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Cultural Canvas

Artists painting on canvas

Cultural Canvas is a community art gathering where everyone is welcome to come together to enjoy a variety of arts, culture and community!

The event takes place Saturday, June 8, 2024 
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Museum Square, Downtown Woodstock 

Downtown Woodstock has many many shops, boutiques and restaurants for you to also enjoy! 

Main Stage Music

Enjoy live music featuring sounds from around the world. 

Schedule
Time         Performance 
2 p.m.

Golden Harps Steel Orchestra brings the music of the Caribbean, with the sounds of the pan.

2:30 p.m.

Bhangra Dance with G9 Dance, Woodstock 

3 p.m. 

Peter Piper and the Snare Sniper, playing a mix of music on the bagpipes and drums.

4 p.m. 

The JitterBugs Quartet, an upbeat mix of Swing Jazz, Jump and Jive! 

5:30 p.m.

The Joel Dupuis Band, electrifying blues with soulful originals and old favourites.  

6:50 p.m. 

Filipino-Canadian Association of Oxford County Dance Performance 

7 p.m.

The Natural Women Show, features musical icons Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan.

Art Battle, Live Art Tournament

Twelve Art Battle champion level artists will be competing in a live painting performance. New this year, four of the artists will be recruited locally. Join us to show your support! One winner will be determined by live audience votes. Paintings will be available by auction during the event. 

Schedule
TimeRound 
3:30 p.m. 1st Round, 6 artists 
5 p.m. 2nd Round, 6 artists 
6:30 p.m. 3rd Round, top 4 artists 

Cultural Canvas Kids

Enjoy free activities for the kids!

  • Watch a scenic balloon display come together live during the event. 
  • Glitter Tattoos
  • Photobooth
  • Caricature Artist (2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
  • Woodstock Public Library activities

Interactive Workshops 

Take part in hands on workshops for free!

Pottery Workshop

Create your very own ceramic object out of clay with The Kiln Room Ceramic and Art Studio. Workshops start at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Details: 

  • No pre-registration required
  • Must be 9 years of age or older to participate
  • Maximum of 30 people can be accommodated in each workshop
  • First-come, first-serve. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated
  • Pick-up finished pieces at The Kiln Room 4-6 weeks after the event 


Fibre Art Collage Card Workshop 

From 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. create your own fibre art collage cards on-site or grab a kit-to-go with the Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre. 
Yarn crafts will also be available.

  • No pre-registration required, this is a drop-in activity 


Interactive Art Activities with OMegha Spark Corporation 

From 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
  • Collaborative Peacock Community Art Piece
  • Rock Painting 
  • Colouring Pages 

Heritage Tours

Join the Woodstock Heritage Committee to learn about our city's impressive history, through a 45-minute bus tour of local heritage sites and buildings. 

  • Tours depart from the Woodstock Museum at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.  
  • First come, first served; no pre-registration required 
  • Upon arrival, check in at Woodstock Museum front desk 
  • Tours are free 

Artists Alley 

Artist Alley will showcase and embrace talented artists from our community and beyond. The artists and artisans on-site will be selling a variety of beautiful art and items for you to enjoy. 

Vendors include: 

Register to be an artist vendor

Extended - All registrations must be received no later than May 28, 2024 at noon. Thank you to the Woodstock Art Gallery for organizing the Artist Alley!  

*No ATM on-site. Credit and/or debit may be accepted by vendors.

Woodstock Art Gallery 

Summer Open House

Saturday, June 8 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Celebrate our new youth exhibition, Creative Pathways, and announce the recipient of the 2024 Friends of the Woodstock Art Gallery Legacy Scholarship. The afternoon will also include the dedication of the Bruce Flowers Sculpture Garden Commission.

The Art Gallery is located across the street from Museum Square, 449 Dundas St. 

Food and Beverage

Grab a bite to eat from one of our downtown restaurants, or visit one of the onsite food vendors. You can also grab a seat in our beverage garden while enjoying the sights and sounds of the event. 

 Food Vendors

Funnel Cake Factory

Match on the Move 

 Beverage Garden

Upper Thames Brewing Company and Boston Pizza, Woodstock will be offering thirst quenching favourites, including beer, wine and ciders. 

*Cash, debit and credit available

Volunteer

Our events wouldn't be possible without the help of amazing volunteers! Volunteering is a great way to meet people, have fun and build community. 

Register to be a volunteer 

        

 

Video by Blackmore Media 

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Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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