Arts and Culture

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival recognized as Top 100

The Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival has once again been recognized by Festival and Events Ontario (FEO) as one of the 2019 Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario. The Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry. This award represents the eighth year that the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival…

Tree Sculptures featured by CityNews

Orangeville’s Art Walk of Tree Sculptures was recently featured by CityNews. The video showcases a selection of tree carvings that are part of the Town’s growing public art collection. Located throughout Orangeville, each of the more than 50 tree sculptures has a unique story. Visitors can discover details about each piece of art by following…

The Big Easy Blues Bash to feature award-winning musician

The Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival announced that their popular annual fundraising event, The Big Easy Blues Bash, will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Best Western PLUS Orangeville Inn & Suites. The Festival is excited to be presenting multi Juno and Maple Blues Award winner, the Jack de Keyzer Band. Much…

Orangeville’s public art collection grows with new utility boxes

Orangeville’s Arts & Culture Committee has selected five pieces of art created by local artists to be featured on utility boxes throughout Orangeville. The Utility Box Art Display Program recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The program launched in 2016…

2018 Arts & Culture Award winners announced at Celebration of the Arts

This marks the ninth year that the Town of Orangeville has held an event to celebrate the arts and announce the recipients of arts and culture awards. The evening celebration at the Town Hall Opera House serves as a kick-off to Culture Days in the community. Opening remarks were provided by: The Honourable Sylvia Jones,…

Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival named Top 100 by FEO

The Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival proudly announced that it has once again been recognized by Festival and Events Ontario as one of the 2018 Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario. The Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry. This award represents the seventh year that the Orangeville Blues…

Orangeville’s public art collection continues to grow

Four art submissions have been selected by a jury of Orangeville’s Arts & Culture Committee to be featured on utility boxes throughout Orangeville. The Utility Box Art Display Program recognizes local artists, celebrates the Town’s culture and history, and promotes Orangeville as an arts and culture hub for the region. The program launched in 2016…