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Ontario South-West
Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington ON L7S 1A9
hours: Mon 9am-6pm, Tues-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri & Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: Unless otherwise noted, all exhibitions and related activities are FREE.
T: 905 632 7796 F: 905 632 0278
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Art Gallery of Burlington
STUDIO COURSES ... more
STUDIO COURSES –
Course registration for Summer courses opens Apr 3.
For details on classes, please visit www.AGB.life ... more
Course registration for Summer courses opens Apr 3.
For details on classes, please visit www.AGB.life.
EXHIBITIONS ... more
EXHIBITIONS –
Feb 4-Apr 16, 2017 | reception Thur 9 Feb, 5-7pm:
Serendipity: When God Gives You Lemons. Serendipity, or the happy accident, where one recognizes that the unforeseen result is as good as if not better than the expected result, has a long history in the world of ceramics. While one must be able to recognize the unforeseen, there are artists who have encouraged this result. Drawn from the Permanent Collection of the AGB, see some of the surprises that artists have found when they opened the kiln door ... more
Serendipity: When God Gives You Lemons. Serendipity, or the happy accident, where one recognizes that the unforeseen result is as good as if not better than the expected result, has a long history in the world of ceramics. While one must be able to recognize the unforeseen, there are artists who have encouraged this result. Drawn from the Permanent Collection of the AGB, see some of the surprises that artists have found when they opened the kiln door.
Feb 10-Apr 2, 2017 | reception Thur 9 Feb, 5-7pm:
On Paper. Paper is given life through the works presented in the two shows A Safe Haven: Raphael Vella and Visual Poetry: Contemporary Woodcuts. As a time honoured medium for artists, paper allows for the expression of thoughts, observations, reflections and statements. Artists Raphael Vella (Malta), Tom Hammick (United Kingdom), Donna Ibing (Burlington, ON) and Naoko Matsubara (Oakville, ON) use this medium to explore a variety of subject matter from contemporary politics to everyday life ... more
On Paper. Paper is given life through the works presented in the two shows A Safe Haven: Raphael Vella and Visual Poetry: Contemporary Woodcuts. As a time honoured medium for artists, paper allows for the expression of thoughts, observations, reflections and statements. Artists Raphael Vella (Malta), Tom Hammick (United Kingdom), Donna Ibing (Burlington, ON) and Naoko Matsubara (Oakville, ON) use this medium to explore a variety of subject matter from contemporary politics to everyday life.
Apr 22-May 21, 2017 | reception Fri 21 Apr, 5-7pm:
All Guilds Show. This annual exhibition celebrates the works of members from our guilds which include the Fibre Arts Guild, Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Handweavers and Spinners Guild, Latow Photographers Guild, Burlington Potters' Guild, Burlington Rug Hooking Guild, and the Burlington Guild of Sculptors and Woodcarvers with juried and curated shows. This year's them is "The Garden" ... more
All Guilds Show. This annual exhibition celebrates the works of members from our guilds which include the Fibre Arts Guild, Burlington Fine Arts Association, Burlington Handweavers and Spinners Guild, Latow Photographers Guild, Burlington Potters' Guild, Burlington Rug Hooking Guild, and the Burlington Guild of Sculptors and Woodcarvers with juried and curated shows. This year's them is "The Garden".
Apr 26-Jun 18, 2017 | reception Thur 25 May, 5-7pm:
Retro Oatmeal – The Brown Decades: Kitchenware from 1960-1990. An economic boom, the comfortable modernism of Swedish design, and a wave of young traditionally trained potters schooled in the Leach-Hamada tradition led to the birth of the modern ceramic movement in Canada. This generation of potters took functional forms and explored them as personal expressions that made them art for everyday living. In doing so they created forms that still are as fresh today as when they were created. This style is seeing a rebirth today – this is a chance to see the source ... more
Retro Oatmeal The Brown Decades: Kitchenware from 1960-1990.
An economic boom, the comfortable modernism of Swedish design, and a wave of young traditionally trained potters schooled in the Leach-Hamada tradition led to the birth of the modern ceramic movement in Canada. This generation of potters took functional forms and explored them as personal expressions that made them art for everyday living. In doing so they created forms that still are as fresh today as when they were created. This style is seeing a rebirth today – this is a chance to see the source.
May 26-Aug 6, 2017 | reception Thur 25 May, 5-7pm:
William Hodge: A Life Inspired. A two-part retrospective exhibition of a career in fibre arts. The Art Gallery of Burlington presents William Hodge's beading and collage works, while the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is showing his tapestries. The catalogue produced by the AGB will bring together the multiple facets of his career in fibre arts that is still moving forward. Objects and works that inspired the artist will also be presented ... more
William Hodge: A Life Inspired. A two-part retrospective exhibition of a career in fibre arts. The Art Gallery of Burlington presents William Hodge's beading and collage works, while the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is showing his tapestries. The catalogue produced by the AGB will bring together the multiple facets of his career in fibre arts that is still moving forward. Objects and works that inspired the artist will also be presented.
COMMUNITY EVENTS ... more
COMMUNITY EVENTS –
Apr 22 & 23:
Kaleidoscope of the Arts. Creative art show and sale by the guilds of Arts Burlington with many of the artisans offering their work for sale. Many items are one of a kind! ... more
Kaleidoscope of the Arts. Creative art show and sale by the guilds of Arts Burlington with many of the artisans offering their work for sale. Many items are one of a kind!
Sundays 1-4pm:
Open Studio. Join us for a FREE drop-in open studio of family art activities in the GWD Foundation for Kids' Creative Hub at the Art Gallery of Burlington. All are welcome ... more
Open Studio. Join us for a FREE drop-in open studio of family art activities in the GWD Foundation for Kids' Creative Hub at the Art Gallery of Burlington. All are welcome!
Art Etc Gallery Shop – specializing in fine art and craft from across Canada, and art rental. Visit www.artgalleryofburlington.com/ArtEtc or call 905 632 7796 x301 for more information ... more
Art Etc Gallery Shop – specializing in fine art and craft from across Canada, and art rental. Visit www.artgalleryofburlington.com/ArtEtc or call 905 632 7796 x301 for more information.
(See also Calls for Artists – click here; and Community Courses – click here) ... more
(See also Calls for Artists – click here; and Community Courses – click here).