There’s an Ontario town that is dedicated to arts and culture, so much so that it’s home to the largest outdoor art galleries in the province. With over 30 different murals, Midland boasts its colourful wall art and encourages everyone to check it out. Here’s what to know about this vibrant town.
The Town of Midland is known for having breathtaking waterfront views, beaches, culturally significant areas, and landmarks. It’s the gateway to the famous 30,000 islands and it’s just over an hour and a half drive away from Toronto.
Though the massive cruise ships that dock at its harbour may catch your eye, what really stands out is its dedication to art.
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According to the town’s official site, Midland “recognizes that Public Art enhances the places where we live, work, and play.”
The town is known as a mural community with more than 30 large murals and sculptures too.
You’ll find these scattered across its downtown core, waterfront, and in some of its parks.
Use the Historic Murals of Downtown Midland map to help find your way around.
And while you’re at it, why not explore the town’s King Street and check out the vibrant shops filled with books, artwork, decor, and hidden gems.
Stop by for a bite at one of its local pubs, restaurants, and cafes.
There’s lots to see and do in Midland so be sure to make a day of it – you won’t regret it.