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Arts Trail Events

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Event: Arts Trail Events
Date: 2019-01-01 to 2020-12-31
Abstract: Arts Trail CreationThe genesis of the Arts Trail occurred in 2004 when a Strategic Economic Development Plan prepared for the County of Prince Edward identified arts, culture and heritage as a sector ripe for development relative to its economic potential.
Type: Fine Arts
Time: 9:44 AM - 9:44 AM
Location: Prince Edward County Picton Ontario Directions
Online URL: http://www.artstrail.ca/
Cost: $ 5.00

The Cultural Round Table, working, in part, to raise the profile of local culture, chose to make one of its first initiatives the development of the Arts Trail. To help make the trail a reality, it partnered with the Municipal Economic Development Department and the County's non-profit destination marketing organization, Taste the County.

According to Rebecca LeHeup-Bucknell, Taste the County's executive director, the Arts Trail is an exciting addition to the County's line up of unique experiences. It solidifies our reputation as a compelling destination that truly is a feast for the senses.

Funding for the project came from a variety of sources including the municipality, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism Investment and Development Office and artist stakeholders.

The Arts Trail was developed by Taste the County in partnership with the Municipal Economic Development Department, the Cultural Round Table and the arts community to highlight local artists, studios and galleries while providing the consumer with a unique County cultural experience.

Arts Trail Events

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37TH ART ON THE FENCEAmeliasburgh Historical Museum, 517 County Rd. 19, AmeliasburghVarious dates during the summerT 613.968.9678www.pecounty.on.ca

ART IN THE COUNTYOld Town Hall, King St., Picton10am-5pm June 19 to July 5Cost: freeT 613.476.4811www.artinthecounty.com

PIONEER DAYS AT THE RED BARNS (AN ARTISAN'S PLAYGROUND)167 White Chapel Rd., N. of Picton off Hwy. 49July 18 to 19T 613.476.6808www.theredbarns.com

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY STUDIO AND GALLERY TOUR10am-5pm Fri.-Sun., Sept. 18 to 20Cost: freeT 613.476.4811www.pecstudiotour.com

THE MAKER'S HANDPicton Fairgrounds Community Centre, 375 Main St., PictonOct. 30 to Nov. 1Cost: $5T 613 476 4811E pecartscouncil@bellnet.cawww.themakershand.comA signature show of the Prince Edward County Arts Council.