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
I know many of you are working in isolation while working on their craft .
I have presented a few in this notice. I hope you enjoy.
The Riverbend artists were most obliging-thank you.
I might not be able to put all the pictures you send in one notice
but do share what you are doing. Please send a
photo-description-name-website of artist,
I have been intrigued with the new, creative “happenings.” The Arts
will live on and we will
all meet again.
"North of 89 studio tour is cancelled this fall due to uncertainty over the pandemic
situation and concern for our artists and clientele.
Please continue to follow our artists on our website and contact them personally if you
wish to see or purchase any of their art.
We are all working in our studios on new creations and look forward to sharing them
with you on next years tour! Stay safe and healthy!"
Orangeville Public Library is still 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.
The Province announced that businesses in the Peel
Region will be allowed to move into Stage 2 as early as
Wednesday, June 24th. The Alton Mill Arts Center plans to
re-open this Friday June 26th at 10 am. Our normal hours
of operation will resume - 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday to
Sunday. The cafe and some studios will be opening later.
While reopening is now permitted, there are basic
protocols that we ask everyone - visitors, trades, suppliers
and tenants alike, to follow for our mutual safety.
"I hope you are all doing well -or at least the best that you can
considering the circumstances. Do note that when all is done, and
that time will come, the artists will be there to lift spirits with their
visual art and crafts, their songs and instrumental music, their
literature and story telling, and their theatrical performances.
Best wishes to all of you."
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
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.
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.
To date the Guild and community members have
made 838 scrub caps and 503 headbands, (with
2,682 buttons sewn on to them) 539 scrub bags
and 165 ear savers. Over 500 facemasks have
been distributed to the health care providers,
businesses and individuals in our community. As
well, $1,600.00 has been raised for the local