Galleries & Artists

In & between the century old brick walls beneath the clock tower you find Main & Station, a depARTment store.

Visual art, artist seminars, sculpture, pottery, spoken word, poetry, dance, culinary specialties, sweets , books and pleasures.

Perhaps you can stop in for a good coffee and wander through the various nonesuch and kickshaws, searching out treasures.

168 Main Street - A place to exchange stories, meet strangers, make friends.

Main & Station is pleased to announce The 2017 International NONESUCH ART ON PAPER AWARDS.  The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at over $21,000.  For additional details and information about how to apply,,,


Parrsboro Creative will present Canada's first international Plein Air Festival on June 16, 17 & 18, 2017.  Thirty-five top plein air artists selected from across North America will compete for more than $6,000 in cash and product awards.  Applications will be juried by professional artists William Rogers and Joy Laking, with submissions being accepted from January 20 to March 25.  For Plein Air Festival information, please see:  For further project information, please contact:  Robert More/Executive Director, Parrsboro Creative: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 902-728-2007.

Parrsboro Creative will have an amazing line-up of arts and artisan courses this year with workshops in: painting, blacksmithing, stone carving, basketry, drama, photography, geological adventures and music.  Many of your favourite artists will be back to provide hands-on instruction - Wayne Boucher, Janet Doble, Joy Laking, Pat Reid, William Rogers, Michael Tennyson and Monika Wright.  Tom Forrestall, one of Canada's most celebrated painters, is teaching a session called "The Magic of Egg Tempera". This promises to be one of the highlights of the season - and it's only in Parrsboro!  Our first workshop this year is: Stone Carving led by Heather Lawson - Saturday/Sunday, May 27/28.  All are welcome!  Contact Parrsboro Creative at 902-728-2007 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..