Friday, May 15, 2020

2020 update

This year we must cancel our opening weekend. However several new plaques have been created and will be installed in June. You may take a self guided tour with the help of our booklet available at Thompson store. Some art studios may open  on weekends later this summer. Stay safe hope to see you soon.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Studios will close officially for the season August 31,

August 31 there will be a huge community sale in town so visit then for fun and special finds.
You may still find some studios open in September but otherwise we will welcome you again in June 2020.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Special Event August 10 th

Join us for lunch on Mill Street,enjoy live music,art  studios and crafts on Nancy Lane.
  At 11am   there will be a guided tour of newly installed history plaques . A warm welcome to everyone awaits you, in the beautiful town of Portage du fort, Quebec.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Special Events June 1 and 2 Opening weekend

Our Historical town will unveil their newly installed history plaques on Saturday at 10.30 am, and Sunday at 1pm.
 A walking tour will leave from St James Church in Church St .lunch will be available,and there will be a chance to silently bid on a fabulous art collection at the hall.
In addition there will be many exciting and interesting events all around the town Presentations by local authors,Ont hydro, and the town council.
History displays of logging,boat building and old photos of the town and it's people.
Local artists will display and demonstrate their work at studios on Nancy Lane. In additon the Stone school gallery will have family fun day on Sunday.
We invite you  and your family and friends to come and celebrate history in our beautiful riverside town.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wonderful weekend

Our history tour was a great success.many visitors stayed for lunch and donated towards out proposed plaques.  We hope to have many installed for next June's opening. This year our studios are open most weekends  until faĺl.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Special event August 11th

There will be another Historical walking tour of beautiful Portage du Fort. Please meet at the Lady Head monument beside the river at 11AM .Everyone is welcome .

 Join us after for lunch and live music 11am until 3pm at 16 Mill street.

 Don't forget to visit our open art studios and craft galleries on Nancy lane as well as other galleries as marked on our map.

 We are looking  forward to seeing you on August  11th 2018.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Painting of 29 rue Mill, Portage du Fort where you will enjoy art and tea

Speciaĺ Event Saturday. July 7th

We invite everyone to join us for a strawberry shortcake lunch 11am until 3pm at 29 Mill street, Portage du Fort. Donations for a Kenyan orphanage.Lots of art,crafts and more on Nancy lane to complete a wonderful day in the Pontiac.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

2018 Season opens in June with a family fun day in Portage du Fort

June 9 our studios located on Nancy lane invite everyone to come and paint woodern fish.
There will also be a history  tour meeting  at 11am by the river at the Lady head monument. We do hope you will come and spend the day . There will be a BBQ and others events in town as well as lots of exciting  new art work to enjoy.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Studios closed until June 2018

Thank you for a great season.
You may still find us open by chance, or you can email the artists for information.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Special Event Weekend Aug 5 and 6

Studios open on Nancy lane, featuring new guest artists.
CWL lunch on the lawn beside St James church 11am until 2pm.
Historical tour of the village. Meet 11am at Ladyhead monument at the dock. Saturday only.
The Stone School Gallery has a new show opening Friday evening - click to see details here.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Join us this weekend for Strawberry Shortcake Tea!

Strawberry Shortcake Tea
Saturday & Sunday July 8 & 9
11am-3pm at 29 Rue Mill

Our Studios will be open so come and bring the sunshine 😊

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Opening Weekend Success

Thank you to everyone who came to visit for our opening weekend event, we had a wonderful crowd!
Please visit us again this coming weekend, June 17th & 18th, our studios will be open from 11am-4pm.

Student display organized by Ginette Spearman & Frances Shea                                                                                          Luncheon on the lawn & Bake sale                     
Geraldine Classen in her art studio                                                                                                                   Student display
                'Get Art' river sculpture painting & prizes for kids organized by Kate Aley                                                                                  Guest artist Dave Mungall watercolors                                                    

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Opening Weekend June 3 & 4, 2017!

We are busy preparing for our grand opening weekend this summer. Please come join us! We have several activities happening throughout the historic town of Portage du Fort.

Special Opening Weekend
Saturday & Sunday - June 3 & 4, 2017 - 11am - 4pm

Nancy Lane Studios
Art station
Summer kitchen
Stone Stable
Art Barn

Church St Collections
Anglican hall Thrift Shop
Town Hall Yard Sale
St James​ Church Hall Art Exhibit

Mill Street special events
History walk at Lady Head monument – Saturday 11am
'Get Art' river sculpture painting & prizes for kids – Saturday 11am
Classic car show - Saturday​ 10am - 3pm
PAA studio tour preview at the Stone School Gallery
Wildflower Garden talk at the Stone School gallery – Sunday 2pm
Luncheon on the lawn & Bake sale - fundraiser
Live music
Photography fun with Champlain Cut-out
Special guest artists
Student displays

Art & Artisan Studios open most weekends 11am - 4pm June until August 2017