Present a Revolving Art Gallery
Show and Sale hosted by the
Grand Valley Public Library
in the McGinnis Room,
Small art pieces are displayed in the Glass Cabinet
inside the library.
Check out our
The Museum of Dufferin is closed until further notice. Staff are working remotely
to bring you online content on our website and social media accounts. Please follow us
on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.
We hope to see you soon.
The Museum of Dufferin wants to stay connected with
you! Check out our online services and opportunities.
• Digital Community Exhibit “Stay In + Create”
• The MoD Online Learning Hub
• Downloadable Township Driving Tours
• Dufferin Genealogy Online Research Database
• Social Media trivia, polls, contests and more
Country Palette Artists and Guest Artists Exhibit at The
Centre Art Gallery and Cafe, located at 375 Hanson Blvd,
Orangeville, throughout the year frequently changing their
displays. Each Exhibit Showcases 30 to 40 Original Paintings
including Landscapes, Animals, Florals, Still Life & Whimsicals
We have 20 Full Time Artists and 12 Guest
Artists living in the Beautiful Caledon Hills and
surrounding Escarpment areas
Orangeville Public Library is closed due to COVID-19
Headwaters Writers' Guild
Interested writers may attend a meeting at any time. They will be given a welcome
letter which recommends they attend a few meetings before they make a commitment to
the group. We meet twice a month at the Orangeville Public Library, Mill Street
location, at 1:30pm on Sundays. Our schedule is on our blog, pinned to the top of
our Facebook page and possibly our Twitter page. It is also on our website. The
library should also have all this information.
Contact Us: Patricia Gallant (Administrator)
The Orangeville Public Library remains closed till further notice.
Annual membership is $35.00 Cdn. for
individuals, and $45.00 for a couple
membership. All memberships include a
subscription to ArtsLetter.
The membership year runs from July to June,
with renewals due July 2nd each year. To sign up, change your address, or make a query
up, change your address, or make a query
In order to do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in
the Peel Region and neighbouring areas, the Alton Mill Arts Centre
will be closed to the public until further notice. Our studio artists
have access to their individual workspaces, and are available by
During this difficult time, we encourage you to get outside and enjoy
all the parks and trails that our beautiful Headwaters Region has to
offer. Caledon alone has over 260km of public trails, and you can find
trail maps on the Town of Caledon website.
Finally, we encourage you to express yourself creatively through the
arts - spend some of your time at home making art or music,
dancing, writing, and other endeavours. It’s important to build
community through storytelling, and use the digital tools that we
have available. Tag the Alton Mill on social media and we’ll share our
Our studio artists have some creative social distancing ideas for you
including taking your camera for a walk, drawing inspiration through
family photo albums, and developing your culinary skills. Follow us
on Facebook and Instagram find out more! See you soon.
"New Call to Artists"
Local artists are invited
to contribute to Orangeville's
growing public art collection
Original artwork will be selected for up to six locations including:
• utility boxes located throughout Orangeville
• murals at the Alder Recreation Centre walking track
New this year: Call for Youth Artists
Secondary school students aged 13 to 17 years can submit artwork for
one utility box installation at C Line and Alder Street
Due to the closure of the Alton Mill Arts Centre, the
Headwaters Gallery will also be closed until further
We realize that this is disappointing to both our artists
and our patrons however the safety of all concerned is of
our utmost priority.
In the meantime, we encourage you to continue creating,
getting outside to enjoy our beautiful region, and
supporting our artists by following them on their social
Artists have a tendency to work in
isolation while working on their craft -
visual artists, performers, musicians
and singers, writers, artisans all while
practising. Manuela and I have spent
each day in our studio -more than
usual due to the pandemic
circumstances. I know many of you
have also been busy honing your
As this pandemic continues I would
like to add some pictures of our
colleagues at their craft -to share with
all of you. I might not be able to put
them all in one notice if I get quite a
number of photos -but lets share what
we are doing out there.
photo-description-name-website of artist
We will all meet again.
Meetings are held at the Orangeville
Fairgrounds, on 5 Sideroad of Mono(Entry is at
the main door.) On the third Monday of each
month- September to June at 7:30 pm - 9:30
pm. (Check Fairgrounds
availability) Call Judi Sullivan
The guild is open to anyone with an interest
in quilts, whether a beginner, intermediate or
advanced quilter, or as an enthusiastic
onlooker. Membership dues are $45.00 per
year or $9.00 per visitor.
Orangeville Art Group Web Site
Depending on circumstances.....
The Orangeville art Group has a 60 year history of
supporting artists and the arts in Orangeville and the
The hallmark of the OAG is education and artistic
development. the OAG offers workshops, art talks, plainair
paint-ins, and shows to help our artists develop their
skills and to display their work.
OAG will be there when the Covid 19 pandemic is over.
Sherryl Hopper's March 21st workshop Painterly Street
Scenes was cancelled and rescheduled for May 30th.