July Studio Tour:  Summer Memories

July Studio Tour: Summer Memories

The summer of 2018 was fantastic and it beautifully hot. Remembrances of July last year, when most days were cool and rainy still are firmly in my mind and the gorgeous days of this year were appreciated. With the warmer weather, the gardens and forests brought out...
Taking Flight For Art + Design

Taking Flight For Art + Design

When the Haliburton Highlands are over 3,000 km away, and you want to reunite with your sisters at Haliburton School of Art + Design, you get creative with your travel plans. Donna Hackborn arrived at the Stanhope Airport in the two-seater, single engine RV-6 home kit...
The Pioneer Woman’s Backyard Pharmacy

The Pioneer Woman’s Backyard Pharmacy

In the early settlement days of this area, doctors were few and far between. Pioneers had to rely on their own knowledge of herbs and plants for homemade medicine. These are just some of the plants found in a pioneer garden at Stanhope Heritage Museum, and what they...
Atmo-Sphere

Atmo-Sphere

When broken down to its origins, the word “atmosphere” is “atmo” which means vapour and “sphere” which is the same our modern definition. The sculpture was inspired by the theme “secret space.” “Atmo-sphere” is a spherical shape that creates a secret enclosure for...
From Rural Ontario to L.A.

From Rural Ontario to L.A.

Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless-Craig are small-town glass-blowers from Tory Hill, Ont., who heat up beer bottles and expand them into beer glasses. Their creations have been growing in popularity — and in 2015, they gave away their wares to TV stars in the 67th Emmy...
Local Opera, World Class Talent

Local Opera, World Class Talent

Congratulations to Highlands Opera studio alumnae and 2018 participants, sopranos Lauren Margison and Suzanne Taffot, along with HOS resident collaborative pianists, Louise-Andrée Baril and Janelle Fung for their recent exceptional performances at the Concours musical...
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