Arts, Culture and Heritage

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Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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COVID-19 Information

 During the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be program disruptions, changes and facility closures. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community. Learn about Newmarket's approach to reopening and for current information and resources. For any inquiries, please email info@newmarket.ca.

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Updated February 22, 2021

On Friday, February 19, 2021 the Province of Ontario announced that York Region will move to the Red-Control zone of the Provincial Reopening Framework on Monday, February 22.  York Region will no longer be subject to the stay-at-home order, however Public Health has strongly advised people to continue to stay at home and avoid social gatherings to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
 
The Town of Newmarket is happy to move forward with a reopening plan and begin to offer increased services, amenities and programs to the community. Recreation facilities and in-person drop in programming will resume operation in accordance with all health and safety regulations as outlined by the Province and York Region Health. This announcement does not impact or cancel any VIRTUAL programs currently running.

Newmarket trails, parks and playgrounds will remain open and residents are encouraged to use them while following all health and safety measures as outlined by the province.

The Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive), Robert N. Shelton Operation Centre (1275 Maple Hill Court) and Central York Fire Services (CYFS) remain closed to the public for in-person services. We continue to offer alternative ways to serve the community.

For more information, please contact Customer Service:  email info@newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193. 

NOTE: Facility Access / Programming remains closed / on pause and pending further developments. Please check back for updates.


Venues - Currently closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Click on the buttons below to view venue events and information and happenings.

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Arts Grants and Contests

Newmarket Celebrates the Arts
 The Newmarket Celebrates the Arts funding program is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.

Heritage Art Contest
The Heritage Art Contest is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.
High School Art Contest
The Newmarket High Schools Art Contest is temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check back here for future updates.


Arts, Culture and Heritage eNewsletter

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Public Art & Culural Master Plans


Public Art

Public Art Jury Selection

As the Town of Newmarket moves forward with their public art program; the Recreation and​ Culture department is looking for artists whom would be interested in participating occasionally on an art selection jury. Interested artists are invited to submit an expression of interest through an application process.  ​

For more details call Laura Schembri 905-953-5300 x 2618.

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Recreation & Culture Virtual Hub

Helping Newmarket residents flatten the curve and make the most of their time at home!

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Assumption of Risk

The Town of Newmarket in collaboration with York Region Public Health, continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Users of the Town of Newmarket facilities, buildings and/or amenities are reminded that the facilities, buildings and/or amenities are open for use at your own risk. An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting any Town of Newmarket facility, building and/or amenity you voluntarily assume all risks including any risk of injury, loss, damage, and possible exposure to a communicable disease including COVID-19. We remind you to follow the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines being recommended by various Canadian health authorities including the York Region Public Health Unit, Ontario Health and Public Health Agency of Canada.



Click here to sign up for the Recreation E-Newsletter for updates.

Stay up-to-date on the latest Town updates by following  @TownofNewmarket on TwitterFacebook and Instagram and visit Newmarket.ca/COVID19.

As always, if you have any general questions, please email us at info@newmarket.ca or call Customer Service at 905-895-5193
(Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)