Several local shops are wonderful venues for local artists to showcase their wares - from works on canvas to jewellery to sculpture to textile arts - you name it!
129 Bridge Street
Brush Strokes was founded by local artist Faye Lavergne in December 2007. Located in the heart of downtown Carleton Place, Brush Strokes Art Supplies and Gallery is an innovative retail art space dedicated to servicing the needs of artists, art lovers and more.
Brush Strokes caters to its customers by providing unique one-stop shopping experience where you can admire and purchase art painted by local artists as well as purchase art supplies and accessories while sipping on a fabulous cup of home brewed specialty coffee or tea. Explore your creativity by taking art lessons offered to both adults and children, or drop by one of our monthly ?Vernissage? exhibitions featuring local artists.
Carleton Place Train Station Information Centre, Gallery and Gift Shop
11 Lake Ave West
Carleton Place, ON, Canada
In 30 years of service, Michael Bowie has gained a stellar reputation for Silver Geltatin printing, copy work, and more recently in custom, archival large and small format digital printing. Teaming up with his partner, Janice Bowie, whose expertise lies in restoration and design, Lux has created a superior business that goes beyond custom: Each job is treated individually and is produced exactly to each client?s needs and specifications.
Ballygiblin's Restaurant & Pub
151 Bridge Street, Carleton Place, ON K7C2V6
Phone: (613) 253-7400
Not only will your palate be satisfied your eyes will be too! Ballygiblin?s is dedicated to supporting local artists by filling their walls with many talented works. If music is more your forte then be sure to check the events calendar to see who?s playing! From the presentation of food, wide range of music, to the show casing of local artistic talent there is sure to be a feast for all the senses.
Read's Book Shop
130 Lansdowne Avenue, Carleton Place, Ontario
(613) 257-READ (7323)
We offer a feature artist every month, come one in and check out their outstanding work!
Come search through our large selection of books in all genres. We have books for all interests and ages; bestsellers, mystery, history, fiction, fantasy, science fiction, health, self-help, new-age, reference, local and more. We offer lots of books for children of all ages in our Children's Storybook Garden.
Visit our cafe proudly serving specialty and regular Equator organic fair trade coffee, ?Girlwiththemostcake? mini cakes, cookies, muffins and more.