Visitor Information

Art in the County (June 22-July 8, 2018) is a great County destination for art lovers and a wonderful way to round out a visit to Picton. Art works in a wide range of media are showcased, including watercolour, acrylic, oil and encaustic paintings, sculpture, fibre, wood, photography, ceramics, glass and more.

While visiting, please take a minute and vote for your favourite piece of art. The Peoples’ Choice Award will be announced on the last day of the show. Check local newspapers to see if your favourite won.

Location | Hours | Admission Fee | Parking | Accessibility


June 22 – July 8, 2018
206 Main St. Picton, enter off Mary St., use Studio Ex entrance.

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

Adults $3
Children aged 12 and under free
Admission is FREE on Canada Day.

Please use the free municipal parking lot on Mary Street (at Elizabeth Street). The entrance is the last one on the right hand (east) side of the building marked “Studio Ex”.

If you are coming on foot from Main Street, walk past the Library and the Regent Theatre and turn right on William Street, then right again on Mary Street until you see the large brick building. The entrance is the last one on the right hand (east) side of the building marked “Studio Ex”.

The space is wheel chair accessible.

Directions


Art in the County at The Armoury, 206 Main St. Picton, enter off Mary Street, use Studio Ex entrance.

For specific directions from your town, click Directions to within the map and enter your Town Name (eg. Warkworth ON) in the space provided.

Coming from the West

  • Take Hwy 401 eastbound to exit 522.
  • Travel south (right turn) on County Road 40 to Hwy 33.
  • Turn right on Hwy 33.
  • Turn left on County Road 1.
  • Turn left at the traffic circle on Picton Main St (Hwy 33)
  • Drive into downtown Picton. The Armoury is on your right beside the Picton Public Library but, to get to the free municipal parking lot, you will need to turn right on Elizabeth St. before you get to The Armoury. Free municipal parking is at the foot of Elizabeth St. Enter The Armoury from the rear off Mary St. using the door marked Studio Ex. There is no entry to the Show from Main Street.

Coming from the East

  • Take Hwy 401 westbound to exit 566.
  • Travel south (left turn) on County Road 15, which becomes Hwy 49.
  • Hwy 49 becomes Picton Main St.
  • The Armoury is on your left beside the Picton Public Library but, to get to the free municipal parking lot, you will need to turn left on Elizabeth St. just after you pass The Armoury. Free municipal parking is at the foot of Elizabeth St. Enter The Armoury from the rear off Mary St. using the door marked Studio Ex. There is no entry to the Show from Main Street.

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