Arts & Culture

180 Projects

180 Projects is an alternative art centre based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. They are dedicated to presenting exhibitions, events and programs that promote discourse on and exposure to a wide range of contemporary and experimental art practices. They do this by acting as a link, a host and a catalyst: connecting artists/cultural workers and communities locally and regionally to those elsewhere in Canada, and internationally; and providing a supportive, inclusive environment for local and visiting artists/ cultural workers at all stages of their careers.

Art Gallery of Algoma


The AGA works to ensure the highest standards for the presentation, collection, preservation and interpretation of art. They deliver exhilarating intellectual experiences, entertaining artistic synergies, and expressive art education through interpretation and classes. The AGA coordinates a fusion of arts, education and entertainment activities through their exhibition schedule and expanding collection. They nurture relationships and partnerships with outstanding people in the region.

Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie & District


The Arts Council is a charitable, non-profit organization that is embedded in, working for and re/investing in the arts community. The Arts Council presents, produces and promotes the arts in Algoma. The Arts Council is an established information source for topics related to the arts in Algoma.

Artspeaks Project Art Hives


The ArtSpeaks ArtHive is the first of its kind in Northern Ontario. Funded by a tri-agency collaboration between the Sault Area Hospital's Sexual Assault Care Centre, Breton House (the Algoma Substance

Abuse Rehabilitation Centre) and the Sault Ste. Marie Museum. The ArtSpeaks ArtHive offers two programs: bi-weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings for adults and youth (16+) impacted by trauma due to addictions, sexual violence and mental health challenges, and "Sunday Family Hives" offered once quarterly for all members of the community.

Canada Council for the Arts


The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada's public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

Ontario Arts Council


The OAC's grants and services to professional, Ontario-based artists and arts organizations support arts education, Indigenous arts, community arts, crafts, dance, Francophone arts, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, music, theatre, touring, and visual arts. The OAC is directed by 12 volunteer board (council) members who come from communities throughout the province. They are appointed by the Government of Ontario for a three-year term. The OAC's board is responsible for setting OAC's policies and oversees the organization's operation.

Sault Ste. Marie Arts & Culture Coordinator


Office that coordinates everything arts and culture related in the city of Sault Ste. Marie.

Sault Ste. Marie Museum


The Sault Ste. Marie Museum is a non-profit, charitable organization facilitated by the Sault Ste. Marie & 49th Field Regiment R.C.A. Historical Society for the citizens of Sault Ste. Marie and the District of Algoma, as well as visitors to the community. A management Board of Directors oversees the operation of the Museum.

Thinking Rock Community Arts


They are a nonprofit community arts organization based in Thessalon, Ontario that creates art with and for the people living along the North Shore of Lake Huron, from Spanish to Sault Ste. Marie and all points in between. Thinking Rock invites people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to join us in playing, making and dreaming about this special place we call home — as it was, as it is, and as it might be.