Orangeville's arts and culture scene is vibrant and growing. An intensely creative community of artists live and work here, adding unexpected elements of creativity throughout the town. Explore studios and shops while you discover our public art collectionTheatre performances, art shows and festivals are all ways to experience Orangeville's artistic side.

Shops and studiosArt store entrance at night

Historic downtown Orangeville is home to a collection of must-see stops for every art lover. The window displays at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway and Glasscraft act as art exhibits, welcoming shoppers inside to interact with artists and explore a variety of artwork. Maggiolly Art, the region's art supply store, will inspire you to create. Don't miss Framed X Design's custom framing gallery, where you will also discover works created by talented local artists.

Music and theatrical performances

While in Orangeville, experience a performance by Theatre Orangeville, a live, professional theatre company housed in the historic Opera House. The theatre company attracts performers and patrons from across Ontario who return time and time again to share in the magic. Local talent is featured during shows produced by Orangeville Music TheatreOrangeville Community Band and Orangeville Show Chorus.

Festivals and eventsMusicians playing on a main street

Orangeville hosts a variety of events and performances that foster the community's creativity, making it a destination for music and art lovers. Discover upcoming events or mark your calendar for our annual festivals. Plan to be here the first weekend in June for the award-winning Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival. The Town's signature event features over 90 acts performing on four stages in downtown Orangeville.

Art lovers won't want to miss annual art shows hosted by the Orangeville Art Group and Headwaters Arts. The art of food is celebrated with annual events such as the Taste of Orangeville.

Museum of Dufferin (MoD)

Located 20 minutes north of Orangeville, the MoD is housed in a bank-barn style building, reflecting the rural heritage of the region. The permanent Corn Flower Glass Gallery is complemented by rotating exhibitions and art shows.

Alton Mill Arts Centre

Explore open studios and galleries to observe artists, buy original artwork, or take a class. A former factory, the award-winning Alton Mill Arts Centre is located 10 minutes south of Orangeville, in the village of Alton.