Headwaters Arts

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Headwaters Arts exists to bring together artists and supporters to promote the development, appreciation, and enjoyment of all arts in the Headwaters region (Caledon, Dufferin County, Orangeville & Erin)

Headwaters Arts wants to be able to state with confidence that the Hills of Headwaters region is a widely recognized centre for artistic excellence; a location of choice for artists seeking a nurturing, collaborative community. And that the region is a home to residents and businesses that value support and participate in the arts as well as a renowned destination for tourists seeking high quality and fun arts experiences.


Headwaters Arts Festival 2018 takes place September 19 – October 8, 2018 and features the following events:


Opening Night Celebration

Join Headwaters Arts as we celebrate with our Opening Night Celebration Reception. Mingle with the artists; listen to live musical performance and enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres as you discover the amazing works from artists across Ontario. This celebration evening is the kick-off event for three weeks of our prestigious Festival Show and Sale, The Big Blues Party!, and Monday Night at the Movies.

Thursday, September 20, 2018  at 7 pm.
Tickets: $25 (tax inclusive)
Buy tickets online, in person at the Headwaters Arts Gallery, or at BookLore – 121 First Street, Orangeville
Alton Mill Arts Centre 1402 Queen Street, West (Alton Village), Caledon ON.


Annual Juried Art Show & Sale

Headwaters Arts welcomes you to our Annual Juried Festival Show & Sale at the award winning Alton Mill Arts Centre. The Juried Arts Show & Sale will feature 2 and 3 dimensional works from artists across Ontario. During this time enjoy performances, book readings, workshops and demos, open studios, studio tours and other art events at multiple venues throughout the Headwaters Region. Mark your calendars to make it a day trip or stay overnight at one of our luxury resorts and take some time to enjoy all that Headwaters has to offer from the magnificent fall colours, great local foods, wines, beers and ciders!

September 19th to October 8th, 2018
Wednesday to Sunday  – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday.


The Big Blues Party II!

Headwaters Arts presents this music celebration as part of the Annual Headwaters Arts Festival. Larry Kurtz brings his hot solo band The Lawbreakers to perform some great new original rockin’ blues songs to the Festival

Friday, September 28, 2018
8:00 -11:00 pm
Cash Bar
Ticket: $35 (tax inclusive)
Available online, at the Headwaters Arts Gallery and BookLore.


Monday Night at the Movies

Come out to enjoy a special screening of Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti at the Galaxy Cinemas (85 Fifth Ave) in Orangeville. In 1891 Gauguin settles down in Tahiti, where he hopes to find inspiration for his work as an artist and live as a free man in the wild, far from all the moral, political, and aesthetic codes of civilized Europe. In the jungle, he faces loneliness, poverty and disease, and he meets Tehura. She eventually becomes his wife and the main subject of his greatest paintings.

Tickets: $14 (tax inclusive)
Available online, at the Headwaters Arts Gallery and BookLore.
Monday, October 1, 2018
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Film starts at 7:00 pm