Huntsville Festival of the Arts is committed to providing free or low-cost educational opportunities to our community. We offer diverse workshops facilitated by professional artists and educators, our annual scholarship program, and a number of mentorship & volunteer opportunities that facilitate learning.
- Since 1997, we have directly engaged over 10,000 students in arts education opportunities
- We Budget approximately $8,000.00 each year to support arts education
- We have awarded scholarships for further training to 45 senior performing artists
- We proudly award a $1,000 scholarship for Visual Arts to a Huntsville High School student each year.
- We have welcomed over 4,000 students to the theatre to enjoy upcoming musicals in order to immerse them into the world of musical theatre.
ARTISTS IN THE SCHOOLS
A catalogue of online videos created by local artists to support teachers and students with arts curriculum during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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TPAN: TEEN PERFORMING ARTS NIGHTS
This exciting program, geared for youth aged 12—18 years, will develop an appreciation of the arts and identify potential career paths.
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HFA ART BREAKS
Does it feel like the kids are multiplying and the house is shrinking? The Huntsville Festival of the Arts (HfA) wants to give you a break. To help supports kids and their families, HfA is offering a slate of easy and fun online arts based activities while we all practice social distancing. These include FREE video demonstrations, livestream performances and online gatherings facilitated by local artists. The program offers kids a creative outlet while at home and can give parents & caregivers a little break to take care of themselves. Time to step outside, brush your teeth, sit quietly on your own. Whatever you need. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Every year, Huntsville Festival of the Arts awards scholarships to financially support students who are planning on studying the arts in a post secondary institution. Total awards totaling up to $3,000 may be granted to candidates residing in the greater Huntsville and Lake of Bays area. Individual candidates may be awarded up to $1000.
In 2020, a scholarship was awarded to Ryan Ens (studying music at the University of Western). Congratulations!
KAREEN BURNS HFA SCHOLARSHIP
HfA is proud to support a visual arts student through the Kareen Burns HFA scholarship administered through Huntsville High School. The 2020 award went to Alexis Green who is studying visual arts at the Ontario College of Art & Design.
This award is in honour of Kareen Burns who was a past HfA Board member and valued member of the Huntsville Community. Her spirit of creativity, imagination and ingenuity continues to make a positive impact on our community.
MARCH BREAK DRAMA CAMP (CANCELLED) – MARCH 16-20 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
HfA SATURDAY MORNING DRAMA CLASSES (POSTPONED)– Spring Session – MAY 2 to June 6th, 2020 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
HfA SUMMER DRAMA CAMP – July 13-17, 2020 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
TPAN – TEEN PERFORMING ARTS NIGHTS (SEPTEMBER to APRIL) – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF MUSIC (CANCELLED) – COMING APRIL 2-5, 2020 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO