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What does the Almaguin Highlands Arts Council do?

About Us

The Arts Council functions as an umbrella organization working with existing arts organizations, individual artists, galleries and community organizations to promote and market artists and events, provide professional learning opportunities, and promote the Almaguin Area as a year-round arts and culture destination.

The Almaguin Highlands Council for the Arts supports artists and arts activity in all its forms through its website, activities, partnerships and bursary fund. 

We are committed to establishing a broader public awareness of our arts community and encouraging widespread appreciation of, support for, and involvement in the arts. As a recognized Arts Council, we are able to approach all levels of government, business and industry and service clubs to gain funding, support and recognition for artistic activity in the Almaguin Highlands.


The Almaguin Highlands Arts Council is proud to support the multi-faceted talent of artists, artisans, and creative professionals across the region in the following categories:
Media – film, television, sound recording, radio, interactive digital media, web design

Visual Arts – painting, photography, crafts, design, pottery, sculpture, jewellery, drawing, printmaking
   • Craft–clay, fibre, glass, leather, metal, paper, wood, decorative painting, mixed 
      media
   • Design Arts – architecture, landscape architecture, graphic design, interior 
      design, furniture design

Performing Arts –
   •Theatre – directing, acting, producing
   •Dance – choreography, dancing (folk, jazz, traditional, ballet, modern, etc.)
   •Music – composing, performing, recording, conducting, instrumental, vocal

Literary – writing, editing, publishing, storytelling, spoken word