PRAC header

PRAC logo

facebook | Instagram | EVENTS CALENDAR PAGES
January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

HomeAbout PRACAGMArtfestAuditions | Juried Shows Contact PRAC • Membership Forms (PDF) On-Line Presidents' Reports Workshops

PRAC: Juried Art Show JPE | Pic of the Month SupportersCommunity | Heritage | LiteraryIndie AuthorsPerformingTeachingVisual Artists


Sculptures of Durham

Culture Days 2021 ISDAYArt lovers dream: day-tripping in Durham

Durham Region boasts of over 90 outdoor public sculptures and art forms, by emerging to world-renowned artists.

How many have you seen? |Culture Days Videos: Week #1 HERE | Week #2 HERE | Week #3 HERE| Week #4 HERE

Download the PDF list and copy the link to the online map to guide you. We look forward to you sharing your photos on facebook and instagram and tagging PineRidge Arts on facebook and #sculpturesofdurham on instagram. For 2022 Sculptures of Durham will be part of International Sculpture Day #isday


William (Bill) and Geordie Lishman | Elation

The Town of Ajax has 17 exciting pieces from the waterfront to Greenwood Conservation area.

Showcasing the works of: Ajax Youth Artists | Ron Baird | Les Drysdale | Dorsey James | Amanda Berry and Henry Kortekaas & Assoc | William (Bill) and Geordie Lishman | Mark Puigmarti | Jules Roman | Timothy P. Schmalz | 1st Pickering Village Venturers | Bruce Watson

Additional information on Ajax art forms HERE | Also page 2 HERE


Darlene Bolahood | Only Heroes and Children

Regional Municipality of Clarington includes Bowmanville, Courtice, Darlington and Newcastle and there are lots to see.

Trying to see all the forms in Clarington can make for a fun day. Plan to make a number of stops and maybe include the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington at 143 Simpson Ave, Bowmanville or A Gift of Art at 187 King Ave E. Newcastle.

March/April 2022 Series Final includes works from Ajax, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Clarington, Courtice, Newcastle and Port Perry PDF (large file - be patient)

Showcasing the works of: Darlene Bolahood (many along Hwy. 2 and elsewhere) | Woody Farrow | Henry Kortekaas & Assoc | James Cameron Smith (many in Newcastle)


Township of Brock | Beaverton

Beaverton currently has one exciting outdoor piece called Flight by Gerald Gladstone, but work is underway for a new sculpture by Ron Baird.

March/April 2022 Series Final includes works from Ajax, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Clarington, Courtice, Newcastle and Port Perry PDF (large file - be patient)

Maud in her garden by Wynn Walters

Wynn Walters | Maud in her Garden

Township of Scugog | Uxbridge and Leaskdale are home to many wonderful pieces to enjoy and if you go at the right time, enjoy a studio tour with Artists of Uxbridge.

Showcasing the works of: Ron Baird | Fly Freeman | Francis Muscat | James Pronk | Gerd Untermann | Wynn Walters

January/February 2022 issue of ArtScene -Uxbridge ~ PDF


Mary Ann Barkhouse | Grace

The City of Oshawa has 17 outdoor public art pieces for you to enjoy. From Lakeview Park to The Robert McLaughlin Gallery at 72 Queen Street to the Botanical Gardens on Arena Street and north to Durham College UOIT on Simcoe St. N., this could be a full day excursion for you.

Showcasing the works of: Aboriginal Student Centre of Durham College UOIT | Mary Ann Barkhouse | Douglas Bentham | Darlene Bolahood | Pool of Dreams/Lady of the Lake artist unknown | Douglas Coupland | Edward Falkenberg | André Fournelle | Noel Harding | Dawn MacNutt | Manufacturing Class, St. Stephen’s Catholic Secondary School, Bowmanville | Clement Meadmore | Charles Pachter | Reinhard Reitzenstein | Douglas Robinson | Béla Simó | James Pronk

For more information on these sculptures see: our September issue of ArtScene | Oshawa | Oshawa Revised


Geordie Lishman | Inspire

City of Pickering has a wide collection of outdoor sculptures (25) for you to enjoy from the waterfront to parks throughout the city.

Showcasing the works of:
Blair Baker | Ron Baird | Andreas Drenters | Edward Falkenberg | Dorsey James | Geordie Lishman | K.S. Oliver | Jean Pierre Schoss and Brenda Tucker

To read more info on some of the works: Pickering Pollinators Esplanade Park | Dorsey James Alex Robertson Park off Sandy Beach Road.
More Sculptures in Pickering | Allan O'Marra's 2022 column in ArtScene on Dorsey James HERE | Also 3rd page HERE for Mark Puijmarti

Port Perry

Daniel O’Brien | Palmer Park Gate (the arch represents the old railway lines that used to run through Port Perry)

Township of Scugog | Port Perry

A visit to Port Perry is always a delight. Following the art forms will take you down Water and Main Streets and shops. Don't miss a visit to Scugog Arts at 175B Queen St, Port Perry.

March/April 2022 Series Final includes works from Ajax, Beaverton, Bowmanville, Clarington, Courtice, Newcastle and Port Perry PDF (large file - be patient)

Showcasing the works of: Emanuel Hahn | William "Bill" Lishman | Geordie Lishman | Daniel O'Brien | Richard Van Heuvelen to be featured in the March/April, 2022 issue of ArtScene.


Ruth Abernethy | Sir William Stephenson, a Man Called Intrepid

Town of Whitby has two of its sculptures in Cullen Central Park and three by Station Gallery at 1450 Henry Street.

Showcasing the works of: Ruth Abernethy (three pieces) | Alfred Engerer | Peter Kolisnyk | Henry Kortekaas & Assoc | Geordie Lishman | Tony Romano

To see more about these unique pieces check HERE.

Sculptures along the Waterfront Trail

Even though this art is outside, as the COVID-19 situation continues to change, a minute or two of extra planning is an important step in ensuring your visits to Durham Region art installations are a success. Follow the latest travel guidelines for your community and any communities you plan to visit.

Thanks to the support of our partners, sponsors and you.




Since 1989 PineRidge Arts Council Inc., a not-for-profit volunteer organization has been dedicated to enhance the quality of life within the community by developing widespread appreciation, support and involvement in the arts.

PineRidge Arts Council
650 Kingston Road
P.O. Box 18258 Steeple Hill Postal Outlet
Pickering, Ontario L1V 1A0

PRAC PresidentArtScene EditorWebmistress

facebook facebook group page


Indigenous Land Acknowledgement
We are currently located on land, which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange among the
Mississauga Peoples, and is the traditional and treaty territory of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.
We honour, recognize, and respect this nation and Indigenous Peoples as the traditional stewards of the lands
and waters on which we meet today.

Layout and Design by Mary Cook © 2003 ~ 2023

Performing artists Visual artists Artists with words and history PRAC Instructors
Contact page Contact webmistress Contact ArtScene Editor