Take a stroll in one of our quaint towns or a visit one of our beautiful cities and find your masterpiece among the many art galleries and shops. Meet some of our talented, local artisans and see Canadian works of art. Add a one of a kind, unique jewelry, pottery, or blown glass that was crafted in this area, to your collection. It’s all here for you in The Great Waterway.
The arts represent an outlet of expression and the Great Waterway has an abundance of talented, creative artists and artisans telling the story of our region. Their imaginations, talent and skill provide a wonderful visual experience showcasing our culture and natural beauty. All interests, all ages, all year round can attend one of the many art events or visit a local gallery!
Prince Edward County Arts Trail will awaken your creative spirit. Drive through the countryside of The County and meet the talented artists and gallery owners, enjoying their works. The many studios and galleries include:
Explore the Great Waterway’s numerous fairs and festivals that are geared to showcasing the region’s creativity and the artistic talents.
Kingston known for its heritage, higher education venues, its waterfront and its famous limestone architecture is also a home to exciting cultural facilities open to visitors all year round.
Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a research-intensive art museum located on the historic Queens University Campus in Kingston that serves as a learning space and as a public gallery. Its superb collections numbers 16,000 works. Through dynamic year round programs of exhibitons and outreach activities, the Agnes illuminates the great artistic traditions of the past and the innovations of the present.
TETT Centre for the Arts – the Tett is an arts cluster, a hub for creativity and home to many of the inspiring organizations in Kingston. Active participants include The Joe Chithalen Memorial Musical Instrument Lending Library; the Kingston Handloom Weavers and Spinners; the Kingston Lapidary and Mineral Club; the Kingston Potter’s Guild; the Kingston Arts Council; the Kingston School of Dance; Creativity Studios and Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre and Theatre Kingston.
Arts and Culture is alive and well in the 1000 Islands area with Confederation Sculpture Park , Ontario’s largest outdoor art gallery. The area also boasts numerous artistic groups and shows throughout the year. VAGA (Visual Artists of Gananoque and area) operates its own art gallery on the waterfront all summer long.
UNESCO Discovery Tour
Bay of Quinte Beaches + Overnight Stay
Click, Pick and Swing in the Bay
Winery Tours by Helicopter in Prince Edward County