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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 2017 takes place September 15 – October 9, 2017 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.

Friday, September 15, 2017  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. Our respected jurors, Emily McKibbon – Associate Curator at the MacLaren Art Centre, Alice Teichert – a multidisciplinary artist and Koen Vanderstukken – Artist, Author and Professor at Sheridan College have juried this prestigious show which includes artists working in many mediums, from across Ontario. Our curator this year is Darrell Keenie – General Manager, Dufferin County Museum & Archives.

September 15th to October 1st, 2017
Wednesday to Sunday  – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday.


The Big Blues Party!

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 29, 2016
8:00 -11:00 pm
Cash Bar
Ticket: $30 (tax inclusive)
Available online, at the Headwaters Arts Gallery and BookLore.


Monday Night at the Movies

Come out to enjoy this special screening of Cezanne et moi. This historical biopic traces the lifelong friendship between two renowned 19th century artists – painter Paul Cezanne and writer Emile Zola – from their first meeting as schoolmates to their creative rivalry as fame and success continues to elude Cezanne.

Tickets: $14 (tax inclusive)
Available online, at the Headwaters Arts Gallery and BookLore.
Monday, October 2, 2017
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Film starts at 7:00 pm


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