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Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Elliot Lake has a vibrant arts community representing many aspects of the arts including visual arts, music, dance, theatre, cultural sponsorships, and public service. The local Arts Council has some 30 groups under its umbrella. Located in the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre are several facilities including a Potters Studio, an art room with floor looms, a tapestry loom, printmaking and stained glass equipment as well as space for painting. Workshops in various media are also available. Many local artists also work from their own studio however these individuals most often participate in the public shows and events, as well as exhibiting in out-of-town shows and galleries.

The highly successful Elliot Lake Entertainment Series is the foremost presenter of performing arts in the community. This organization sponsors Canadian performers and offers a series of four or more shows per season. Many famous performers have been brought to Elliot Lake including: Buffy Sainte-Marie, John McDermott, Quaretto Gelato, George Fox, Liona Boyd, Sylvia Tyson, Forever Plaid… to name a few.