The BCA is proud to announce an Executive Director !

“I am pleased to announce John Rishworth as BCA’s Executive Director. John is taking the helm at an opportune time, as we emerge from the pandemic and look to the future”, says Leslee Squirrell, BCA President. “John brings more than 3 decades of experience working in marketing, communications, fundraising events and leadership development, most recently as Vice President Business Development at Infinity Communications.” “I’m excited to be

Call for Submissions for Year of Land or Lake 2022

Year of Land or Lake An "off the wall" style fundraiser for the BCA. In 2021 we held our first very successful event. We received donations of over 50 paintings and welcomed close to 350 visitors during this two-day event. We listened to our artist and guest suggestions and have made some exciting changes for 2022. CONCEPT: This is a fundraising event for the Bayfield Centre For The Arts

A Journey of Creativity

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! Take advantage of the new Ontario Staycation Tax

Year of the Barn Exhibit

Friday AUGUST 20, 2021 TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THIS FUN, MAIN STREET EVENT More info and buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/year-of-the-barn-art-exhibition-and-fundraiser-tickets-154099426533   SOAPSTONE CARVING with  Lloyd Stonehouse Saturday August 28,2021 DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO TAKE THIS FUN WORKSHOP! This is a one of a kind opportunity to take part in a workshop and go home with a significant soapstone carving done by your own hand. Lloyd guarantee’s you will have

President of the BCA shares the story of the creation of the BCA and future vision, in July edition of Lifestyle Magazine

Dual lifelong passions (art and people) are being united to bring to life a community-based centre called the Bayfield Centre for the Arts. When it is full functioning, the centre will enrich the lives of area residents and visitors to this lakeside community. It will host exhibits, workshops and studios amidst the natural beauty of Huron County. The idea started on a front step, sprouted in a Bayfield

The BCA raffle winners have been announced!

We would like to thank everyone who purchased a ticket for a chance to win: 1st prize of the painting by Martina Bruggeman, value $2200.00 2nd Prize was a photograph of your house / cottage professionally framed, value $400.00 3rd was a basket of Main Street Treats, value more than $175.00 The Raffle draw took place on Saturday June 5 at 11 am at the Lions Building. Rachael

The Art Truck and Birdhouses Sale

Read the full article in the online newspaper The Bayfield Breeze here: http://cc.villageofbayfield.com/Members/BayfieldBreeze/Week26Issue624/tabid/1047/Default.aspx?utm_content=Leslee&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Week%2026%20Issue%20624&utm_campaign=Bayfield%20Breeze%20-%20Volume%2012%20Week%2026%20Issue%20624

What does the BCA have planned for 2021??

The Board of Directors for the Bayfield Centre For The Arts has been working very hard on developing some very exciting program offerings for 2021! Watch for sign-up opportunities on our website as spots will be limited due to COVID health and safety protocols …or sign up for our newsletter and get notified first! . Create Together  Open Studio : Paint or knit or practice your favorite hobby