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

Ketha Newman -Bancroft Studio Tour

Craft Nature & outdoors Painting Printmaking Visual arts
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Hastings Highlands, ON

Directions: 20 minutes from Bancroft or Maynooth. Take Musclow-Greenview Road from Hwy 62 (at Birds Creek or Maple Leaf) to East Road. Look for the red with white pine tree studio tour directional signs.



Offered in English.

Has gender-neutral washrooms.


Visit Ketha's off-grid log home with a spectacular view and discover a studio filled with mixed media paintings, watercolours and Lino block prints that are inspired by her life in the backwoods and infused with magical realism. Learn the process behind how Ketha creates her work in many different media. You will be welcome to add some colour to a giant group colouring poster from her recent publication "The Canadian Backwoods Colouring Book".

Studio guest Teena Surma is a Doll Artist from Bancroft. She uses paper-clay and fabric to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Her artwork includes dolls, animals, and other creations from her imagination. Each piece is hand-painted and has its own personality and emotion.



Bancroft Studio Tour

Bancroft Studio Tour takes place every September. Enjoy this free self-guided tour through stunning scenery while driving to visit our 2019 line-up of 18 artists in 13 studios.


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