Art Galleries

Reminder to check ahead BEFORE visiting. Hours of operation and admissions may be changed as per Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework and travel restrictions may apply in some areas. 

It’s no wonder that the beautiful landscapes of BruceGreySimcoe have drawn many artists to the region. The area is rich with art galleries as well as artists’ studios to tour.  In Grey County, the best known is the Tom Thomson Art Gallery with the Durham Art Gallery home to some cutting-edge exhibits. In Owen Sound, the Owen Sound Artist’s Co-op offers a great sampling of local work available for purchase. Referred to as Artsburg, the village of Clarksburg near Thornbury is known for its collection of galleries.  In Bruce County, the Southampton Arts Centre houses both a gallery and an art school. In Simcoe County, the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie are worth a visit as is the Orillia Museum of Art and History.

Smaller art galleries can be found all across the region, some tucked away in wee hamlets while others are located in downtown cores.  The Art Map is a handy tool to sourcing local artists, their studios and galleries in BruceGreySimcoe.  

Art Galleries in BruceGreySimcoe

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