Traveling Art Show
Algoma Art Society is a member of the Northern Ontario Art Association. This Traveling Juried Exhibition contains 40 selected artist from Northern Ontario including members of the Algoma Art Society.
The exhibition is free and open to the public.
The Algoma Art Society was formed in 1948. A constitution was established. On January 23, 1948 the first art activities commenced.
The Algoma Art Society is the oldest Visual Art Group in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, since it’s inception on January 26, 1948. Our membership consists of visual artists working in Watercolours, Acrylics, Oils, Pastels, Yupo, Encaustics, Collage and Photography.
We are a non-profit organization whose aims are to promote local exhibitions, competitions, workshops, classes and lectures; provide access to prominent artists; to arrange for annual sales of members’ work and to support, encourage and develop the talent and ability of local artists by providing opportunities for them to become more proficient in their field.
Over the many years this organization has been in existence many prominent artists have been associated with us including members of the Group of Seven. Algoma Art Society members traveled on many outdoor painting excursions with F. H. Varley, A. J. Casson and A. Y. Jackson.