Be an Art Culture Vulture

For Art Lovers

The local cultural community includes more than a dozen small galleries and working studios and hosts Paint Ontario – Ontario’s foremost juried art competition, show and sale of original representational art. Enjoy opportunities to browse and buy original art and photography of local artists, as well as participate in art and artisan workshops.

Explore Your Inner Artist

The following locations offer drop-in and scheduled art classes for all ages and skill levels. For workshop details, dates and times call the studio or check their website.

Art By 3 Studio (Port Franks): Variety of one-day art workshops, including encaustic hot wax, photo encaustic, glass jewellery, stained glass drip and garden art. artby3.com, 519-243-3321.

Bittersweet (Grand Bend): A retail and studio location offering furniture painting and stenciling workshops. Transform old furniture for your cottage or home. bittersweetgrandbend.com, 519-238-1262.

Glass in Motion (Grand Bend): A working glass art studio and retail location that offers hands-on Funshop workshops for all ages. glassinmotion.ca, 226-271-5134.

Grand Bend Art Centre (Grand Bend): Offers scheduled and drop-in art workshops and events for all ages. gbartcentre.com, 519-872-7824.

Kryart Studio (Bayfield): Drop-in and scheduled art classes, all ages. kryartstudio.ca, 519-525-2515.

Lake Life Studio (Camlachie): A working glass art studio, retail and workshop location. lakelifestudio.com, 519-328-2217.

Treehaus Canada Studio (Grand Bend): A working glass art studio that offers fused glass workshops to everyone 10-years and up. treehauscanada.ca, 226-678-5118

GALLERIES & WORKING STUDIOS

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Paint Ontario, Grand Bend – March 10 to April 2, 2017
  • Arts, Eats & Beats Studio Tour, Grand Bend, Forest, Port Franks – May 5-7, 2017
  • Culture & Arts Walks, Bayfield – First Fridays, June to October, 2017
  • Lambton Colour & Craft Festival, Grand Bend – October 14 & 15, 2017
  • Christmas Craft Show, Lucan – November 3-5, 2017

See Festivals & Events for dates, times and details.