This art show has it ‘Made’

"Made in Kawartha Lakes brings together a diverse range of fine art and artisans for two days at the Fenelon Falls Community Centre on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and is free to the public. “Last year, we only ran it one day to test the waters,” said Ray Marshall, a member of the Kawartha Lakes Arts Council, one of the event’s presenting partners. “The room was perfect and we had a really positive response.”

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Kawartha Lakes Arts Council receives Trillium Grant

The Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario has announced its most recent round of grant recipients.  The grants will provide funding for 204 community projects across the province including 11 in the Kawarthas.  The Kawartha Lakes Arts Council is very happy to announce that our organization has received a $63,900 grant over 12 months to hire a coordinator to develop collaborative programming for the Kawartha Lakes Arts and Heritage Trail.  We are very excited about this opportunity to further strengthen our Arts and Heritage network in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

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First Cultural Roundtable Meeting

  • When: Wednesday, May 31st 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Where: South Pond Farm, 1020 Gray Road, Pontypool

For the first meeting on May 31st, the Roundtable welcomes anyone who already collects visitor or customer information to share their ideas, so that a standardized visitor-information template can be created and utilized by all Kawartha Lakes cultural destinations...

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Advocacy and Education

Kawartha Lakes Arts Council makes great progress in support of Arts and Culture in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Over the past six months your KLAC team has been working extremely hard on your behalf.  The three tenants of our mission are Advocacy, Education and Programming.  Recently you may have noticed that our program offerings have been a bit on the ‘light’ side.  This is the result of a very concerted effort by us involving many hours of work to advocate for the Arts and Culture sector in the City of Kawartha Lakes.  We feel we are on the right track and that we have garnered some significant understanding and support from our municipal council.  Click on the link below to learn more about the following significant milestones accomplished on your behalf by KLAC.

Read more about KLAC's Advocacy and Awareness work