23 York Street, Haliburton

(705) 457-2330

Rails End Gallery and arts centre

BRINGING ART TO LIFE IN HALIBURTON

Located in Haliburton's landmark rail station, we present contemporary Canadian art, craft and music by regional Artists. 

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2020 Peoples' Choice Award Announcement

Thank you to all local artists who participated in our Annual Peoples' Choice Award  vote. 

The winner is "Water's Edge", 2020, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 24 by Janet Trull. (detail shown here)

Congratulations! 363 Votes were counted and as you can see there were some too close to call. 

The annual Members' Salon is something we all look forward to. This year's theme was "water". Over 100 entries were received. We were sad to close the show out early since it was a splendid display of talent, vitality and hopefulness. 


Our compliments to each of the 10 finalists: 

1st - Janet Trull, Water's Edge 

2nd - Sophie Creelman, Naiad

3rd tie - Laurie O'Reilly,  Nature's Cathedral/Margaret Thaler, Dancing Droplets

4th tie - Anna Whitmore, Standing in Wait /Harvey Walker, What We Leave Behind 

5th tie - June Krisko, Snow Waves/Leonora Marriner,Going Against The Current 

6th  tie - Dusty Hutchings, A Start/Paul Holman, Wind and Sail


CANADIAN ARTISTS AT RAILS END GALLERY SHOP

Centrally located in Haliburton Village's vintage rail station, we showcase work by Canadian artists and artisans in our Gallery Shop; a must visit when you are in Haliburton County. All works are sold on consignment with our local Artist members. On May 1 we launched a pilot online shop featuring Artist Cards, Membership and Gift Certificates. 


Thank you for supporting Canadian Artists and Makers and for shopping locally. 

Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre is a proud member of Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce #buyclosebuy 

MEMBERSHIP

$25 General/Artist 

$20 Senior 

$45 Studio/Family 

Our Members are entitled to reciprocal admission at Ontario galleries, supplier discounts and exclusive Member communications.

Membership runs from September to September. 

Rails End is a member of Craft Ontario, the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) and Arts Council Haliburton Highlands.  


VOLUNTEER

 Help us bring art to life in Haliburton by joining our Volunteer team as an Event Assistant, Boutique Helper, Gardener or Gallery Minder; or participate on one of the Committees listed here: 

  • Garden
  • Building Stewardship 
  • Greening the Gallery 
  • Trash N Treasures 
  • Haliburton Art and Craft Festival 
  • Haliburton DrumFest 
  • Gallery Shop 

Please call Laurie to learn more 705-457-2330   

Video

#WIP with Renee Woltz

Local ceramist Renee Woltz visted Rails End Gallery for our "Work in Progress" series last summer.

#WIP with Dave Kerr

An afternoon with Dave Kerr is almost as good a canoe trip! Enjoy ! 

Interview with local wood sculptor Greg Gillestpie

Greg Gillespie is a master of interpretive bird sculpture. Greg's work was  part of "BIRD" a two person show at Rails End  2019 along with digital artists June Krisko.

Contact

 705-457-2330 

info@railsendgallery.com 

Curator/Director

Laurie Jones 

Administrative Assistant 

Michelle St. Pierre


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Check  our YouTube Channel for the #WIP Work in Progress series from summer 2019. 


Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre

23 York Street, Dysart And Others, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada

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Our phsical location is closed due to the COVID19 restrictions in our region. but we are still bringing you plenty of art  online.

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affiliations

Member logo for Arts Council Haliburton Highlands
OHTO service excellence symbol
Member Ontario Museum Association
Member Ontario Association of Art Galleries OAAG
Member CRAFT ONTARIO

community partners

Trillium Lakelands District School Board logo
Haliburton County Echo logo
Haliburton County Tourism logo
Haliburton County Public Library logo
in Kind sponsor Vista Signs Haliburton logo
Jigaaw Organizing Solutions logo
Curry Motors logo
Shepherd Environmental Services logo
Pine Reflections logo
Boshkung Brewing Co logo
Haliburton Highlands Brewing logo
Precision Elevator logo
Insurance partner - Hudson Henderson
Member Arts Council Haliburton Highlands
In Kind sponsor - Long and McQuade
In Kind donor - Kawartha Dairy
In Kind donor - Garbutt Disposal

FUNDERS

Canadian Museums Association logo
Dysart et al logo
Ontario logo
Rotary International logo
Young Canada Works logo
Haliburton County Development Corporation logo