Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts July 3-15

Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts
Already a highly anticipated event locally, the Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts has become a “must-do” for art lovers and visitors to our area. With a variety of events taking place between July 3th and 15th, you’ll find something to delight you in this exceptional place that inspires so many artists.
Our coastal arts festival will be highlighted by three main events in 2019, including an Opening Night Gala, Studio Tour, and plein air painting experience, “Paint Peggy’s Cove.”
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2019 Studio Tour Event
Chart your own free, self-guided tour through quaint communities, coves and harbours where over 60 artists invite you to visit them in their studios and group shows. Explore 41 locations in communities from Prospect to East River. Meet with the artists and experience the artistic process at work. Follow the blue lighthouse signs along the route and celebrate art! Throughout the weekend, visitors are invited to enter their names in a draw for an art gift certificate worth $500. Entries are available in all tour locations.

2019 Paint Peggy’s Cove Event
In this fun event, artists using brushes, oils, watercolours and pastels will set up on the rocks, wharfs and park areas to create new works inspired by this unique Nova Scotian community. Soak up the process,9 and fall in love with a painting! This is an opportunity to watch artists at work and to talk to them about the artistic process. This three-day event takes place on Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th and Monday 15th of July, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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