All events are subject to change without notice. 

 
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October November  |  December


Year-Round Workshops

 


Year-Round Workshops
Hands are wonderful tools and at Muskoka Arts & Crafts, we want to help you learn to create with them. Throughout the year, we host a variety of workshops that inspire and encourage people to explore their own creativity. The workshops are fun, informative and educational and are offered in a variety of subject for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. For a list of our current workshops, please click on this link, Workshops. Check back frequently as new workshops are always being added. 

If you would like to teach a workshop at the Chapel Gallery, please download the Workshop Application Information.


December 16, 2018 - January 2, 2019

 


The office for Muskoka Arts & Crafts and the Chapel Gallery are closed until January 2, 2019.

 



Continues until February 13

 


MAC at the Bracebridge Town Hall
An exhibition by our members.

1000 Taylor Court, Bracebridge, Ontario, P1L 0A1

 


February 16 - March 16

 


Through Her Eyes, In Her Hands
Organized by the YWCA Muskoka, this exhibition celebrates women in the arts and encourages collaboration and the joining of women's voices and artistic endeavors.

Public Reception: Saturday, February 16, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  



March 23 - April 20

 


A Canadian Mosaic
A retrospective of paintings by Laura Carter and photographs by the late Ulrich Kretschmar. Their individual work as artists spans over half a century. Also included in this retrospective is joint work, in the form of photographic montages. These painting/photograph combinations by the husband/wife team began decades ago and blend their individual interpretations of Canada’s diverse and spectacular landscape into unusual images. 

 

Public Reception: Saturday, March 23, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  


March 22 - 24

 


42nd Annual Spring Members' Show

A gala exhibition of art and craft by the members of Muskoka Arts and Crafts. Demonstrations by artists & craftspeople take place throughout Saturday and Sunday.

Friday, Opening Reception and Awards Presentation, 7pm-10pm 
Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm
Admission by donation
Free parking  

Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail 



April 27 - May 18

 


Lost & Found: A Collection of Up-Cycled Works
Cindy Kelly, Chad Arney and Brendan Duggan explore and celebrate the creative potential of everyday items, which may have been forgotten, unused or previously considered worthless.

 

Public Reception: Saturday, April 27, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 



Until May 18

 


Lost & Found: A Collection of Up-Cycled Works
Cindy Kelly, Chad Arney and Brendan Duggan explore and celebrate the creative potential of everyday items, which may have been forgotten, unused or previously considered worthless.

 

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge

 


May 25 - June 15

 


Through the Looking Glass
Wendy Moses uses stained glass and acrylic painting to explore abstract forms that are similar in colour, shape and design.

Public Reception: Saturday, May 25, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 

 



Continues until June 15

 


Through the Looking Glass
Wendy Moses uses stained glass and acrylic painting to explore abstract forms that are similar in colour, shape and design.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 

 


June 22 - July 20


It Takes a Village: The Artists of Dorset
An exhibition showcasing the artists of the close-knit community of Dorset.

Public Reception: Saturday, June 22, 1pm-4pm.  

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 



Continues Until July 20

 


It Takes a Village: The Artists of Dorset
An exhibition showcasing the artists of the close-knit community of Dorset.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 


July 19, 20, 21

 


57th Annual Summer Show

Annie Williams Memorial Park in Bracebridge
Two hundred sensational artists and craftspeople from Muskoka and across Canada show and sell their original and handmade work to over 20,000 enthusiastic people. 
Hours: Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday, 10am-4pm. 
Admission by Donation
Free Parking. 
The park is located at the corner of Santa's Village Road and Wellington Street.

For information about visiting the Summer Show, please click on this link: Information About Visiting the Summer Show.

 


July 27 - August 24

 


In My Garden
Reverse glass painting by Bonnie Bews and sculpted clay works by Linda Hrynk of  nature’s beauty and wildlife found in Muskoka’s backyard.

Public Reception: Saturday, June 22, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge

 



July 27 - August 24

 


In My Garden
Reverse glass painting by Bonnie Bews and sculpted clay works by Linda Hrynk of  nature’s beauty and wildlife found in Muskoka’s backyard.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge

 


August 14 - November 12

 


MAC at the Art Atrium at the Canada Summit Centre
An exhibition by our members.

Canada Summit Centre, 20 Park Drive, Huntsville

 


August 31-September 21

 


Repository of Memory: Weaving by Marni Martin
Marni sees her work as a repository or holding place for emotions and ideas and she believes that memories, whether individual or collective, are a resource.

Public Reception: Saturday, August 31, 1pm-4pm.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  



Continues until September 21

 


Repository of Memory: Weaving by Marni Martin
Marni sees her work as a repository or holding place for emotions and ideas and she believes that memories, whether individual or collective, are a resource.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  


September 28-October 19

 


Wind, Water, Rock and Trees: Paintings by Margarethe Vanderpas  
Margarethe is fascinated by the powerful forces that have shaped the Canadian landscape and the effects that time and weather have had upon the earth’s surface. She delights not only in the discovery of these locations on hiking and kayaking journeys but in translating her experiences onto canvas. In this exhibition, she will be featuring oil paintings based on her travels around Georgian Bay and Lake Superior.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  




Continues until October 19

 


Wind, Water, Rock and Trees: Paintings by Margarethe Vanderpas  
Margarethe is fascinated by the powerful forces that have shaped the Canadian landscape and the effects that time and weather have had upon the earth’s surface. She delights not only in the discovery of these locations on hiking and kayaking journeys but in translating her experiences onto canvas. In this exhibition, she will be featuring oil paintings based on her travels around Georgian Bay and Lake Superior.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  



October 22

 


Muskoka Arts & Crafts' Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting for Muskoka Arts & Crafts is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22 at 7pm at the Chapel Gallery. The Annual General Meeting is held to receive the reports of the President and Treasurer, election of four Directors for the Board and general business.

Chapel Gallery, 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 



October 26 - November 16

 


Meltdown II: Encaustic Paintings by Pat Whittle & Bruce Tyner
An exhibition displaying encaustic painting. Pat’s images focus upon colour and texture while Bruce’s work is inspired by nature and cityscapes.

Public Reception: Saturday, August 31, 1pm-4pm.  

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 

 



November 15-17

 


39th Annual Christmas Show & Sale

Ho, ho, ho! 
This is where Santa would shop if he didn't have the elves. This merry show features twenty-five festive exhibitors selling a variety of hand made work that's perfect for gift giving. 
Friday, 3pm-8pm, Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-4pm 

Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail
Admission by donation
Free parking

 

 


Continues until November 16

 


Meltdown II: Encaustic Paintings by Pat Whittle & Bruce Tyner
An exhibition displaying encaustic painting. Pat’s images focus upon colour and texture while Bruce’s work is inspired by nature and cityscapes.

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 

 



November 23 - December 13

 

 


Paintings by Wendy Whitemore

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 



Until December 13

 

 


Paintings by Wendy Whitmore

The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. It is located at 15 King Street in Bracebridge  

 


December 15, 2019 -  January 2. 2020

 


The office and the Chapel Gallery are closed for the Christmas Holidays.

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The Calendar of Events was updated on December 01, 2018.

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