Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands
June 2022 Newsletter
News from our members
If you are looking for something special to do this summer, come join us on the Art Trail. The Art in Public Spaces Committee of the Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands is hosting an art trail, located in public venues throughout the Highlands. The art trail will showcase the amazing talent of our local artists. Focusing on the theme of Renewal, the trail will feature artwork that evokes a sense of re-awakening in the Highlands, as we emerge from the isolation and restrictions of the Covid 19 pandemic. 
The show will open on July 1st and continue until October 15th. Tour the beautiful Haliburton Highlands either virtually or in-person and visit the host venues along the trail. More information will be available shortly on the Arts Council website at Click on the Art Trail page. Pick up a map guide brochure from any of the host venues, or download the PocketSights app from the Arts Council’s website. The brochure and the PocketSights app provide information on the host venue locations, the participating artists and inspirational insights. Come join us on the Trail!
Special thanks to our sponsors Haliburton County Development Corporation, the County of Haliburton and Canoe FM.
Annual open studio
at 16 St Germaine St, Minden, ON K0M 2K0, 
Friday July 1 through Sunday July 3, 11am to 4pm each day.
Art in Public Spaces Highlands Brewery Exhibition       
The exhibition currently running at Highlands Brewery has the follow Arts Council members showing: June Krisko, Wendy Wood, Janet Bradley, Jacqueline Halupka, Joyce Sumara, Chuck Lewis, Susan Hay, Jacqeline Morin-Proud, Marie Gage, Jan Archer & Laurie O'Reilly.
Painting by Susan Hay: Centre Lake Series.
Chuck Lewis, Artist
Upcoming Summer Events
June 25th Etobicoke Artfest Toronto

July 1-3 Parallax Art Fair London, England

July 8-17 Toronto Outdoor Art Fair Toronto

July 30-31 Tour de Forest Haliburton

August 6-7 & 13-14 Highlands East Studio Tour Haliburton

Studio Rose: Sylvia and Wayne Rose
Raku, Pottery and Sculpture
2254 Duck Lake Road, Minden, Ontario
(1 km south of Blairhampton Road)
705-286-3383 |
Come and see exciting demonstrations of the centuries-old Raku process. As well as stunning decorative pieces, there is also a wide selection of functional stoneware for everyday use. Select a charming sculpture for your home in metal or clay: a whimsical dragon, a realistic loon, a Haliburton tree or an eye-catching wall piece. As always look for the red dragon mailbox to signal our location. Open by chance or appointment. |
Highlands summer festival
Highlands Summer Festival is looking for three men interested in being a part in this year's production of The Sound of Music. Specifically the character are:
Rehearsal time for all of these roles is light to moderate on weekends. 10 performances from July 4.See for performance schedule
  • Herr Zeller - lines in two scenes - no singing or dancing - 30 - 65
  • Baron Elberfeld/von Schreiber - lines in one scene - no singing, light dancing - half minute of waltz - 40 - 65
  • party guest/soldier - no singing, light dancing - minute or so waltz - 18 up
Those interested should contact Director Scot Denton: or Melissa Stephens:
We are accepting applications for vendor tables from authors, songwriters, illustrators, and vendors of products and services related to reading and writing.
Table rental for the day is $20 for a full table and $10 for a half table. Please see the attached application form for more details. Click here for the application
Stained Fingers Dye Camp (for adults) - Indigodragonfly Studio
Learn to dye yarn, fibre, and wool/silk based fabrics at Indigodragonfly's Stained Fingers Dye Camp this summer. Beginners to advanced students are welcome. You will learn a variety of techniques over this 5 day course, including: mixing colour, immersion dyeing, handpainting, ombre and gradient dyeing, speckles, tied techniques, layering colour, and much more! Classes are limited to 5 people only, and include one on one instruction.
July 11-15: 3 spots available
August 15-19: 1 spot available
For more information about Haliburton County Public Library's latest additions click here or visit
Hours for Rails End Gallery:
Wed. to Fri. 11am - 5pm & Sat. 11am - 4pm

"Love & Loss" Ramune Luminaire
April 30- July 2
Janet Bradley
Ligularia, Oil, 11x14
Guided Hikes
Yours Outdoors offers many guided hikes in the Haliburton area. Barnum Creek, Dahl Forest & Esson Creek. Please visit their website for details for guided hikes and many more wonderful experiences.
Yours Outdoors has many exciting ecotourism experiences waiting for you to experience. Please visit their webpage and Facebook page for upcoming tours.
Haliburton Sculpture Forest Guided Tours
June 3, 5, 8, 11 & 28
Claim to Flame: 3 -hour flame work glass blowing session
June 3, 9, 12, 16, 18, 23 & 25
 July 2 &3th, 2022
Drum Painting workshop from 1 to 3pm at Whirling Wisdom Studio, communal Tipi 
contribution: $80 for both days (materials inclusive) 
For reservation and detailed info contact Biljana: or tel.: 647-518-5593 or visit the HomePage at:  
Join Frog Hollow Art toure Grand Opening weekend and special events: June 4 and 5th, 2022. Whirling Wisdom Creations is hosting Grand Tea Party at the Gardens with live Music and Intuitive Messages 
June 4th. from 2 to 4pm 
Earth Dance Studio is leading an "Infinity Trail" hike from 11am to 1pm on June 5th
For the ones interested in "expressive painting" join in Whirling Wisdom Studio from 
3 to 5pm on June 5th
All events are open to all ages for a donation fee. 
for more info contact: or tel.: 647-518-5593 

Haliburton County Folk Society
 Haliburton Legion (downstairs in the Club Room)
217 Mountain St, Haliburton
Enter through the side door off the lane
June 11
Janice Archer
Cry for Ukraine
16 x 20 oil on birch
Magnolia Symphony
20 x 20 Oil on canvas
For Sale
Selling articles from a Silk/Fabric business. The following items are available. Steamer for setting dyes, silk yardage, scarf blanks, procion dyes, paints and various notions used in fabric arts. I am also selling wool and silk fibre used for felting as well as an embellishing machine. 
For further information contact Jan Pierson...705-754-0323.