Arts & Culture

Close to the heart ... The Dundas Studio Tour

Sept. 5, 2021
Mark Eisenberg

In 1991, a small group of Dundas artists and craftspeople joined together with the idea of creating an artistic venue for local talent. That fledgling show and dream has now become one of the most respected and successful showcases of fine art and craft in Sout…

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