ARTISTS, ARTISANS & ART VENUES! Sign up now for the Creemore Festival of the Arts 2018

Opening night, 2016

Do you want to be part of the festival this year?

Creemore Festival of the Arts – Sept 29 & 30, 2018

We’re looking for creative people who are interested in registering for Artists on Location, which places artists and artisans with local businesses, or seeking to show artwork within downtown Creemore throughout the weekend of Sept 29 & 30. The Artists in the Village, formerly called Artists on Location, is a weekend-long collaboration in the village of Creemore among venue owners, artists/artisans, and the Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society.
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Call for Entries in Public Art

Public Art Opportunity for Collectives, Partnerships and Individuals

Description and Application Form

Deadline for Entries: April 15, 2018

Creemore is home.The Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society is seeking Artistic Submissions for public arts and heritage experiences at the Creemore Festival of the Arts on September 29 and 30, 2018.

We invite arts exhibitions, installations, performances, displays and more, which will be centred around Creemore’s attractive community halls and handsomely preserved main street.
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Constitutional By-Law Amendments

Amendments for Comment by the Membership

The Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Society Board has approved the following DRAFT Constitutional By-Law for consideration by the Membership and ultimate adoption at the 2018 Annual General Meeting. This effort has been undertaken by the Purple Hills Board of Directors to streamline and modernize the By-Law for the overall benefit of the Society.

CONSTITUTIONAL BY-LAW

being a By-Law to regulate the affairs of
PURPLE HILLS ARTS AND HERITAGE SOCIETY

Constitutional By-Law Proposed Amendments

The above is provided in PDF format for review.
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Annual Membership & Donations

Man and child

Welcome.

You can become a member or renew your annual membership here.

When you support us, your gift stays in the community. Our programs include Creemore’s annual autumn arts weekend, the Tea & History talk series, Creemore’s self-directed heritage walk, fine art classes in the local elementary school, bursaries for talented students, arts and heritage talks and installations, and community grants.
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One Good Play at the Dunedin Hall (Dec 10, 2017)

One good marriage square

OUR 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & A PLAY IN ONE PART

A special Sunday in Dunedin
December 10, 2017 @ Dunedin Hall

THE AGM

1pm – Purple Hills Annual General Meeting and Election of Directors

THE PLAY

One Good Marriage

Steph and Stewart arrived home from their blissful honeymoon to find something terrible happened in their absence. This show moves from pathos to humour and back again as their story is revealed.
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Purple Hills historical materials delivered to Simcoe County Archives

Simcoe County ArchivesToday, we delivered historical materials to Simcoe County Archives and into the capable hands of Matthew Fells, Archivist, and Jenn Huddleston, Archival Technician.

In honour of our 40th year, we have brought together and organized files, records, scrapbooks, photographs, and marketing materials generated by Purple Hills activities since 1977. We wanted everyone to have a chance to look through them so we asked curator Rosemary Donegan to help us mount an exhibit in the Station on the Green.


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CREEMORE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2017 – Saturday, Sept 30 and Sunday, Oct 1, 2017

CREEMORE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2017

An Annual Autumn Arts Weekend in Creemore

Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017

10am to 4pm

All events are free

Part of Clearview Township’s Small Halls Festival
www.smallhallsfestival.ca

Owl in flight by Jim Harkness

The Owl Show

Immerse yourself in a creative exploration of one of Canada’s most fascinating hunters.

Original owl illustrations, photographs and sculptures. Discover Ann Brokelman’s wildlife photography.
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Do You Have Purple Hills Memorabilia?

Our 40th Anniversary Exhibit

Purple Hills Arts & Heritage SocietyTo honour our 40th year, we are putting together an exhibit for this year’s Creemore Festival of the Arts. (Mark your calendar! It’s the weekend of Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017.)

We are seeking Purple Hills memorabilia to share such as:

  • pictures of people and events
  • posters, tickets, newsletters, costumes, decorations, etc.
  • old records, notes, other documents

We are also actively archiving Society records and other materials.
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Artists! Sign up for the 6th Annual Creemore Festival of the Arts.

Call for Artists 2017

Creemore Festival of the Arts 2017

Artists on Location

Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017

Join Us

Artists and artisans! Help us bring fall colours right to Creemore’s main street during our annual arts weekend.

The Artists on Location weekend is an opportunity for artists and artisans to display and sell their art in local businesses, studios and galleries throughout the village of Creemore. 
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