What is DWAC? The Durham West Arts Centre is a 'hub' organization working to establish links with artists, arts groups and arts lovers. We want to meet and talk to the groups and individuals who are willing to help build the infrastructure for a permanent arts centre in Ajax-Pickering.

Visual and Performing Art Instructors in Durham


The Economic Impact and Needs Analysis

STOP the leakage


Cyber Gallery

Arts Links



DWAC news

On November 27, 2007 The Ontario Trillum Foundation honoured Trillium Media Release

In 2005 DWAC was one of 26 Ontario venues allowed to exhibit original Tom Thomson works!

The Thomsons of Durham Exhibition features 18 works of art, including Elizabeth Brodie's Sampler, 23 items in a display case and 13 panels telling the story of the Thomsons.

An Astounding Exhibition Comes to Durham

Tom Thomson works on display

DWAC a Provincial Project

thank you posterNow available HERE

I Support the Arts

AGM, Wed. October 17 - photos.

Music Madness

The success of Mystery Masterpiece, the joint fundraiser of the Durham West Arts Centre and
the DWAC Foundation was no mystery .

2006 DWAC Constitution Revisions

Watch for details on The Arts without Borders Committee's Roots and Drums.

PineRidge Arts Council

The Durham West Arts Centre exists to create, manage, and operate a centre for the advancement and promotion
of artistic disciplines, and related activities throughout the community, for the benefit of the residents of the
Regional Municipality of Durham, and the Province of Ontario.

Durham West Arts Centre


Trillium Foundation Partner: City of Pickering