Baxter Arts CentreBaxter_logoweb_colourThe name Baxter Arts Centre is used by Bloomfield Centre for Creativity Inc. in connection with its building (the Don Baxter Memorial Building) and the programs and other activities at the Centre.

Bloomfield Centre for Creativity Inc. is an Ontario not-for-profit corporation and a registered charity (number 81833 2314 RR0001). It is managed by a Board of Directors and operated by an enthusiastic group of volunteers. The current directors are Rob Leek,  Larry Spencer, David Smith, Peta Hall and Jefferson Gilbert.

Our mission is

  • Offer vibrant and innovative opportunities for all ages to experience and have fun with the full spectrum of arts.
  • Provide a creative community place to accommodate a wide range of arts programming and educational activities for residents of Prince Edward County and visitors.
  • Have a well-designed, environmentally-friendly small community centre available to the public.

Bloomfield Centre for Creativity inc. owns the Don Baxter Memorial Building in Bloomfield Ontario which it acquired from the County of Prince Edward in 2011. This building was originally the cafeteria for the Baxter Canning Company whose factory was located across the road on Stanley Street in Bloomfield. To learn more about the building history, click here. It offers arts programming on a regular basis and provides the building as a community space for rent.

BAXTER ARTS CENTRE was featured in an article in WATERSHED magazine in the summer 2015 issue: “The Little Cafeteria That Could.” Download the Watershed Summer 2015
article HERE.