Our mission is to inspire and encourage children to create, exhibit and celebrate art.

The result is a spectacular display of over 1000 artworks created by children from the Collingwood and Clearview communities.

The artwork is reviewed by professional artists and EACH child receives a positive comment and awarded a prize of art materials. The celebration culminates with an awards reception.

With thanks to a strong partnership between our organization and the arts community, schools, the Town of Collingwood and Public Library, local businesses, community groups, parents and volunteers, Magic of Children in the Arts reaches more families every year. We hope you will join us this year.

We are a registered charitable organization. All funds raised contribute to Canada's largest art exhibition, prizes and free art workshops.

Good Ship Collingwood

Good Ship Collingwood


The Magic of Children in the Arts was founded in 1994 by local artist Lory MacDonald.

We are celebrating 23 years in 2017 of inspiring young artists in the making, exhibiting and life long appreciation of the arts.

Just click on the volunteer star to get involved!

Please click on the"Thanks" Star to view our generous sponsors.


Upcoming 2017 Events

Magic of Children in the Arts 22nd Annual Exhibition

March 4-April 28 2017

Collingwood Public Library

Open for viewing during regular library hours

Awards Reception: April 8 2017 1pm-4pm

April 8, 2017 1pm-4pm, Kids pick up your prizes, live music, treats and see the exhibition.

Collingwood Public Library




Select any of the Icons to link to the online art projects and lessons.

Click THIS LINK as well to teach your child the Colour Wheel and more

Click THIS LINK as well to teach your child the Colour Wheel and more


Lory MacDonald   705-293-2787

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