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.


Latest Arts Etalk

Aug 27, 2016
Drawing and Watercolour

Drawing and Watercolour

Drop-In Mondays

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Aug 26, 2016
Crazy Pants Launches Fall/Spring Season

Crazy Pants Launches Fall/Spring Season

Come join in the fun....there are classes for all ages at our new location in Alliston!

At Crazy Pants Theatre Company it is all about skill building, being creative, and having FUN! We are an inclusive group and find a space for all skills in our performances and workshops. Whether an actor is a first timer, or they live for the stage, our professional environment with strong core values, will support them and allow them to excel and grow.

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Current Exhibitions

July 7th - September 12th, 2016 South Simcoe Arts Council Gallery @ the Gibson
Ontario Light

Ontario Light

Photographs by Andre Beneteau
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July 18th - September 6th, 2016 South Simcoe Arts Council Gift Shop
The Unlikely Collective

The Unlikely Collective

Works by Michelle Dinnick, Diana Harding-Tucker, Bert Hoferichter, Christina Luck, Nancy McHardy, Jennifer Scheffer, Tracey Sinclair

Upcoming Exhibitions

September 6th - November 1st, 2016 Essa Library

Jack and Virginia Killin

September 7th - November 10th, 2016 Modern Conservatory of Music
Mary Lucky

Mary Lucky

Upcoming Workshops

March 16th - November 16th, 2016

2016 Artist at the Gibson Workshops

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

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July 7th - September 1st, 20165:30pm - 7:30pm
4 Evening Youth Summer Art Camps with Len MacLeod

4 Evening Youth Summer Art Camps with Len MacLeod

All Materials Provided!
Ages 6+
$55

Enroll with the Thornton Library
34 Robert St., Thornton
(705)458-2549

4 EVENINGS 5:30-7:30PM

Thursdays July 7, 14, 21 & 28
ELEMENTS OF SKETCHING & DRAWING WORKSHOP
Explore line, shape, colour, etc. while creating wildlife & street scenes

Thursdays August 4, 11, 25 & Sept. 1
DRY MEDIA DRAWING WORKSHOP
Shading & perspective, wildlife & still life