42nd Annual Insights Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts

March 30 - June 11, 2023

Organized and sponsored by the Insights Committee of the Elora Fergus Arts Council, Insights is one of the longest running juried art exhibitions in Ontario.

“Insights encourages and honours excellence, high levels of accomplishment, and innovative approaches to artistic expression in the work of local artists.”

- Natalie Burek, Chair of the Insights Committee

Submissions will be accepted from artists residing in the counties of Wellington, Dufferin, Grey, Huron, and Perth, and the City of Guelph. Artist submissions can be delivered to the Wellington County Museum and Archives on Friday, March 17, between 9:30am and 4:00pm and Saturday, March 18, between 1:30pm and 4:00pm in the Nicholas Keith room, accessed via the courtyard or rear building entrances. To read the full rules of entry, please visit the Insights website.

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 30

Please join us for the exhibit's opening reception on Thursday, March 30, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm; the awards presentation begins at 8:00 pm. All are welcome to enjoy music, refreshments, a cash bar, and cast a vote for the People’s Choice Award. Admission is by donation.

Walk with the Jurors: Sunday, April 2

The Insights Committee has also organized a Walk with the Jurors on Sunday, April 2 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Jurors Colette Laliberté, David Scott Armstrong, and Richard Smolinski will discuss their decision-making process and the influences on this year’s show. Admission for this event is $5.00. 

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