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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Art Bomb Festival

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Gananoque Ontario / 1000 Islands

Town of Gananoque, ON

Directions: 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 .



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


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 !!

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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.