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Nottawa Art Studio & Retreat

2 Townley Street

Nottawa, ON

Directions: We are located 5 minutes south of Collingwood, ON, on the first street east of County Road 124 on the corner of Townley St and Side Road 36 & 37. Free parking is available at the Clearview Community Church on Saturday and free street parking Saturday & Sunday.


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Has gender-neutral washrooms and is a relaxed performance.


Immerse yourself in a vibrant celebration of creativity and culture at the Art Powered Pop-up Art & Craft Show, a captivating event set to unfold at the scenic Nottawa Art Studio & Retreat on September 23rd and 24th, 2023. As a delightful component of Canada's Culture Days, this show promises to be a two-day extravaganza that amalgamates artistic expressions, live music, delectable cuisine, a retreat tour, and interactive activities for all ages.

Nestled within the idyllic landscape of Nottawa, a charming village becoming known for its artistic ambiance, the Nottawa Art Studio & Retreat becomes the perfect backdrop for this captivating event. Against the backdrop of serene countryside, this event encapsulates the essence of creativity and community engagement.

With over 25 distinguished artists converging at the Art Powered Pop-up Art & Craft Show, attendees are in for an artistry-infused intimate experience. The exhibition will showcase a myriad of artistic genres, ranging from original paintings and prints that evoke emotion and inspire thought, to an impressive collection of pottery, exquisite glass creations that play with light and color, intricately designed clothing that showcases wearable art, and crafted jewelry that serves as both adornment and expression. Visitors will also be treated to the beauty of woodcraft, where nature's elements are transformed into captivating works of art.

The sensory delight doesn't end at the visual realm. The event is a symphony of experiences, with live music weaving through the air, enhancing the ambiance and creating a harmonious backdrop for the art on display. Talented musicians complement the artistic journey embarked upon by visitors.

The culinary aspect of the Art Powered Pop-up Art & Craft Show is equally enticing. The culinary aspect of the Art Powered Pop-up Art & Craft Show is equally enticing. The fusion of delectable flavours and artistic inspiration promises a feast for both the palate and the soul, making every bite a memorable experience, provided by our local chefs (TBA).

As a family-friendly event, the Art Powered Pop-up Art & Craft Show extends its allure to the younger generation as well. My Brave Art Studio, a creative hub for young minds, will host children's art activities, igniting the imagination of the youth and nurturing their artistic talents. These activities provide an opportunity for children to engage with art in a hands-on, interactive manner, fostering a lifelong appreciation for creativity.

The event is accessible to all, offering free admission to everyone who wishes to partake in the celebration of art and culture. Donations are gratefully accepted, allowing attendees to contribute and support the flourishing artistic community.

With a diverse array of artistic expressions on display, live music serenading the surroundings, flavourful gourmet delights, and engaging activities for the young and young-at-heart, this event encapsulates the spirit of Canada's Culture Days. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a music lover, a food connoisseur, or a family seeking a day of shared experiences, this show promises an unforgettable journey into the world of artistry and inspiration, celebrating Culture Days.



Artfest Ontario

The Nottawa Art Studio & Retreat is owned by Lory MacDonald and launched in 2023. We offer ongoing creative workshops, eventsLory also owns Artfest Ontario which produces art and craft festivals in Toronto and Kingston. We provide visitors with exciting art exhibits and programming. Artfest also produces Livestream shows and hosts an online Artfest Shop featuring 120 artists from across Canada. Our programming features Canada's top art and craft makers, live music, poetry, children's art workshops, live theatre performances, circus arts, dance, community art activities and more. One of and most exciting features is the Jay Redbird First Nations Art Pavilion which takes place on Canada Day weekend at Artfest Kingston in City Park. We are Art Powered.....keeping people connected to their arts community.



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