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
- Art By 3: 7710 Clayton St., Port Franks, artby3.com
- Janette Baillie Photography: 22 – 81 Crescent St., Grand Bend, bailliespictureframing.ca, 519-238-1472
- Bill Nieuwland: Four Seasons Jewellery Design, Queen St., Grand Bend, theartistbill.com. 519-238-6447
- Bliss Studios: 7617 Riverside Dr., Port Franks, blissstudio.info, 519-243-3598
- Castaway Studio Gallery: 67 River Road, Grand Bend, CastawayArtsStudio.com, 519-238-8206
- D. Culbard Fine Arts Studio: 30 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend, dculbardfineart.com, 519-238-0021
- Glass in Motion: 17 Main St. W., Grand Bend, GlassInMotion.ca, 226-271-5134
- JMR Art Gallery: 9 Main St. N., Bayfield, JMRGallery.com, 519-565-2213
- Kryart Studio: 24 Main St. N., Bayfield, KryartStudio.com, 416-710-2695
- Lovart Gallery: Ackermann-artist.com
- Main Street Gallery: 4 Main St. N., Bayfield, Facebook.com/MainStreetGalleryBayfield, 519-565-2048
- Marten Arts Gallery: 17A Main St. N., Bayfield, MartenArts.ca, 519-565-2222
- Puck Merkies Fine Art Studio: 10350 Lakeview Ave., Grand Bend
- RaeAnn Design: 63 River Rd., Grand Bend, raeanndesign.com, 519-319-0823
- Richman Gallery: 30 Alberta St., Grand Bend, Huronart.com, 519-238-6213
- Sunset Arts: 67 River Rd., Grand Bend, Sunsetarts.ca, 519-238-6914
- Treehaus Canada Studio: Grand Bend, TreehausCanada.ca
- Victor Alderson Studio Gallery: 14 Main St. W., Grand Bend, VictorAlderson.com, 226-927-7508
- 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.