25th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY Juried Exhibition and Sale

June 22 – July 8, 2018

The Armoury
206 Main St., Picton, Ontario

Enter off Mary St., use Studio X entrance

10-6 Monday to Saturday
10-5 Sundays (except last day July 8th closes at 3pm)

Adults $3
Children aged 12 and under free

Admission FREE on Canada Day

Sponsored by The Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate Team – Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty Brokerage.

Welcome to Art In The County!

The organizing committee for Art in the County is pleased to announce that this year’s show will be held at the Picton Armoury, 206 Main St (enter off Mary St., use Studio X entrance), Picton beside the Picton Public Library. We are excited about this new venue as it is more centrally located; we look forward to welcoming you to this new space and continuing to showcase the incredible artistic talent of Prince Edward County.

This year also marks the 25th Anniversary of Art in the County. As our plans take shape we will be announcing special events to mark this important milestone. This year’s show will be held from June 22 to July 8, 2018.

Breaking News

Announcing The Community Arts Builder Award
April 19, 2018

The year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Art in the County! To celebrate this occasion, Art in the County and the Prince Edward County Arts Council are launching The Community Arts Builder Award. Sponsored by Laurie Gruer, Sam Simone & Monica Klingenberg of Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited Brokerage, the award recognizes an individual who has enriched community life in The County through the arts. The award, which includes a $250 monetary gift, will be given at the opening night ceremonies of Art in The County on June 21st.

Art in the County and the Arts Council would like to invite the community to nominate individuals who they believe are deserving of this award. All nominations must be submitted by June 8th, 2018. Submissions may be submitted on-line or can be mailed directly to the Arts Council.

The Community Arts Builder Award recognizes an individual who has enriched community life in Prince Edward County through the arts. During this inaugural year, the award will focus on the visual arts.

Each nomination must include one (1) nominator and detailed information about the nominee as outlined in the submission form. Only fully completed submissions will be considered. All community members are invited to submit nominations. Nominators may submit more than one nomination.

NOTE: Members of the Board of PEC Arts Council or of the Arts in the County Steering Committee are not eligible to submit nominations.

Community Arts Builder Nomination Form (click to open/close)

Community Arts Builder Nomination Form

Deadline for submissions: June 8, 2018 at noon.


(information about you)


(information about the person you are nominating)

Please describe why you believe this individual is deserving of this award. Specifically outline how they have played an essential role in building the visual arts community in Prince Edward County. (Max of 150 words)

Note: The nominee should not be aware that they are being nominated for this award.

Important Dates

April 19, 2018

Media Launch for the 2018 show. Call for artist entries announced.

June 8, 2018

Deadline for artist entry. See To Exhibit/Important Dates for other important dates for artists.

Deadline for The Community Arts Builder Award nominations. Nomination form coming soon.

June 21, 2018

Opening Night Reception by invitation only. Winners of the jurors’ awards, the Otto Rogers award, and The Community Art Builder Award will be announced. See Opening Night Reception

June 22, 2018

The Show opens to the public at 10 am.

July 1, 2018

Canada Day

Admission is free.

July 8 2018

Closing day at 3 pm. Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced.

2018 Award Winners

To be announced

Thank You to Our Sponsors