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Thursday, 9 May 2013

May 11- 12 Rolling Hills Studio Tour Welcomes You

Free Rolling Hills Mothers Day Studio Tour May 11-12, 2013 !

Rolling Hills Studio Tour featuring eleven Kawarttha Lakes artisans, is our Thrifty Thursday pick for Mother's Day.
This free annual self-guided spring arts tour invites you to explore the beautiful rolling hills  Oak Ridges area of southern Kawartha Lakes, and lets you get an inside peek into many artists studios. Plus you can discover a one-of-a-kind gift that is unique as your mother to give her as a remembrance of your day together.
Thanks to Lucya Almeida, one of the artisans on the tour, for sharing this event on our Facebook wall:

Rolling Hills Studio Tour Announced!

Plan a 'Spring Day Trip' with Mom and enjoy the picturesque scenery of Bethany, Pontypool, and surrounding area, the southern gateway to the Kawarthas. This free, self-guided tour is in the beautiful rolling hills Oak Ridges region of the City of Kawartha Lakes. Come visit 11 artisans in their studios on the weekend of May 11th & 12th, from 10 am - 5 pm each day. Just a little over an hour drive from Toronto or 45 minutes from Whitby. This eclectic group of artists all live within a 30 minute driving radius of each other, and offer a truly diverse array of work. Admission is Free!

Enjoy Arts  Demonstrations

Whether you are interested in copper and silver jewellery, animal portraits, weaving, soapstone carvings, leather sculpting, sculptural fountains, wildlife art in oils, acrylics and watercolours or photography, you are sure to have a great time! There will be demonstrations at some of the studios so that you can get a first hand look at how truly talented these amazing artists are. Many of these talented artists are award-winners of juried shows with work in collections around the world; one even has his works on a Yukon postage stamp!

For more information including pictures of the work of each artist, as well as a detailed map of the area, visit website at www.rollinghillsstudiotour.com or contact Beverley Williams at info@rollinghillsstudiotour.com,  705-277-2666

Dine and Stay

There are also nearby restaurants for family dining; just ask one of the artists for their favorite eatery and Bed and Breakfasts if you would like to extend your stay!

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