Welcome to the Arts Council of Northumberland
The ACN also provides two additional websites that include a calendar of arts events (visit the Arts Events website for a full listing of arts and arts-related events happening in the county) and arts workshops (visit the Arts Workshops website for a full listing of arts-related courses and workshops offered across the county).
On the Arts Events website, scheduled events can be viewed by artistic discipline, which have been divided into the following categories:
- Our Theatre & Dance Calendar features a wealth of performing arts from mystery to comedy.
- Visit our Music Calendar for a variety of events to suit all taste, from folk to classical to country.
- The Visual Arts Calendar presents Northumberland art galleries and their associated events and exhibitions.
- Literary events such as readings and book launches can be found in our Literary Arts Calendar.
- Our Film Calendar will inspire you to a greater understanding of past, present and future achievements of Canadian and international filmmaking.
- Festivals and Tours provides information on a wide range of dynamic festivals across the county.
- The Education calendar presents lectures, seminars and brown-bag lunches on a wide range of topics.
- The Community Calendar provides information on special events happening throughout the year in Northumberland.
- The Crafts Calendar provides information on the wide range of crafts and artisans in the County, ranging from beautiful works of native artisans at Alderville to rug hooking, quilting, stitchery and many others.
- Check out the Heritage Calendar to find events that celebrate the historical achievements and richness of Northumberland County.
This site will assist you in your voyage of discovery as you travel through Northumberland’s wealth of theatre & dance, music, visual arts, literary arts, film, craft, heritage and community offerings.
On the Arts Workshops website, scheduled courses and workshops can be viewed by artistic discipline, such as painting, photography, music and dance. This site is where to go if you want to participate in arts-related learning activities.
We invite you to provide feedback about our organization and website by emailing us at