Teri Souter
Manager of Arts, Culture & Heritage
Town Hall Mailing Address:
37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1

Phone: 705-789-1751
Fax: 705-788-5153

Map to Office Location
Email Teri

Various art displays at the Canada Summit Centre
Various current art pieces on display include works by Catherine O'Mara, Sandra Pim, Susan Higgins, Danielle Goulet, Brenda Wainman Goulet, Susan Colavecchia, Jeff Miller, Janet Stahle, Mark Kulas, Marni Martin, Brian Markham, and others.

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Huntsville is actively working to be recognized as a leading creative community in Ontario by supporting a wide range of arts, culture and heritage opportunities. You can touch the past in Huntsville at Muskoka Heritage Place and embrace the future at the Algonquin Theatre.

Traditional Land Acknowledgement Statement for Public Gatherings

People are encouraged to use a Traditional Land Acknowledgement Statement at public gatherings. The wording of the Statement for the Huntsville area was prepared in consultation with The Chippewas of Rama Culture and Research Department. Miigwech to them, and also to the Muskoka Community Wellness Foundation who developed this initiative.

Free Public Art Exhibits at the Art Atrium Canada Summit Centre

screen capture of a loon in the distance of a misty lake with two large branches reaching over the water
Partial Capture of Artwork by Andy Zeltkalns

On Now - Muskoka Arts & Crafts Member Show

  • Date: Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 to Tues. May 15, 2018
  • Location: Art Atrium - 2 floors - Canada Summit Centre
  • Hours: Whenever building is open; generally 7am to 10 pm or later. Hours listed on the Canada Summit Centre page.
  • 38 artists, 100% awesome!

Mayor's Art Contest 2018

image of Mayor Scott Aitchison and three youth winners of the 2017 Mayor's art contest

Winners of the 2017 Mayor's Art Contest

The Town of Huntsville would like to invite Huntsville Elementary School students to participate in the fourth annual Decorate the Mayor's Office Art Contest.
  • Students have the opportunity to win cash prizes for Mayor's Choice, Curator's Choice and People's Choice
  • Winners are announced during a special presentation at the May 28, 2018 Town Council Meeting
  • The 2018 Theme is: It takes a Village / Good Choices
  • Submit artwork on theme to the Town of Huntsville by April 13, at 4:30pm
  • To participate please refer to the Entry Requirements and contact Teri Souter with any questions

The Bill Award

red background with bright white star in centre of image

Calling all local entertainers!  Here is your chance to win The Bill Award, an annual bursary in memory of Bill Waterhouse and his visionary support for local entertainment.

  • Top Prize: trophy, bragging rights & $500 cash
  • Nominations being accepted until Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:30pm.
  • Learn how to be a nominee & familiarize yourself with the official rules.

Huntsville Day Theme & Mail Stamp Logo

Red banner with white Huntsville Day logo for the year 2018

About Huntsville Day

Following a Land Acknowledgement statement, Community Services Co-Chair, Councillor Jonathan Wiebe, addressed the gathering in Partners Hall, "On this day, March 25 in 1886, Huntsville was officially incorporated as a Village by the Province of Ontario. At that time, it took 750 people to be recognized as a village. Those 750 hardy souls, with their 'spirit and resolve' carved out not only a legal 'village' but the resilient and progressive community that we enjoy and love today....Read more in the March 2018 Press Release.


The theme for 2018 is Good Governance - It Takes a Village

Logo for Download

Participation in the annual theme is voluntary and free, and activities are linked by the use of the "mail stamp" logo. Organizations or businesses that would like to participate in the 2018 annual theme and would like to use the logo in their promotional material are encouraged to contact Lisa Spolnik, Manager of Marketing for the Town of Huntsville at 705-789-1751 ext. 3042.

  1. Click on the logo to open
  2. Right click on the logo and select Save-As
Huntsville 2018 mail stamp logo

Municipal Heritage

Municipal Heritage Committee is a function of the Town of Huntsville, collaborating with owners and the community to protect properties of cultural value:

NEW  Interactive Map of Properties of Heritage Interest - includes 202 features and the designated bylaws

Properties of Heritage Interest Map screen print

Who to Contact

Town of Huntsville
Teri Souter
Manager of Arts, Culture & Heritage

Phone: (705) 789-1751 ext. 2357
In Person: 37 Main St East
Email Teri