Ontario's Bluewater regions have wonderful art galleries, exhibitions and studios that feature a rich heritage of art work. Galleries rotate their displays periodically to show new material to the public.
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Huronia Museum invites visitors to explore its fascinating exhibits that portray the art, culture and history of the Huronia-Southeastern Georgian Bay region. The gallery displays photographs and paintings from the archives plus seasonal exhibitions and a film series. A tour of the Huron-Ouendat Village takes visitors into the palisade entrance and interior of the dwelling. Step into the past as you experience the culture of the Huron First Nation through games, drumming, chants, wood smoke, food preparation and longhouses lined with animal skins.
Exciting exhibits and art shows can be discovered at Penetanguishene Centennial Museum & Archives, located at 13 Burke Street. Explore the incredible collection of artifacts and rare historical photographs. The museum boasts a replica Fire Hall, 1875 general store, 1903 Oldsmobile, and an 1879 Baldwin Steam Engine – one of the oldest in North America. Popular events include Kids’ Day Camps and Scavenger Hunts in summer.
The Tom Thomson Art Gallery is dedicated to the innovation and spirit of the iconic artist Tom Thomson (1877-1917), whose images are virtually synonymous with the very idea of ‘Canada’ and whose artwork has been described as being the “visual equivalent of our national anthem.” Thomson, who grew up in the Owen Sound area, was a maverick, a break-away artist who fused a passion for the wilderness with a new style of skilful and experimental painting; he inspired the formation of the Group of Seven through his transformative portrayal of the natural world.Our ongoing
Located downtown Parry Sound, The Country Gourmet is a breakfast and lunch café with our specialty being fresh and homemade items. We are known for our inspired and interesting soups and salads, quiche and comfort foods like lasagna and shepherd’s pie, wraps and sandwiches made on our own home baked bread and grilled Panini sandwiches. We strive to offer a variety of choices for all diet options including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan.
Since 1969, Circle Arts has represented some of Canada’s finest artists and artisans, many of whom are inspired by the unique energy, spirit and landscape of Georgian Bay and the Bruce Peninsula. Circle Arts has six distinctive gallery spaces. In the lower gallery, you will find glassware, woodwork, jewellery, ceramics, textiles, prints and fabric art. All are one of a kind. In five upper galleries you will find sculptural works, paintings, photographs, prints and unique furniture creations. With up to 70 artists, there is truly something for everyone.
The renowned photographer, John H. Scougall created many memorable images of Kincardine on film during the turn of the 19th century. His photos are intriguing, whimsical and historical in nature as they have captured irreplaceable moments of a bygone era. Rotating examples of Scougall's work are displayed in the Kincardine Centre for the Arts next to the Victoria Park Gallery, which also exhibits exquisite art and artisanal pieces.
Experience exciting concerts, shows and events at the Midland Cultural Centre all year long! Looking for live entertainment options without the crowds in an intimate venue with a state-of-the-art sound system that musicians rave about? Midland Cultural Centre has something that appeals to every taste. Upcoming Events at the MCC in Midland, Ontario: Nov 11 Tribute to Artie Shaw and his Gramercy - 7pmNov 18 & 19 Downtown Midland
ARTspace is a professionally run gallery operating since 2008 supporting Chatham- Kent artists through exhibitions, sales, art classes and arts related programming. ARTspace has 40 exhibiting members and hosts eight solo exhibitions and an annual member’s show every year. Each exhibition features a free public opening with the artist present and light refreshments. ARTspace is located in Chatham’s downtown core and set amidst boutique shopping and restaurants and is open from noon to 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Perhaps you are looking to treat yourself or someone special? We
“SERVING EXCELLENCE IN FINE ART” The Gallery showcases works from impressionism to abstract, oil to watercolor, bronze sculptures and authentic Inuit carvings. We represent established Canadian and International artists who appeal to both avid collectors and first time buyers. You will also find a varied collection of high quality, primary art from selected Estates. Gallery de Boer is synonymous with diverse high-calibre Fine Art. We offer a wide range of services including: Fine Art Restoration - Our conservation and restoration specialists will provide professional
Artists Ralph MacEachern & Vickie Guerette create Metal Works, Driftwood Art, Hot Glass Creations, Slate Art, Encaustic, Pen & Inks, Acrylics, Jewellery & so much more! Come see our unique new and recycled pieces. Art Workshops Available. Our pieces have traveled to their new homes as far away as New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain, California, Arizona, Florida, Vancouver, Calgary and of course all across Ontario. Take a trip to our studio surrounded by the beautiful Carolinian forests of Port Franks Ontario; you will be delighted and surprised. See you soon! By the way, Art By
The Leamington Arts Centre is located in the heart of beautiful uptown Leamington in one of the town’s many wonderful heritage buildings. The LAC is a state of the art gallery which offers three exhibition spaces with over 300 linear feet of continuous wall space and 2000 square feet of floor space, as well as the Erie Quest Heritage Ship Wreck Museum, Heinz memorabilia exhibit, gift shop, art classes, workshops and meeting spaces. The LAC is one of the area’s paramount places to view modern art with an emphasis on local and aspiring artists and artisans.
