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Welcome

The South Simcoe Arts Council is an umbrella organization composed of many individuals and groups in the area who are engaged in the arts (visual, dance, music, drama, literary, structural, architecture).

Members range from budding artists to professional artists, to business owners to supporters of the arts. The geographic area served is South Simcoe and includes the towns of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Innisfil, and largely New Tecumseth where the office is located at 41 Victoria Street East, Alliston community; the two townships – Essa and Adjala-Tosorontio; and Base Borden.


Current Exhibitions

March 21st - May 17th, 2017 Cremahh
Michaela Preston

Michaela Preston

March 25th - May 19th, 2017 New Tecumseth Public Library

David Dellhide

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Upcoming Exhibitions

May 17th - July 4th, 2017 South Simcoe Arts Council Gift Shop
ARTS ON MAIN ONTARIO 150 JURIED EXHIBITION

ARTS ON MAIN ONTARIO 150 JURIED EXHIBITION

The 2017 South Simcoe Arts Council Arts on Main Show is an adjudicated exhibit open to all members. This year we enthusiastically celebrate the Ontario 150 and have a unique opportunity as artists to create and express our views through paint, photography, mixed media and 3-dimensional work. WHAT DOES CANADA MEAN TO YOU? This is the focal question as we look through our history since 1867 to present day. Open to Artistic Interpretation! Works to be displayed at 41 Victoria St. E. & in store windows on the main street in New Tecumseth. Awards for ARTS ON MAIN JURIED EXHIBITION FOR ONTARIO150 will be presented as follows:
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Upcoming Workshops

January 3rd - December 20th, 2017
Artists at the Gibson

Artists at the Gibson

An active group of area artists who paint together Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the Gibson Centre. Activities include monthly workshops, critiques, ‘share the wealth’ presentations and outdoor painting in the summer.

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May 4th - June 1st, 2017
5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

5-Week CLAY on the WHEEL WORKSHOP with Ann Randeraad

WORKING ON THE WHEEL! Try your hand at throwing on the wheel with instruction from artist Ann Randeraad. Learn the steps to center clay, open up and pull the clay up to create some pieces of your own. Gain understanding of the ceramic process.

THURSDAYS Starting in May
MAY 4, 11, 18, 25 & JUNE 1
7pm - 8:30pm

$350

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Upcoming Events

April 10th - May 13th, 2017
YOUTH & EMERGING ART SHOW

YOUTH & EMERGING ART SHOW

The South Simcoe Arts Council is proud to showcase Youth & Emerging Artists for 2017!

Register by APRIL 1st! ...

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May 17th - July 4th, 2017
ONTARIO 150 ARTS ON MAIN JURIED EXHIBITION

ONTARIO 150 ARTS ON MAIN JURIED EXHIBITION

EXHIBITION DATES: MAY 17 - JULY 4th.
The 2017 South Simcoe Arts Council Arts on Main Show is an adjudicated exhibit open to all members. This year we enthusiastically celebrate the Ontario 150 and have a unique opportunity as artists to create and express our views through paint, photography, mixed media and 3-dimensional work...

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