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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

Apr 26, 2022
1000 Words: An Inspired Writing - <i>Rewilding Still Creek</i>

1000 Words: An Inspired Writing - Rewilding Still Creek

I stepped into the icy water of the French river to line our canoe over very shallow rocks. There was no rush, as the sun shimmered showing the amazing beauty of the colours of the rocks at my feet. Then Mike, who was in front of me stopped and pointed downwards. Following his gaze I joined him and saw huge fish gently swaying around in place, unfazed by our presence, busy spawning their next generation, glimmering, quietly slowly dancing in the sunlight...

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1000 Words: An Inspired Writing - <i>Woman Walking Into a Lake</i>

1000 Words: An Inspired Writing - Woman Walking Into a Lake

The Woman Walking Into the Lake
Poem by Angela van Breemen

Freshwater siren
Beckons me
Her blue so vast
Cool water
Seeps inside my shoes
Enveloping my feet
In its chilly embrace

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May 19th - 22nd, 2022
Disaster!  the Musical

Disaster! the Musical

LIVE Theatre is BACK!!! Get ready to set sail at South Simcoe Theatre's next show.

It is 1979 and New York's hottest celebrities are gathering for the grand opening of a new floating casino and discotheque.

The night starts out well but as disaster strikes the casino, the A-listers (and a crazy collection of other characters) must survive earthquakes, infernos and tidal waves – oh my! Set to all the best mega-hit songs of the 70s like Hooked on a Feeling, Hot Stuff, I Will Survive and Saturday Night, this loving homage to 70s disaster films will surely have you singing along through your laughter.

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May 28th - 29th, 202210am - 4pm
Red Hen Gallery Spring Show

Red Hen Gallery Spring Show

Spring Art Show at Redhen Gallery in Mulmur. Local Canadian artists will be offering their work. There will be a memorial display of Rosemary Molesworth's work.

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June 18th, 202210am - 3pm
Simcoe Manor Community Market & Info Event

Simcoe Manor Community Market & Info Event

Support the Simcoe Manor Resident's Council at this entertaining and engaging Community Event.

Open from 10am to 3pm **First 75 guests get a SWAG BAG**

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June 25th, 202210am - 4pm
Chakra Balancing Journey with Horses

Chakra Balancing Journey with Horses

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

Engage in a full day of Expressive Art and Gentle Yoga, in the company of the Herd, and experience a journey through the Chakras in an intimate gathering of authentic community!

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