From photography to paintings, pottery to hand-blown glass, art is everywhere in The County. Showcased in modern galleries and rustic barn studios, The County’s art scene is like no other. Get lost on the back roads and meet the artists and gallery-owners who make The County a beautiful place to tour, explore, and unwind. Learn about the artist’s craft and more importantly, their story. Purchase a unique work of art as a keepsake of your time in The County. If you're interested in visiting workshops, taking a studio tour, or stopping by an art exhibition, you will find a variety of resources available to you below.
The County Tourism Site
Visit the Arts & Entertainment page on The County's visitor site for a comprehensive list of upcoming events, tours, artists, artisans, studios, and galleries.
Art is everywhere in The County. Follow The County's Art Trail, a spectacular drive through the countryside that leads you to the doorstep of the talented artists and gallery owners who make The County a beautiful place to explore, tour and unwind. With modern galleries, rustic barn studios and everything in between, the places you visit will be as diverse as the artists themselves. Explore their artistic journeys and gain insight into their original creations. Purchase a unique work of art as a keepsake of your time in The County. We encourage you to visit the Art Trail website for more information.
Art in The County
This annual juried exhibition and sale showcases the artists of Prince Edward County. Come and see for yourself why Art in the County is considered the premier juried art exhibition in Eastern Ontario, and why Travel & Leisure Magazine named Prince Edward County as one of the Top 10 “Standout Destinations” in the world to travel to in 2015. Find out more information by visiting the Art in The County website.
PEC Studio Tour
Prince Edward County is well known as an exciting and vibrant arts community, with its backdrop of beautiful historic architecture, gorgeous beaches, top restaurants and award-winning boutique wineries. As one of the longest running and most diverse studio tours in Ontario, the Prince Edward County Studio Tour presents a juried selection of our community’s best artists. Come and meet the artists at work in their studios, learn their history, and discuss their techniques and materials. Our artists and artisans cover a broad range of mediums; many are now in national and international collections. The Prince Edward County Studio Tour gives you behind-the-scenes access to some of the most interesting artists in Ontario. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet our artists and buy directly from the source. For more information on the PEC Studio Tour, check out their website here.