The Arts Trail on 21 is a collaborative endeavor promoting the fine arts community along Highway 21 in Ontario’s West Coast.

We encourage tourists and residents to visit these cultural destinations that include handmade art in many forms, public art installations, workshops, classes and many events.

Enjoy Ontario, and all that it has to offer in the arts, and plan a drive along the Arts Trail on 21!

Create your own self-guide and explore galleries, art schools, co-ops, and diverse artistic talent. Roll over each spot on the map to see more details or use the expanding section below the map to read more (better for Cell phones)

For information on becoming a member of the Arts Trail on 21

Tom Thomson Art Gallery

Tom Thomson Art Gallery is committed to being an open landscape for the exploration of art. The Gallery has a nationally significant collection of over 2600 artworks which provide important opportunities for new research, dialogue, and curation.

Georgian Bay School of the Arts

GB Arts is an open concept art space with a welcoming cafe, retail gallery and fully equipped studios in pottery, jewellery, stained glass, textiles, printmaking, painting and alternative mediums. Art and craft classes are offered year round for all skill levels and ages.

938 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H6

Upwards Art Studio

Upwards Art Studio combines art supply retail with workshops. We carry a wide variety of art supplies including a huge range of encaustic painting materials. We also have supplies for acrylic, oil, watercolour, and gouache painting. We have a large selection of drawing, collage, and printing supplies. We carry brands such as R&F, Enkaustikos, Golden, Liquitex, and Gamblin. We offer many art workshops including topics such as encaustic, collage, and mixed media. We are located in the heart of the River District in downtown Owen Sound.

975 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound ON N4K 2H5





Owen Sound Artists’ Coop

During 2024, the Artists` Co-op is celebrating 30 years as a co-operative. We are a proud artistic business that has a strong loyal customer base.Our 45 members are active in making our co-op so successful.We are located on the main street in Owen Sound.

942 2rd Avenue East, Owen Sound,
Ontario, N4K2H6

Southampton Arts is a Non-profi t Arts Organization located in the heart of downtown Southampton. Our gallery features more than 50 talented local artists, working in a variety of mediums, whose works we are proud to share with the community and visitors!

201 High Street, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0

519 797 5069

The Victoria Park Gallery and Gift Shop

The Victoria Park Gallery and Gift Shop is located in downtown Kincardine on the beautiful shores of Lake Huron. We feature original artwork and gifts by local artists and artisans and feature a guest artist monthly.

707 Queen Street, Kincardine, ON N2Z 1Z9

519 396 6699

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Little Blue House Coffee Co. & Gallery

Little Blue House Coffee Co. is Tiverton’s community hub. Join us for locally roasted and brewed coffee, ice cream, baked goods, art and more!

Address: 42 Main Street, Tiverton, ON N0G 2T0

226 990 0200


Address: 743 Queen Street, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1Z9


Stilara is an artisan shop that showcases handmade, sustainable products. Our shop features over 100 artisans from all over Canada, many of which are made in Bruce, Grey, and Huron counties. Our mission is to support as many local artists as possible, and we continue to do so by seeking out some of our most beautiful local handmade products.

The Goderich Co-op Gallery, established in May 2002, operates as a cooperative. Currently, we have a combination of over 30 members & consignees and carry a wide array of original art pieces – including, but not limited to, painting, photography, fibre arts, pottery and stained glass.

Address: 54 Court House Square, Lower Level, Goderich, ON N7A 1M5
Phone: 519 440 0523

33 East Street Gallery 

Address: 33 East Street Goderich, N7A 1N2
Phone: 226 927 4838

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Featuring local contemporary painting and sculpture

Elizabeth’s Art Gallery

Address:54 Courthouse Square (Upper Level) Goderich, ON, N7A 1M5
Phone: 519 524 4080

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Brilliant original paintings done in oils, acrylics, soft pastel & watercolour by owner/artist Elizabeth R. Van den Broeck and a combination of acrylic and mixed media paintings by Natalie Hussey. Take the time to fully explore our beautiful display of originals alongside our creative artware collection that includes our wearable art, ceramics, jewellery in our bright and engaging 2000 sq’ gallery space. In the background studio we are busy with custom printing and framing projects, but we love to stop and answer any questions you have.

The Bayfield Centre For The Arts (BCA) is devoted to enriching lives through the creation and appreciation of visual arts. Building on the lakeside ambiance and creative heritage of Bayfi eld, BCA is a portal, opening opportunities for people of all ages to explore their often hidden creative side and to discover the magic of visual arts

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Patina Studios & Gallery

Address: 12B Main Street N Bayfield Ontario

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We are located on the shores of Lake Huron in Bayfield, Ontario. Owner/artists Joan Bailey and Tony Eyamie are happy to welcome you. We offer beautiful paintings, functional and decorative pottery, hand woven items, and an assortment of other fine crafts by local artists. Contact us for currently available items. 

Main Street Gallery

Address: 4 Main Street North, Bayfield, Ontario N0M 1G0

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Main Street Gallery is located in the picturesque and historic village of Bayfield Ontario, located on the shores of Lake Huron. The gallery exhibits the work of many award-winning Artists and Artisans including Painters, Potters, Photographers, Wood Turners and Carvers, Sculptors, Jewellers, Textile, Glass, Metal and Ceramic Artists. The gallery is owned and operated by Jim and Linda Taleski.

The core purpose of the gallery is to showcase and promote the work of talented local and regional artists. The gallery exudes a friendly, relaxed vibe and provides an inviting environment in which to display the work.

Jim and Linda’s enthusiasm and enjoyment of their artists’ creative endeavors is evident. Their goal is a simple one; to celebrate the creativity of the artists they represent and to create a positive and rewarding experience for both artist and art lovers alike.

Crichet Handmade Designs

Address: 20-C Catherine St Bayfield ON N0M 1GO
Phone: (519)520-2732

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Crichet Handmade Designs offers unique one of a kind pieces that embrace the creativity of 25 local artists and artisans. We believe in the power of making people feel loved and appreciated with small gestures of kindness, we speak the language of Gift Giving, champion the beauty of uniqueness, while taking care of our environment and embracing the art of Handmade.

Metamorphic Rock Shoppe and Gallery

Address: 22 Main Street North, Bayfield ON N0M 1GO
Phone: (519) 375-6342

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The Metamorphic Rock Shoppe and Gallery features the creations of over 35 artists and artisans in addition to treasures created in nature, all gorgeously curated for colour and inspired by the lake and its sunsets.

Our artists’ palettes include sand, pebbles, glass and gemstones. Visit the gallery to experience how the energy of the space “feels really good” (customers
say), and discover nature-inspired mixed media visual arts for yourself. The shop is a Beams Paints retailer.

Featuring local artists, Helmut Becker and Robin Ellis, who is the artist for the Pioneer Park Association’s ‘Paint the Sunset’ in the summer.

A registered charity working to develop an appreciation and understanding for art by developing and providing art programming for all ages and abilities, we also produce arts events such as the annual Paint Ontario show, festivals, outdoor art installations and more.

519 238 1155

Sunset Arts Gallery

Sunset Arts is a cooperative art gallery featuring work by local artists inspired by the beauty of Lake Huron. Open from May to December, we welcome you to browse the gallery and meet the artist on duty.

63 River Road, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

226 984 1107

Huron Contemporary

Contemporary art gallery embracing the power of art to inspire curiosity and creativity, invite conversation, and build community. The gallery features rotating temporary art exhibitions and a shop with a focus on functional and decorative art, decor, and accessories. Open late summer 2024.

133 King Street, Hensall, Ontario. N0M 1X0

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