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Contact

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
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Various art displays at the Canada Summit Centre
Various art pieces 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. Send us a quick request to let us know if you want a copy of the wording. 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

image of lots of art paintings at the Canada Summit Centre

Art Exhibits on Now - Progressions VII

  • Date: August 15 through October 18, 2018
  • Location: Art Atrium - 2 floors - Canada Summit Centre
  • Hours: Free and accessible whenever the Canada Summit Centre is open; generally 7am to 10 pm.
  • About this exhibit:
    • Canadian landscapes in various disciplines
    • 34 current established and emerging artists
    • Affiliated with the McMichael Gallery and the Haliburton School of the Arts
    • Contemporary creative expression in homage to Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Photo Contest

colourful sunset image of photographer taking a photo
We hope you have fun getting out and enjoying Huntsville as you participate in this photo contest. We want to see photos of you, your family and friends enjoying all that Huntsville has to offer: downtown, restaurants, hotels and resorts, shops, festivals, lakes, nature, wildlife, and more.

The Bill Award 2017

the bill award logo

Congratulations to Briar Summers, recipient of The Bill Award 2017!

Huntsville Day Theme 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.

Theme

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