2021 Programming Schedule


Enjoy our exciting programs for art lovers of all ages!


The Theme of the Year is Our Planet, Our Future ~ Environmental Awareness

Addressed by St, Catharines-born Edward Burtynsky, who is regarded as one of the world's most accomplished contemporary photographers, his large format photographs showing the impact of humans on the planet's environment are included in the collections of over 60 major museums around the world. Edward Burtynsky shares how COVID-19 changed his plans, and as a result, his body of work. 

Adam Shoalts is a professional explorer, adventurer, and #1 national bestselling author. He was raised in Pelham and attended E.W. Farr, Pelham Centre, and E.L. Crossley Secondary School. His newest book, Beyond the Trees, tells the story of his nearly 4,000 kilometre journey alone across Canada's Arctic and was a #1 bestseller on Amazon.

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Live Music

Want to learn more about the music presented at the Festival?  Every year the Festival features "live music" as arranged by a well known Fonthill musician, Jim Casson, a professional drummer, percussionist, educator, producer, promoter, and a web and graphic designer.

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Enjoy the Online Festival!

Get to know the artists and their artwork!

We invite all members of the public to support the artists by purchasing a beautiful artwork – right from the comfort of your own home.