21 Lynnwood Ave. Simcoe, ON N3Y 2V7 | (519) 428-0540
Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
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Special Events

The Art Centre offers recurring and brand new special events each season. Our most popular events include our annual fundraising event, soupART Bowls, which occurs in late March, and our annual Made in Norfolk Studio Show and Sale, which is offered in the late fall/early winter. We also host movie screenings, lectures and hands-on workshops, many of which are free and open to all!
The Cantelon Trail Speakers Series

Wednesday, January 10 at 7:00pm

Local researcher and cycling enthusiast Robert Luke will speak about the history of cycling in Norfolk County.

Friday, January 26 at 7:00pm

The Cantelon Trail project artists – Robert Achtemichuk, Gary Blundell, Sally Gable, Jim Jackson and Victoria Ward – will present a series of lightening talks. Hear what stirred this group of artists in the work of William Edgar Cantelon. Following the talks Tia McGraff, Tommy Parham and “A Song in Time” workshop participants will share their songs inspired by The Cantelon Trail.

Celebration of Christmas

Saturday, December 9, 7:00 pm

Usher in the Yuletide season with an evening of song and poetry. Husband and wife duo, Michael and Joan Maloney will perform traditional Christmas songs and verses. The Maloneys will be accompanied on the piano by Linda Boll.

About the musicians:

Joan Maloney studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto and at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. She has performed the classical repertoire as well as her own compositions for stage, radio and television across Canada and the U.S. Joan has also authored 6 children’s books and a volume on singing technique.

Michael Maloney has performed as an actor and singer on stage, radio and television. For 20 years he taught theatre arts at Seneca College.

Linda Boll is a graduate of the University of Ottawa, where she specialized in performance and accompaniment. She has performed throughout the province with many well-known artists, including violinists Mel Martin and Gisele Boll, the latter whom she accompanied at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

A social gathering will follow the concert.

Admission is free.

*The audience is respectfully requested to refrain from wearing fragrances.*

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