The Thames Art Gallery in Chatham hosts a number of exhibitions through the course of the year featuring contemporary Canadian artists. The three exhibition spaces are changed every eight weeks and each exhibition features a free public opening with the artist present and light refreshments. The Thames Art Gallery is open 7 days a week from 1-5 PM; admission is free. If you are interested in behind the scenes photographs, installation photographs of past exhibitions, links to our artist in residency program and upcoming classes please follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/tagck and
FIDDLER ON THE MOOSE - A MUSICAL RIDE ACROSS CANADA with JESSE and FriendsMAY 2 -19VPP favourite Jesse Grandmont leads us on a musical celebration from coast to coast, of great Canadian bands and artists...sharing humorous Canadian tidbits (and timbits) along the way.THE BIRDS AND THE BEES by Mark Crawford - THE NEW HIT COMEDY Everyone’s Buzzing AboutMAY 30-JUNE 17You’ll laugh out loud as The Birds and the Bees tackles sex, love, family, beekeeping…and the artificial insemination of turkeys.HAPPY TOGETHER 1967 - MUSIC and MEMORIES of CANADA’S CENTENNIAL YEARJULY
The Gibson Gallery is housed in the former 1896 Michigan Central Railway Station. The Fort Malden Guild of Arts and Crafts (the Gallery Board), in partnership with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, have used funds earned at Art by the River to restore and maintain this beautiful Romanesque style building. The Guild promotes appreciation of the arts and crafts in Amherstburg. The Gallery season features exhibits by local artists, photographers, stitchers as well as travelling exhibits and annual student exhibits. Holiday Art at the Gallery is the final event of the season. Art and craft
The Gore Bay & Western Manitoulin Museum is located at the end of Dawson Street at the top of the hill next to the courthouse where it once served as the jail and jailer's residence. An 1890 jail cell is still intact, complete with inscribed prisoners’ graffiti. The building has unusual artifacts and photographs of the town's early settlers. The museum contains marine relics from the days when Gore Bay was a shipping port and a collection of military artifacts from both World Wars. Visitors can see extraordinary mounted birds and fossils that are all indigenous to the island. A
In 2017 Blyth Festival is presenting four Canadian plays, three of which are World premieres. Season runs June 28 to September 23, 2017. June 28 to August 19 | WORLD PREMIERE MR. NEW YEAR'S EVE: A Night With Guy Lombardo BY DAVID SCOTT For forty-eight consecutive years Guy Lombardo was North America’s “Mr. New Year’s Eve”. Despite disapproval from his father and Canadian radio stations alike, Lombardo and His Royal Canadians blazed a path from Huron County to the Big Apple the likes of which has never been seen before or since. July 5 to August 19 THE BERLIN
Edwards Studios & Art Gallery is an independently owned and operated art gallery located in the upper level of the historical old mill in the village of Kagawong. Situated on the shoreline of the North Channel, the gallery offers a stunning view of the channel islands. This working studio and art gallery showcases one-of-a-kind, original hand crafted works of art, paintings, original serigraphs, etching, pottery, stained glass, hot glass, carving, batik on silk, jewellery, clothing, textile art and custom framing. The Art Gallery was established
The Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, in downtown Collingwood, is a premier exhibition venue for local artists as well as a centre for art instruction, workshops and creative collaboration. Beautiful art and artisan work are also available for purchase. The gallery hosts several art shows throughout the year and holds a juried art exhibit. The Centre hosts Les Belles Fleurs (March 1 - April 6), a sumptuous showing of floral paintings. See the 37th annual Juried Art Show (April 12 - May 28, 2017) featuring outstanding works including an opening reception and awards presentation on
The Ravenseyrie Studio & Art Gallery (located on the Gore Bay waterfront, in the Harbour Centre) is fortunate to have the beguiling backdrop of Lake Huron’s iconic North Channel assisting in providing you with not just a destination, but an experience.In Lynne Gerard’s eclectically appointed working studio a sensitive commingling of her poetry, painting and calligraphy create philosophically meaningful visual art designed to uplift while simultaneously provoking deeper reflection. Within the gallery, these creations can be viewed and purchased. The gallery offers