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Throughout the Ontario countryside and in every rural town and village you can find a local gallery or artist's studio brimming with beautiful works of art. For a country outing, why not visit one of the many excellent gallery/studios scattered about the province—you are sure to find something of interest wherever your travels take you. Enjoy!

For more detailed lists of studio tours, events, theatre & festivals, click these links:


Note: Listings are updated as information arrives.
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Rita Iriarte

The best of her two worlds: Tropical colours and the beauty of Canada. Her gallery will overflow with colour, form, fauna, flora, America’s mythology, faux-vitrail and feathers.
Open Hours: Noon to 6 p.m.,
June 24 to November 15
Phone: 450-451-6329
210 Interprovinciale, Pointe-Fortune, QC.

We make 30 different kinds of handmade soaps on our farm and open our doors for people to see how we make soap. 16 Schavens Road (off the Opeongo Road towards Foymount. Turn at the white cross on the Baptist Church Road), Eganville, 613-754-2955,,
  Arden Pottery,
In its 37th year, offers a variety of functional and decorative pottery, sculpted pieces for the garden and work by local artists. Open year round. 1040 Big Clear Lane, Arden. 613-335-2763,
  David Kay, Art Gallery & Studio
Algonquin Park landscape is the inspiration for many of David’s original works of art. A free flowing impressionistic style is David’s way of capturing the beauty and light around him. At the Algonquin East Gate Motel,
29614 Hwy. 60, Whitney, Ontario, 613-637-2652,
  Williams Design Studio
Paul and Beverley create fountains, gourd art, jewellery, leather sculpture, masks and carry other Canadian artists’ fine work. Come visit their SECRET GARDEN with 10 water features, real frogs and fish and view their commissioned DONOR WALL ART for public areas on their website.
Williams Design Studio, 1470 Hwy 7A, Bethany, Ontario, 705-277-2666.
  Linda Sorensen — Artist
Visit Wilno Hills Gallery and waterfall garden and see Linda’s award winning iconic paintings of Algonquin wilderness, wildlife and Valley landscapes. Open by appointment year round. 1012 O’Grady Settlement Road, 613-756-0478,
  Hillside Paintings and Pottery
Visit two award-winning Wino artists in their studios and showroom: Joyce Burkholder and Dan Hill. Beautiful setting. 1 km from Hwy. 60 at 888 Wilno South Road. Open Wed. thru Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or phone for appointment. 613-756-9283,
  Kathy M. Haycock
Dynamic wilderness oil paintings of the Algonquin region, the Canadian North and the American Southwest. Specializing in plein air and large studio canvases. Open all year by appointment and on the Madawaska Valley Studio Tour, October 5 & 6, 2013. At 341 Wittke Road, RR2 Eganville. 613-628-1388.

Wellington Artists’ Gallery and Art Centre
6 th season. 30 visual artists exhibit work in various media. Visit new Sculpture Park. Annual Juried Exhibition to be held in October. Open May to November from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. See website for workshops and special events., 6142 Wellington Rd. 29, RR4 Fergus, N1M 2W5, 519-843-6303.

  Gertrud Sorensen -- Studio and Gallery
Peaceful, mysterious, yet vibrant colours. All four seasons oil paintings of Algonquin Park by internationally known local artist. Open all year by appointment. 1 km from Hwy. 60 on Galeairy Lake Rd., Whitney, Ontario, 613-637-2031,

Bittersweet Fine Craft & Art at Fog Run Studio
Every fall since 1972, Richard Gill exhibits new works in captivating three-dimensional stoneware clay-relief sculpture. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May to January. Other times, on weekends or by appointment. Forty mixed-media artists represented year round. 5 Leckie Lane, Burnstown, 613-432-5254,

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