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The Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands hosts, coordinates, sponsors and supports a variety of programs throughout Haliburton County

We are always expanding our programming and looking for new art initiatives in the community.


Art in Public Spaces

The Art in Public Spaces program brings the work of our local artists into the community and showcases the amazing talent in Haliburton Highlands. The Arts Council partners with interested venues to provide opportunities for art exhibitions and then invites members to submit their work. The program is overseen by a committee of dedicated volunteers.


Artists in the Schools & Community

This committee promotes arts education opportunities for people of all ages and provide professional development for artists and arts professionals.



Bookapalooza is a tradeshow event to attract local Readers and Writers from Haliburton County, as well as from Muskoka, Durham Region, Bancroft, and other nearby areas. This a family event open to ages and represents the community of which we are so proud.


Fashion Fallies

Fashion Fallies is a wearable art fashion show presented by the Arts Council Haliburton Highlands that encourages artists to explore new and experimental ideas of garment & accessory creation.



Roundtables are gatherings of artists to share, learn and socialize. There are three roundtable groups which each meet twice per year - Performing Arts Roundtable (PAR), Literary Arts Roundtable (LAR) and Visual Artists and Artisans Roundtable (VAAR).


The Story Circle

An initiative conceived by the Literary Arts Roundtable. Each Monday at 11:00 am a story or poem is read by a local author on Canoe FM Radio. Recorded stories can be found on the Canoe FM website.

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