GFC is trying hard to slow the spread of Covid-19 and are currently open by appointment only, Wednesdays through Saturdays from 11am-4pm.

You can also shop online (see below).

We endorse social distancing and will be limiting visitors to no more than 4 at a time. We respectfully ask that you wear a face mask when visiting.

Book your visit by email:

Also visit our Gallery Artists’ pages on this website to see photos of all their current work in the gallery, prices and item codes.

NEW: our Featured Artist page is an online exhibition of new work in the gallery!

It’s easy for you to make a purchase online! Here’s how:

Please email us with your requests (artist’s name and item code): and we can help you out.

Payments can be made via electronic bank transfer or by calling us with a credit card number. We offer free delivery in the Almonte area, or non-contact pick up here at the shop. We can also ship anywhere within North America (50% off until May 31).

You can also follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Thank-you and take care of each other,

GFC staff


Regular hours:

Wednesdays – Saturdays                 11am – 5pm

Sundays                                               11am – 4pm


Please note that our hours change seasonally:

  • July and August: open 7 days a week
  • September – November: open Tuesdays-Sundays
  • December: open 7 days a week plus Friday evenings
  • January – February: open Thursday-Sundays
  • March – June: open Wednesdays-Sundays


63 Mill Street  / PO Box 1330
Almonte, Ontario
K0A 1A0   Canada

telephone:  613-461-3463

LIKE us / follow us:         Instagram@generalfinecraft


Please contact the gallery for:

INQUIRIES: We’re happy to help with any questions you may have. Please email or telephone the gallery.

PURCHASING ITEMS: If there’s something you’ve see on our website or in the gallery, we can check availability for you. 

COLLECTING: Whether you’re considering expanding your personal art collection or just starting one, we can help you with options in all media.
Collecting fine craft and fine art is a way of enhancing your living space and your quality of life on a daily basis. To have beautiful and interesting pieces around you will increase your appreciation for the creative process and the marvel of human creativity. Choose pieces that capture your imagination now and over the long term.

SHIPPING: Most items can be shipped anywhere in North America via Canada Post. Fees apply.

GIFT CERTIFICATES: Purchase a gift certificate in any amount when you’re not sure what to give. It’s a great way to make someone happy with a gift of their own choice.

LAYAWAYS:  Layaways make it easier to purchase items that may be just outside of your budget today. 60% down payment and the balance paid within 60 days.

GIFT REGISTRY: We can create a gift registry to guide people to your favourites types of work (paintings, pottery, jewellery, etc), gallery artists or specific items. It’s perfect for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, other special occasions – or just for you! 

CORPORATE GIFTING: We’ll help you select special items to give to your best corporate clients, Honourees or visiting dignitaries. We are known for carrying only hand-crafted items made in Canada.

ARTIST SUBMISSIONS: Though the gallery has a full roster of artists, we are always happy to look at new submissions. Please send a cover email and description of your work, plus a link to your website or attached electronic images. Allow up to a week for us to review the work and respond.  Please do not bring your work into the gallery.


General Fine Craft is pleased to be the Canadian distributor of the book


photographer Louis Helbig’s aerial investigation of  the Alberta Tar/Oil Sands, complete with unedited essays by 16 commentators on the project.

Hardcover editions are available for $75 + gst and shipping.

To purchase, come into the gallery or order on line:



drawing: S. Thompson/blown glass vase: A. Hunter/ceramic bowl: T. Wingar/silver brooch: B. Mullally/felt wall hanging: A. Graham


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