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Rails End Summer Art Attacks are hibernating. We'll be back in February for FrostFest with another fab snow sculpture on the patio and snow painting in the garden.
Click here and visit the Art Attack website and see what kind of projects we have planned this summer click here!

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Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre is a public, not for profit art gallery and a registered Canadian Charity. We are devoted to bringing art to life in Haliburton. Welcome to our site. We hope you will visit us, in person, soon!

Exhibition proposals: click here We welcome exhibition proposals at any time.

Charitable donations
Celebrate friends and family by making a gift to Rails End. You will find us listed under Art Galleries, click the link below:

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Haliburton Art and Craft Festival 2014 dates July 25,26,27



 


 

Trash N Treasures June 14

Join us for Haliburton's BIGGEST and BEST community year sale in support of our public art gallery!
More info and application form

 

 

Rails End Boutique a must for shopping!

Our Gallery Boutique is brimming with delights created by local craftspeople and artists. Greeting cards! Glass! Mugs, platters, bowls and butter dishes! Eye pillows, soaps, sachets, sparkly things! Knits, scarves, purses, wrist warmers and stylish hats galore. Paintings large and small, metalwork and photographs evoking Highland memories!
Looking for something special? Let us help you find the perfect, artful gift!
The Rails End Gallery Shop is an important part of our fundraising and artist support strategies. Artists receive 70% commission on sales with the balance going to support community arts programming at Rails End, a registered Canadian charity. Thank you for helping bring art to life in Haliburton.

 

Ontario Trillium Foundation supporting volunteer engagement at Rails End
We thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, for project support this year.

 


 

Coming up...

Birds by Busby

Meet Dan Busby, photographer, at the Opening Reception for "Birds by Busby" Saturday April 26 from 2-4 pm.
Exhibition dates: April 26 - June 14
Shown above: Loon, Dan Busby, photograph on aluminum panel.

 


Read on Haliburton!
When you access Amazon through the Rails End website they will make a donation to our organization. You can search, shop and buy direct through this link. It is important that you always use this link - consider bookmarking railsendgallery.com for convenient access. Please let us know if this works since it is a new item.

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One day exhibition April 19 - ACCEPTANCE is an exhibition of work by students and local artists presented by Gay Straight Alliance, HHSS, at Northern Lights Pavilion.

 

About us

Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre is a public art gallery located in Haliburtons historic railway station. A registered Canadian charity, the Rails End was established in 1980 and is dedicated to providing opportunities for the exploration, appreciation, expression and exchange of the contemporary creative arts.
The Gallery Shop
We celebrate and sell work by Rails End Members in our shop. The shop is a fundraising project in support of community arts programming and 30% commission goes to support this worthwhile cause.
Exhibitions
Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre presents 12-14 temporary exhibitions in two exhibition spaces. You will find past and present exhibitions here
Affiliations
Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre is a member of the Ontario Crafts Council (OCC), the Ontario Museums Association (OMA)the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) and Arts Council Haliburton Highlands.
Funders
Rails End gratefully aknowledges support from the Municipality of Dysart et al, the Ontario Arts Council, funders, Members and Volunteers.
We are currently insulating our cellar and improving storage areas with support from The Ontario Trillium Foundation Community Grants Program. The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Government of Ontario.


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