Inviting Artists from Muskoka and Beyond to enter our Art Contest celebrating 125 years of Algonquin Park.

Submission details:

Subject: Algonquin Park through your artistic eyes

Submission deadline May 25th 2018

Minimum submission of 3 paintings

Sizes: 30” x 40” to 36”x48

Deadline delivery Art work June 26th 2018

Submit images of art work by email with a minimum of 300 dpi no later than May 25th.

Email to:

The winner will be notified by June by June 9th 2018.

The winner receives:

Feature of the selected artwork for  period of 12 months installed at Deerhurst Resort front desk. Art work will be available for sale.

Artist enjoys promotion through Eclipse Art Gallery & Deerhurst Resort websites, press release, e-blasts & social media

One night stay at Deerhurst Resort to be taken within 12 months (excluding holiday and peak summer weekends)

Prize includes accommodation inclusive of resort fee, which provides a variety of activities and benefits. (Food and alcohol and incidentals excluded)


Art Shows


May 15 -September 18

Muskoka on the Rocks  A Colourful collection of art works reflecting Muskoka's fun time on the lake & cottage.  


July 1st -Canada Day

The Big Reveal of the Art Contest Winner!

Winning artist will be announced by General Manager Jesse Hamilton at 11:00 am in the front lobby of Deerhurst Resort.


September 21 - November 27

'Reflections of Algonquin Park' Annual Autumn Art Show celebrating 125 years of Algonquin Park. Artists from across the province participate in this special event.


December 8- March 2019 

'WInter White'  Details to follow.....


Art Weekend Get- Away

In the Spirit of Tom Thomson

After last year's enormously successful art weekend In 'In the Spirit of Tom Thomson', we are again organizing  this special Art Weekend Get-Away  in the fall. 

September 21-22-23  2018

In a nutshell:

In the Spirit of Tom Thomson Weekend Get-Away will include:

Two nights stay at Deerhurst Resort- 


Friday evening    Welcome reception.

Meet  your host Eclipse Art Gallery manager Karin Kriekaard, Deerhurst Resort Marketing Director Laura kennedy  and your  weekend art guide Gerry Lantaigne


A guided canoe trip  to Tom Thomson's Memorial Cairn on Canoe Lake- Algonquin Park. We will embark in a 8 person canoe to visit the memorial Cairn which was erected by Tom Thomson's friend A.Y.Jackson.

Enjoy a lovely glass of wine while painting a fabulous small Tom Thomson replica painting under guidance of artist and teacher Gerry Lantaigne.

 Sunday morning

Group of Seven Mural Tour                                                                                       Learn about the famous Group of Seven and Tom Thomson while strolling through downtown Huntsville.  Expert Mural Art Tour guide Gerry Lantaigne will lead you through a selection of our Group Of Seven Murals.  


Booking through Deerhurst Resort reservations. 



Winter Weekend Get-Away

First time, we are  organizing a Winter Weekend Get Away with renowned nature photographer Rob Stimpson.

The Winter Weekend Get-Away-  will include a two night stay at Deerhurst Resort, a welcoming reception with acclaimed nature photographer Rob Stimpson, a snowshoe trek through the woods with Rob, seeing Nature through a photographers lens,  followed by an interactive session with Rob discussing images taken during the snowshoe trek.

Exact date to be announced.

Rob Stimpson beautiful photographic art work will be on display at the gallery during this Winter Art Weekend.

More events are in the making for 2018. Please check in from time to time!