Since 1967, the Quinte Arts Council has dedicated itself to serving its members – artists, member groups, community friends, businesses, and students – while offering quality experiences and arts education for people of all ages in our community.
Our revenues come from government at the municipal and provincial level, sponsorships, foundations, memberships and donations. QAC is governed by a volunteer board of directors and relies on volunteers to assist staff with administration as well as programs and special events.
The Quinte Arts Council is a registered charitable umbrella organization (#107869448RR0001) dedicated to promoting artists and arts organizations in all disciplines and to further appreciation of arts and culture in the Quinte region. The geographic region we serve is from the southern-most tip of Prince Edward County, north to Bancroft and east and west from Napanee to Brighton.
Our office is located at 36 Bridge Street East in downtown Belleville. Office and gallery hours are open year round (with the exception of statutory holidays) Tuesday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The QAC Gallery and Gift Shop presents the work of local artists including paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture, gift cards, CD’s, books, jewellery, wood turnings, carvings and glasswork.
Art and culture play an important role in defining who we are as a community and contributes to a healthy local economy and lifestyle for those who live and work in the area. Our programs continue to change and evolve in response to the needs of our members and our community.