We’re celebrating the 22nd anniversary of Art in the County. This annual juried exhibition and sale showcases the artists of Prince Edward County. Once again, our event will take place upstairs at Books & Company, 289 Main Street, in Picton, Ontario, from Friday, June 26th to Sunday, July 12th. 2015.
The show is open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM (until 5 PM on Sundays, and until 3 PM on July 12th). Admission is $3 for adults. Children age 12 and under are FREE.
Three Canadian art professionals have selected all of the items in the exhibition. Their mandate includes nominations for receipt of the five Jurors’ Choice Awards and the five Honorable Mention Awards. The exhibition unveils over 100 pieces, and award winners are announced on opening night.
One more award remains, and that is the People’s Choice Award. Visitors are invited to cast their ballots during the three-week exhibition. The winner is presented with the award on the final day of the show.
Art in the County is considered one of the finest juried art shows in Ontario. Prince Edward County was selected as one of 50 “incredible” places in the world to travel to by Travel & Leisure magazine. Visitors are attracted to the County for being a “haven for creative types”. We’re very proud of our artists and the calibre of work they create for this show.read more
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|1. Get on HWY-401 E2. Take the CR-40 exit 522 to Trenton3. Turn right at Wooler Rd4. Bear right and head toward Loyalist Pky5. Continue on Loyalist Pky6. Turn left at Schoharie Rd7. Turn left at Loyalist Pky8.Continue on Main St9. Arrive at 289 Picton Main Street, Books & Company||1. Get on HWY-401 W2. Take the CR-15/HWY-49 exit 566 to Tyendinaga M.T./Picton3. Turn left at Marysville Rd4. Continue on Main St5. Arrive at 289 Picton Main Street, Books & Company|
Visit Prince Edward County’s Vacation Guide www.pec.on.ca for:
· Listings and availability information for all County accommodations
· Hours of operation for local restaurants, cafes and pubs
· and enter the County Trivia Challenge to win prizes redeemable at shops and restaurants
Need more help? PECAC office (613) 476-7901 x 214read more
Call for Entry
The 2015 Annual Juried Art in the County Exhibition and Sale is open only to artists who are residents or ratepayers of Prince Edward County, and are a member of the Prince Edward County Arts Council (PECAC).
Please download the Call for Entry and Label forms for complete details.
2015 Call for Entry Form (750kb)
Label Form (70kb)
Completed entries must be delivered by Canada Post to: Art in the County 2014, P.O. Box 6180, Picton, Ontario K0K 1T0.
The deadline is Friday, June 12, 2015.read more