Art Galleries, Studio Tours and Museums


Art Galleries


River Road Gallery
Grand Bend
A unique collection of works by 7 local artists. Includes original oils, acrylics and watercolours,
limited edition reproductions and photography.
63 River Road, Grand Bend

Sunset Arts Gallery
Grand Bend
A collection of fine arts, prints, cards, jewellery, metal art, glass art, pottery and photography by local artists.
53 River Road, Grand Bend


Marten Arts Gallery
174 Main St. Bayfield
The gallery houses an eclectic mix of contemporary Canadian fine art and fine craft including paintings, printmaking, sculpture, hand blown glass, ceramics, jewellery, wood, garden art and furniture.
519-565-2222 or 1-888-565-2222

Kryart Studio and Bizaar
Painting, sculpture, photography-art lessons, open studio times
Kristyn Watterworth
24 Main St. Bayfield
Email: kryartstudio@gmail.lcom

Turner Gallery
Representing contemporary Canadian fine art and fine craft on historic main street in Bayfield.


Goderich Co-Op Gallery
54 Court House Square
Always changing displays for an eclectic mix of paintings, photography and sculpture.

Elizabeth’s Art Gallery
54 The Square
519-524-4080 1-877-245-7964
Featuring original art by Elizabeth and other contemporary Canadian artists working in oils, acrylics, watercolours,
glass, pottery and more. Choose from our wide selection of originals, prints and note cards of Huron County landscapes. We offer a complete range of art supplies, workshops, digital imaging and Giclee printing. Full service framing done in-house. Open year round Mon to Sat 10am-5pm

Studio Tours

Paint Ontario Art Exhibition and Sale
Canada’s Premiere Juried Art Competietion, Exhibition & Sale of Representational Art
This competition and show celebrates the work of representational artists and the beauty of the Province of Ontario, including the Great Lakes shorelines. This competition presents the spirit and beauty of this magnificent area as portrayed by some of our finest artists, with all submitted works for sale.
For more information, contact Barry Richman at 519-238-6213 or email
March 8-30, 2014
Lambton Heritage Museum, Hwy. 21
Across from the Pinery Provincial Park
Open 11 AM to 5 PM Daily

Arts, Eats & Beats
The Annual Grand Bend Studio Tour
May 2014
Artists showcase their works in studios, galleries, restaurants and retail locations from Port Franks
to Grand Bend to St. Joseph


The Huron County Museum
A first class community museum with permanent exhibits depicting the early settlement and development of Huron County.
Goderich, Ontario

The Huron Historic Gaol
A unique and imposing octagonal building which served as the county jail from its opening in 1842 until 1972 when all inmates were transferred to regional facilities. The Gaol is designated a National Historic Site. The building originally housed the county courts and counsel chambers, as well as serving as gaol and house of refuge.
Goderich, Ontario

The Lambton Heritage Museum
Grand Bend, Ontario
A museum documenting the history and development of the North Lambton area. Well worth the trip to see the school house, chapel and settlers buildings.

The Wexford Shipwreck
The famous Wexford Shipwreck in the big storm of 1913 is located directly 7 miles offshore from Brentwood on the Beach here in St. Joseph. Ask to view our Wexford Shipwreck video. Certified for low impact heritage diving.
St. Joseph, Ontario

St. Joseph Memorial Park and Historical Walkway tells the story of St. Joseph through narrative and pictorial signage. Discover why Narcisse Cantin, founder of St. Joseph is known as the “Father of the St. Lawrence Seaway”.
Read the many fascinating stories in the park.
Located at corner of Hwy 21 and Country Rd 84

Historial St. Joseph Archive & Museum
St. Joseph, Ontario

The archive is located in one of the original farm structures at Hessenland Country Inn. Open to the public and group tours welcome. Please call ahead to arrange a viewing of the archives.

Iceculture Inc.
Do you know how crystal clear ice is produced? Have you watched a skilled ice sculptor in action? Iceculture is now offering 90 min tours of the Iceculture studio. Visitors will see how Ice Culture produces crystal clear ice sculptures for sale around the world. Watch sculptures being created in their studio freezer, how crystal clear ice blocks are manufactured, an ice sculptor at work, observe computer-controlled equipment precision cutting ice components and will be shown interesting ice projects being developed. Video or live presentation by company founder, Julian Bayley

At the end of the tour, you will CHILL in the 600 sq ft iceculture ‘EXPLORE ICE’ lounge and then hear a presentation of some of the projects that Iceculture has completed in North America, Europe and the Middle East – and about the cultural, political and logistical challenges the company has had to face along the way as a leader in a unique industry.

Put a group together and plan a visit to a unique business!

81 Brock St. Hensall Hwy 4 and Hwy 83
1 888 251 9967 519-262-3500
Tour price- $14. per person
Mon, Wed 10:30, 1pm, 3pm
Tues 10:30am

The Original CNR School On Wheels Car #15089
Clinton, Ontario
This is one of seven such railway schools used as a highly successful method of reaching and teaching the isolated children and adults of the northern Ontario wilderness earlier this century. Located in the beautiful park named after Clinton native Fred Sloman, the “Dean of School Teachers”. He taught and lived with his family in this traveling school from 1926-1965 bringing reading and writing skills to Canada’s north. Located at 76 Victoria Terrace, Clinton, Ontario (25 minutes northeast of Brentwood on the Beach).