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Arts, Culture and Heritage

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Clarington has a vibrant arts community with two well-known art galleries that showcase local art, provide lessons and are an integral part of our community. We're also home to Clarington Museums and Archives, which showcases Clarington's rich and vibrant history through year-round exhibits at three locations.

Art galleries

Clarington has two art galleries that provide lessons, programs and workshops for local artists.

Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
143 Simpson Avenue
Bowmanville, ON
Phone: 905-623-5831
Email the Visual Arts Centre
Visual Arts Centre website

A Gift of Art
The Clarington Artists & Artisans Outlet
187 King Avenue East
Newcastle, ON L1B 1H4
Phone: 905-987-2264
A Gift of Art website


Clarington has a rich and vibrant history. You can visit Clarington Museums and Archives to learn more about our community. Clarington Museums showcase our heritage and have ongoing exhibits throughout the year. They also run family events, camps and school programs.

Bowmanville Museum
37 Silver Street, Bowmanville

Clarke Museum & Archives
7086 Old Kirby School Road, Kirby

Sarah Jane Williams Heritage Centre
62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville

Clarington Heritage

Clarington is home to numerous heritage buildings and structures that reflect the Municipality's rich culture and history. We're proud of our heritage and take care of our community by offering heritage incentive grants to help restore buildings and maintain their historical beauty.

Throughout the year, Clarington has several arts and heritage events. To learn more, visit the Clarington Tourism website.


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