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Barrie
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie ON L4M 3M2
hours: Mon-Fri 10-5, Wed 10-7, Sat & Sun 10-4. Closed on statutory holidays: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day. Open Family Day & Easter Monday.
admission: suggested $5.
T: 705 721 9696
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Exhibitions & events ... more
Exhibitions & events
Mar 23-Jun 25, 2017 | reception Thur 23 Mar, 7-9pm:
Arthur Shilling: The Final Works. Featuring paintings, drawings and a thirty-foot mural by the renowned Anishnaabe artist from Rama, Ontario, this exhibition focuses on work from the last ten years of Arthur Shilling's life, positioning him as a critically important, visionary artist. Organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Peterborough. Curator: William Kingfisher ... more
Arthur Shilling: The Final Works.
Featuring paintings, drawings and a thirty-foot mural by the renowned Anishnaabe artist from Rama, Ontario, this exhibition focuses on work from the last ten years of Arthur Shilling's life, positioning him as a critically important, visionary artist. Organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Peterborough. Curator: William Kingfisher.
May 25-Jun 25, 2017 | reception Thur 25 May, 7-9pm:
Call to Action #83. In direct response to Canada's Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, this exhibition brings together eight Indigenous and eight non-Indigenous Simcoe County artists in a collaborative, linked series of artworks that envision a future reconciliation. Organized by the Barrie Native Friendship Centre ... more
Call to Action #83.
In direct response to Canada's Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, this exhibition brings together eight Indigenous and eight non-Indigenous Simcoe County artists in a collaborative, linked series of artworks that envision a future reconciliation. Organized by the Barrie Native Friendship Centre.
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 12:15pm:
Talk by exhibiting artists Xavier Fernandes and Nancy King, in Rotary Education Centre. Admission FREE ... more
Talk by exhibiting artists Xavier Fernandes and Nancy King, in Rotary Education Centre. Admission FREE.
Fridays 12:15, Apr 28, May 12, Jun 16, Sep 29, Oct 20, Nov 24, 2017:
Art for Lunch 2017.
Treat yourself to Art for Lunch and learn about a variety of art-related topics in this Friday afternoon speaker series. Admission: FREE. In the MacLaren's Rotary Education Centre. (Call ahead at 705 720 1044 x250 to pre-order lunch at the Gallery Café. Please note: For groups, please notify the Gallery one week in advance as seating is limited).
Apr 28: Author Marion Paquet on her book Val-Cartier: History of Perseverance.
May 12: "An Inside Look at Lee Contemporary Art" with artist and gallery owner Tanya Cunnington ... more
Art for Lunch 2017.
Treat yourself to Art for Lunch and learn about a variety of art-related topics in this Friday afternoon speaker series. Admission: FREE. In the MacLaren's Rotary Education Centre. (Call ahead at 705 720 1044 x250 to pre-order lunch at the Gallery Café. Please note: For groups, please notify the Gallery one week in advance as seating is limited).
Jan 20: "Inside the Archive" with Dr. Travis Doucette, founder of the Barrie Historical Archive.
Feb 24: "Engaging Communities" with artist and art educator Sean George.
Mar 24
: "The Art and Life of Arthur Shilling" with independent curator and artist of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation William Kingfisher.
Apr 28
: Author Marion Paquet on her book Val-Cartier: History of Perseverance.
May 12: "An Inside Look at Lee Contemporary Art" with artist and gallery owner Tanya Cunnington.
Jun 16: "Responding to the Call: Art as Truth and Reconciliation" with artists Xavier Fernandes and Nancy King.
Sep 29: "Collecting Photography" with John Hartman.
Oct 20: "The Wandering Life of Edith Watson" with author Frances Rooney.
Nov 24: "Meet the Gallery Shop Artisans".
Weekends 10am-4pm:
Public tours of current exhibitions are available Saturdays & Sundays between 10am and 4pm on request; just ask our gallery attendants ... more
Public tours of current exhibitions are available Saturdays & Sundays between 10am and 4pm on request; just ask our gallery attendants.
By appointment:
Gallery tours may be booked for groups of all interests and sizes, including camp, school, special interest and families, and are available year-round (except statutory holidays). To book a tour or for more information, please contact us at 705 721 9696 or email maclaren@maclarenart.com ... more
Gallery tours may be booked for groups of all interests and sizes, including camp, school, special interest and families, and are available year-round (except statutory holidays). To book a tour or for more information, please contact us at 705 721 9696 or email maclaren@maclarenart.com.
(See also Community Courses – click here) ... more
(See also Community Courses – click here).