A big event for the Oakville Art Society and the Oakville area in general is Art in The Park. This event was first held in 1965, and has since become an annual outdoor art show and sale usually held on Civic Holiday Monday in every August. Art in the Park was originally held in coronation Park where Oakville Art Society had its first home, since 1996 the show has been held in Waterfront Heritage Park located in the Bronte Harbour area. This show boasts only original work with emphasis being placed on painting, pottery, sculpture, woodworking, photography and artists are chosen for their originality and command of their chosen medium. Art in the Park is one of Oakville’s premier community events and attracts both artists and visitors throughout the southern Ontario region. For more information visit the Art in the Park website.