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Art & Museum Exhibits

Love art and museums? Us too! Oxford County's art galleries, art centres, museums, and national historic sites are community hubs for all those who feel the same way as you. Enjoy stunning art exhibits, take a course, discover rich heritage and hidden stories, enjoy an event, and be amazed by the talented artists, small-town museums, and historic sites.

  1. Beachville
  2. Ingersoll
  3. Norwich
  4. Tillsonburg
  5. Woodstock

While you’re out and about…be sure to find each of the Oxford Creative Connections (OCCI) exhibits throughout the county. OCCI is a not-for-profit, arts and culture organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Oxford County through the preservation and advancement of arts and culture.



Beachville Museum; 584371 Beachville Rd, Beachville (View Map)

Filled with thousands of fascinating artifacts, a visit to Beachville District Museum is sure to delight visitors of all ages. Learn about the first recorded baseball game in North America, played in Beachville in 1838. Discover the history of Beachville's famous lime quarries and roam through the restored Victorian-era living room. Marvel at the extraordinary collection of locally made pump organs and antique gramophones.

Visit their website for more information.



Ingersoll Cheese & Agriculture Museum; 290 Harris St, Ingersoll (View Map)

Explore Ingersoll's rich, cheesy history as you learn about more than 150 years of cheesemaking in Ontario. This award-winning museum, with its 7 buildings and exhibits will show you why we're home to the Oxford County Cheese Trail.

Visit their website for more information.

An OCCI exhibit lives on the same road as the Museum, at the Elm Hurst Inn and Spa! It is in the main hallway between the front desk and the dining room area.

Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre; 125 Centennial Ln, Ingersoll (View Map)

Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre is a creative space for over 200 artist members from Oxford, London, and area, that access the Centre to create their visions. Classes for all ages and skill levels are available, monthly rotating exhibits by local artists, plus a gift shop made by our members.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

  • Lesley Penwill & Linda Yeoman: September 30 – November 10

Visit their website for more information.

While in Ingersoll, you can find another OCCI exhibit at the Ingersoll Library.



Norwich And District Museum & Archives; 89 Stover St N, Norwich (View Map)

Visit the Norwich Museum, and glimpse into the area's Quaker and Dairy heritage. As you step into the past, experience 200 years of rural life in Southwestern Ontario by touring the 19th century agricultural barns, blacksmith's shop and the main street gallery.

Visit their website for more information.



Annandale National Historic Site; 30 Tillson Ave, Tillsonburg (View Map)

Visitors to Annandale National Historic Site in Tillsonburg will be dazzled by its beauty and the stories that go along with its rich history. Annandale National Historic Site is a wonder of its time and modern times. Discover its build process, the stories of the Tillson family and so much more all nestled into this stunning home.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

  • “Small Wonders Art Show and Sale”: September 8 – October 29
  • Faux Christmas Tree – November 25 – January 7, 2024

Visit their website for more information.

An OCCI exhibit lives upstairs here at Annandale National Historic site.

Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre; 41 Bridge St W, Tillsonburg (View Map)

The Tillsonburg Station Arts Centre, built inside two historic train stations, may take the route less travelled when it comes to local art centres but it’s just that willingness to take a risk that keeps them right on track and continues to pull new members and visitors in every year. It’s all about highlighting local talent and combining the new vibrancy of the town with its storied history of resiliency.

Visit their website for more information.

While in Tillsonburg, you can find another OCCI exhibit at the Tillsonburg Library.



Woodstock Art Gallery; 449 Dundas St, Woodstock (View Map)

Over 1900 artworks call the Woodstock Art Gallery home. It’s the region’s only public art gallery and a creative hub for aspiring artists, those trying to get their feet wet in a new medium and accomplished professionals alike.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

  • Look Again: Form + Void: February 18 – January 20, 2024

Visit their website for more information.

Woodstock Museum National Historic Site; 466 Dundas St, Woodstock (View Map)

The Woodstock Museum National Historic Site is one such place where visitors can experience not only Woodstock’s built heritage but fascinating stories from the past.

Upcoming Exhibitions:

  • Woodstock Museum National Historic Site Celebrating 75 Years: January 28 – December 31

Visit their website for more information.