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Arts

Ontario’s Highlands abound in creative energy and works. Get a taste for the region’s local artistic flair by experiencing first-hand the myriad of unique visual arts, theatre productions, and arts festivals that are available.

Theatres

Choose from a wide range of community-based performances put together by the region’s numerous theatre companies and presenters. Plays, musical theatre, and historical works aim to please, educate, and just plain entertain.

Classic Theatre Festival, Perth – Presenting the classic hits from the Golden Age of Broadway and the London Stage
Stirling Festival Theatre, Stirling – Presenting the finest in live professional theatre
Stone Fence Theatre, Eganville – New and original Ottawa Valley heritage musical fun
Highlands Performing Arts, Haliburton County – Great performances next to nature
Highlands Summer Festival and Opera Studio, Haliburton – An exceptional line-up of shows that will appeal to all ages

Arts Festivals

Meet Elvis, listen to a band play as the sun sets over Bon Echo lake, and meet puppets both big and small. All this is possible when you take part in one of the many fun-filled arts festivals in Ontario’s Highlands.

Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival, Tweed – Elvis “lives” in Tweed!
The Ottawa Valley Music Festival, Renfrew – An annual series of choral music concerts from April to September
Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival, Almonte – An annual two-day international festival devoted to the art of puppetry and the creation of fun
The Forest Festival, Haliburton – A rich mixture of the performing arts within the incomparable wilderness beauty of Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve
Bon Echo Arts Exhibition & Sale, Cloyne – Original Canadian art inspired by Canadian nature, wildlife, and the countryside

Visual Art

The rolling landscapes, lush forestlands, serene ponds, and the wildlife that live within these natural habitats have greatly inspired the artists of the region. Most towns and cities in Ontario’s Highlands feature art galleries, studio tours, and arts and crafts lessons where you can create your own piece of art.

Haliburton Sculpture Forest, Haliburton – A unique outdoor collection of sculptures by Canadian and international artists
South of 60 Arts Centre, Barry’s Bay – A variety of art experiences housed in the Barry’s Bay Railway Station
Glassblowing, Haliburton Highlands – Warm up to the art in you with an introduction to glassblowing
Pembroke Heritage Murals, Pembroke – Celebrate the area’s rich character and heritage through large-scale paintings on our city’s downtown walls

Location: 12362 Highway 41, Box 369, Northbrook

Our business is a craft, gift and florist. We also have a Sear's catalogue store.

(613) 336-3330
Location: 13162B Hwy 60, Golden Lake

authentic hand-crafted products, accompanied by cultural education material and historical information.

(613) 625-9977
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Location: 1037 Bridge St, Arden

Studio and Gallery of artist Sarah Hale, who celebrates the Canadian Shield landscape in the medium of batik -- wax and dye on cloth. Open summer afternoons, 11-5, Wed-Sun, or by chance or appointment.

(613) 335-2073
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Location: 1040 Big Clear Lane, Arden

Thrown and hand-built functional and decorative pottery, sculpture and much more. Our pottery is made on the premises so that visitors can view the process. Come visit, walk the pathways of our lovely gardens and watch the artist at work.

(613) 335-2763
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Location: 1032 Oclean Lane, Tichborne

art gallery, fine art conservation, framing, art classes and workshops

(613) 375-6122
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Location: 29 Forsyth Street Box 736, Marmora

AIM (Artists In Motion) is a not for profit organization that supports artists and craftspersons by running our gallery in Marmora. AIM is looking for new artists/craftspersons for displaying and selling their work in the AIM gallery.

(613) 472-1278
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Location: 153 Mallard Rd., PO Box 931, Haliburton

non-profit organization, serving as a catalyst for community economic development through the arts

(705) 457-8033
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Location: 15 Victoria Avenue Box 2, 2nd Floor, Belleville

The Arts Route directs you to artists, artisans and galleries across Hastings County. The Arts Route creates a trail of discovery to painters, potters, jewellery makers, photographers and other creative people. Travel the Arts Route at your leisure, at y

(613) 966-6712
Location: 36 Skyline Park Rd., Haliburton

My desire to unite beauty and function is evident in my distictive glazing and designs which are simple in form yet elegant in style. I also do crystalline glazes and work in stirling silver.

