We welcome you to our 35th Pelham Art Festival In-Person at the Meridian Community Centre and Pelham Art Festival Online to enjoy unique original fine art ~ your connection to 57 artists and artwork in a vibrant array of style, medium and message.
We are Back!
After missing 2020 and holding 2021 online, we are pleased to present a
concurrent In-Person and Online show for you this year! This is the 35th
annual Pelham Art Festival and sixty-six talented artists ...fifty-seven of them
at the In-Person festival...are ready to show you their exciting new work. The
artists have been juried to enter this fine art show and we are honoured to
present the Show and Sale for you on Mother’s Day weekend. Fine music,
tasty food, and an energetic group of volunteers ready to welcome you
should make this a memorable experience for all! COVID precautions are
Please be sure to visit our PAF Online Show and Sale on our website for fine
art by fifty-six artists who are showing their work online and re-visit the artist
galleries of many who are also in the show at the Meridian Community Centre.
Browse collections of exceptional artworks curated by art educators, gallery
owners. and art curators to view award-winning works from the comfort of your
home. The purpose of the Pelham Art Festivals is to give you the opportunity
to appreciate and purchase a wide variety of beautiful pieces of fine art.
Another vital role of the Pelham Art Festival is to donate money back to the
community. We are thankful to the artists who donate 15% of their proceeds
and to the many community sponsors, donors, and volunteers who donate
the goods, services, and time to make these exciting events and the Festival
one of the longest-running highly respected art shows in the province.
The newly amalgamated Lincoln and Pelham Library continues to allow for
local community library support. Over the past 35 years over $458,000 has
been donated to the Pelham Library System benefitting both the Maple Acre
and Fonthill Branches of the library. Annual scholarships are provided to
graduating Pelham students from E.L. Crossley Secondary School and Notre
Dame College School who are pursuing post-secondary studies in fine art.
In addition, thousands of dollars have been returned to the community for
art-related cultural programs.
Pelham Art Festival Committee 2022
Pelham Art Festival Chair