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Welcome to the Arts Council of Northumberland

The Arts Council’s goal is to enhance communications within the arts, culture and heritage organizations located in the County of Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. The ACN promotes the arts, culture and heritage, and their related events throughout the County and the region.

Northumberland County has a rich and varied tradition of cultural activities for all to choose from.

This web site contains a calendar of arts, culture and heritage events taking place throughout the County of Northumberland.

Scheduled events can be viewed by artistic discipline, which have been divided into the following categories:

  • Our Theatre 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.
  • Meetings of the County’s various writers’ groups and readers’ groups, as well as literary events 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.
  • The Community Calendar provides information on a wide range of dynamic festivals and special events happening throughout the year in Northumberland.
  • The Crafts/Artisans 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, music, visual arts, literary arts, film, craft, heritage and community offerings.

We invite you to provide feedback about our organization and website by emailing us .

Participate in online discussions of Northumberland Arts and Arts issues, and learn more about artists, performances, reviews, and general arts news at the Northumberland Arts blog.