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Saturday, June 10, 2023  2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Museum Square, Downtown Woodstock  

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

Cultural Canvas will showcase live entertainment from a variety of musical genres, multi-cultural dancing workshops, interactive art activities, music lessons, local author readings, local artists selling one of a kind items, artisan displays, food, a beverage garden and more!


Main Stage 

2 p.m. Local Author Reading, Elaine Cougler 
2:30 p.m. Bhangra Dance 
3 p.m. Golden Harps Steel Orchestra brings the music of the Caribbean, with the sounds of the pan.
4 p.m. Invoketress Belly Dancing
5 p.m. 
The Imbayakunas, South American traditional music with an infusion of Latin and European sounds. 
6:30 p.m. Tell It To Sweeney, a fun and fresh take on dance music, performed through a live band. 
8 p.m. André Bisson, performing flavour of original Rhythm & Blues, Soul 

Art Battle, Live Art Tournament 

Eight Art Battle Champion Level artists, competing in a live painting performance. 
4:30 p.m. 1st Round 
6 p.m. 2nd Round 
7:30 p.m. 3rd Round 
One winner will be determined by live audience votes. 


Ukulele Workshops
Join us to learn how to play the ukulele. All ages and skill level welcome!
2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. 
*Only 20 ukuleles are available per workshop. Bring your own if you are able.   

Kind-heARTed Studios Paint & Pour 
Let's get creative with Paint & Pour!
2 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. 

*No pre-registration required. A maximum of 30 people can be accommodated in each workshop.  

Fun Add-ons 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Long and McQuade annual Customer Appreciation Day, enjoy live performances, food and great deals storewide! 
2 p.m. Live art with 6slice Sean Hammond
2 p.m. What I Love About My Community public art wall with Nourish Your True Self
2 p.m. Lawn Games behind the Museum 

Woodstock Art Gallery 

2 - 4 p.m. Free pop-up tours at the Woodstock Art Gallery. Look Again: Form and Void and Florence Carlyle: A Delicate Hand

Woodstock Museum

2 p.m. “Don’t Smile” Historic Photography Exhibition
2:30 p.m. Curator Talk: How to Care for Photographic Images with Adam Pollard, Curator of Collections
1 - 9 p.m. PRIDE Escape Room *One hour time slots. $20/person. Ages 14+


Cultural Canvas Kids 

2 - 6 p.m. Caricature Drawings 
2 - 6 p.m. Woodstock Public Library activities 
2 - 7 p.m. Photobooth 
2 - 8 p.m. Mrs. Sarah Face Painting 



Beverage Garden

Upper Thames Brewing Company will be on-site with thirst quenching favourites.

Boston Pizza, Woodstock offering wines, as well as a delicious cider.

*Cash, debit and credit available

Food Trucks

Hope you are hungry!

Vendors include:

Artist 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: 

*There will not be an ATM on-site. Credit and/or debit may be accepted by vendors.

Thank you to the Woodstock Art Gallery for organizing the Artist Area!    

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Relive 2022

Video by Blackmore Media 

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


Phone: 519-539-1291
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