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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Art Bomb Festival

Gananoque Ontario / 1000 Islands

Town of Gananoque, ON

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Visual arts

ART BOMB Festival will transform our community into an open air gallery for one day inviting the community to engage and experience the Arts in all forms. This one day event will take place in all around this community .. from the waterfront to the downtown in participating galleries, restaurants and shops, as well as public spaces . Featured events : Wall of Courage - Heather Haynes Gallery Arts & Crafts Collective - Pottery  workshop & Kids Art Workshop Otis Tamasauskas & Cathy Mckennitt - Printmaking Su Halle & Ray Vincent - Groovy Interactive at the O’Connor Gallery 130 King St. E  Plein Air Group - Around Town Donald Liardi - Installation of Sculptures Steve Behal & Jeannie Catchpole - Art Installation at the O’Connor Gallery 130 King St. E O”Connor Gallery - Liz Rae Dalton Art Show 130 King St. E Houssam Alloum - Interactive Painting Bring YOUR Art .. Hang YOUR Art in our Community Outdoor Gallery KingHickoryKids - Tshirt Tye Dye Workshop 1000 Islands Heritage Museum - Kids Paint Workshop Canjo Workshop Gananoque Secondary School Band Thousand Islands Boat Museum Paddle Painting Grafitti Workshop Colour Blind Test Yarn Boom Demonstration- Rug Hookers Houssam Alloum Art Show - 1000 Islands Heritage Museum The First Peoples' Performing Arts Festival of the Thousand Islands KAIROS Blanket Exercise , Talking Circle, Smudging Ceremony, Two-Feather Drum Group begins at 12:30pm at the Royal Theatre If I had the Courage wall & so much more !! Follow us on facebook and Instagram to learn more on what all the BOOM is about !

Sun 29 Sep
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The boom

This event is free.

Organized by

Art Of Courage / Heather Haynes Gallery / Pam Staples

Gananoque is about 3 hours from Toronto, 2 hours from Ottawa and about 3 hours form Montreal. We are just 15 minutes from the border crossing into Upper New York State. The town is accessible from Highway 2 along the St. Lawrence River or from Highway 401. From the 401 westbound, take exit 645 or 648. Travelling eastbound exit at 645 or 647.


King St.

Town of Gananoque, ON

Temporary art installations will provide the community of all ages the opportunity to enjoy , explore, create , and learn . These temporary installations will be installed in various locations around the community . There will not be one central place - but placed to provide an “ART CRAWL ” atmosphere of exploration, engagement and participation of all ages .

Event Contact

Pam Staples




This event is wheelchair accessible.