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The South Simcoe Arts Council is proud to support and promote the arts in our communities as well as manage an incredible artisan gift shop, FortyOne:Local Art Market on Victoria Street in Alliston. As you navigate our website you will see there is so much to get involved in. Perhaps you are an artist or business looking for networking, retail, or exhibition opportunities. Or maybe you are a community member looking for events, performances, and workshops. Let the SSAC be your first stop for all things creative in South Simcoe!

The SSAC is a registered charity and all donations of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt. Help us continue to enrich our community through the arts. Donate Today!

**JUNE 2021 UPDATE**

We are OPEN FOR IN PERSON SHOPPING! Don't worry, you can still shop online and pick up curb side if you prefer.


Latest Blog Posts

Aug 31, 2021
Behind the Scenes with Jim & Kirstin

Behind the Scenes with Jim & Kirstin

We love this behind the scenes peek at a very unique artistic couple. A potter and photographer share their artistic journey and inspiration with us. This is Behind the Scenes with Jim Craigmyle and Kirstin Bindseil.

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Aug 23, 2021
Intermediate Short Story 2nd Place Winner - Lael Hughes

Intermediate Short Story 2nd Place Winner - Lael Hughes

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Intermediate Short Story 2nd Place Winner - Lael Hughes

This award is sponsored by Diane & Gary Bowers

Life Out of the Shoebox
by Lael Hughes

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Events

July 21st - September 22nd, 2021
Tree of Life Labyrinth

Tree of Life Labyrinth

To celebrate the Town's 200th anniversary, Innisfil ideaLAb & Library and the Town of Innisfil have partnered on a living art installation on the grounds adjacent to the Cookstown Branch. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to delay our plans, but we are delighted to bring it to you now.

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Events

October 9th, 202110am - 6pm
Horses, Art & Yoga at

Horses, Art & Yoga at

Immerse yourself in this refreshing wellness experience, together with Horses!

Engage in Art and Gentle Yoga, in the company of the Herd, and experience self-expression and community!

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