREE Fund on Saturday, May 23 at Oakville
Galleries in Gairloch Gardens from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are
available by contacting Maple Hill Tree Services at 905-824-2100 or
    Tree Listening Installation will be on exhibition in Gairloch Gardens
from May 25 to November 1, 2009. For more information, visit
    This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of the
Canadian TREE Fund and Maple Hill Tree Services.

    Oakville Galleries (Og2) is a not-for-profit charitable public art museum
where contemporary art is the impetus for advancing imagination and
self-reflection. Through two sites, Og2 serves communities in Oakville, Halton
Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. Oakville Galleries
acknowledges the ongoing support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the
Ontario Arts Council and the Corporation of the Town of Oakville along with
our many individual, corporate and foundation partners.

For further information:

For further information: Tracey Shepherd, Oakville Galleries, (905)
844-4402, ext. 28,

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