What’s on at the Festival: Visual Art

Discover another series of events for you, your friends and family to enjoy at the Northumberland Festival of the Arts, September 16 – October 2, 2022, taking place in Northumberland County’s picturesque towns and beautiful countryside. ​I take those feelings of the place I am at, and make paintings that will make YOU remember who…

AGN Spotlight Series, June 2022 by Cynthia Reyes

“This is what is special about our Spotlight Series – you really get to know the performers, you are close enough to touch, and when a note strikes deep, it vibrates the floor!” Olinda Casimiro Both the performers and audience found themselves unexpectedly singing together at the Art Gallery of Northumberland’s recent Spotlight Series 4…

Welcome Apple Route Studio Tour!

NFOTA is excited to partner with Apple Route Studio Tour, September 24 & 25, 2022. It all began in 2017, when a couple of artists residing in Colborne learned that federal funding might be made available to help celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial. The money had to be spent on community activities as opposed to infrastructure or…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Alan Langford

“For the most part, the act of creating is an individual, isolated pursuit,” says Alan Langford, Canadian Multimedia Artist and President of Spirit of the Hills Arts Association. “Yet at the same time, creative sparks, ideas, and innovations don’t always come from isolation, but from interactions with people and the environment, from unstructured and unexpected…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Rick Beaver

“My main intention is to bring people closer to the world in whatever context they themselves find personal meaning.” –Rick Beaver Today, Rick Beaver, Ojibway artist, biologist, and elder from Alderville First Nation, speaks to NFOTA’s Felicity Sidnell Reid and Chris Cameron about the importance of the Alderville Black Oak Savanna, his 1999 discovery of…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Olinda Casimiro

In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county. Today Chris Cameron and Felicity Sidnell Reid interview Olinda Casimiro, Executive Director of the Art Gallery of Northumberland. Olinda Casimiro talks about re-opening, the AGN’s innovative responses to the…