AITC Brushes

Photo by Terry Culbert

2014 celebrates the 21st anniversary of Art in the County. This annual juried exhibition and sale showcases the artists of Prince Edward County. This year’s event will be celebrated upstairs at Books & Company, 289 Main Street, in Picton, Ontario, from June 27 to July 13.

The show is open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM (until 5 PM on Sundays, and until 3 PM on July 13th). 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 at the end of the exhibition.

Art in the County is considered one of the finest juried art shows in Eastern Ontario. This highlight of Prince Edward County’s summer season attracts visitors throughout Ontario, as well as those from across Canada and from our American neighbours.

Come celebrate Art in the County’s 21st anniversary with us.

We look forward to welcoming you.


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Getting Here

Books and Company

Photo by Terry Culbert



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 214

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Call for Entry

Call for Entry

Photo by Terry Culbert

The 2014 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).

Click here for PECAC membership information.

Please download the Call for Entry and Label forms for complete details.

2014 Call for Entry Form

Label Form

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 Monday, June 09, 2014.


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