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The Bewitching Baroque

The Parrott Gallery, in partnership with Douglas Rice the founder of the Quinte Mozart Festival, presents a new classical music series titled Quinte Concerts. The third concert in the series, The Bewitching Baroque, will take place on May 29 12:15-1:15 PM at the Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville.

Admission is free.

For more information call (613) 968-6731 or visit

The Bewitching Baroque

Oil Painting for Beginners

This is a class for anyone who has yearned to paint in oils but has also heard that oils might be just too difficult to work with! Step by step for three weeks, this class will offer a gentle but very practical introduction to painting with oils. Working on a manageable 8×10″ canvas each week, students will learn the basics, starting with sketching out an idea, transferring a sketch to the canvas followed by step by step instruction on paint mixing and application. Teaching is by demonstration followed by one on one instruction.

Cost is $90 for a three week session.

Classes will start on May 31 2-5PM with following classes on June 14, and June 28. At the Baxter Art Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield. For more information and to register please visit Baxter’s website.


Monologue Night

Wellington Heritage Museum & Doin’ It Solo present Monologue Night. Take in a stirring monologue performance at the new Wellington Heritage Garden, featuring soloists with prepared texts from plays, performances and scripted soliloquies.

Reserve a seat be emailing Jessica at or Karen at or call (613) 471-2148x.2526. Admission by donation, suggested $10 per person.

Monologue Night is taking place on May 31 7-10PM at the Wellington Heritage Garden, 290 Main Street, Wellington.



Sweet Nostalgia-Songs from our L.P.s

Command Performance Choir with the CP Band present choral arrangements of popular music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Among the talented composers to be featured are Carole King, Lennon & McCartney, Paul Simon, Gordon Lightfoot, and Joni Mitchell. Come feel the power of music’s intricate harmonies and choral arrangements to wrap you in sweet nostalgia.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online.

Performance is on June 1 from 7:30-9:30PM at the St Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St E, Picton.

Sweet Nostalgia-Songs from our L.P.s
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PEC 10×10

PEC 10×10 is a celebration of how we capture our vibrant community and dramatic landscape in Prince Edward County and share it with the world. The joy of this show is that it’s open to everyone. From nearly 400 submissions, 100 works have been selected to be on display. All artwork will be available for purchase at $100 and all proceeds will go to the artist.

To learn more about this event click here.

Opening reception is on June 6 at 4:30PM. PEC 10×10 will be on from June 420 at the Angeline’s Inn, 433 Bloomfield Main St, Bloomfield.

PEC 10×10

Van Gogh & Japan

The Regent Theatre presents the next film in their Art Series: Van Gogh & Japan.

After leaving Paris for the south of France – to what he thought of as near to a kind of Japan as he could find – the productive and yet troubled years that followed must all be seen in the context of Van Gogh bending Japanese influences to his will and defining himself as a modern artist with clear Asian precursors. In this little known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today.

The showing is at 1PM on June 16 at  The Regent Theatre, 224 Main Street, Picton.

Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for students and are available at their box office or online.

Van Gogh & Japan
Vincent van Gogh Flowering Plum Orchard (after Hiroshige), 1887
Jul 07

Art in the County

The 26th Annual Art in the County Juried Exhibition & Sale will take place in The Mess Hall, a 2000 square foot space on the street level of the newly renovated Armoury, 206 Main Street, Picton June 21 – July 7.  With over 100 works on display as selected by an external panel of jurors, Art in the County is the largest exhibition featuring local artists.

Open Monday – Saturday 10-6PM, and Sunday 10-5PM (last Sunday July 7 closes at 2PM). Admission is $3 for adults, free for children under 12 years, and free for everyone on Canada Day! To learn more, visit

Art in the County
Art in the County, Studio EX, 2018
Sep 02

In Osmosis

In Osmosis is an exhibition of paintings and poetry exploring our connection with water. Featuring paintings by Karole Marois, poetry by Anree Lacelle, Lindsay Brant, Shauna Hauden, and songs by Marvin Bedward. Opening reception June 23 2-5PM at Art Gallery Inside the Armoury, 206 Main Street, Picton. Exhibition runs until September 2.

In Osmosis
In Osmosis by Karole Marois

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