Rosemarie Armstrong - Maple Bush
Art in the Hills
  • The Hills of Headwaters Tourism Association
  • Art in the Hills
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation

Experience Art in the Hills – just steps outside Toronto’s back door!

Art in the HillsLocated just 45 minutes north of Toronto lies the scenic Hills of Headwaters region – home to a vibrant and inspired arts community!

Known for rolling hills, deep valleys, spectacular fall colours and the unique headwaters of four major river systems, it seems our exciting landscape has stirred the artist soul.

In the Hills of Headwaters there are over 200 artists working in every media imaginable. Painters, potters, glassblowers, woodcarvers, weavers, sculptors and jewellers all create here – in styles that range from classical to contemporary to avant-garde!

Every season studio tours and art exhibitions are launched! And every autumn the Headwaters Arts Festival kicks off its 17-day celebration of the region’s finest artists, artisans and performers with 65 events in over 30 venues.

History, beauty and art are everywhere here in the Hills of Headwaters! The spectacular landscapes of the region offer unending inspiration for our artists and, in some cases, the raw materials for the arts they create! In every village, town, hamlet and indeed throughout the countryside, you will sample as much diversity in the art as you will in the landscape.

So request a map and take to the Hills of Headwaters to discover Art in the Hills! Every rural back road, from Creemore to Terra Cotta, is a potential scenic drive and a chance to sample the magnificent landscapes so often transformed on the artist’s canvas. Century homes, schoolhouses and historic buildings rejuvenated into studio space offer a glimpse of our proud heritage. Along with world-class restaurants, professional theatre, museums and unlimited recreational possibilities, the region embodies a unique beauty. And amidst the beauty and history, you will experience first-hand where our inspired artists live, work….and play!

Experience Art in the Hills – just steps outside Toronto’s back door!

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Grown in the Hills

These are the Hills of Headwaters, part of the greenbelt... our living countryside.

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Headwaters Golf Trail

Five of the region’s premier courses have joined together to create a unique pass to explore the Headwaters Golf Trail.

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  • Deborah Kolody

    “Visions in the Woods”
    Fine Art Photography and Our Favorite Things.

  • S.J Pringle - Portrait Artist

    Award winning portrait artist. Public studio is open six days/week, at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway.

  • Caledon Hills Studio Adventure

    Sept, 24 & 25, Oct. 1 & 2, 2011
    Real Art. Real Close. Just 45 minutes from Toronto to an intimate studio tour in the Caledon Hills.

  • The RA Art Gallery & Custom Framing

    Original Paintings by Fine Artist Rosemarie Armstrong

  • Dawn Cottrill

    Clouds Hill Images. Unique landscape & macro photography suitable for home display.

  • Laura Berry

    Have Laura create an exclusive original painting or pencil drawing just for you.

  • Cory Trépanier

    Experience artist Cory Trépanier’s moving original landscape paintings in oil. Limited editions also available.

  • Monica O’Halloran-Schut

    Contemporary sculptural artworks in mixed media; Fine silver wearable art jewellery custom designed.

  • Brenda Newton's Clay Studio

    “Window World” porcelain collection of custom caricatures in Caledon East.

  • Alton Mill - Art Galleries

    519-943-1149 or 1-877-262-0545
    A creative arts centre featuring studios, galleries, a heritage museum, café and retail shops!