2021 Programming Schedule
Enjoy our exciting programs for art lovers of all ages!
The Theme of the Year is Our Planet, Our Future ~ Environmental Awareness
Addressed by St, Catharines-born Edward Burtynsky, who is regarded as one of the world's most accomplished contemporary photographers, his large format photographs showing the impact of humans on the planet's environment are included in the collections of over 60 major museums around the world. Edward Burtynsky shares how COVID-19 changed his plans, and as a result, his body of work. Adam Shoalts is a professional explorer, adventurer, and #1 national bestselling author. He was raised in Pelham and attended E.W. Farr, Pelham Centre, and E.L. Crossley. His newest book, Beyond the Trees, tells the story of his nearly 4,000 kilometre journey alone across Canada's Arctic and was a #1 bestseller on Amazon.
Want to learn more about the music presented at the Festival? Every year the Festival features "live music" as arranged by Jim Casson, a Fonthill musician.
Family Fun Scavenger Hunt 2021
How about a fun art activity for the family? Explore the Our Planet, Our Future Environmental Theme with an art Scavanger Hunt, answering questions around the artists' artworks.
Enjoy the Online Festival!
Get to know the artists and their artwork!
Over fifteen art-filled days we invite all members of the public to support the artists by purchasing a beautiful artwork – right from the comfort of your own home.