Arts, Culture & Heritage
The Town of Huntsville ensures that a wide range of arts, culture and heritage opportunities are available to residents and visitors by working actively in partnership with community organizations and enterprises. Huntsville is actively working to be recognized as a leading creative community in Ontario.
Municipal Heritage Committee is a function of the Town of Huntsville, collaborating with owners and the community to protect designated properties of built and cultural heritage value. The Designated Heritage Property Policy was adopted by council in March 2015.
FREE PUBLIC ART EXHIBITS
in the Art Atrium at the Canada Summit Centre:
- "Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour Members Show" - Wed. May 18 to Tues. Aug. 16, 2016
- Location: Art Atrium - 2 floors - Canada Summit Centre, whenever building is open.
Hours: Usually daily, 7am to 10 pm or later, check the Canada Summit Centre
info page for specific dates
Upcoming Schedule of Canada Summit Centre Art Exhibits
- "Muskoka Arts & Crafts Members Show" - Wed. Aug. 17 to Tues. Nov. 15, 2016
- "Artists of the Limberlost Members Show" - Wed. Nov. 16, 2015 to Tues. Feb. 14, 2017
Huntsville's vibrant Art, Culture & Heritage sector is comprised of relevant organizations and engaged individuals who work with town staff and the principles and directions in Huntsville's Cultural Strategy and Unity Plan to keep the sector creative, relevant and sustainable.
Town of Huntsville's Public Art Policy at June 10, 2010
Town of Huntsville's Sports Memorabilia Collection Policy, March 12, 2012
Economic Impact Assessment at January 31, 2013
Goals of Cultural Strategy at February 23, 2016
You can touch the past in Huntsville at Muskoka Heritage Place and embrace the future at the Algonquin Theatre.
Join the town and the Huntsville & Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce as many partner organizations celebrate the 100th anniversary of iconic Canadian artist Tom Thomson from 2012 to 2017.
Please visit our community directory to find information on arts, cultural and heritage facilities and groups, local volunteer organizations and other useful community links.