(705) 457-2752
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Location: 19503 Opeongo Line (Hwy 60), Barry's Bay

Cultural Center for railway and arts through visitor info, art and history.

(613) 756-5885
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Location: 46 George Street, Lanark

100% Canadian, hand-made, one-of-a-kind home furnishings, decor and articrafts.

(613) 259-3241
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Location: 3850 Gelert Rd., Minden

Handcrafted Beaded and Sterling Silver Jewellery, Designer Handbags, Scarves & Gift Items

(705) 286-5052
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Location: 142 Franktown Road, Carleton Place

If you are looking for farm fresh produce and meats, home made preserves and baking, as well as hand made crafts and artwork the Carleton Place Farmers' Market is the place to be!

(613) 253-3561
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Location: Mason Theatre 13 Victoria Street, Perth

Ottawa Valley's professional summer theatre, presenting the classic hits of Broadway and the London stage in Heritage Perth, Ontario. Wheelchair accessible, free parking and air conditioned.

1 (877) 283-1283
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Location: Po Box 1774 38 Flint Avenue, Bancroft

Wildlife & Scenic Photography Tours, Workshops, Fine Art & Photography Sales and Exhibits. Membership: Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce.

(613) 637-2961
Location: 140 Maple Ave., Haliburton

Leatherwork, woodburning and Fine Art

(705) 457-9509
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Location: 16151 Hwy 41, Cloyne

FOBE sponsors a 3-day art show, operates a Gift Shop & Art Gallery, operates 2 tour boats on Mazinaw lake with 16,000 tourists pa, sponsors nature related programs for 52,000 pa, runs weekend BBQs July-Aug.; supports programs in Bon Echo Provincial Park.

(613) 336-0830
Location: 17 Gallagher Rd. R>R>#3, Tweed

A home based antique shop since 1995. Specializing in antique clocks, furniture, glassware, art and many other treasures.

(613) 478-1135
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Location: 33373 Highway 17 P.O.Box 56, Deep River

I am a graduate in Fine Arts from the University of Saskatchewan. I hold certificates in Traditional Rug Hooking and an O.H.S. Certificate of Excellence in Spinning as well as other short courses in paper making, batik and copper enameling.

(613) 584-4483
Location: 112 Mill Street/HWY 62 South Box 1467, Bancroft

Irondell offers custom welded products; visitors are welcome to wander & enjoy the studio & sculpture garden; ponder unique metal installations & art. Weldergirl is often found creating whimsical & thoughtful pieces sure to add interest to your day!

(613) 332-6695
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Location: 33373 Highway 17 West, Deep River

Canadian jewellery designer and fine art beadwork artist, Jan Mancey, sells her work at Valley Artisans' Co-op which was established in 1987.

(613) 584-4483
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Location: 528 Glen Tay Road, Perth

The knitting and crochet to fulfill all your needs and wants. Yarn and supplies from every corner of the world.

(613) 326-0626
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Location: 33373 Highway 17 P.O.Box 56, Deep River

Joan had always been interested in sewing and embroidery and was introduced to this medium by one of her talented daughters. She works on finely woven fabric with coloured silks to create original pictures of landscapes, buildings, fauna and flora, from p

(613) 584-4483
Location: 1644 Shibley Road, Sharbot Lake

I am a contemporary ceramic artist exploring alternative low-fire techniques: Raku, Horsehair Raku, Saggar, Smoke Firing. Form and texture are prominent elements in my work. Functional pottery is also available. Studio open by appointment.

(613) 279-2671
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Location: 505 Iron Mine Road, Lanark

Kapristo Mountain Woodcraft builds distinctive rustic furniture & home accents. Visit our rural studio to shop, or register for a workshop. You'll build a rustic picture frame, chair, or table to take home with you. All skill levels can be accommodated.

(613) 267-4681
Location: 26 Mill Street, Almonte

We have a large 2 level antique store,with a wide selection of furniture, collectables, books,etc. There are antique/old,/used/vintage/ new and retro. We also have a full refinishing shop to TLC your cherished wood items & update your kitchen cupboards.

