2023 Programming Schedule


Enjoy our exciting programming for art lovers of all ages!


Join in the Theme Challenge for the 36th Pelham Art Festival and for Pelham Art Festival Online in May 2023.


Visitors to the 36th Pelham Art Festival and Pelham Art Festival Online will be treated to artwork specially created for the 2023 Theme Challenge

 As part of their collection, artists have been invited to create one artwork.

These artworks will be featured in a special online Curated Collection. Visitors to Pelham Art Festival in the Meridian Community Centre will vote for their favourite theme artwork. A People's Choice award for the theme will be presented to the winning artist on Mother's Day weekend at the Festival.

                                                                               “Celebrate Imagination”

Originality in the Arts; The Talent or Inspiration to conceive and express new ideas; Inspiration; Inventiveness combined with Artfulness. Making something out of nothing. Expressing your own instinctive spirit of your creativity.

The time is now to draw back the curtain, to unwrap the package, to exchange the joy of anticipation for the pleasure of perception. The task at hand is to Celebrate Your Imagination.

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 web and graphic designer.

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