(613) 256-1511
Location: 42265 County Road 62, Barry's Bay

Lakeside Pavilion is located in the beautiful Madawaska Valley, just outside of the town of Barry's Bay on County Road 62 (formerly Highway 62). Lakeside Pavilion is the area's largest gift store... with so much more!

(613) 756-5010
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Location: 33373 Highway 17 west , Deep River

Leslie is a quilt artist working in Deep River where she creates quilts that reflect the rhythms of her life and the sheer joy of combining colour, texture and pattern. Commissions are welcome.

(613) 584-4483
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Location: 1563 9th Line RR#2, Beckwith

Antiques shopping

(613) 257-3757
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Location: 118 Durham St N. Box 391, Madoc

Sell 10k, 14k and Sterling silver coloured gemstone jewelry. Gem-cutter and Graduate Gemologist (GG GIA) on premises. Loose gemstones and mineral specimens sold. Faceting and Gemology lessons/seminars available. Gem and Mineral ID service. (Raman spec.

(613) 473-2455
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Location: See notes for maps and guides, Pembroke

As of 2012, there are 33 Heritage Murals in Pembroke's Outdoor Art Gallery. Mural Tour inside City's All Season Guide book or download a free Audio Mural Tour at www.downtownpembroke.ca Open 365 days a year and free for everyone to enjoy.

(613) 735-3413
Location: 23 York St., beside Head Lake Park PO Box 912, Haliburton

A public art gallery offering year round contemporary exhibitions, events, family programming and a gallery shop showcasing local artists. Proud host of the Haliburton Art and Craft Festival (4th weekend in July EVERY year)

(705) 457-2330
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Location: 2023 Blairhampton Rd, Minden

Pottery Studio

(705) 286-1556
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Location: 328 Buck Hill Road r.r.#5, Bancroft

studio & show room open by chance or appointment

(613) 332-6339
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Location: 291 Bridge Street PO Box 150, Eganville

In the heart of Eganville on the beautiful Bonnechere River: Store and Inn. Open seven days a week

(613) 628-9559
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Location: 1044 Turret Lane Studio 1044, Haliburton

Artist- watercolour, acrylic, mixed media

(705) 754-3612
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Location: 41 West Front St. Box 95, Stirling

419 seat theatre providing affordable professional entertainment.

(613) 395-2100
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Location: 1895 Duck Lake Rd., Minden

Sylvia and Wayne Rose welcome you to the centuries-old process. View exciting and exhilarating patterns, colours, textures and lustres on traditional tea bowls, vessels, vases and figurines. Sculptures include the wonderfully whimsical dragons, dragon tea

(705) 286-3383
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Location: RR 1 34073A Hwy 17 w, Deep River

Whether dramatic or peaceful, Susan's wildlife artwork evokes the mood of the subject. Her award winning works are in private and corporate collections across Canada, the USA and Europe.

(613) 584-4537
Location: 2837 Haliburton Lake Rd. PO Box 151, Eagle Lake

workshops, retreats, individual work for self discovery and healing through the transformative power of the expressive arts, together with fibre art masks and healing stones

(705) 754-4004
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Location: 3103 Old Hastings Road, Ormsby

Explore our 1890s general store featuring thousands of 'Treats & Treasures' and gift ideas. And be sure to drop by The Old Schoolhouse Tea Room and the restored Old Ormsby Heritage Church, all located in historic 'downtown' Ormsby.

(613) 337-5050
Location: 12980 Hwy 62 RR#5, Madoc

A creative learning and conscious living centre. We host creative classes such as making your own instruments, working with beads and clay, drumming & rhythm circle workshops, Women retreats and more. We also sell african drums and conscious living items.

(613) 243-5460
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Location: 2149 Quin Mo Lac RD RR#1, Tweed

Tweedle Bee Candles handcrafts 100% pure beeswax candles from premium quality Ontario beeswax.

(613) 478-3784
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Location: 33373 Highway 17 P.O.Box 56, Deep River

Treat yourself to a spectacular selection of the vibrant work of over 30 Ottawa valley artists.

(613) 584-4483
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Location: 1344 Barry Line R.R.# 1, Haliburton

Yours Outdoors offere unique experiences in art, culture, and nature in the Haliburton Highlands. Our single and multiday packages are original, engaging, enlightening, and will connect you with communities and the great outdoors

(705) 754-3436

 

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